Stillman to Celebrate Homecoming Nov. 8-14
TUSCALOOSA, AL—Stillman will celebrate Homecoming 2009, November 8-14 with the theme, “Celebrating the Best-Charting the Future.”
The week will begin with a worship service at 11 a.m. and gospel concert at 7 p.m. hosted by the Christian Student Association on Sunday, November 8 in Birthright Auditorium. Highlights of the week include a student carnival and cookout on the campus lawns on Monday, November 9. On Tuesday, November 10, the College Choir will hold its annual gospel concert in Birthright Auditorium at 7 p.m. The Sophistication Unlimited Modeling Troupe will host its annual fashion show on Wednesday, November 11 at 7 p.m. in Birthright Auditorium.
The College will celebrate its 133rd Founder’s Day on Thursday, November 12 at 11 a.m. Stilman graduate, Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper will deliver the Founder’s Day address. Dr. Burts-Cooper is currently a Senior Vice President and Director of IT Performance Management and Governance, at National City Bank (now a part of PNC) in Cleveland, Ohio. She is responsible for a team of quality analysts, who develop, monitor and improve IT metrics. Her teams are also responsible for leading continuous improvement and business process reengineering efforts for various lines of business.
Dr. Burts-Cooper is the founder and Executive Director of Improve Consulting and Training, a Minnesota based firm that provides personal and professional development training, coaching and consultation for youth and adults in transition. She is the author of the workshop curricula “Personal Positioning: Building Personal Brand Equity” and “Don’t Just Think Outside the Box, Make the Box Bigger.” She is the author of the book “Canine Instinct: A Guide to Survival and Advancement in Corporate America.”
On Thursday night the College will hold its Fourth Annual Educator Hall of Fame program in Birthright Auditorium at 7 p.m. On Friday, November 13, the College community will gather in the Hay Center Cafeteria for the annual Blue Pride Luncheon. President McNealey will host a reception for alumni in the Education Building at 5 p.m. After which, the campus will assemble on the grounds for the official homecoming pep rally and fireworks show. The night will end with a Greek step show in Birthright Auditorium at 8 p.m. General admission for the Greek show is $15 in advance and $20 the night of the show.
Saturday will begin with the annual homecoming parade in downtown Tuscaloosa at 9 a.m. Area high school bands and community organizations will be among the participants. At 1:30 p.m. the Stillman Tigers will go head-to-head against the Hornets of Concordia College. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children. Executive blue seats are $35.
For a complete list of activities, please visit the College website at www.stillman.edu. Most activities are free and open to the public.
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