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Friday, Sep 14, 2018
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  • 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
    9:00 am - 9:00 pm

    Location: Carter Lobby
    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.

  • Scavenger Hunt
    10:00 am - 11:45 pm

    Location: Scots Desk
    Take part in the second annual Homecoming scavenger hunt. Details at Scots Desk.

  • Chapel
    11:00 - 11:45 am

    Location: Dora Maclellan Brown Memorial Chapel
    Join the faculty, staff, and students for chapel.

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

    Location: Great Hall
    Have lunch with the Covenant community in the recently renovated Great Hall! Purchase tickets ($10.39 per person) in the Great Hall.

  • Class of 1968 & Friends, 50 Year Luncheon
    12:00 - 2:00 pm

    Location: Lookout Mountain Club, Golf Club venue
    The Class of 1968 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. If you wish to carpool, please meet at 11:45 at the Scots Desk.

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

    Location: Scots Desk, Carter Hall
    Sign up at the Scots Desk when you check in for a tour of campus or to go up and see the view from atop the historic tower. Tours depart at various times. Limited spots available. Interested in touring the tower? Keep these things in mind...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: TBD
    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.

  • Alumni Baseball Game
    4:00 - 5:30 pm

    Location: Highlands Field
    Join fellow baseball alumni for a great game. Only players are required to register. Please register no later than September 1st to receive an athletic t-shirt. These are athletic fit and tend to run a little smaller.

  • 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. Meet at Scots Desk at 3:50 to sign a waiver before the hike. Led by Dr. Herb Ward, Professor of Biblical Studies.

  • Alumni Choir Rehearsal for James Ward Concert, Part 1
    4:30 - 5:30 pm

    Location: Dora Maclellan Brown Chapel
    Join an alumni choir rehearsal led by Dr. Scott Finch ’97 to perform during the beginning of the Morning Sun concert celebrating the ministry and music of James Ward ’72 on Saturday, September 15. Choir members also need to purchase tickets separately for the concert. Limited tickets remaining. Please email saradrexler@gmail.com to purchase.

  • Carter Hall Tower Tours
    5:00 - 7:00 pm

    Location: Scots Desk
    Here's your opportunity to go up and see the view from atop the historic Carter Hall tower. 20-minute tours depart at various times throughout the day. Reserve your spot at check-in at the Scots Desk. Keep these things in mind...You must be at least 4-feet in height, no heels, skirts/kilts not recommended.

  • Men's Soccer vs. Birmingham Southern
    5:00 - 7:00 pm

    Location: Scotland Yard
    Cheer on the men's soccer team as they take on Birmingham Southern.

  • Alumni Choir Rehearsal for "All For Jesus" at Picnic
    5:30 - 6:00 pm

    Location: Dora Maclellan Brown Memorial Chapel
    If you'd like to join alumni, faculty and students to sing the college hymn "All for Jesus" at the opening of the Alumni Picnic on Brock Lawn, join Dr. Scott Finch ’97 to rehearse! Immediately afterwards, the hymn will be sung by the combined ensembles to welcome guests at the Alumni Picnic.

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

    Location: Brock Lawn- Dottie Brock Gardens
    Join us for a picnic and games on Brock Lawn (outside Carter Hall), featuring music by Jennifer Daniels ’95. It's the perfect time to catch up with other alumni!

  • Self Guided Residence Hall Tours
    6:00 - 8:00 pm

    Location: All residence halls
    Relive yesteryear by going back and visiting your hall during open residence halls.

  • Jazz on the Overlook & Dessert
    8:30 - 11:00 pm

    Location: Overlook
    Dance the night away with Covenant students at Jazz on the Overlook. The student body dresses up for this festive annual event. Feel free to dress up or take part in casual attire.

Saturday, Sep 15, 2018
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  • Morning Alumni Run
    8:00 - 9:00 am

    Location: Scots Desk
    Get in your morning run atop beautiful Lookout Mountain. Meet at the Scots Desk by 8:20 a.m. to sign your waiver and head out on the run led by Marc Erickson ’92.

  • 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 ($8.03 per person) to enjoy a great breakfast.

  • Scots Desk Open for Registration/Questions
    8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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

  • Scavenger Hunt
    8:00 am - 10:00 pm

    Location: Scots Desk
    Take part in the second annual Homecoming scavenger hunt. Details at Scots Desk.

  • Fireside Chat with President Halvorson ’93
    8:30 - 9:30 am

    Location: Carter Lobby
    Fireside Chat with President Derek Halvorson ’93 in Carter Lobby. Donuts and coffee will be served.

  • Tuck Shoppe
    8:30 am - 8:30 pm

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

  • Brunch on the Overlook
    9:00 - 10:30 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!

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

    Location: Shadowlands Field
    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. (Players should register no later than September 1st to guarantee an athletic t-shirt. The shirts are athletic fit and tend to run a little smaller.)

  • Faculty Lecture: Dr. Elissa Weichbrodt ’04
    10:00 - 10:45 am

    Location: Brock 118
    Dr. Elissa Weichbrodt ’04 has served on Covenant’s faculty since 2013. Her lecture "Looking Justly: Photographs and Poverty” will explain what art history is and talk about the multiple lives of a famous photograph (Dorothea Lange's "Migrant Mother").

  • Men's Alumni Basketball Game
    10:00 - 11:00 am

    Location: Barnes Gym
    Join fellow basketball alumni for a game in Barnes Gym. Registration is not required to watch, but is required to play. (Players should register no later than September 1st to guarantee an athletic t-shirt.)

  • Alumnae Softball Game and Cookout
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Location: Highlands Field
    Please contact Assistant Coach Jessica Palm for more information regarding the game and cookout.

  • Carter Hall Tower Tours
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Location: Scots Desk
    Here's your opportunity to take in the views from atop the historic Carter Hall tower. Sign up at check-in for one of various times throughout the day. Limited spots available. Keep these things in mind...You must be at least 4 feet in height. Due to grated steps and floor, heels and skirts/kilts are not recommended.

  • Faculty Lecture: Dr. Bill Davis ’82
    11:00 - 11:45 am

    Location: Brock 118
    Dr. Bill Davis ’82 has served on the faculty since 1997. He’ll discuss the themes of his new book, Departing in Peace: Biblical Decision-Making at the End of Life, addressing the difficulties and decisions faced by those with friends and loved ones nearing the end of their time on earth.

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

    Location: Shadowlands Field
    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. (Players, please register no later than September 1st to guarantee an athletic t-shirt. These are athletic fit and tend to run a little smaller.)

  • Book Signing: Dr. Bill Davis ’82
    12:00 - 1:00 pm

    Location: Tuck Shoppe
    Join Dr. Bill Davis ’82 as he signs his new book, Departing in Peace: Biblical Decision-Making at the End of Life, which will be available for purchase in the Tuck Shoppe.

  • Scots Athletic Club Luncheon
    12:00 - 1:30 pm

    Location: The Kirk
    Join Athletic Director Tim Sceggel to learn more about how you can support athletics at Covenant through the Scots Athletic Club. Lunch will be provided, and you’ll meet current athletes and coaches while learning about the vision of this new program. Registration for this event closes on September 8th.

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

    Location: Great Hall
    Stop by the Great Hall for lunch with your fellow Scots. Purchase your ticket in the Great Hall.

  • Class of 1968, 50 Year Reunion
    12:30 - 2:30 pm

    Location: Mary and Steve Kaufmann
    The Class of 1968 and their families are invited to gather for lunch and an afternoon of fellowship at the home of Mary and Steve Kaufmann, 78 Martin Lane, Lookout Mountain, GA.

  • Class of 1978, 40 Year Reunion
    12:30 - 2:30 pm

    Location: Sara and Jim Drexler
    The Class of 1978 and their families are invited to gather for lunch and an afternoon of fellowship at the home of Sara and Jim Drexler, 4114 Saint Elmo Avenue, Chattanooga, TN.

  • Class of 1988, 30 Year Reunion
    12:30 - 2:30 pm

    Location: Linda and John Deffenbaugh
    The Class of 1988 and their families are invited to gather for lunch and an afternoon of fellowship at the home of Linda and John Deffenbaugh, 97 Wayside Lane, Lookout Mountain, GA.

  • Class of 1993, 25 Year Reunion
    12:30 - 2:30 pm

    Location: Wendy and Derek Halvorson
    The Class of 1993 and their families are invited to gather for lunch and an afternoon of fellowship at the home of Wendy and Derek Halvorson, 227 West Brow Road, Lookout Mountain, TN.

  • Class of 1998, 20 Year Reunion
    12:30 - 2:30 pm

    Location: Amy and Joseph Nichols
    The Class of 1998 and their families are invited to gather for lunch and an afternoon of fellowship at the home of Joseph and Amy (Metcalf) Nichols, 4537 Alabama Avenue, Chattanooga, TN.

  • Class of 2008, 10 Year Reunion
    12:30 - 2:30 pm

    Location: TBD
    The Class of 2008 and their families are invited to gather for lunch and an afternoon of fellowship at the home of Tabitha and Kelly Kapic, 1502 Aladdin Road, Lookout Mountain, GA. Co-hosted by Laura Annessi.

  • Class of 2013, 5 Year Reunion
    12:30 - 2:30 pm

    Location: Grace and Austin Humbles
    The Class of 2013 and their families are invited to gather for lunch and an afternoon of fellowship at the home of Grace and Austin Humbles, 4723 Florida Avenue, Chattanooga, TN.

  • Class of 2017, 1 Year Reunion
    12:30 - 2:30 pm

    Location: Michael Fuller and Julien Amorelli
    The Class of 2017 is invited to gather for lunch and an afternoon of fellowship at the home of Michael Fuller '17 and Julien Amorelli '17, 1302 Lula Lake Road, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750. Additional parking available at the Methodist church.

  • Class of 2003, 15 Year Reunion
    12:45 - 2:30 pm

    Location: Kelly and Sheldon Grizzle
    The Class of 2003 and their families are invited to gather for lunch and an afternoon of fellowship at the home of Kelly and Sheldon Grizzle, 1402 Chamberlain Avenue, Chattanooga, TN.

  • Alumni Choir Rehearsal for Morning Sun Concert, Part 2
    1:30 - 2:30 pm

    Location: CCS Fine Arts Auditorium
    If you participated in the rehearsal on Friday, September 14, please join Dr. Scott Finch ’97 for the final rehearsal leading up to the Morning Sun concert celebrating the ministry and music of James Ward ’72. Choir members also need to purchase tickets separately for the concert. Limited tickets remaining. Please email saradrexler@gmail.com to purchase.

  • Carter Hall Tower Tours
    2:00 - 3:00 pm

    Location: Scots Desk
    Here's your opportunity to go up and see the view from atop the historic Carter Hall tower. 20-minute tours depart at various times throughout the day. Reserve your spot at check-in at the Scots Desk. Interested in touring the tower? Keep these things in mind...You must be at least 4-feet in height, no heels, skirts/kilts not recommended.

  • Alumni Rugby Match
    2:00 - 4:00 pm

    Location: Shadowlands Field
    Alumnus Erik Vitolins ’15 is heading up this year's alumni rugby match. Registration is required if you plan to play, but not if you plan to watch. (Players should register no later than September 1st, to guarantee an athletic t-shirt. These are athletic fit and tend to run a little smaller.)

  • Morning Sun Concert
    3:00 - 5:00 pm

    Location: CCS Fine Arts Auditorium
    Morning Sun: Concert celebrating the ministry and music of James Ward ’72. *Limited tickets available. We have added 64 comfortable side aisle seats! If you would like to purchase one or more of those tickets before the event is fully sold out, please email saradrexler@gmail.com for further information.

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

    Location: Home of Professor Sarah Huffines
    Calling all Maclellan Scholar alumni and directors for an afternoon of fellowship at the home of Professor Sarah Huffines. Bring your families for a time of reconnecting and making new friends.

  • Self Guided Residence Hall Tours
    4:00 - 6:00 pm

    Location: Various residence halls
    Relive yesteryear by going back and visiting your hall during open residence hall hours.

  • Women's Soccer vs. Transylvania University
    4:30 - 6:00 pm

    Location: Scotland Yard
    Come and cheer on our women's soccer team as they take on Transylvania University! We are also thrilled to be celebrating 25 years of Lady Scots Soccer on the mountain! You may want to bring camping chairs or a blanket to sit on as the bleachers will fill up fast.

  • Food Trucks & Kids' Activities
    5:00 - 8:00 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, and time for catching up with other alumni will abound.

  • Pop-up Tuck Shoppe
    5:00 - 8:00 pm

    Location: Scotland Yard
    A variety of Tuck Shoppe items will be available at Scotland Yard during this time.

  • Student and Alumni Art Sale
    5:00 - 8:00 pm

    Location: Scotland Yard
    Join us for the inaugural student and alumni art sale. To register to be a vendor at this event, please click here.

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

    Location: Scotland Yard
    Come and cheer on the men's soccer team as they take on Brevard! You may want to bring camping chairs or a blanket to sit on as the bleachers will fill up fast!

  • 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 camping chairs!

If you or any of your guests have dietary requirements and will be attending any of the meal events, please list these dietary requirements below and for how many so we can best prepare (example: 2 gluten free, 1 sugar free, etc.).
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