Alumni Weekend

Alumni Weekend and Hall of Fame
2023 Alumni Weekend

Alumni Weekend 2023 - Registration

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Check-in is available on Friday, April 21: from 3:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m & Saturday, April 22 starting at 9:00 a.m

Come have a beautiful meal and help us honor those who have impacted St. Andrews. This event will be **$25.00 per person** for a spread of fabulous food. We will also be auctioning off St. Andrews memorabilia! The event will take place at Scotch Meadows Country Club. Doors open at 6 pm for socializing, dinner will start at 7:00 pm with the event concluding around 9:00 pm.

The after-party is a laid-back event where Alumni can meet and greet on campus after the alumni dinner. Friday, 9 pm - 11 pm, at the DeTamble Library Terrace. *This event is not to be confused with the live band event that takes place Saturday.*

9:30 - 11 am on Saturday is the time set for class reunions, however, how long you want to interact is completely up to you!

St. Andrews Football team's offense vs its defense. Come watch the team's spring-training practice game.

Support Cinny Beggs, Professor of Theatre, and our theatre students! **$7.00 per person** Production starts at 11:00 am & ends around 12:00 pm on Saturday. Proceeds will go back into our theatre department.

Burgers, Hotdogs, Pork, and Vegetarian Options! What could be better? Only **$10.00 per person** 12 - 2 pm Saturday at the DeTamble Library Terrace.

Come support Science Homecoming! The theme for the Science Homecoming will be the Elves and “A”s and “B”s. They will also be celebrating the student support staff for the operation of the John Blue Laboratory. Saturday 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Morgan Jones Building.

Free drinks, finger food, and music are all provided by the St. Andrews Football team. Learn about the positive renovations they're making on campus. Saturday, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, located on the patio —backside of the Athletic Gymnasium.

Alumni, we invite you to get some exercise and play a light-hearted game that features St. Andrews staff and students. Saturday 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm at the soccer field.

Share poems and stories with creative writers and thinkers! In honor and memory of Ronald H. Bayes, our 2012 St. Andrews Distinguished Merit Award winner. Saturday 3:30 - 4:30 pm in Orange Hall.

Join your fellow Alumni to welcome the Emerald Empire Band! Relax, socialize, and enjoy a concert among friends and family! Event starts on Saturday at 6:00 pm and ends at 11:00 pm

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Alumni Weekend Schedule

FRIDAY, April 21

3:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Registration and Social at the DeTamble Library Terrace

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Alumni Dinner and Awards at Scotch Meadows Country Club

9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. – After party at DeTamble Library Terrace


SATURDAY, April 22

9:00 a.m. – Check-In/Registration at DeTamble Library Terrace

9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Class Reunions

10: a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Blue vs White Practice Game at SAU Football field

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  – 1 Act Plays (located in LA – Morris Morgan Theatre)

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Alumni Cookout at DeTamble Library Terrace

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Science Homecoming in Morgan-Jones

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Alumni/Student Soccer Match

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Ronald H. Bayes Writers’ Forum in Orange Hall

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Cocktail Social at Patio behind athletic gym, sponsored by the SAU Football team

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Dinner on your own

6:00 – 11:00 p.m. – Alumni Party at DeTamble Library Terrace (Live Band)

All Day – “Laurinburgh Ball” (Softball tournament at the baseball field)

Distinguished Alumni Award

The Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest service award given by the Alumni Association. It is awarded on an annual basis by the St. Andrews Alumni Council, and nominees are judged primarily on outstanding service to their community the University, and/or the Church.  It is presented at the Alumni Dinner during Alumni Weekend in April of each year. 

Nominations for the Distinguished Alumni Award are now closed!

Past recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award are: 

1992 Ben Brockwell '65
1993 John Carmichael '57
1994 Jack Lawson '74
1995 Billy Howard '77
1996 Robin Titterington '77
1997 Jane Carswell '54
1998 Gay Mothershed '59
1999 Jorges Mas Canosa '59 (Posthumously)
2000 Janie McLawhorn Fouke '73
2001 Carol White '71 (Posthumously)
2002 Helen Sherrill Gustafson '51
2003 Mollie Boney Moore '54
2004 Sharon Stanley '84
2005 Ellen Clarke '69
2006 Jim Rothrock '71
2007 Rick Johnson '67
2008 Jane Hobbs McPhaul '48
2009 Mac Legerton '73
2010 Nancy Williams Davies '71
2011 Mary Archie Brown McNeill ’56
2012 Reeta Roy ’86
2013 Rev. Joseph B. Ingle ‘68
2014 Rev. Dr. Albert G. “Pete” Peery ‘69
2015 Drs. Virginia Howard ’75 and George Howard ‘73
2016 Jed Koball ‘95
2017 Abe VanWingerden ‘91
2018 Stewart Dansby ‘78
2019 Michael Cody '92
2020 Not Awarded
2021 Paul Baldasare Jr. '77
2022 Dr. Rodney S. Lyn '95

Athletic Hall of Fame

The Athletic Hall of Fame Award is BACK!

Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees:

1988 - 1991: Men’s Soccer Team: Yank Albers ’69, Bob Brewbaker ’69, Gray Clark ’69, Doug Colby ’69, John Daniel ’72, Richard Fox ’71 Athletic Trainer & Soccer, Henry Freeman ’73 Track & Soccer, Earl Douglas ’71, David Dufeuk ’72, Ben Gurley ’69, Craig Hannas ’71, Terry Jaywork ’69, Chris Johnson ’72, Scott McCrea ’89 Tennis & Soccer, David Mills ’69, Mac Moise ’72, Ralph Nesbit ’71 Bowling & Soccer, Ken Pritchard ’70, David Rothwell ’70, Hampton Sewell ’72, James Snyder ’69 Baseball & Soccer, Al Thompson, ’70, Robert Vakos ’72, Randy Wellford ’71, Jim Womeldorf ’70, Rufus Hackney, SA Athletic Director, Phillip Blundell ’78 - Soccer Coach, Robert Prevatte ’48 - Football, Baseball Coach, Ethel Bateman, FMC/SA Faculty & Director of Physical Education
1992: Robert Doak - PJC Coach Baseball, Basketball, Football, Athletic Director, Floyd "Blackie" Blackwell - SA Track Coach, Cross Country & Bowling(posthumously), Clyde Parrish ’51 - Baseball, Football, Eva Pittman ’85 - Basketball, Track, Volleyball, Softball
1993: Robert Knox ’48 - Baseball, Basketball & Football, Jackie Amos ’82 - Basketball, Dyke Anstead ’84 - Baseball, Jon Conyers ’85 - Equestrian
1994: Not Awarded
1995: Joe Roberts ’75 - Basketball, Baseball, Track, Cross Country, Dawn Langley ’87 - Volleyball, Timm Griggs ’77 - Soccer, Track
1996: Carolina MacNair Carl ’78 - Equestrian
1997: Tim Wilson ’89 - Baseball, Kristi Kluegel ’89 - Volleyball, Tennis
1998: Garry Ramey ’80 - Cross Country, Track, Tennis
1999: George Onyenyeomwu ’90 - Track
2000: Mackay Asbury ’75 - Soccer
2001: Sidney Carraway ’50 - Baseball, Basketball, Football, Mike Ortiz ’82 - Baseball
2002: Hal Sharpe ’50 - Baseball, Basketball, Football
2003: Bill Jones ’50 - Football, Julian Smith - Athletic Director, Baseball Coach
2004: Brad MacArthur ’98 - Lacrosse, John Johnson ’50 - Football, Basketball, Baseball, Jim Smith ’68 - Track, Cross Country
2005: Nick Mitchell ’98 - Basketball, Tom Reilly ’98 - Lacrosse, Tom Stewart ’50 - Football
2006: Joe Buckner ’64 - Basketball, Richard Knowles ’64 - Wrestling
2007: Hayne Stratford ’50­ - Football, Raymond Andrews '75 - Baseball
2008: Albert A. Rowe ’50 - Football, Basketball, Baseball
2009: Carl Ullrich, Athletic Director
2010 - 2013: Not Awarded
2014: Ron Hayden '73 - Track, Dr. O. E. Smith - Men's Basketball Scorekeeper, Dr. Elbert Patton - Men's Basketball Game Clock Operator
2015 - 2020: Not Awarded
2021: Charles Dailey ’76 - Baseball, Stephanie Ladell Means ’95 - Soccer
2022: Tessa P. Smith ’17 - Volleyball


This award, established by the St. Andrews Alumni Council, may be given by any class that wishes to honor a faculty or staff member. The recipient is honored for his or her vision and commitment to St. Andrews and his or her ongoing impact on the lives of students and alumni. This award is also given during Alumni Weekend.

Past recipients of the Distinguished Merit Award are: 

2003 Dr. Robert Urie
2006 Howard Reichner
2011 Paul Baldasare ’77
2012 Ronald H. Bayes
2013 Rooney Coffman ’68
2014 Dr. Richard “Dick” C. Prust
2015 Dr. William “Bill” Loftus
2016 Dr. Larry Schulz
2017 Dr. Edna Ann Loftus
2018 Dr. Cornelius Bushoven, III
2019 Dr. Rodger Decker
2020 Not Awarded
2021 Dr. Catharine E. Neylans (posthumously)
2022 Peggy McElveen

Equestrian Hall of Fame

This year of 2023, St. Andrews is proudly introducing the Equestrian Hall of Fame to the awards ceremony of Alumni Weekend. Similar to the Athletics Hall of Fame, the Equestrian Hall of Fame is meant to highlight those who have contributed to our universities storied Equestrian Program.


Meet the St. Andrews Institutional Advancement Team 

Jeff Robertson
Campus Vice-President of Institutional Advancement
Office: (910) 277 – 5769
Fax: (910) 277 – 5020
Email: [email protected]

Cody McKeithan
Director of Donor Relations
Office: (910) 277 – 5666
Email: [email protected]

Cassidy Owens
Director of Alumni Relations
Office: (910) 277 – 5281
Email: [email protected]

For questions about the St. Andrews Advancement Office, planned to give, and more, contact our Campus Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Jeff Robertson at (910) 277-5769 or [email protected]

For questions about giving, contact our Director of Donor Relations, Cody McKeithan, in the Development Office at (910) 277 – 5666 or [email protected]

For general alumni inquiries, contact our Director of Alumni Relations, Cassidy Owens in the Alumni Office at (910) 277 – 5665 or [email protected] or additionally at [email protected]