July 11, 2003
University Presents Sixth Annual Alumni Golf Classic at
Wyncote Golf Club
July 21 Annual Golf outing helps raise funds for student
University, PA (www.lincoln.edu)Lincoln UniversityAmericas
first Historically Black Universitywill hold its
Sixth Annual Lincoln University Golf Classic on Monday,
July 21 at the Wyncote Golf Club in Oxford, Pa. Tee time
is 8:30 a.m.
Lincoln University Golf Classic is one of the many regional
and national activities the University will host over
the next year to celebrate its sesquicentennial, or 150th
anniversary. Proceeds from the Lincoln Golf Classic will
benefit the Lincoln University Alumni Golf Classic Scholarship
Fund and other student scholarship funds at the University.
Its a fun day and great opportunity for Lincoln
alumni, administration and friends of the Lincoln to support
the University. The $125 participation fee includes greens
fee, cart, continental breakfast, golfers package
and awards banquet.
Honorary chairpersons for this years Lincoln Golf
Classic include Frank C. Gihan 72, chair, Lincoln
Board of Trustees; Ivory V. Nelson, Ph.D., University
President; Dr. Patricia Nelson, wife of President Nelson
and co-chair of the Sesquicentennial Commission; Dr. Frank
Tick Coleman 35, special assistant to
the President for Alumni Giving; Harold Gray, mayor of
Oxford; and James Pepple, owner of the Wyncote Golf Club.
Golf Digest, the sports premier publication,
awarded Wyncote Golf Club its four-stars ratingranking
it among the countrys best public golf courses.
Among Lincolns other upcoming sesquicentennial events
will be the presentation of grand gala events in four
major U.S. cities: Philadelphia, New York City, Atlanta
and Washington, D.C. The Philadelphia gala will be held
on October 24 at the Wyndham Philadelphia at Franklin
in 1854, Lincoln University provides the best elements
of a liberal arts and sciences-based undergraduate core
curriculum and selected graduate programs to meet the
needs of students living in a highly technological and
global society. Lincoln has the unprecedented distinction
among all colleges and universities of having two of its
alumniThurgood Marshall 30, the first African-American
Supreme Court Justice; and Langston Hughes, a world-acclaimed
poethonored with U.S. commemorative stamps in 2002
and 2003, respectively.