Honoring the 26th Hall of Fame class, the Annual Sports Hall of Fame Dinner will be held in Baird Chapel from 6-8 p.m. For tickets and further information, contact Jo Jo Freeman, Cumberlands director of sports information, at 547-1350.
Cumberland alumni are also invited to take part in the Alumni Party on the Patio. Starting at 7 p.m. on the patio of the Catron Alumni House, the party will provide alums with a night of music, food, drinks and reunions.
Events will continue apace on Saturday, Oct. 6, as Cumberland holds a number of festivities including the 3rd Annual Dawg Dash 5k Run/Walk, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Local community members, alumni, and friends are all encouraged to participate in the run/walk, which benefits student scholarships. Tickets are $15 for Cumberland students and children ages 8-18 and $20 for those ages 19 and up. To take part in the event, register at www.active.com and search for Cumberland University.
The university will also host a special Baseball Alumni Breakfast beginning that morning at 8, followed by an alumni game.
The fun will continue at 11 a.m. as tailgating begins outside of Nokes-Lasater Stadium prior to the Bulldogs kick-off against Union College. Guests will enjoy free food, live music, games, giveaways and more before the football face-off begins.
Homecoming 2012 will conclude with memories and dining in a special Junior College Years Reunion Dinner for Cumberland alumni. Beginning at 6 p.m. in Baird Chapel, the dinner event will include a reception, music, dancing and more. For more information, visit www.reunion.cumberland.edu.
Members of the Lebanon community are encouraged to take part in the festivities. Whether running in the Dawg Dash, cheering on Cumberlands Bulldogs during the game, or just taking in some live music and free food, community visitors will find a plethora of things to do at Homecoming.
For more information about Homecoming activities, visit www.cumberland.edu/homecoming. To register or purchase tickets, contact Meredith Thomas, Alumni Relations coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 547-1253.