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Friday, Oct 8, 2021
Click on an event below for more details and to register for the event (not all events require registration). Please note that these events are in Eastern Standard Time.
  • Panel discussion with Alumni Entrepreneurs
    8:00 - 9:30 am

    Location: Dora Maclellan Brown Chapel
    Join fellow alumni to hear their entrepreneurial stories. We are excited to share our new Entrepreneurship Certificate, which is designed to complement any major and builds on the legacy of alumni, who enjoy using their gifts to craft new business solutions.

  • Attend Class
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Location: Various Locations
    Here's your chance to be a student again! Stop by the Scots Desk for a list of class schedules.

  • Tuck Shoppe
    10:00 am - 8:00 pm

    Location: Tuck Shoppe
    Grab some new Covenant College swag at the Tuck Shoppe, just off the main lobby in Carter Hall.

  • Scots Desk Open for Registration/Questions
    10:00 am - 9:00 pm

    Location: Carter Lobby
    Stop by to register, have a cup of coffee, sign up for tours, and much more.

  • Chapel, Presentation of the Iron Thistle Alumni Award
    11:00 - 11:45 am

    Location: Dora Maclellan Brown Memorial Chapel
    Join faculty, staff, and students for chapel and the presentation of the Iron Thistle Alumni Award.

  • Lunch available in the Great Hall
    11:30 am - 2:00 pm

    Location: Great Hall
    Have lunch with the Covenant community in the Great Hall! Purchase tickets in the Great Hall.

  • Classes of 1970/1971, 50-Year Reunion
    12:00 - 2:00 pm

    Location: Lookout Mountain Club, Golf Club Venue
    The Classes of 1970 and 1971 and friends are invited for lunch at the Lookout Mountain Club (Golf Club venue, 1730 Wood Nymph Trail, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750) to celebrate 50 years of God's faithfulness, hear from President Halvorson, and share memories. Registration is required. Directions can be obtained at the Scots Desk.

  • Tours of Campus and Carter Tower
    1:00 - 3:00 pm

    Location: Scots Desk, Carter Hall
    When you check in at the Scots Desk, sign up for a tour of campus or to go up and see the view from atop the historic tower. Tours depart at various times and limited spots are available. Also, please note that you must be at least 4 feet in height, and due to grated floors and steps, heels and skirts/kilts are not recommended.

  • Heritage Society Tea
    3:30 - 4:30 pm

    Location: Lucas Art Center
    The Heritage Society is a lifetime membership that honors those persons who recognize Covenant in their estate plans. Most often, estate gifts help build the College's endowment, which provides valuable resources for student scholarships, faculty, and facilities. This event is reserved for Heritage Society members. To learn more about the Heritage Society, please contact Marc Erickson ’92 at 706-419-1601.

  • Bluff Trail Hike
    4:00 - 5:30 pm

    Location: Meet at Scots Desk
    Back by popular demand. Come stretch your legs as you take in the beautiful scenery surrounding Covenant's campus. Appropriate hiking attire should be worn. Level: moderate to challenging. Please fill out a waiver to participate. Led by Dr. Herb Ward, Professor of Biblical Studies.

  • Alumni Choir/Orchestra Rehearsal
    4:00 - 6:00 pm

    Location: Dora Maclellan Brown Memorial Chapel
    Join Dr. Scott Finch '97 and Dr. Lok Kim with other alumni, faculty, and students in preparation for Saturday's "Singing with the Saints" service. Immediately following the rehearsal, "All for Jesus" will be sung to welcome guests to the Alumni Picnic. Please be sure and indicate if you will take part in the choir or orchestra.

  • Carter Hall Tower Tours
    5:00 - 6:00 pm

    Location: Meet at Scots Desk
    When you check in at the Scots Desk, sign up for a tower tour to go up and see the view from atop the historic tower. Tours depart at various times and limited spots are available. Also, please note that you must be at least 4 feet in height, and due to grated floors and steps, heels and skirts/kilts are not recommended.

  • Picnic and Games
    6:00 - 8:00 pm

    Location: Brock Lawn- Dottie Brock Gardens
    Join us for a festive picnic and games on Brock Lawn (outside Carter Hall). It's the perfect time to catch up with other alumni!

  • Alumni VIP Lounge at Jazz on the Overlook
    8:00 - 10:00 pm

    Location: President's Room in Probasco
    We are rolling out the blue carpet (Scots blue, that is) to welcome our alumni to the VIP Lounge overlooking Jazz on the Overlook. Feel free to join in on the dancing, or socialize with other alumni and enjoy desserts and drinks in the lounge. The student body dresses up for this festive annual event. Feel free to dress up or take part in casual attire.

Saturday, Oct 9, 2021
Click on an event below for more details and to register for the event (not all events require registration). Please note that these events are in Eastern Standard Time.
  • Alumni Trail Run
    8:00 - 9:00 am

    Location: Meet at Scots Desk, Carter Hall
    Get in your morning run atop beautiful Lookout Mountain with current cross country track members. Meet at the Scots Desk by 7:55 am. to stretch and head out on the trails. Please fill out a waiver. Runners should register no later than September 15th to guarantee an athletic t-shirt. The t-shirts are athletic fit and tend to run a little smaller.

  • Continental Breakfast
    8:00 - 10:00 am

    Location: Great Hall
    If you're unable to join the Alumni Brunch on the Overlook, don't worry. Stop by the Great Hall and purchase a ticket to enjoy a great breakfast.

  • Scots Desk Open for Registration/Questions
    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

    Location: Scots Desk, Carter Hall
    Stop by to register, have a cup of coffee, sign up for tours, and much more.

  • Singing of the Saints in the Chapel
    9:00 - 10:00 am

    Location: Dora Maclellan Brown Memorial Chapel
    Join us in the chapel for this hymn sing/orchestra performance with Dr. Scott Finch '97, Dr. Lok Kim & Homily with Chaplin Grant Lowe. Alumni who are interested in participating as a member of the choir or orchestra should register for the rehearsal on Friday.

  • Women's Alumnae Soccer Match
    9:30 - 10:30 am

    Location: Shadowlands
    Join fellow alumnae soccer players and take on Covenant's JV women's soccer team. Registration is not required to watch, but is required to play. Please fill out a waiver. Players should register no later than September 15th to guarantee an athletic t-shirt. The t-shirts are athletic fit and tend to run a little smaller.

  • Alumni Brunch on the Overlook
    10:00 - 11:00 am

    Location: Overlook
    What better place to have brunch than with other Covenant alumni on the Overlook? Join us for a wonderful array of breakfast items and take in the breathtaking views. It's a great way to start your day!

  • Tuck Shoppe
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Location: Tuck Shoppe
    Grab some new Covenant College swag at the Tuck Shoppe, just off the main lobby in Carter Hall.

  • Men's Alumni Basketball Game
    10:30 - 11:30 am

    Location: Ashe Gymnasium
    Join fellow basketball alumni for a game in Ashe Gymnasium. Registration is not required to watch, but is required to play. Please fill out a waiver. Players should register no later than September 15th to guarantee an athletic t-shirt. The t-shirts are athletic fit and tend to run a little smaller.

  • Faculty Lecture: Dr. Cale Horne
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Location: Brock 118
    Dr. Cale Horne '00 is a professor of political science where he studies and teaches political violence, comparative politics, and international security. Join him for his lecture on “Misconduct in United Nations Peacekeeping”. Please note that photographs/video footage will be taken throughout this event. These may be used by the college for marketing, communications, and publicity on our website, social media, and/or in third party publications.

  • Men's Alumni Soccer Match
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Location: Shadowlands
    Join fellow alumni soccer players and take on Covenant's JV men's soccer team. Registration is not required to watch, but is required to play. Please fill out a waiver. Players should register no later than September 15th to guarantee an athletic t-shirt. The t-shirts are athletic fit and tend to run a little smaller.

  • Lunch Available in the Great Hall
    12:00 - 2:00 pm

    Location: Great Hall
    Have lunch with the Covenant community in the Great Hall! Purchase tickets in the Great Hall.

  • Class of 1970, 50 Year Reunion Lunch
    12:30 - 2:30 pm

    Location: TBD
    The Class of 1970 and their families are invited to gather for lunch and afternoon of fellowship. Please note, lunches will be individually packed and must be ordered by no later than September 28. If you register after September 28, you will need to provide your own lunch.

  • Class of 1971, 50 Year Reunion Lunch
    12:30 - 2:30 pm

    Location: TBD
    The Class of 1971 and their families are invited to gather for lunch and an afternoon of fellowship. Please note, lunches will be individually packed and must be ordered by no later than September 28. If you register after September 28, you will need to provide your own lunch.

  • Class of 1980, 40 Year Reunion Lunch
    12:30 - 2:30 pm

    Location: TBD
    The Class of 1980 and their families are invited to gather for lunch and an afternoon of fellowship. Please note, lunches will be individually packed and must be ordered by no later than September 28. If you register after September 28, you will need to provide your own lunch.

  • Class of 1981, 40 Year Reunion Lunch
    12:30 - 2:30 pm

    Location: TBD
    The Class of 1981 and their families are invited to gather for lunch and an afternoon of fellowship. Please note, lunches will be individually packed and must be ordered by no later than September 28. If you register after September 28, you will need to provide your own lunch.

  • Class of 1990, 30 Year Reunion Lunch
    12:30 - 2:30 pm

    Location: Brow Wood Pavilion
    The Class of 1990 and their families are invited to gather for lunch at Brow Wood Pavilion for an afternoon of fellowship. Please note, lunches will be individually packed and must be ordered by no later than September 28. If you register after September 28, you will need to provide your own lunch.

  • Class of 1991, 30 Year Reunion Lunch
    12:30 - 2:30 pm

    Location: Brow Wood Pavilion
    The Class of 1991 and their families are invited to gather for lunch at Brow Wood Pavilion for an afternoon of fellowship. Please note, lunches will be individually packed and must be ordered by no later than September 28. If you register after September 28, you will need to provide your own lunch.

  • Class of 1995, 25 Year Reunion Lunch
    12:30 - 2:30 pm

    Location: 4505 Alabama Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37409
    The Class of 1995 and their families are invited to gather for lunch at Brow Wood Pavilion for an afternoon of fellowship. Please note, lunches will be individually packed and must be ordered by no later than September 28. If you register after September 28, you will need to provide your own lunch. This reunion will take place at the home of Lisa and Trip Farmer, 4505 Alabama Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37409.

  • Class of 1996, 25 Year Reunion Lunch
    12:30 - 2:30 pm

    Location: 4505 Alabama Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37409
    The Class of 1996 and their families are invited to gather for lunch at Brow Wood Pavilion for an afternoon of fellowship. Please note, lunches will be individually packed and must be ordered no later than September 28. If you register after September 28, you will need to provide your own lunch. This reunion will take place at the home of Lisa and Trip '96 Farmer, 4505 Alabama Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37409.

  • Class of 2000, 20 Year Reunion Lunch
    12:30 - 2:30 pm

    Location: Scotland Yard
    The Class of 2000 and their families are invited to gather for lunch at Scotland Yard for an afternoon of fellowship. Please note, lunches will be individually packed and must be ordered no later than September 28. If you register after September 28, you will need to provide your own lunch.

  • Class of 2001, 20 Year Reunion Lunch
    12:30 - 2:30 pm

    Location: Scotland Yard
    The Class of 2001 and their families are invited to gather for lunch at Scotland Yard for an afternoon of fellowship. Please note, lunches will be individually packed and must be ordered no later than September 28. If you register after September 28, you will need to provide your own lunch.

  • Class of 2010, 10 year Reunion Lunch
    12:30 - 2:30 pm

    Location: TBD
    The Class of 2010 and their families are invited to gather for lunch at Scotland Yard for an afternoon of fellowship. Please note, lunches will be individually packed and must be ordered no later than September 28. If you register after September 28, you will need to provide your own lunch.

  • Class of 2011, 10 year Reunion Lunch
    12:30 - 2:30 pm

    Location: TBD
    The Class of 2011 and their families are invited to gather for lunch at Scotland Yard for an afternoon of fellowship. Please note, lunches will be individually packed and must be ordered no later than September 28. If you register after September 28, you will need to provide your own lunch.

  • Class of 2015, 5 Year Reunion Lunch
    12:30 - 2:30 pm

    Location: The Kirk
    The Class of 2015 and their families are invited to gather for lunch at the Kirk for an afternoon of fellowship. Please note, lunches will be individually packed and must be ordered no later than September 28. If you register after September 28, you will need to provide your own lunch.

  • Class of 2016, 5 Year Reunion Lunch
    12:30 - 2:30 pm

    Location: The Kirk
    The Class of 2016 and their families are invited to gather for lunch at the Kirk for an afternoon of fellowship. Please note, lunches will be individually packed and must be ordered no later than September 28. If you register after September 28, you will need to provide your own lunch.

  • Class of 2019, 1 Year Reunion Lunch
    12:30 - 2:30 pm

    Location: The Kirk
    The Class of 2019 and their families are invited to gather for lunch at the Kirk for an afternoon of fellowship. Please note, lunches will be individually packed and must be ordered no later than September 28. If you register after September 28, you will need to provide your own lunch.

  • Class of 2020, 1 Year Reunion Lunch
    12:30 - 2:30 pm

    Location: The Kirk
    The Class of 2020 and their families are invited to gather for lunch at the Kirk for an afternoon of fellowship. Please note, lunches will be individually packed and must be ordered no later than September 28. If you register after September 28, you will need to provide your own lunch.

  • Carter Hall Tower Tours
    1:00 - 2:00 pm

    Location: Meet at Scots Desk
    When you check in at the Scots Desk, sign up for a tower tour to go up and see the view from atop the historic tower. Tours depart at various times and limited spots are available. Also, please note that you must be at least 4 feet in height, and due to grated floors and steps, heels and skirts/kilts are not recommended.

  • Women's Volleyball vs. Brevard
    1:00 - 2:00 pm

    Location: Barnes Gymnasium
    Cheer on the Women's Volleyball team as they take on Brevard. Please note, this is a tournament and times are subject to change.

  • Alumni Baseball Game
    2:00 - 3:30 pm

    Location: Highlands Field
    Join fellow baseball alumni for a game at Highlands Field. Registration is not required to watch, but is required to play. Please fill out a waiver. Players should register no later than September 15th to guarantee an athletic t-shirt. The t-shirts are athletic fit and tend to run a little smaller.

  • Coffee and Conversation- President Halvorson
    3:00 - 4:00 pm

    Location: President's Room- Probasco
    Join us for coffee and conversation with President Derek Halvorson ’93 in the President's Room in Probasco. Please note that photographs/video footage will be taken throughout this event. These may be used by the college for marketing, communications, and publicity on our website, social media, and/or in third party publications.

  • Maclellan Scholars Alumni Reception
    4:00 - 6:00 pm

    Location: 1307 Peter Pan Road
    Calling all Maclellan Scholar alumni and directors for an afternoon of fellowship at the home of Dr. Sarah Huffines- 1307 Peter Pan Road, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750. Bring your families for a time of reconnecting and making new friends.

  • Homecoming March to Scotland Yard
    4:30 - 5:00 pm

    Location: Gather on Brock Lawn
    Join fellow alumni and students as they follow the bagpipe and drums to Scotland Yard to cheer on the soccer teams.

  • Women's Volleyball vs. Wesleyan
    5:00 - 6:00 pm

    Location: Barnes Gymnasium
    Cheer on the Women's Volleyball team as they take on Wesleyan.

  • Women's Soccer vs Brevard
    5:00 - 6:30 pm

    Location: Scotland Yard
    Cheer on the Women's Soccer team as they take on Brevard.

  • Art Sale Vendor Registration
    5:00 - 8:00 pm

    Location: Scotland Yard
    If you would like to register as a vendor, please fill out the linked form and submit payment through this site. This field is for vendors only. Alumni and students who are not planning to sell at the art sale and simply want to attend should register for Scotland Yard Events. Please note that the event begins at 5:00 pm, but setup will open at 3:30 pm.

  • Scotland Yard Events
    5:00 - 8:30 pm

    Location: Scotland Yard
    Come cheer on the Scots for both women's and men's soccer! Food trucks (vendors will collect payment), kids' activities (including bounce houses), and the student and alumni art sale will all be present at Scotland Yard during this time.

  • Men's Soccer vs LaGrange
    7:00 - 8:30 pm

    Location: Scotland Yard
    Cheer on the Men's Soccer team as they take on LaGrange.

  • Fireworks at the Completion of Soccer Game
    8:45 - 9:15 pm

    Location: Scotland Yard
    Weather-permitting, join us in celebrating a great weekend of coming home as we end with a fireworks display. At the conclusion of the men's soccer game, come down on the field to take in the show. Consider bringing a blanket or folding chairs!

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