Schedule of Events (ReUnion Homecoming Weekend)


Office of Student Activities: (803) 535-5591
(For information on Homecoming Week, November 11-18)

Office of Alumni Relations: (803) 535-5348 
(For information on ReUnion Weekend, November 15-18)

Click here for the PDF version of the complete schedule of events for Homecoming Week. 

Click here for the PDF version of the complete schedule of events for ReUnion Homecoming Weekend.

thursday, November 15

13th Annual Claflin Golf Classic
Registration: 8:00 a.m./Shotgun Start: 9:00 a.m.
The Orangeburg Country Club, 2745 Griffith Drive, Orangeburg, SC. 29115

This fundraising event benefits “FOCUS100” Scholarships and the Orange and Maroon Athletic Support Association (OMASA). Click here for online registration.

Alumni Reception and Registration
4:30 - 7 p.m.
Country Inn & Suites, Lobby Area
731 Citadel Road, Orangeburg, SC 29115


Images of Success
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Classroom and Campus Visits

CUIAA Executive Committee Meeting
8:30 -10:30 a.m.
W.V. Middleton Fine Arts Center

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Campus Center Multipurpose Room

Alice Carson Tisdale Honors College - Alumni Round Up Drop-In (25th Year Anniversary)
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Kleist Hall Multipurpose Room

Academic Receptions
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Various Locations:
School of Business – Grace Thomas Kennedy Business and Communication Building
School of Education – Bowen Hall
School of Humanities and Social Sciences - W.V. Middleton Fine Arts Center
School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics - James S. Thomas Science Center
The Center for Professional and Continuing Studies-Calhoun-Downs –Laymen Hall

Leadership Giving Luncheon (Invitation Only)
12 p.m. - Ministers’ Hall

"The Unveiling"
2 p.m. - Grassy area near Bowen and Laymen Halls

Book Signing with Rev. Leonard Huggins Jr.
2 p.m. - Claflin University Bookstore
Rev. Huggins will sign copies of his book, Coming out of the Huddle. Price: $20

Silent Auction
6 p.m.
Jonas T. Kennedy Health and Physical Education Center, Tullis Arena

25th Annual Presidential Scholarship Gala (Ticket Only)
6 - 10 p.m.
Tullis Arena, Jonas T. Kennedy Health and Wellness Complex. Price: $200. Click here to purchase tickets or for sponsorship. 

“Back Down Memory Lane” Dance
9 p.m. – 1 a.m. The Premiere
1235 Five Chop Road, Orangeburg, SC 29115

Join your classmates for an unforgettable evening of memories and conversation while enjoying food, great music and cocktails included. Price: $35

saturday, november 17

Homecoming Parade with Parade Marshal Barry White Jr., '14
9:30 a.m.

The parade begins on Russell Street at Edisto Memorial Gardens and ends at the Jonas T. Kennedy Health and Wellness Complex on Magnolia Street.

Affinity Group Events
11 a.m.

Mu Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Luncheon - Orange and Maroon Room
Price: $20

Lambda Sigma Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., 80th Anniversary Luncheon - Ministers’ Hall. Price: $25

Class Meetings and Reception for Classes Meeting in Reunion
11 a.m.
Grace Thomas Kennedy Auditorium
Classes of 1943, 1948, 1953, 1958, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, 2013

Class of 1973 45th Luncheon Reunion
Immediately following the Parade. 1869 Club. Price: $25

Panther Den and Alumni Registration
Noon - 4 p.m.
Tent in area of the Jonas T. Kennedy Health and Wellness Complex 

Enjoy your classmates during Claflin’s 
ultimate tailgating experience. Great food, good music and lots of fun. Price: $25

Homecoming Basketball Doubleheader
Tullis Arena, Jonas T. Kennedy Health and Wellness Complex

Lady Panthers vs Anderson University, 1:30 p.m.
Panthers vs Tuskegee University, 3:30 p.m.

Greek Step Show
7:30 p.m.
Tullis Arena, Jonas T. Kennedy Health and Wellness Complex
Price: $15

Orange and Maroon Dance
9 p.m. - 1 a.m.
The Premiere, 1235 Five Chop Rd., Orangeburg, SC 29115

Let’s boogie down! Come dressed to impress for a night of fun, tasty treats, and great music. Price: $35

sunday, november 19

Pre -Worship Service Breakfast (Complimentary)
8:30 a.m. (Reservation required)
1869 Club

Open to all alumni and their families.

Worship Service
9:30 a.m.
The James and Dorothy Z. Elmore Chapel

Speaker: Rev. Dr. Walter Butler, ’73
Pastor of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, Lexington, SC

Open to all alumni and their families.

Founders’ Day Convocation
4 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. Leo F. Twiggs, '56
Jonas T. Kennedy Health and Wellness Complex, Tullis Arena

Celebrating 150 Years of Academic Excellence and Visionary Leadership


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