Columbia College Family Day & Homecoming October 9 & 10, 2009

Come home to the main campus October 9-10, 2009

This fun-filled weekend will be packed with events, activities, food and entertainment for students, families, alumni and friends. See for yourself why Cougar spirit is so contagious!

Here is a listing of events.

Friday, October 9
Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner

Join members of the Columbia College athletic community for the Columbia College Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner. To learn more about the event, purchase tickets or see a list of inductees, visit www.ccis.edu/familydayhomecoming or contact Carla Aufdemberge, assistant events coordinator, at (573) 875-7541 or events@ccis.edu. Tickets are $35 per person.
6:30 p.m. social; 7 p.m. dinner; 7:45 p.m. induction......Banquet Room, Dulany Hall

CC Annual Fall Formal
Join students for this year’s formal, "A Black and White Affair." Tickets are $20 per couple or $15 for individuals and can be purchased in the Campus Life office or through any community consultant. For more information, please contact Kim Kinyon Coke, director of student development, at
(573) 875-7420 or kjcoke@ccis.edu
9 p.m. - midnight..............................Dorsey Gymnasium, Dorsey Hall

Saturday, October 10
5K Run/Walk for Special Olympics

The Student Government Association 5K Run/Walk is open to students, staff, faculty,
alumni, families and friends. This year’s charity is Special Olympics. Since 1968, Special Olympics has been bringing one message to the world: people with intellectual disabilities can and will succeed if given the opportunity. For more information or to register for the 5K Run/Walk, visit the registration page or contact Elizabeth Kauffmann, director of student activities, at (573) 875-7403 or eqkauffmann@ccis.edu. Registration is $10 per person, which is tax deductible. The first 150 individuals to arrive will receive a complimentary T-shirt.
7:30 a.m. check-in; 8 a.m. start time.................................................Stephens Lake Park

Alpha Chi Induction Ceremony
The Missouri Epsilon chapter of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society selects Day Campus juniors and seniors of good character who rank in the top 10 percent of their class, have earned at least 24 credit hours at Columbia College and are enrolled for coursework at the time of eligibility.
10 a.m................................Dorsey Chapel, Dorsey Hall, 2nd floor

Family Activities and Games
Bring the whole family to the Columbia College Carnival and enjoy interactive inflatable games for all ages!
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.............................South Brown Hall Lawn

Stafford Library 20th Anniversary Celebration
Join us as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of Stafford Library. Enjoy a pictorial history of the (Christian) Columbia College library, see books written by alumni and faculty, meet library staff and enjoy refreshments.
10:30 a.m...................................Stafford Library

Elysium Players Performance
Columbia College student theater organization under the direction of Nollie Moore presents family friendly theater entertainment under the tent.
11 a.m. and 1 p.m...................Atkins-Holman Student Commons Lawn

Lunch
To purchase tickets for the buffet lunch, visit www.ccis.edu/familydayhomecoming or call
(800) 231-2391, ext. 7400. Lunch tickets are $3. Children 5 and under eat free.
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m..................................................Dulany Hall

Alumni Hospitality Tent hosted by the Columbia College Alumni Association (CCAA)
Welcome back, alumni! Stop by the hospitality tent to pick up your free gift and have your photo taken with Scooter the Cougar! Reunion class years 1999 and 2004, gather at 11 a.m. to reminisce, reconnect and relive your college days with former classmates.
10 a.m. - 2 p.m....................................Buchanan Hall Lawn

Sweets of CC
Come experience Columbia College at its best, as clubs and organizations compete for your sweet tooth on the Miller Hall Lawn. Purchase your tickets at the alumni tent on the Buchanan Hall Lawn from 8:30 - 11 a.m. or in the Dulany Hall foyer after 11 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m....................................Miller Hall Lawn


Live Music – Double Duty
Experience a mid-day concert of rock, funk, blues and Motown featuring Double Duty.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m...........................Miller Hall Lawn

Jane Froman Singers Alumni Reunion and Concert
The Jane Froman Singers will hold their annual alumni reunion including an informal gathering of singing and reminiscing. For more information contact Nollie Moore, director of the Jane Froman Singers, at (573) 875-7473 or ngmoore@ccis.edu.
2 p.m.....................................Atkins-Holman Student Commons Lawn

Music Program Open House
Help us celebrate our new home! Tour the historic residence of Christian College Dean of Women Elizabeth Kirkman that now offers practice rooms, offices and a parlor for Columbia College music students.
3 p.m............................ Kirkman House, corner of 10th and Rogers streets

Alumni and Cougar Club Reception
The Alumni and Cougar Club reception is a perfect opportunity to visit with friends and share your CC memories. All alumni and Cougar Club members are invited to attend. Appetizers will be provided by the Alumni Relations office and the Athletic department. Cash bar available.
8 p.m............................................Shiloh Bar & Grill, 402 E. Broadway

SPORTS

Student sports
Men’s basketball scrimmage
9 a.m.................................................The Arena of Southwell Complex
Women’s basketball scrimmage
10 a.m................................................The Arena of Southwell Complex
Cougars volleyball game vs. Harris-Stowe State University
noon..................................................The Arena of Southwell Complex
Cougars soccer game vs. Park University
3 p.m.................................................R. Marvin Owens Soccer Stadium

Alumni sports
Alumni softball game
11 a.m........................................................Cougars Softball Field
Alumni women’s basketball game
6 p.m.................................................The Arena of Southwell Complex
Alumni men’s basketball game
7 p.m.................................................The Arena of Southwell Complex

Lodging
Blocks of 20 rooms have been reserved for October 9th and 10th at the Country Inn & Suites and the Quality Inn under Columbia College Homecoming. Rooms will be held until September 14th. Call the Country Inn & Suites at (573) 445-8585 or the Quality Inn at (573) 449-2491 to make reservations. For additional lodging information, contact the Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau at www.visitcolumbiamo.com or (800) 652-0987.

Special Needs
If you have special needs, please contact the Campus Life office at (573) 875-7400 or (800) 231-2391, ext. 7400.

Questions?
Visit www.ccis.edu/familydayhomecoming or call (573) 875-7400 or (800) 231-2391, ext. 7400.

Register for activities and events online at www.ccis.edu/familydayhomecoming.

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