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Hendrix College Inauguration &
Alumni Weekend 2015
April 17-20

Online registration is closed.  Please come to the registration desk on Friday or Saturday to register for the weekend.

Thursday, April 16, 2015
6 p.m.
Irene Hirano Inouye, President of the U.S. Japan Council – University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service Distinguished Lecture Series, Little Rock 

7:30 p.m. 
An Evening with Hendrix-Murphy Visiting Poet Carolyn Forche – Reves Recital Hall, Trieschmann Fine Arts Building
Reception immediately following

Friday, April 17, 2015
8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Book Sale – Bailey Library 

9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Welcome Center and Registration – Student Life and Technology Center, East Lobby 

11 a.m.
Half Century Club Luncheon inducting the Class of 1965 – SLTC, Worsham Student Performance Hall
Gratis for Half Century Club members and their guest 

Immediately Following
Half Century Club Reception – Galloway Hall, Galloway Parlor
Featuring memorabilia of the Class of 1965 from the Hendrix Archives. Special thanks to Christina Thompson  Shutt and the Bailey Library Archive and Special Collections. 

3 p.m.
The Value of a Liberal Arts Education: A Panel Discussion – Reves Recital Hall, Trieschmann Fine Arts Building
Panelists: Dr. Peg Falls-Corbitt, Rahfin Faruk, Dr. Alice Hines, Pres. Carl Strikwerda, and Maia Yang ’13 

4:30 p.m.
History Unveiled: Commemorating Henry Sugimoto’s 1943 Painting Arrival at Camp Jerome Mills Library, Mills Center 

7:30 until 9:30 p.m.
The Hendrix Village Porch Crawl –  The Village at Hendrix, Look for the orange lights designating participating homes. 

Individual Class Parties for Classes of 1955 and 1965 at various locations and times by invitation.

Saturday, April 18, 2015
7 a.m.
Campus Kitty 5k Community Fun Run – The Village Hendrix
$15 per participant – Register at the Campus Kitty Table

8 a.m. until Noon
Welcome Center and Registration –  SLTC, The Burrow

8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.
First Aid – Room 10, Fausett Hall

9 a.m.
Alumni Awards BreakfastSLTC, Worsham Student Performance Hall

  • 2015 Distinguished Alumna Award    Tom Courtway ’75
  • 2015 James E. Major Service Award – Laurie Smith

10  a.m. until 10:45 a.m.
Inauguration Worship Service– Greene Chapel

11 a.m.
Pre-Inaugural Address: Dr. John Churchill, Secretary of the Phi Beta Kappa Society – Mills A, Mills Center

Noon until 1:30 p.m.
Alumni BBQ – Young-Wise Memorial Plaza         
Rain Location: Rec Gym, Wellness and Athletic Center
Speak with the registration desk concerning vegetarian options.  Covered with Alumni Weekend registration, or $10 at the door.

Noon until 2 p.m.
Welcome Center and Registration – D.W. Reynolds, West Patio

Noon until 5 p.m.
Book Sale – Bailey Library

12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m.
James Hayes ‘88 Art Signing Event – Village Books, The Village at Hendrix

2 p.m.
Inauguration Ceremony – On the west lawn of Ellis Hall and Fausett Hall 
Rain Locations: Staples Auditorium & Online Streaming Located in Mills, A, B, and C, Mills Center
View online streaming at

Immediately Following
Inaugural Reception – Pecan Court
Rain Location: Worsham Student Performance Center, SLTC

4:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.
Charles Morgan Book Signing EventVillage Books, The Village at Hendrix

Individual Class Parties for Classes of 1960, 1965, 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010, and 2014 at various locations by invitation.

Sunday, April 19, 2015
10 a.m.
Coffee Butler Plaza          
Rain Location: Staples Portico

 10:30 a.m.
Alumni Memorial Worship Service    Greene Chapel

 Immediately Following
Dedication of the Hendrix Memorial Garden South of Greene Chapel

 Noon until 1:30 p.m.
Sunday Lunch covered with AW registration or $9.25 at the door SLTC, Epley Dining Hall

 2 p.m. until 5 p.m.
Book Sale – Bailey Library 

Monday, April 20, 2015
8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
Warrior Booster Golf Tournament Centennial Valley Country Club $100 individual player, $400 team of 4

  • 8:30 a.m. Tee-time 
  • 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Lunch is served
  • 1 p.m. Tee-time 

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