Celebrating 100 Years
From its very beginnings in 1922, Southern Union State Community College has been rooted in community, and it is that sense of community that SUSCC will celebrate over the coming months as it commemorates 100 years of service to the citizens of east Alabama and beyond.
Join us as we celebrate!
October 15, 2022 | 10 am - 2pm
Come us help celebrate our 100th birthday! All alumni and friends are invited!
Reminisce with old friends about your time at SU...The day will feature food, a kids fun zone, performances by alumni fine arts department members and alumni athletic teams. Lunch will be provided free to the first 250 attendees.
The celebration will be in conjunction with activities in Downtown Wadley. The day will start with the Cranio Fun Run/Walk at 8 am downtown; then Carol Knight will present a historical presentation of Wadley's role in SU history. Campus activities begin at 10 while vendors and fun are going on downtown.
Schedule for the Day
8:00 am Cranio Fun Run/Walk (Downtown Wadley)
9:15 am Historical presentation by Dr. Carol Knight and friends at the Wadley Cabin Downtown
10:00 am Celebration Begins
10:10 am Welcome Todd Shackett, SU President
10:15 am Memories of SU - Louise Cox
10:30 am Remarks - Miss Alabama, Lindsay Fincher
Dance Department Showcase
11:00 am Music Department Showcase
11:30 am Recognition of SU Centennial
Remarks - Congressman Mike Rogers
History of SU - Dr. Carol Knight
Remarks via video- Sen. Mitch McConnell
SUSCC Alma Mater
12:30 pm Cheer performance
12:45 pm Baseball photo at field
1:00 pm Softball photo at field
1:15 pm Volleyball Photo at Arena
1:30 pm Basketball Photo at Arena
2:00 pm Lady Bison vs. Truett McConnell - Sports Arena
Hospitality suite for alumni athletes
Things to Know
- Campus tours are available each half hour beginning at 10:30 – Tours start at the Administration Building
- Visit the Memorabilia Room in the Lakeview Room and college archives in the Resource Center – open throughout the day
- Fun zone for kids – open throughout the day
- Register for door prizes and share contact information – Kiosks – alumni area and campus tour area
- Meet Miss Alabama in the fine arts area – throughout the day
Downtown Wadley will be celebrating with us all day with
Vendors, Entertainment and more!
- For more information or sponsorship opportunities, contact Shondae Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org
- For vendor info for downtown Wadley contact Carol Knight at email@example.com or download the vendor form.
- For Care About Cranio Fun Walk/Run contact Samantha Baggett at firstname.lastname@example.org or download the registration form.