Homecoming

 

Welcome to Homecoming 2020!

If you have any questions, email the Alumni Office (alumni@tfc.edu) or call Deborah Wilkes or Nancy Ekback at 706-886-7299, ext. 5205. To register, click here. Visit this page and follow Toccoa Falls Alumni on Facebook and Instagram for updates.

Sunday, October 4

9:00 a.m. – Welcome Message – Homecoming week begins with a message from the new Director of Spiritual Formation, Jordan Brown.

2:00 p.m. – Virtual 5K – today is the opening day for the Virtual 5K. Use the hashtag #tfcathome5k when you upload your pictures to social media.

6:00 p.m. – Alumni Giveaway – all former students can join Toccoa Falls Alumni on Facebook. We will kickoff Homecoming week with a giveaway of a TFC mug and magnet. To enter, click here.

Monday, October 5

9:00 a.m. – Daily Encouragement – Dr. Kieran Clements, Vice President of Academic Affairs

11:00 a.m. – Campus Life Video – you will get a glimpse into campus life from current TFC students.

2:00 p.m. – Campus Tour – sit back and enjoy a tour around campus with Ronnie Stewart (2015).

6:30 p.m. –  Teacher Education Department Zoom Reunion – Dr. Kristina Lightfoot, Professor Elana Worth, and Professor Lori Rose (1988) will host the Zoom Reunion for Teacher Education graduates. Please register to be emailed the Zoom link.

7:30 p.m. – Campus Update on Zoom – Dr. Bob Myers, TFC President, will share updates from campus events, enrollment, and more. Please register to be emailed the Zoom link.

Tuesday, October 6

9:00 a.m. – Daily Encouragement – Dr. Brenna Vickers (1988), Counseling Psychology Department Chair and Associate Professor of Counseling

2:00 p.m. – In the Kitchen – join Lori Davis and Makenzie Allen in the kitchen at Valley Farm. They will be baking pumpkin muffins, a recipe from Miss Florence Setterlof (1960). Miss Sett served as a housemother, Dean of Women, and Campus Hostess at Toccoa Falls College for over 50 years.

6:30 p.m. – Natural Sciences and Mathematics Department Zoom Reunion – Dr. Crista Royal will host the Zoom Reunion for Natural Sciences and Mathematics graduates. Please register to be emailed the Zoom link.

7:00 p.m. – Global Ministries Department Zoom Reunion – Dr. Jarvis Crosby and Professor Joyce Griffin will host the Zoom Reunion for Global Ministries (World Missions) graduates. Please register to be emailed the Zoom link.

7:30 p.m. – Music Department Zoom Reunion – Professor Yurii Henriques and other faculty members will host the Zoom Reunion for Music graduates. Please register to be emailed the Zoom link.

Wednesday, October 7

9:00 a.m. – Daily Encouragement – Dr. Russell Huizing, Associate Professor of Pastoral Ministry

11:00 a.m. – Graduate Studies Update – Dr. Elizabeth Beech, Director of Graduate Studies, will give you an update on the graduate program. (In regard to the Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership receiving no recommendations from the visiting committee: “The findings of this visiting committee represent a preliminary assessment of the institution at this time; final action on the report rests with the SACSCOC Board of Trustees.”)

2:00 p.m. – Alumni Facebook Live – TBA

Thursday, October 8

9:00 a.m. – Daily Encouragement – Professor Joyce Griffin, Assistant Professor of Cross-Cultural Studies & World Religions

11:00 a.m. – Alumni Trustee – Janet Webb (High School 1962) shares her Toccoa Falls story.

2:00 p.m. – Athletic Tour – welcome our new Athletic Director, Caleb Barnes. During the tour, you will learn about updates at the Lois DeLany Athletic Center, see the new concessions building, and more!

6:30 p.m. – Counseling/Psychology Department Zoom Reunion – Dr. Brenna Vickers (1988) will host the Zoom Reunion for Counseling/Psychology graduates. Please register to be emailed the Zoom link.

7:00 p.m. – Business Administration Department Zoom Reunion – Dr. Nathan Clay (1993) will host the Zoom Reunion for Business Administration graduates. Please register to be emailed the Zoom link.

7:00 p.m. – Bible and Theology Department Zoom Reunion – Dr. Kevin Burris and other faculty members will host the Zoom Reunion for Bible and Theology graduates. Please register to be emailed the Zoom link.

7:00 p.m. – Ministry and Leadership Department Zoom Reunion – Dr. Phil Howard, Dr. Russell Huizing, and other faculty members will host the Zoom Reunion for Ministry and Leadership (Christian Education) graduates. Please register to be emailed the Zoom link.

Friday, October 9

9:00 a.m. – Daily Encouragement – Dr. David Jalovick (1981), Associate Professor of History

11:00 a.m. – Toccoa Falls History – Kelly Vickers (1979), Registrar, shares about the early years of Toccoa Falls Institute.

2:00 p.m. – Alumni Memorials – we pause to remember our former classmates and friends who have passed away since Homecoming last year.

4:30 p.m. – *The Duck Race has a new time due to the weather forecast for Saturday.* – cheer on your duck as it races down the creek! You can watch the race on Facebook Live. Purchase your ducks by Thursday, October 8, to make sure they are included. $1.00 per duck

6:00 p.m. – Hymn Sing & Bonfire – Professor Grant Wall, Assistant Professor of Music and Worship Arts, will lead us in a time of fellowship singing hymns of the church.

Saturday, October 10

9:00 a.m. Virtual 5K – the final day to join the Virtual 5K and record your time.

1:00 p.m. – Academy Zoom Reunion – this reunion is for all former students of Toccoa Falls High School/Academy and will include a time to reminisce. Please register to be emailed the Zoom link.

6:00 p.m. – Toccoa Falls in Lights – we wrap up the week and share Toccoa Falls in Lights.

To register, click here.

 

Homecoming FAQ

  • Will I have my class reunion this year?
    • All reunion years ending in ‘0’ and ‘5’ will celebrate next year.
  • What will virtual Homecoming be like?
    • Homecoming will be expanded to a week of videos and online activities to help you connect with classmates and life on campus.
  • What is in the Homecoming box?
    • Each box will include a Homecoming 2020 t-shirt, tumbler, TFC goodies, and more.
  • Do I have to purchase a Homecoming box in order to participate?
    • The purchase of a box is optional.