South Carolina State University Founders’ Weekend Activities

Tuesday, February 20, 2007


Friday, February 23, 2007

2:00 p.m. Formal Introduction of South Carolina State’s new Branding Campaign
                The Presidents’ STATE Room (unofficial designation)

  Grand Re-Opening of the I. P. Stanback Museum and Planetarium

3:30 p.m. Special Preview ~ Art Exhibition, Planetarium Show and Book Signing
5:30 p.m. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
6:00 p.m. Planetarium Show, “The Night Sky”
6:30 p.m. “Music Under the Stars” featuring the Roland Haynes Quartet

Saturday, February 24, 2007

1:00 p.m. Museum and Planetarium Show and Exhibit
7:00 p.m. Scholarship Gala & Tribute
                Featuring The Manhattans
                Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center

Sunday, February 25, 2007

9:00 a.m. The Thomas E. Miller Society Induction Ceremony and Breakfast (By invitation)
                Robert S. Evans Walnut Room
1:00 p.m. Quarter Century Club Luncheon (By invitation)
                Kirkland W. Green Student Center
2:30 p.m. Museum and Planetarium Show and Exhibit
4:00 p.m. Founders’ Day Program
                Guest Speaker: Mr. Thomas W. Dortch, Jr. 
                President and CEO, TWD, Inc. and
                Chairman Emeritus, 100 Black Men of America
                Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center
6:00 p.m. Museum and Planetarium Show and Exhibit