Homecoming 2014 is scheduled for Friday, October 17 through Saturday, October 18. There’s many new and exciting activities scheduled for Homecoming!

Read more about Homecoming 2014 and register to attend today and add yourself to the list of Who’s Coming to Homecoming 2014!

Register Online here!

Homecoming 2014 Event pricing.

Please note more detail will be added to these events and other events on campus will be added as they are confirmed.

Reservations are required unless noted.

Friday, October 17

8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Registration – Living Room of Niswonger Commons

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Memory Lane Take a walk down memory lane as the staff of the Museums of Tusculum displays outfits, slide shows, pictures from TC’s past, yearbooks and newspapers in the Living Room of Niswonger Commons.

10 a.m. – Bright’s Zoo - $30 – Located in Limestone, Tenn.,  Bright’s Zoo is home to many rare species.  Transportation will be provided.  To learn more, visit   A boxed lunch will be provided.

11:30 a.m.  – Lunch with students – $10 – Enjoy lunch with students and share your Tusculum experience with the Pioneers of today.

1 p.m. – Golf Tournament – $50 – Enjoy some friendly competition on the Link Hills Golf Course.  Scramble format will be used with handicap system for a net division and gross division.  Registration is at noon pm with shotgun start at 1 p.m.  Alumni, spouses, faculty, staff and friends are invited to participate.  Dinner will be provided for participants in the golf tournament as well as those who may want to join them following the tournament.  The cost for dinner will be $20 for those not participating in the tournament.  Reservations are required.

1 p.m. – Campus Tours Revisit and rediscover your Alma Mater. Take a tour with the President’s Society, a group of elite  Residential College students.

2 p.m. – Herbs and Herblore – no charge –  Fun make and take workshop hosted at the Doak House Museum.

2 p.m – 3 p.m. – Career Services Open House Alumni are invited to stop by the Career Services office in Room 307 of Niswonger Commons for “cookies and information.” Meet the staff of Tusculum’s Career Services office and learn more about how they can assist you.

6 p.m. – Dinner at Link Hills – $20 – Join us for a buffet dinner beginning at 6 p.m.  Reservations are required.

8:30 p.m. – Bonfire Enjoy the annual Homecoming Bonfire, located near the parking lot at Pioneer Field, with current students.

Individual  Class Gatherings – cost varies

Saturday, October 18

8 a.m. – 10 a.m. – Registration – Living Room of Niswonger Commons

8 a.m. – Memorial Service – Join us in remembering alumni who have passed away since Homecoming 2013.

8:30 a.m. – Alumni Breakfast – $15 – Come enjoy breakfast with alumni and friends.

9 a.m. – Alumni Meeting – Learn the latest about the alumni association and hear an update on the College.

9:30 a.m. – Alumni Awards and Sports Hall of Fame Awards – Come celebrate the newest alumni and sports hall of fame award honorees.

11 a.m. – Class Photos – $10 – In front of Niswonger Commons

11 a.m. – Student Support Services Luncheon – Alumni who were in the Student Support Services program or ARCHES are invited to a cookout and other festivities at the Patton House (near Pioneer Park).

Noon – Parade – Watch the 11th Annual Homecoming Parade along the route between the Charles Oliver Gray Complex and Pioneer Park.

Noon – Tusculum Volleyball hosts Newberry, Pioneer Arena.

12:30 p.m. – Tailgate –  $10 – Enjoy a Tusculum College Pioneer Tailgate Party.

2:30 p.m. – Tusculum Pioneer Football vs. Carson-Newman – Cheer on the Pioneers as they take on Carson-Newman at Pioneer Field.  Tickets can be purchased at the ticket booth preceding the game.

6 p.m. – Alumni and Friends Social Hour General Morgan Inn

7 p.m. – Alumni and Friends Dinner – General Morgan Inn – $38 – Join us for social hour beginning at 6 with dinner at 7.  A cash bar will be available throughout the evening.

8 p.m. – Alumni and Friends Music and Fellowships DJ Donnie Bunch will provide music.

Sunday, October 19

Attend the church of your choice.  First Presbyterian Church of Greeneville (110 N. Main Street) is the mother church of the College.  Early service at 8:30 a.m., Sunday School at 9:30 a.m., the traditional service at 10:45 a.m.  Learn more at

1 p.m. – Tusculum Women’s Soccer hosts Lenoir-Rhyne, Pioneer Field.

3:30 p.m. – Tusculum Men’s Soccer hosts Lenoir-Rhyne, Pioneer Field.


During Homecoming, you are encouraged to visit the museums, art gallery, the Presidential photo gallery at the Library and the Bookstore. Hours for each are below:

Tusculum College Bookstore
Niswonger Commons

8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Thursday, October 16

8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday, October 17

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Saturday, October 18

Thomas J. Garland Library

8 a.m. – 10 p.m. Thursday, October 16

8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday, October 17

9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday, October 18

Allison Gallery (Rankin House behind Three Blind Mice)

The Allison Art Gallery will be hosting visiting artist, Melissa Stallard’s exhibition of digital photographs called “The Shrinking City.”  Ms. Stallard is an Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Akron.

3:30 – 5 p.m. Thursday, October 16

3:30 – 5 p.m. Friday, October 17

Closed Saturday, October 18

Doak House Museum

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday, October 16

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday, October 17

President Andrew Johnson Museum and Library

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday, October 16

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday, October 17


Please make every effort to make your reservations prior to Friday, October 3 in order for us to provide accurate estimates on food preparations.

If you have questions about Homecoming 2014 registration, please contact Joni Blake Parker, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations at or 423-636-7303.

Hotels in Greeneville

Knights Inn
121 Serral Dr. (33745)
(423) 638-1331
TC Rate:  $54.99 + tax

Days Inn Greeneville
935 East Andrew Johnson Hwy. (37745)
(423) 639-2156
TC Rate:  $49.95 + tax

Econo Lodge (former Comfort Inn and Holiday Inn)
1790 E Andrew Johnson Hwy. (33745)
(423) 639-4185
TC Rate:  $56.99 + tax

General Morgan Inn
111 North Main St. (33743)
(423) 787-1000
TC Rate:  $95.00 + tax

Hampton Inn
3130 East Andrew Johnson Hwy. (37745)
(423) 638-3735
TC Rate:  $84.00 + tax

Quality Inn (former Jameson Inn)
3160 East Andrew Johnson Hwy. (37745)
(423) 638-7511
TC Rate:  $67.99 + tax