Class of 1973 – 50th Reunion

Saturday, May 6

  • 9:30am Graduation Spring Commencement, Moore Auditorium.
  • Class of 1973 graduates are invited to lead the 2023 graduates in the Commencement Processional. After recognition, the 1973 Alumni may leave the auditorium for fellowship at a location to be announced.
  • If you wish to participate, register here. A cap and gown will be provided.
  • Registration is required by April 21st – earlier if possible

Friday, October 6

Saturday, October 7

  • 9 – 10am Guided Walking Campus Tour
    • Tour begins in front of Pittman Dining Hall
    • Wear comfortable walking shoes
  • 11:00 – 2:00pm Social Time, Luncheon, Program, and 50th Golden Spire pins
    • Pittman Dining Hall (Redway Room)
    • Limited reserve parking in front of Pittman – golf cart service available if needed
    • Buffet lunch cost $18.00 Per Person – lunch served at noon
    • Visit with classmates while enjoying Billboard top 100 songs of the 60s and 70s
    • Retired Faculty and staff will be invited to join us for lunch
  • Register here for luncheon

Register Now
1973 Class Gift

The Class of 1973 would like to secure a MHU Capital Campaign Naming Opportunity.  Our goal is $25,000.  Please make your donation to MHU Class of 1973 from now until October 7.  The Naming Opportunities in the new Campus Center will be determined by the amount of our donations and the naming opportunities for offices/spaces that remain.  This is a great opportunity to give back to our Alma Mater that continues to educate and influence so many young lives.

You may make your contributions two ways:

P.O Box 6792

Mars Hill, NC 28754

Please mark your donation “Class of 1973” MHU Capital Campaign.  If you have questions, contact a staff member at 828-689-1102.

Nearby Accommodations: (There is lots going on at MHU and it is leaf season, so make your reservation early.)

Access the Yearbook: The Laurel 1973 Yearbook

To continue receiving information on the Class of 1973, please send your current email address to Jonathan Clancy at


Class of 1973 Reunion Committee:

Thad Strom, Class President; Reunion Committee Chair
Ken Sherrill
Gayla Green
Jane Irwin Brumbaugh

If you have questions, please call (828) 689-1102.