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2016 Homecoming

Check for more details about these events as the date approaches.

Friday, April 8

Noon -  50-Year Reunion - Student Conference Center, Registration at 11:30 a.m., $15

2:00 - Open House - Carey Center, Parker Gallery, Gillespie Museum, Bass Chapel, Library, Dorms, Academic Buildings

2:30 - Alumni Chapel Service - Bass Memorial Chapel

4:00 -  2nd Annual Homecoming Parade

4:30 - Reception for Alumni Hall of Fame and Decades '66, '76, '86, '96, '06 - Southern Oaks House and Gardens, 1246 Richburg Road, Hattiesburg

5:30 - Alumni Banquet - Southern Oaks - Registration begins at 5:00 pm, $25

Saturday, April 9

8:00 - Student Foundation 5K Race and 1-Mile Fun Run - Registration at 7:00 am - Kennedy Sports Complex. Pre-registration and information at wmcarey.edu/iRun.

10:00 - 12:00 - Open House - Carey Center, Parker Gallery, Gillespie Museum, Bass Chapel, Library, Dorms, Academic Buildings

Children’s Character Brunch - Student Conference Center, Wilkes Dining Hall - Children have brunch with Ariel, Little Red Riding Hood, Prince Charming, Robin Hood, and other characters. $5 per child. Parents Free.

School of Music Reception Honoring Carylee Hammons - Dr. Don Odom's Home - Contact Alumni for Direction

11:00 - 12:00 - Crawfish Festival and Cookout - Ross/Johnson Lawn - Homecoming Court, Photo Booth, Coke Trailer, Smoothie King, Popcorn, Face Painting, Slides/Jumpers, Health Fair - Registration 11:00 - 12:30 - $15

Car & Motorcycle Show - Registration at 10:00 am, Fountain, Heritage Plaza. Pre-Registration Information at wmcarey.edu/carshow

1:00 - Carey Softball vs Bethel University (Double Header) - Fail Field

2:00 - 3:30 - Poetry Read - Sarah Gillespie Museum

2:00 - Women's Soccer vs Alumni  - Registration at Soccer Fields

3:00 - Theatre & Communication Showcase - Tatum Theatre

4:00 - Men’s Soccer vs Alumni - Registration at Soccer Fields

6:00 - Sports Hall of Fame Awards Dinner - Southern Oaks - Registration begins at 5:30 pm - $25