2022 PC Homecoming Weekend

We are happy to announce that the 2022 PC Homecoming Weekend will be held from Friday, October 21 to Saturday, October 22.

The Ben Hay Hammet Society will have an invite-only reception on Friday evening. Make sure to mark your calendars and keep your eyes open for more information regarding that event.

Register to attend Homecoming 

Reunion Classes

The Office of Alumni Relations will contact the reunion classes for the 2022 year to plan reunion class activities. Please see the class years below that will be celebrated this year:

50 Year Reunion
1972 (Register)

25 Year Reunion
1997

45 Year Reunion
1977

20 Year Reunion
2002

40 Year Reunion
1982

15 Year Reunion
2007

35 Year Reunion
1987

10 Year Reunion
2012

30 Year Reunion
1992

5 Year Reunion
2017

Awards Reception and Recognition

We will have our Annual Alumni Association Awards Reception and Recognition event on Saturday morning. This event is a reminder of just how impressive our Blue Hose alumni are and how they have been impacting our world post-graduation. Just a reminder, nominations are closed for the 2022 Ceremony. However, we are seeking nominations for alumni to be considered for our 2023 Alumni Awards to include:

The Gold P

Mary F. Lehman Service Award

Dum Vivimus Servimus

Outstanding Young Alumna/Alumnus

Honorary Alumna/Alumnus

Thomas Aurelius Stallworth ’55 Award

Descriptions of all of these awards can be found here.

Submit A Nomination

To submit a nomination for the 2023 Annual Alumni Association Awards Ceremony, please click the form

The deadline to submit nominations for the 2022 Awards has passed. The Alumni Board Executive Committee will meet in late summer to consider all nominations. In the meantime, we hope you’ll visit the link below to see our 2020/2021 Alumni Awards Recipients.

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 21

BEN HAY HAMMET SOCIETY RECEPTION, HONORING THE CLASS OF 1972

5:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Neville Hall – Cornelson Center Lobby
(Invitation Only)

The Society includes and celebrates all Presbyterian College alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago from our beloved Alma Mater. Hosted by PC’s President Matthew P. and Melissa vandenBerg, you are not going to want to miss this event. Heavy hors D’oeuvres will be served. This event is by invitation only.

Saturday, October 22

Continental breakfast reception with danishes, fruit, coffee, and juice

9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Belk Auditorium

This event is prior to the Awards Ceremony on the logia at newly renovated Belk Auditorium. All are welcome.

Alumni Association Annual Awards and Recognition Event

9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Belk Auditorium

This event is for ALL Alumni. The classes of 1972 will be recognized as the newest members of the Ben Hay Hammet Society, and the alumni awards will be presented.

Classes Reunion Tailgate

10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Bailey Memorial Stadium

The Office of Alumni Relations will be reaching out to the reunion classes for 2022 to plan reunion class activities. Those classes are 50 Year Reunion – 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, 2012, & 2017. However, if you would like to begin planning for your milestone reunion year, please contact Ashtin Lizanich at afrank@presby.edu or (864) 833-8265. More specific details and information to come.

Faculty Tailgate

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Bailey Memorial Stadium

The faculty will host their annual Homecoming tailgate prior to the game in the area to the right of the stadium near the Barbeque Lunch location. Please come and say hello to your favorite professors. They look forward to seeing you.

Homecoming Barbecue Lunch

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Bailey Memorial Stadium

Join fellow alumni and family to enjoy a traditional Homecoming BBQ lunch under the oaks at the Stadium. Adults: $10 per person at the door.

Presbyterian College - Blue Hose vs. University of St. Thomas - Tommies

1 p.m.
Bailey Memorial Stadium

Cheer on the Presbyterian College Blue Hose as they take on an opponent who has yet to be announced! Go, Blue Hose! For ticket information or to purchase tickets, please call (864) 833-8240 or visit the “Fan Zone” tab on www.gobluehose.com.

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Class of 1972 Reunion Dinner

6 p.m.
Harper Center

The Class of ’72 will gather in the Harper Center for a reception and dinner to share stories and fellowship. The cost per person for the reception and dinner will be $50.00.

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South Carolina

  • Columbia, S.C.
    Take I-26 West toward Spartanburg to Exit 54. Turn left onto Highway 72.
  • From Greenville, S.C
    Take I-385 South toward Columbia to Exit 2. Turn right and travel about 2 miles until you must veer right.
  • From Spartanburg, S.C.
    Take I-26 East toward Columbia to Exit 52. Turn right onto Highway 56. Travel on 56 until it intersects with Highway 72. Turn right onto Highway 72.

North Carolina

  • From Asheville, N.C.
    Take I-26 East to Spartanburg; see directions from Spartanburg.
  • From Charlotte, N.C.
    Take I-77 South toward Columbia to Exit 65. Turn right onto Highway 9 and go to Chester. In Chester, turn left onto Highway 72, and take Highway 72 to Clinton.

Georgia

  • From Atlanta, Ga.
    Take I-85 North to Greenville; see directions from Greenville.
  • From Savannah, Ga.
    Take I-95 N in Hardeeville from US-17 N. Follow I-95 N and I-26 W to SC-72 W in Clinton. Take exit 54 from I-26 W. Follow SC-72 W and N Adair St to Presbyterian College Rd.

Florida

  • From Jacksonville, Fla.
    Get on I-95 N from E State St. Follow I-95 N and I-26 W to SC-72 W in Clinton. Take exit 54 from I-26 W. Follow SC-72 W and N Adair St to Presbyterian College Rd.
  • From St. Petersburg, Fla.
    Follow 19th Ave SE and 3rd St S to I-175 W. Follow I-275 N and I-75 N to FL-326 E in Marion County. Take exit 358 from I-75 N. Get on I-10 E in Jacksonville from US-301 N. Follow I-95 N and I-26 W to SC-72 W in Clinton. Take exit 54 from I-26 W. Follow SC-72 W and N Adair St to Presbyterian College Rd.

Several Clinton hotels offer special rates to participants in PC School of Pharmacy admissions interviews.  To receive the special rate, you must call the number listed below and request the School of Pharmacy admissions interview rate; the special rates are not available with online reservations.  Some hotels may limit the number of rooms that you may reserve at the special rate; you should contact the individual hotel for more information.

Comfort Suites

12865 Hwy 56 North
Clinton, SC 29325
(864) 833-1800

You get 20% off via this link.

Hampton Inn

201 East Corporate Center Drive
Clinton, SC 29325
(864) 938-1040

Call for special rates.

Quality Inn

12785 Hwy 56 North
Clinton, SC 29325
(864) 833-5558

Call for special rates.

Tru by Hilton

103 Franklin Avenue
Spartanburg, SC 29301
(864) 606-6111

Use rate code: N3356718

Hampton Inn & Suites

801 Spartan Boulevard
Spartanburg, SC 29301
(864) 699-2222

Use rate code:  0002789413

Residence Inn Westgate

109 Residence Drive
Spartanburg, SC 29301
(864) 754-4445

Use rate code:  C51

Hampton Inn & Suites Greenville Airport

128 The Parkway
Greenville, SC 29615
(864) 263-5555

Use rate code: 0002789413

Holiday Inn Express

1036 Woodruff Road
Greenville, SC 29607
(864) 678-5555

Use rate code:  787059459

Hilton Garden Inn

805 Spartan Boulevard
Spartanburg, SC 29301
(864) 913-1200

Use rate code:  N3356718