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  • Graphic image of globe with international icons surrounding it and also the smoke stack at UofSC. The Homecoming 2021 theme is Around the World: Destination UofSC


Thank you to everyone who attended the HRSM Homecoming Party and participated in the silent auction! This year's party was attended by more than 200 guests, and the online auction raised $14,000 for the Alumni Society Fund which supports student travel for study abroad, conferences and meetings, and Alumni Society operations.

In addition to our regular ticket sales and auction, we had 13 platinum and 11 gold event sponsors (listed below) who helped give our fundraiser a wonderful boost. And, congratulations to Sally Roach, winner of the "stock the bar barrel" pin sale — which contributed more than $1,400 to our fundraising total!

Congratulations to our door prize winners:

  • Tony Vickers, '00 — Two football tickets to UofSC vs. Vanderbilt
  • Frank Watson, '84 — Beer Advent Calendar
  • Olivia Hyatt, '11 — Wine Advent Calendar
  • Chris Broderick — Sysco Gift Basket
  • Steve Reeves — Two football tickets to UofSC vs. Vanderbilt
  • Colleen Donovan — $30 Metro Diner Gift Card

Thank you to those who generously supported the 2021 HRSM Homecoming Party:

Food Sponsors

  • Aramark
  • Cheney Brothers (CBI)
  • Performance Foodservice
  • Sysco

Party Sponsors


BarricAid Technology Group
buonasera media services llc
Darron Kirkley
Elizabeth & Jay Springs
Jennifer & David Cardenas
Josh Strickland
Joy & Joe Sobieralski
Kimberly & Larry Echerer
Melissa & Sean Potter
Michelle & Donald Knight
Mullikin Law Firm
Olivia & Shane Hyatt
Rosemary & Cliff Arthur


Aisha Haynes
Catherine & David Wiggins 
Debbie & Neal Smoak
Dilip Patel
Dr Jeanette Ford & Randal Ford
Jennifer & Rob Gibbons
Joy Robins Bryant
Pat & Wally Moody
Rachel Cooper, SC Real Estate Broker
Riley Cain
Sally & Frank Roach

Sponsor a 2020 Graduate

Ava Jones
DeAnna & Jesse Risher
Jennifer & David Cardenas
Jennifer & Rob Gibbons
Jill & Kevin Ayres
John Grady
Michelle & Donald Knight

Auction Donors

AC Hotel by Marriott Charlotte Ballantye
AC Hotel by Marriott Greenville
Adonis "Sporty" Jeralds
Angry Fish Brewing Company
Aura Color Studio
Bear's Best Atlanta 
Becky Moran
Boca Grande Burritos
Breakthru Beverage South Carolina
Charlie Partlow
Chick-fil-A Killian Crossing
Cliff Arthur
Colonial Life Arena
Country Club of NewberryDariet Moore
Darron Kirkley
David Cardenas
David Erbacher
Drew Martin
Drury Hotels
Embassy Suites Columbia-Greystone
Free Times
Gamecock Sports Properties
Hillcrest Outdoor Services
Hilton Garden Inn Columbia Downtown
Hilton Greenville
Home2 Suites by Hilton Columbia Downtown
Hootie & the Blowfish Foundation
Hotel Weyanoke
Hyatt Place Columbia/Downtown/The Vista
Hyatt Place Fort Worth/TCU
Inform Systems Data Documents, Inc.
Jeff and Sande Campbell
Josh Strickland
Joy Robins Bryant
Karen Edwards
Kevin Ayres
Lori Pennington-Gray
Madeline Broderick
Mamee Groves
Marianne Bickle
Matt Brown
Melissa Ramsey
Metro Diner
Newberry Country Club
Olivia Hyatt
Robin DiPietro
Salina Neuhaus
Sam Todd
Sassafras Southern Bistro
Scott Smith
South Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Association
Southern Valet & Transportation
Springhill Suites, North Charleston
SREE Hotels
Stanley Steemer Columbia, SC
Stephanie Richards
Tena Crews
The Dewberry 
Tina Weeks Weaver
Tommy Kelaher

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