Homecoming schedule 2014

Homecoming on the campus of West Virginia State University has always been a time to reflect upon the traditions and historic past of the university while looking toward our bright and exciting future. We hope you will join us in celebrating our Yellow Jacket Pride this Homecoming! Tentative schedule last updated 9/18/2014.View Printable Version.

 

 

 THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9

WVSU Homecoming Announcement


WVSU State of the University, 10 A.M.

Ferrell Hall Auditorium
Join President Hemphill for the State of the University presentation. 



 WVSU NAA Elections

NATIONAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION VOTING, 12 P.m. - 6 P.M.
Charleston Marriott Town Center
Financial members of the WVSU National Alumni Association will have the opportunity to vote for the offices of 2nd Vice President, Recording Secretary, Treasurer, and Parliamentarian. Candidate profiles are available HERE.

 

national alumni association board meeting, 3 P.M.
Charleston Marriott Town Center
Board members of the WVSU National Alumni Association will meet to discuss current updates, projects and business items in regard to the Association as well as the University.

 WVSU Homecoming Young Alumni

YOUNG ALUMNI MIXER, 7 P.M.-9 p.m.
Erickson Alumni Center
Connect with fellow Yellow Jackets for an evening of networking, socializing, and catching up on what's happening at your Alma Mater. Light hors d'oeuvres, refreshments, cash bar, and door prizes provided at this free event.


$ Comedy Show, 9 P.M.

Ferrell Hall Auditorium
WVSU Comedy Show featuring Deon Cole. Please contact Student Activities at (304) 766-3288 to purchase tickets.

 

 

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10

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"W" Club Meeting, 8:30 A.M.

Wilson University Union, Room 124

 WVSU NAA Elections

NATIONAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION VOTING, 10 A.M. - 3 P.M.
Charleston Marriott Town Center
Financial members of the WVSU National Alumni Association will have the opportunity to vote for the offices of 2nd Vice President, Recording Secretary, Treasurer, and Parliamentarian. Candidate profiles are available HERE.

 

Event Registration & Ticket Pickup, 10 A.M. - 6 P.M.
Charleston Marriott Town Center

 WVSU Homecoming Golf Outing

$ HOMECOMING GOLF OUTING, 10 A.M. REGISTRATION
11 A.M. SHOTGUN START

Little Creek Country Club - South Charleston, W.Va.
This 4-man scramble costs only $50 per player. This cost includes lunch, green fees, cart, beverages, dinner, and a door prize ticket. Preregistration is encouraged due to high demand. Proceeds benefit the WVSU Men's Basketball Team. 

 

cAmpus Open Houses, 10 a.m. - 1 P.M.
Judge Damon J. Keith Scholars Hall
Walker Convocation Center
University Archives at Drain Jordan Library

 

ROTC Induction Ceremony, 11 A.M.
Davis Fine Arts Auditorium

 

ROTC Conference Room Dedication, 12 p.m.
ROTC Ferguson-Lincoln Building
Following the ROTC Induction Ceremony, a dedication ceremony will be held to name the ROTC Conference Room in honor of Cadet John Douglas Silvera, Jr.

 

WVSU Foundation Board of Directors Meeting, 12 P.M. - 2 p.m.
Erickson Alumni Center

 

Volunteer Alumni Admissions  Network (VAAN) Training, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Keith Scholars Hall, Ann Brothers Smith Conference Room
Training Session for alumni representatives who wish to learn more about assisting the University with recruiting students and representing WVSU at local college fairs.

 WVSU Homecoming Planned Giving
PLANNED GIVING SEMINAR, 2 P.M. - 3 P.M.
Keith Scholars Hall, Ann Brothers Smith Conference Room 
Learn about the many ways you can provide for a future gift to the WVSU Foundation through your estate plans. Many types of planned gifts provide benefits for you and your loved ones. Session will include bequests, gifts of retirement assets or life insurance, and gifts that provide you with income during your lifetime - and a benefit for State later.

 WVSU Homecoming Alumni Chat

ALUMNI CHAT WITH PRESIDENT HEMPHILL, 3 P.M. - 4 P.M.
Keith Scholars Hall, Ann Brothers Smith Conference Room
Join President Hemphill for an informal discussion about West Virginia State University. Questions welcome!

WVSU Women's Tennis Team Fan Appreciation Day, 4 p.m.
Marvin D. Mills Tennis Courts
Join the WVSU women’s tennis team for “Fan Appreciation Day” as they take on West Liberty at 4 p.m. There will be a cookout with free hamburgers and hot dogs as well as soft drinks for those in attendance. The first 20 fans to arrive that day will also receive a special t-shirt. Everyone is invited to come out and support the nationally ranked Yellow Jacket women’s tennis team as they try for their third straight conference championship!

Homecoming Coronation Ceremony, 5:30 p.m.
P.A. Williams Auditorium, Ferrell Hall
Crowning of Mr. & Miss State
 

WVSU National Alumni Association, Inc. & National "W" Club Hospitality Rooms
Open 7 P.M. - 12 a.M.

Charleston Marriott Town Center 

 WVSU Homecoming Awards

$ HOMECOMING AWARDS BANQUET, 7:30 P.M. - 10 P.M.
 
Charleston Marriott Town Center Ballroom
Purchase Tickets
Join the National Alumni Association as we honor alumni award winners, recognize classes ending in 4 and 9 who are celebrating reunion years and ROTC Hall of Fame Inductees. 

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$ "W" Club Dance, 10 P.M. 
Charleston Marriott Town Center Ballroom
Purchase Tickets
Join the fun at the annual "W" Club dance!

 WVSU Homecoming Masquerade

$ PARTY IN THE PAVILION, 10 P.M. 
Charleston Marriott Town Center Pavilion
 
Purchase Tickets
Get ready to party in the Pavilion with West Virginia State for this scholarship benefit co-sponsored by the WVSU Office of Alumni Relations and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.! Bring your own mask or a mask will be provided to you at the door for this masquerade party. Cash bar.

 

 

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11 

WVSU Homecoming 5K

$ YELLOW JACKET 5K RUN/WALK, 6:30 A.M. Pre-Registration
7:30 A.m. start

Wilson University Union
Register Now 
REGISTER NOW for the 3rd Annual Yellow Jacket 5K Run/Walk to help raise money for WVSU students! The first 100 registrants will receive a free T-Shirt! 

 

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"W" Club Sports Hall of Fame Induction Brunch
Wilson University Union
Admission to the brunch is $10.

 

EVENT REGISTRATION & TICKET PICKUP, 10 A.M. - 1 P.M.
Erickson Alumni Center

 WVSU Homecoming Parade

HOMECOMING PARADE, 10:30 A.M.
Wilson University Union, Student Plaza
Experience the tradition of WVSU's annual Homecoming Parade! Please note that the parade route has changed for 2014. The parade will start at Shawnee Park and travel down Rt. 25. The parade will continue down Barron Drive to Athletic Drive and travel up the center of campus, ending at the Wilson University Union Student Plaza.

Download the Parade Application

 

SPECIAL PRESIDENTIAL ANNOUNCEMENT - immediately Following Parade
Wilson University Union, Student Plaza
Join President Hemphill in front of Keith Scholars Hall for an exciting announcement about the future of the University!

 

TAILGATING & FAMILY FUN AREA, 11:30 A.M.
Campus-Wide
Visit tailgates hosted by faculty members in each of the University Colleges, sample tantalizing foods from local vendors, participate in the Family Fun Area featuring games and activities for children of all ages, and so much more!

Alumni Welcome Reception, 11:30 A.M.
Erickson Alumni Center
 

CAMPUS OPEN HOUSES, 12 p.M. - 1 P.M.
Judge Damon J. Keith Scholars Hall
Walker Convocation Center
University Archives at Drain Jordan Library

 WVSU Homecoming Football

$ FOOTBALL GAME, 1:30 P.M. 
Lakin Field at Dickerson Stadium
 
Purchase Tickets
Cheer on the Yellow Jacket football team as they take on the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats at Lakin Field!

 

Pig Roast, Following Game
Wilson University Union, Student Plaza
Everyone is invited to a free pig roast hosted by President Hemphill following the football game.

Step Show, 5:30 p.m.
Cardwell Court, Fleming Hall 
All Greek Organizations will be represented. WVSU Students w/ID - $5, Greeks w/Paraphernalia - $5, General Admission -$10
 

WVSU NATIONAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION, INC. & NATIONAL "W" CLUB HOSPITALITY ROOMS OPEN, 7 P.M. - 12 A.M.
Charleston Marriott Town Center 

 

WVSU Homecoming Dinner
$ ALUMNI HOMECOMING DINNER, 8 P.M. 
Charleston Marriott Town Center
Purchase Tickets
Enjoy good food, music, and time spent with friends and family as Homecoming 2014 draws to a close at our Alumni Dinner. 

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$ National Alumni Association Dance, 10 P.M.
Charleston Marriott Town Center
Purchase Tickets

Admission to the dance is $10.


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= Ticketed Event. See Registration form for prices.

For further information about Homecoming 2014, please contact Alumni Relations at (304) 766-3387 or alumni@wvstateu.edu.

 

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