Golden Year Reunion

Join us June 15 - 17, 2016 for the Golden Year Reunion

The Freed-Hardeman Golden Year Reunion is for anyone who attended or graduated from Freed-Hardeman at least fifty years ago (in 1966 or before). We would love for you to come back to campus to reconnect and reunite with friends.

This year we will recognize the anniversary classes of 1966, 1961, 1956, 1951,1946 and 1941.

Come see old friends, hear lessons presented by Dr. Milton Sewell '62, Mrs. Laurel Sewell, Dr. Mark Blackwelder '91, President Joe Wiley, and Dr. Doug Burleson '99. 

Everyone is invited, so join us for FHU's Golden Year Reunion.

To register, contact the Alumni Office at 731-989-6001.  

The Details

When: June 15 - 17, 2016

Where: Freed-Hardeman Campus - 158 East Main Street, Henderson, TN 38340

Please Note:

1. The cost for the reunion is $45 for the entire event, $25 for either individual day, or $10/meal. 

2. Guests will stay in Sewell Hall and will need to bring their own linens for the beds (twin), as well as towels and toiletries

3. Registration and check-in-times are noted on the schedule. If you plan to arrive at a different time, please contact us in advance to ensure someone is available to meet you. 

4. All guests must register by June 13, 2016

5. Please make any special housing or dietary needs known when you register, or contact us before the event. 


General Schedule

Wednesday, June 15

11:00am - 4:00pm Registration/Move into rooms - Sewell Hall

4:00pm - 4:30pm Mixer and Dr. Wiley Welcome - Sewell Hall Lobby

4:45pm - Buses leave for dinner at Old Country Store in Jackson- Sewell Hall

5:15pm - Dinner at Old County Store (included in registration fee)

6:30pm - Buses leave for North Jackson Church of Christ

7:00pm - Church service at North Jackson Church of Christ

8:15pm - Return to FHU Campus

8:45pm - Optional Fellowship Singing -Sewell Hall Second Floor Game Room


Thursday, June 16

7:15am - Buses leave from Sewell Hall for breakfast at President Wiley's home 

7:30am - Breakfast - President Joe Wiley’s Home

Morning speaker: Dr. Mark Blackwelder '91

8:30am - Buses to Brown Kopel/Sewell Hall

9:00am - Split male/female devotional conducted by Dr. Milton Sewell '62 and Mrs. Laurel Sewell - Brown-Kopel Business Building

10:15am - Board Buses to Old Main for Chapel

10:30am - Chapel - Mr. Leon Matheny '49 - Old Chapel Hall

11:30am - Class Photos in front of Old Main

12:00pm - Lunch /Notes to Freshman - ARC

1:00pm - Campus Bus Tours - take an air conditioned bus tour of campus to see what changes have been made, and hear what is planned for the future! You won't want to miss seeing the new historical Bucy Tower.

FHU Bookstore Open

FHU Bible Book Store Open

2:00pm - Tour of Hope Barber Shull Academic Resource Center (ARC)

     Special Attraction - David and Paula Tarbet Rare Bible Collection

3:15pm - Legacy Project - help preserve the history and heritage of FHU by sharing your story and your memories during this session.

4:00pm - Free Time/Prepare for Banquet

5:00pm - Buses to ARC for Banquet - ARC

5:30pm - Banquet/Anniversary Awards -ARC

Awards given for those celebrating 50, 55, 60, 65 and 70 year reunions

6:30pm - Special Guest Speaker David Tarbet - David and Paula Tarbet Rare Bible Collection

8:00pm - Singing in Sewell - Sewell Hall Second Floor Game Room


Friday - June 17

7:45am - Buses depart to breakfast in the ARC

8:00am - Breakfast / FHU Update from President  Joe Wiley - ARC

9:00am - A Word from Admissions - Joe Askew '05

10:00am - Closing Devotional - Dr. Doug Burleson '99

10:45 - Pack and depart at your leisure. 

To register, or if you have any questions, please contact the Alumni Office at 731-989-6001.