Friday, July 29, 2022

Bicentennial Celebration: Homecoming and Evening Dinner

Event Time: Jul 29 - All day Venue: Sandridge Student Center Ballroom
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Bicentennial Celebration Collage

University Happy Birthday Graphic

You’re invited to join us at the “Athens Forever” Homecoming celebration!

  • Reunite with classmates, Greek brothers/sisters, fellow athletes/cheerleaders, and more!
  • Take a Museum Tour (Fiddlers, Delmore Brothers, and Sports Museums).
  • Sightsee and reminisce on a Campus Tour! (Be sure to see the historic “Athens Forever” trees on campus!)

Afternoon Events

4:00 pm – 5:15 pm – Student Presentations and Faculty Emeritus “Legacy Lectures”


College of Education – “Spotlight on STEM”

Lower Level of McCain Hall

Student Presentation: Demonstration of elements of the new STEM lab

Faculty Legacy Lecture: Dr. Betty Dean Newman


College of Business – “Athens State as a Pathway”

Kares Library

Student Presentation: Zach Griffin

Faculty Legacy Lecture: Jim Garino (faculty emeritus) and Kristin Eaton (alumna)


College of Arts and Sciences – “Memories of Athens State”

McCandless Hall

Student Presentation: Student art presentations

Faculty Legacy Lecture: Dr. Mark Durm

Dinner Celebration

5:30 pm – Cocktail Social
6:30 pm – Dinner

Purchase Dinner Tickets Here


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