#ClintonMade: Clinton College to Host 2017 Homecoming November 6 – 12

Clinton College

The HBCU will celebrate its strong history of excellence and proud traditions

ROCK HILL, SC – Clinton College will celebrate its 2017 Homecoming festivities November 6 – 12. Distinguished alumni, students, faculty, staff and the community at large are expected to attend Clinton’s week-long celebration. Established in 1894 by the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Clinton College is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) located at 1029 Crawford Road in the quaint city of Rock Hill, just 25 minutes from Uptown Charlotte.

The schedule of events includes the following:

  • Clinton College Press Conference (Monday, November 6, 11:00 a.m. Library Conference Room)
  • Homecoming Kick Off Cookout (Monday, November 6, 12:00 p.m., Front Lawn, Free Admission)
  • Rock The Runway Fashion Show (Tuesday, November 7, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m., Library Gallery, $5 Admission)
  • Partner Luncheon (Wednesday, November 8, 11:30 a.m., Holiday Inn Rock Hill)
  • Pep Rally featuring Harding High School Drumline (Thursday, November 9, 12:00 p.m., Gymnasium, Free Admission)
  • Alumni Class Visits (Thursday, November 9, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Classrooms)
  • Block Party hosted by Emmy – Award Winning Spoken Word Artist Boris “Bluz” Rogers (Friday, November 10, 3:00 – 7:00 p.m., Front Lawn – Crawford Road, Free and open to the public)
  • Clinton College Alumni Cabaret (Friday, November 10, 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m., Holiday Inn Rock Hill, $20 Adv. $25 Door)
  • National Alumni Association Breakfast Meeting (Saturday, November 11, 9:00 – 10:30 a.m., Holiday Inn Rock Hill, Complimentary Admission for Alumni)
  • Alumni Basketball Game (Saturday, November 11, 12:00 p.m., Gymnasium)
  • Women’s Basketball Game (Saturday, November 11, 2:00 p.m., Gymnasium)
  • Men’s Basketball Game (Saturday, November 11, 5:00 p.m., Gymnasium)
  • The Kickback (Saturday, November 11, 8:00 p.m. – until, Student Union)
  • Morning Worship (Sunday, November 12, 10:00 a.m., New Mt. Olivet AME Zion Church)

To RSVP, purchase tickets or to learn more about Clinton’s upcoming homecoming activities, please contact Taiwanna Burns at 803-327-7402 ext. 8181 or tburns@clintoncollege.edu. For media inquiries and interview requests, contact Jameka S. Whitten at 704.965.3297 or jameka@jswmediagroup.com.

About Clinton College

From its founding in 1894, Clinton College (CC) has sought to “design and implement an educational program that will help all students lead moral, spiritual and productive lives.” Since we believe that those goals are best achieved by persons whose education is holistic and inquiry based in nature, Clinton College has consistently maintained a liberal arts agenda as its primary focus. www.clintoncollege.edu

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