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A Reformation Celebration The 500th Anniversary

Oct 24 2017

7:30 p.m.

Wiles Chapel

Free and open to the public

The concert will be a world premiere of the work commissioned especially for this anniversary, “this is most certainly true” by James Stephenson.
Newberry’s Wind Ensemble will also perform works by 
Saint-Saens, Timothy Mahr, Frank Ticheli, and a
special, featured performance by Newberry College Piano Professor, Dr. Sarah Masterson
playing Grieg’s famous Piano Concerto in A Minor, movement 1. 
This concert is sponsored in part by Rice Music House.

For more information, contact Debbie Jarman at 803.321.5633

Gerding Author Series: Danny Gardner

Oct 19 2017

7:00 p.m.

Newberry Opera House

Free and open to the public

For more information email Dr. David Rachels or call 803.321.5189

500th Anniversary Reformation Celebration Service

Oct 29 2017

10:30 a.m.

Wiles Chapel

Free and open to the public

A Sunday lunch will be held at Kaufmann Dining Hall following the celebration service. Lunch is $9.50 + tax; children five and younger eat for free

To RSVP for lunch, email Anne Smith or call at 803.321.5363

Homecoming 2017

Oct 16 2017

Oct. 16-22, 2017


Women’s Lacrosse Prospect Clinic

Nov 12 2017

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Setzler Field

Registration is $75. $100 after Oct. 21

Newberry's women's lacrosse will be holding a prospect clinic on Sunday, Nov. 12 at Setzler Field.


The clinic will begin at 10 a.m. with check-in, station workouts from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., and a full field scrimmage from 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. Lunch will not be included but participants are welcome to leave campus or eat at the cafeteria.


Students graduating in 2018 - 2021 are encouraged to attend. Attendees should bring lacrosse equipment, mouth guard, and a water bottle. Goalies should bring their own equipment.


The cost of the clinic is $75 if registered prior to Oct. 21 and $100 after Oct. 21. Checks can be made payable to Newberry Women's Lacrosse and are due at check-in. 

Click here to register. 

Faculty Recital, Hanna Reed, Bassoon

Oct 20 2017

7:30 p.m.

AMC Recital Hall

Dufford Diversity and Inclusion Week

Oct 16 2017

Oct. 16-23, 2017


Newberry College will host the fifth annual Dufford Diversity and Inclusion Week from Oct. 16 – 23, 2017, as part of its efforts to promote appreciation for diversity and create a culture of inclusiveness that values, respects and supports of every person. All events are free and open to the public except where noted.


“Each year, we host a variety of stimulating events that we hope will help students, faculty and staff broaden their perspectives,” said Dr. Peggy Barnes-Winder, director of Diversity Education at Newberry College. “Our goal is to help participants develop a greater understanding and appreciation of the unique differences of our humanity and the values and beliefs that form our individual identities.”




MONDAY, OCT. 16, 2017

Breaking Down Barriers

7:30 p.m.

Alumni Music Center, Newberry College

Free and open to the public. Eligible for student FAL credit.

World-class Paralympic sprinter Jerome Singleton Jr., and former Director of Public Safety for Orangeburg, S.C., Wendell Davis ’81, will speak on some of the obstacles they have overcome over the course of their careers.


TUESDAY, OCT. 17, 2017

Fighting Hate, Teaching Tolerance, Seeking Justice

7:30 p.m.

Wiles Chapel, Newberry College

Free and open to the public. Eligible for student FAL credit.

Lecia Brooks, Outreach Director for the Southern Poverty Law Center, an organization founded to combat hate, intolerance and discrimination through education and litigation, will discuss SPLC’s history, landmark legal cases and describe current efforts for equal justice. She also will discuss SPLC’s internationally recognized efforts to track and expose the activities of hate groups and the nativist movement and monitor militia and other extremist antigovernment activity.


WEDNESDAY, OCT. 18, 2017

Martial Artists and Acrobats of China

7:30 p.m.

Newberry Opera House (1201 McKibben St., Newberry)

Tickets: $20-40; Order online at

Eligible for student FAL credit.

Martial Artists and Acrobats of Tianjin, an award-winning acrobatic troupe from China, offers a thrilling performance of martial arts, juggling acts, contortion tricks, aerial stunts and feats of balance. 


THURSDAY, OCT. 19, 2017

Gerding Author Series Speaker

7 p.m.

Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St, Newberry

Eligible for student FAL credit.

Danny Gardner, author of “A Negro and an Ofay,” will speak at the Newberry Opera House about his novels and his career as an author, comedian, actor, director and screenwriter.


MONDAY, OCT. 23, 2017

Documentary Video and Book Signing with Dr. William Dufford

5:30 p.m.

Center for Teacher Education, 1121 Speers Street, Newberry

Eligible for student FAL credit.

Screening of the documentary video of Dr. William Dufford’s life as an educator and the administrator who led the integration of the Sumter school district. Dufford will sign copies of his newly published book,” My Tour Through the Asylum: A Southern Integrationist’s Memoir.”


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Homecoming Choir Concert

Oct 21 2017

11:30 a.m.

Wiles Chapel