The Class of 1974 – 50th Reunion

We are excited to celebrate the Class of 1974’s 50th reunion at Homecoming & Reunion Weekend, Nov. 1-2, 2024.

For reunion information, please contact John Foster, Assistant Director of Annual Giving & Leadership Giving Officer.


Reunion Committee

Committee Co-Chairs

Anne “Oz” Staley ’74
B. David Smith ’74

Committee Members

Kathleen Blaine ’74
Jim Collins ’74
Mark Crockett ’74
Kay Melvin ’74
Fred Midkiff ’74
Mark Smith ’74
Bobby May ’74
Randy Jackson ’74
Tom O’Berry ’74

Schedule of 50th Reunion Events

Friday, Nov. 1

*All events are complementary for Class of 1974 + 1 guest.

Golden Alumni Luncheon & Class of 1974 Induction Ceremony

Time TBD

Members of the Class of 1974 and all Golden Alumni are invited to attend this special luncheon, honoring the 50th reunion. Help us welcome them into the Golden Alumni Family! Members of the Class of 1974 are encouraged to attend to receive their medallion and take a class photo.

Golden Alumni Campus Bus Tour

Time TBD

This is a hybrid bus/walking tour of campus for members of the 50th reunion (Class of 1974) and other Golden Alumni (graduated in 1974 or earlier).

Rock the Block: #ElonHome Community Block Party

5 – 9 p.m.
Young Commons & Haggard Avenue

Kick off your Homecoming weekend festivities at this block party with the entire Elon community of alumni, faculty/staff and students. Sample the menus of different food trucks, challenge your friends to a game of corn hole and dance to live music performed by Soul Psycedelique. It will be an evening of fun for everyone!

Saturday, Nov. 2

Welcome Home College Coffee

9 – 10:30 a.m.
Scott Plaza (in front of Alamance Building)

One of the longest standing campus traditions, College Coffee, but Homecoming & Reunion Weekend edition! Make your way to the fountain in front of Alamance to reconnect with classmates and faculty over a cup of coffee and breakfast pastry.

Class of 1974 50th Reunion Tailgate

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Gil Room – Schar Center

Includes a hearty lunch (vegetarian and vegan options available) and access to the entire tailgate space with music, photobooth, and your favorite tailgate lawn games. There will be reserved seating for the Class of 1974 50th Reunion!

50th Reunion in the President’s Box

2  p.m.
Rhodes Stadium

Join Dr. Book in the President’s Box to watch Elon football play Monmouth. Members of the class of 1974 and one guest are welcomed to watch the game from the box. Your invitation includes your football ticket to the box in the Carl Woods Center and a parking pass.

50th Reunion Dinner

6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Celebrate your 50th Reunion! Share stories and memories of your time at Elon. Reconnect with classmates over a meal while sharing stories, photos and a video commemorating a special time in your lives.

For more information, please contact John Foster, assistant director of Annual Giving & Leadership Giving Officer.

Donor Honor Roll

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