Homecoming

Benedict College Homecoming | BCNAA Annual Meeting
and Classes in Reunion Weekend
October 24-27, 2024

Doubletree Hotel

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Mrs. Cedelle E. Gates '71
30th National President

We have exciting plans for you this fall! The Benedict College National Alumni Association is offering a wide variety of events during Homecoming Weekend. There’s something for everyone to enjoy!

Homecoming Schedule of Events

Monday, October 21

7:00 p.m.Executive Committee Meeting via Zoom | BCNAA Executive Board, Committee Chairs, and Co-Chairs

Thursday, October 24

8:00 a.m.

Leroy T. Walker Golf Tournament | Oak Hills Golf Club, 7629 Fairfield Rd, Columbia, SC 29203 sponsored by the Midlands Booster Club, Robert Squirewell, President rcsquire1@aol.com or contact Mr. Willie Washington, Athletic Director at (803) 705-4734 or willie.washington@benedict.edu

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Registration | Doubletree Hotel Lobby

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

BCNAA General Session | Doubletree Hotel

7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Banquet | Doubletree Hotel

10:00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Hospitality

Friday, October 25

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Registration | Doubletree Hotel Lobby

5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Registration | Doubletree Hotel Lobby

8:00 a.m.

Breakfast with Benedict’s Finest | David H. Swinton Campus Center, Benedict College

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Classes in Reunion Meetings | Classes ending in 4’s and 9’s | Doubletree Hotel

TBD

Alumni Career Day Showcase | Benedict College

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Alumni Leadership and State of the College Awards Luncheon | Doubletree Hotel

2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

BC Family Reunion Block Party | Benedict College Campus, Oak Street

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

President’s Reception | Hosted by Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis | Invitation Only | Doubletree Hotel

7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Annual Alumni Scholarship Banquet and Classes in Reunion

BCNAA Installation of 2024-2026 New Officers | Doubletree Hotel

10:00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Hospitality

Saturday, October 26

10:00 a.m.

Homecoming Parade | Sumter Street, Columbia, SC

12:00 p.m.

Alumni Tailgating | Charlie W. Johnson Stadium

2:00 p.m.

BC Tigers Homecoming Game | Benedict College vs Miles College | Charlie W. Johnson Stadium

9:00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Live Entertainment and DJ Celebrating Classes in Reunion and Alumni | Doubletree Hotel | Classes ending in 4’s and 9’s

Sunday, October 27

11:00 a.m.

Benedict College Worship Service | Antisdel Chapel | Benedict College

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Registration, Doubletree Hotel Lobby
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.BCNAA Executive Committee Meeting
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.BCNAA General Session | Doubletree Hotel
7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Banquet | Doubletree Hotel
10:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.Hospitality & Reunion | Classes ending in 1’s and 6’s & 0’s and 5’s

9:00 a. m. – 1:00 p.m.

Registration | Doubletree Hotel Lobby

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Registration | Doubletree Hotel Lobby

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Classes in Reunion Meetings | Doubletree Hotel

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Alumni Leadership and State of the College Awards Luncheon

Doubletree Hotel

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

President’s Reception | Hosted by Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis | Invitation Only

2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

BC Family Reunion Block Party | Charlie W. Johnson Stadium

7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Annual Alumni Banquet

11:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Hospitality & Reunion | Classes ending in 1’s and 6’s & 0’s and 5’s

10:00 a.m.

Homecoming Parade | Sumter Street

12:00 p.m.

Alumni Tailgating | Charlie W. Johnson Stadium

2:00 p.m.

BC Tigers Homecoming Game | Charlie W. Johnson Stadium
Benedict College vs Morehouse

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Tiger Jam | Concourse (After the Game)

11:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Hospitality & Reunion | Classes ending in 1’s and 6’s & 0’s and 5’s

11:00 a.m.

Benedict College Worship Service | Antisdel Chapel

No onsite registration – No refunds

Host Hotel & Accommodations

The Double Tree by Hilton is the official host hotel for the Benedict College Homecoming and Class Reunion Weekend. Contact the hotel for reservation and identify yourself as an attendee for the Benedict College Homecoming Weekend.

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Double Tree Hotel

2100 Bush River Rd.
Columbia, SC 29210
Toll Free: (800) 222-8733
Direct: (803) 731-0300

$134 + Taxes (Double/King)     |    $164 + Taxes (Suites)

Reservation Group Code: CDT91P
Reservation Deadline: September 22, 2024

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Sleep Inn at Bush River Road

1901 Rockland Rd
Columbia, SC 29210
Phone: (803) 731-9999
3.3 miles

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Embassy Suites by Hilton

200 Stoneridge Drive
Columbia, SC 29210
Phone: (803) 252-8700
3.3 miles

Hilton

Hilton Columbia Center Hotel

924 Senate Street
Columbia, SC, 29201
Phone: (803) 744-7800
6.5 miles

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Marriott Hotel

1200 Hampton Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 771-7000
6.4 miles

Staybridge

Staybridge Suites

1913 Huger Street
Columbia, SC, 29201
Phone: (803) 451-5900
5.4 miles

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