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2013 Campus Homecoming Events

Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet

Thursday, October 3
5:00 p.m.
Capitol Plaza Hotel

The banquet pays tribute to and preserves the memory of those student-athletes, teams, coaches, members of athletic staff and others who contributed in an outstanding manner to intercollegiate athletics at Lincoln University.

Reunion Classes Luncheon and Memorial Service

Friday, October 4
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Scruggs University Ballroom

The classes of 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003 and 2008, their friends and families gather for a reunion luncheon, followed by a memorial ceremony honoring alumni deceased in the past year.

Soul Food Dinner

Friday, October 4
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Scruggs University Cafeteria

An opportunity for alumni to dine with the students and enjoy soul food in Scruggs University Center cafeteria.

60s Dance

Friday, October 4
9:00 pm. – 1:00 a.m.
Truman Hotel
Join the Classes of the 60s and dance to current and past R & B hits.

Inaugural Scholarship Ball

Friday, October 4
8:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Capitol Plaza Hotel
This black tie celebration ball honors the inauguration of the 19th President of Lincoln University, Dr. Kevin D. Rome. Proceeds from the reception benefit Lincoln University scholarships.

Carl N. Smith/James Parks Post Parade Luncheon

Saturday, October 5
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Scruggs University Ballroom
Alumni and family gather following the annual parade for lunch and to socialize. This event honors the memory of Carl N. Smith ‘56 and James Parks ’57.

Homecoming Football Game

Saturday, October 5
2:00 p.m.
Dwight T. Reed Stadium
In 1958, the Lincoln Blue Tigers beat the Emporia Hornets (21 – 0) in the Mineral Water Bowl, the only post season game Lincoln has ever played. Join the fun and cheer the Blue Tigers on to victory in 2013!

Class of ’63 Reunion Anniversary Banquet/Memorial Service

Saturday, October 5
7:00 p.m.
Scruggs University Ballroom
Lincoln University’s Class of 1963 celebrates its 50th anniversary with a Saturday evening banquet followed by a memorial service.

Alpha Phi Alpha Wine & Cheese Fundraiser

Saturday, October 5
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Page Library
Members of Alpha Phi Alpha gather on Saturday evening to socialize and enjoy light refreshments. Proceeds benefit the President’s Residence restoration project.

An All Class Affair Party

Homecoming FlyerSaturday, October 5
9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Capitol Plaza Hotel

The Lincoln University Alumni Association welcomes all alumni to its Homecoming Party -- an evening of dancing and great times with good friends.  Party to the sounds of DJ Homicide.

The Young Alumni Homecoming Soiree

Saturday, October 5
9:00 p.m.
Capitol Plaza Hotel

Join the LU Young Alums as we “REWIND” the hands of time to a time when we all roamed the campus as carefree students. Party to the sounds DJ Krisstyle (Hot 104.1, St. Louis). 

Byron L. Cage Concert

Sunday, October 6
6:30 p.m.
Mitchell Auditorium

LU welcomes celebrated gospel singer Byron L. Cage, “the Prince of Praise,” for a special concert honoring the inauguration of Dr. Kevin Rome and benefitting Lincoln University’s scholarship program.



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