HOMECOMING SCHEDULE 2017
(Current as of 8/31/2017)
University Events - Printable Version

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! 

SATURDAY, sEPTEMBER 23

Pre-Reg 7:30 a.m.
Start 8:30 a.m.

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$ YELLOW JACKET 5K RUN/WALK
James C. Wilson Student Union
Register now for the 6th Annual Yellow Jacket 5KRun/Walk to help raise money for WVSU women’sathletics! Visit connect.wvstateu.edu/5K to register. Preregistrationwill begin at 7:30 am and the race will start at 8:30 am.

 THURSDAY, september 28

1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

  

EVENT REGISTRATION & TICKET PICKUP
Embassy Suites - Charleston, W.Va.

1 p.m.

 

STATE OF THE UNIVERSITY
Ferrell Hall, P. Ahmed Williams Auditorium

Join President Anthony L. Jenkins, Ph.D., for the State of the University presentation.

3 p.m. 

 

NATIONAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION BOARD MEETING
Embassy Suites, Charleston, W.Va.

7 p.m. - 9 p.m. 

 

  YOUNG ALUMNI MIXER
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.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

8:30 a.m.    'W' CLUB MEETING
James C. Wilson Student Union, Room 124

10 a.m.    LOU MYERS PORTRAIT DEDICATION
Della Brown Taylor Hardman Art Gallery, Davis Fine Arts

10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

 

EVENT REGISTRATION & TICKET PICKUP
Embassy Suites - Charleston, W.Va.

10 a.m.

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$ HOMECOMING GOLF OUTING, 11 A.M. SHOTGUN START
Little Creek Country Club - South Charleston, W.Va.
Registration begins at 10:00 am, Shotgun Start at 11:00am. This 4-man scramble costs only $50 per player. This cost includes lunch, green fees, cart, beverages, dinner, anda door prize ticket. Proceeds benefit the WVSU Men's Basketball Team.
Golf Sponsor Info Sheet
Player Application Form

11 a.m. 

 

ROTC INDUCTION CEREMONY
Fannin S. Belcher Theater, Davis Fine Arts

12 p.m. - 2 p.m. 

 

WVSU FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
Erickson Alumni Center

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

 

SEMINAR - "A PERSPECTIVE ON THE CURRENT LEVELIZED COSTS OF ENERGY AND STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES", MR. SAMUEL J. SCROGGINS
Thomas R. Cabbell Auditorium, Hamblin Hall
Event Flyer

2 p.m. - 3 p.m. 

 

  ALUMNI CHAT WITH PRESIDENT ANTHONY L. JENKINS
Keith Scholars Hall, Dr. Ann Brothers Smith Conference Room
Join President Anthony L. Jenkins for an informal discussion about West Virginia State University. Questions welcome!

3:15 p.m.   WVSU ALUMNI GROUP PHOTO SHOOT/GREEK UNITY PICNIC
WVSU Student Plaza
Join us on the yard for a Yellow Jacket Nation photo shoot withStinger. Don’t forget to wear your favorite WVSU shirt. Immediately following there will be a Welcome Back to the YardGreek Unity Picnic. All are welcome!

5 p.m. 

 

HOMECOMING CORONATION CEREMONY
Fannin S. Belcher Theater, Davis Fine Arts
Crowning of Mr. and Miss State: Mr. State - Noah Brownlee, Senior; Mrs. State - Senaia Harris, Senior

6 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. 

 

LEGACY SOCIETY RECEPTION
Embassy Suites, Room 227 - Charleston, W.Va.
Recognize those who have provided for a future gift to the WVSU Foundation through their estate plans and learn about the many ways you can establish your own legacy at State. 

7 p.m. - 12 a.m. 

  WVSU NATIONAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION, INC. & NATIONAL 'W' CLUB HOSPITALITY ROOMS OPEN
Embassy Suites - Charleston, W.Va. (NAA Room 221, 'W' Club Room 231)

7:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. 
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$ HOMECOMING AWARDS BANQUET 
Embassy Suites - Charleston, W.Va.
Join the National Alumni Association for the William L. Lonesome Awards Dinner & Class Reunion as we honor alumni award winners as well as recognize classes ending in 2 and 7 who are celebrating reunion years.

8:30 p.m.

 

$ Comedy Show
Ferrell Hall - P. Ahmed Williams Auditorium

WVSU Comedy Show featuring Tyler Chronicles, Darren Brand and Benji Brown aka "KiKi". Please contact Student Activities at (304) 766-3288 to purchase tickets.

10 p.m. - 2 a.m. 
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$ 'W' CLUB DANCE
Embassy Suites - Charleston, W.Va.
Join the fun at the annual "W" Club dance! $10 Featuring Motown Legacy Revue

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

8:30 a.m. 

 

$ 'W' CLUB SPORTS HALL OF FAME INDUCTION BRUNCH
James C. Wilson Student Union
Admission is $10.


10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

  EVENT REGISTRATION AND TICKET PICKUP
Erickson Alumni Center

10:30 a.m. 

  HOMECOMING PARADE AND TAILGATING

WVSU Campus
Experience the tradition of WVSU's annual Homecoming Parade! Immediately following the parade, visit and sample tantalizing foods from our local vendors. 

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Nu Chapter and Beta Beta Omega Luncheon
McGhee Suites, Sullivan Hall
Registration Flyer

11:30 a.m.

  ALUMNI WELCOME RECEPTION
Erickson Alumni Center

Join us for a reception honoring Alumnus of the Year andYoung Professional Achiever, immediately following the parade.

1:30 p.m. Purchase Tickets

  $ FOOTBALL GAME WVSU vs. GLENVILLE STATE COLLEGE

Lakin Field at Dickerson Stadium
Cheer on the Yellow Jacket football team as they take on the Glenville State Pioneers on Lakin Field!  Admission $10.00
Sponsored by Gino's Pizza and Tudor's Biscuit World

5:30 p.m. 

 

$ STEP SHOW
Fleming Hall - Mark Cardwell Court
All Greek Organizations will be represented. WVSU Students w/ID - $5, Greeks w/Paraphernalia-$5, General Admission-$10.

7 p.m. - 12 a.m.    WVSU NATIONAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION, INC. & NATIONAL 'W' CLUB HOSPITALITY ROOMS OPEN
Embassy Suites - Charleston, W.Va. (NAA Room 221, 'W' Club Room 231)

8 p.m. 
Purchase Tickets


 

$ ALUMNI HOMECOMING DINNER
Embassy Suites - Charleston, W.Va. 
Enjoy good food, music, and time spent with friends and family as Homecoming 2017 draws to a close at our Alumni Dinner. 

10 p.m. - 2 a.m. Purchase Tickets

 

$ WVSU NATIONAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION DANCE
Embassy Suites, Charleston, W.Va.
Admission is $20. Hosted by legendary hip-hop artist, rapper and radio personality Chubb Rock. 


$
 = Ticketed Event. See Registration form for prices.

For further information about Homecoming 2017, please contact Alumni Relations at (304) 766-3387 or alumni@wvstateu.edu.