Stillman to Celebrate Homecoming November 6-12
Stillman will celebrate its annual Homecoming Sunday, November 6 through Saturday, November 12. Numerous activities are scheduled and thousands are expected to attend. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Stillman: Roaring Beyond Success.”
On Sunday, November 6th, the Christian Student Association (CSA) will host the CSA Praise Explosion Worship Service at 11 a.m. in Birthright Auditorium. That evening at 7 p.m., the CSA Gospel Explosion will be held in Birthright. The worship service and gospel concert are free and open to the public.
On Monday, November 7th, the Non-Greek Step Show will be held in Birthright Auditorium. The step show will begin at 7 p.m. General admission into step show is $5.
On Tuesday the 8th, the Stillman College Choir will host its annual Spirituals and Gospel Concert in Birthright Auditorium. This year, the concert will feature the award-winning Central High School Concert Choir under the direction of Stillman alumnae Jocqueline Richardson. The guest conductor will be Dr. Michael Figgers,
On Wednesday, November 9th, the Youth Motivation Task Force begins. At 7 p.m., Sophistication Unlimited Modeling Troupe Fashion Show will be held in Birthright Auditorium. Advance tickets are $3. Tickets may be purchased the night of the event for $5.
On Thursday, November 10th, the 135th Founder’s Day Convocation will be held at 11 a.m. in Birthright Auditorium. The speaker for this historic occasion is Stillman alum Dennis Driver. At noon, alumni registration will be held in the on the second floor of the Hay Center.
On Friday, November 11th, the Homecoming Golf Tournament will be held at The Links. Registration for this event is $75 and will begin at 7 a.m. At 12:30 p.m., the Blue Pride Luncheon will begin in the Hay Center Cafeteria. At 3 p.m., there will be a general membership meeting for the National Alumni Association of Stillman College (NAASC) in Stinson Auditorium. At 4:30 p.m., the President’s Reception for Alumni will be held on the second floor of the Education Building. A little later that evening at 5:45 p.m., there will be a pep rally followed by fireworks in the Wynn Center parking lot. The Educator Hall of Fame will be held in Birthright Auditorium at 8 p.m. Tickets for the Educator’s Hall of Fame dinner are $25. The night's activities will end with a Victory Bonfire in the Physical Plant parking lot at 10 p.m.
On Saturday, November 12th, the annual Homecoming Parade will take place in downtown Tuscaloosa. The Parade begins at 9 a.m. and starts at the corner of 22nd Avenue and University Boulevard. The parade will end at the corner of 22nd Avenue and 11th Avenue. Following the parade at 12:15, The Dr. Thomas E. Lyle Battle of the Bands will take place in the Stillman Stadium. At 2 p.m., the Homecoming game against Concorida will commence. Tickets to the game are $20 for executive seating (blue seats), $15 for general admission, and $5 for children 6-12 years old.
At 8 p.m. on Saturday, there will be a Greek Step Show in Birthright Auditorium. Stillman students can purchase tickets for $10. Advance tickets are $15 and tickets purchased at the door will be $20.
Further, on Saturday, November 12, all pedestrians and vehicle traffic arriving on the campus at the main entrance must pay an entry fee: adult walk-on ($5.00) / children 12 years old and under walk-on ($1.00) or parking fee ($10.00) to gain admittance to the campus. Walkers who have purchased a game ticket will not be required to pay a walk-on fee.
For more information regarding activities, vending and parking, please visit the Stillman web site at www.stillman.edu or call Public Relations at 205-247-8018.
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