Wiley College

147th Founders Observance Week

Founders Observance Events

  • Saturday, March 14

    Saturday, March 14

    Ringing of the Bell

    Wiley College Cemetery | 9:00am

    Saturday, March 14

    Lenora Blankenship Gibson Help-A-Thon and Campus Clean-Up

    Wiley College Campus | 10:00am

  • Sunday, March 15

    Sunday, March 15

    Worship Service

    Julius S. Scott, Sr. Chapel | 10:30am

    Sunday, March 15

    Family Luncheon

    Fred T. Long Student Union | 12:00pm
    Admission: $10; Free for on-campus students

  • Monday, March 16

    Monday, March 16

    SGA Faculty/Staff Appreciation Awards

    Fred T. Long Student Union Ballroom | 11:30am

  • Wednesday, March 18

    Wednesday, March 18

    Community Prayer

    Fred T. Long Student Union Front Lawn | 12:00pm

  • Thursday, March 19

    Thursday, March 19

    Student Leadership Prayer Breakfast

    Pemberton Mini Auditorium (Invitation Only) | 8:00am

    Thursday, March 19

    Wiley College Welcome Mixer

    Marshall Convention Center | 8:00pm
    Sponsored by the Marshall Area Wiley Club

  • Friday, March 20 | National Purple and White Day

    Friday, March 20 | National Purple and White Day

    WCNAA Registration

    Freeman P. and Carrie E. Hodge Center, Room 106 | 10:00am

    Friday, March 20

    147th Founders Observance Convocation, Memorial Service and Holy Communion

    Julius S. Scott, Sr. Chapel | 11:00am

    Friday, March 20

    Purple and White Reunion

    Fred T. Long Student Union | 12:30pm
    Co-Sponsored and Hosted by WCNAA
    *Admission: $10; Free for on-campus students

    Friday, March 20

    Stained Glass Windows Dedication

    Julius S. Scott, Sr. Chapel (Assemble in Sanctuary) | 2:00pm

    Friday, March 20

    State of the College Address

    Julius S. Scott, Sr. Chapel | 2:30pm

    Friday, March 20

    WCNAA Scholarship Mixer

    Alumni Gymnasium | 8:00pm
    Featuring James Butler, Class of 1976, and the Cool Show Band
    *Admission: $25

  • Saturday, March 21

    Saturday, March 21

    WCNAA Registration

    Freeman P. and Carrie E. Hodge Center, Room 106 | 10:00am

    Saturday, March 21

    WCNAA Business Meeting

    Freeman P. and Carrie E. Hodge Center, Auditorium | 9:00am

    Saturday, March 21

    Alumni Fundraiser Luncheon

    Alumni Gymnasium | 12:00pm
    Sponsored by the Marshall Area Wiley Club
    Admission: $10

    Saturday, March 21

    147th Founders Observance Banquet and Celebration

    Fred T. Long Student Union | 7:00pm
    Featuring Total Choice Band, Shreveport, LA
    Ticket Price: Individual – $100 | General Table – $750 | VIP Sponsor Table – $1,500

  • Sunday, March 22

    Sunday, March 22

    Dr. Joseph T. Johnson Scholarship Breakfast

    Golden Corral Restaurant, Highway 59 | 7:30am
    Sponsored by Eric and Jennifer Johnson, grandchildren of Dr. Joseph T. Johnson
    *Admission: $10

*Ticket included with WCNAA registration

Sponsorship Opportunities

$5,000

Presenting Sponsorship

Presenting Sponsor – Your name prominently placed throughout the event as the event sponsor
Verbal Name Recognition – Your sponsorship will be acknowledged throughout Founders 2020
Sponsorship Banner – Your name (individual or organizational) on a retractable banner
Website and Print – Your name on our official website and other marketing materials
Founder’s Celebration – Eight-person reserved table at the Founders Celebration in a premium location to enjoy the entertainment and easy dance floor access
Email Blast – Recognition in email blasts for the entire month of March
Support Level Recognition – Receive a custom plaque to showcase and display when you return home, for your loyal support. Sponsors will be recognized in the appropriate donor gift clubs.

$3,000

Diamond Sponsorship

Verbal Name Recognition – Your sponsorship will be acknowledged throughout Founders 2020
Sponsorship Banner – Your name (individual or organizational) on a retractable banner
Website and Print – Your name on our official website and other marketing materials
Founder’s Celebration – Eight-person reserved table at the Founders Celebration in a premium location to enjoy the entertainment and easy dance floor access
Email Blast – Recognition in email blasts for the entire month of March
Support Level Recognition – Receive a custom plaque to showcase and display when you return home, for your loyal support. Sponsors will be recognized in the appropriate donor gift clubs.

$1,500

Purple & White Sponsorship

Verbal Name Recognition – Your sponsorship will be acknowledged throughout Founders 2020
Sponsorship Banner – Your name (individual or organizational) on a retractable banner
Website and Print – Your name on our official website and other marketing materials
Founder’s Celebration – Eight-person reserved table at the Founders Celebration in a premium location to enjoy the entertainment and easy dance floor access

To be included in all publication listings, the sponsorship deadline is March 9, 2020.

As we move forward into a future of promise and limitless possibilities for Wiley students, we will need you and other members of our community. We appreciate your support and commitment to Wiley College. If you have questions or would like additional information about the College or ways to give, please contact us at
ia@wileyc.edu.