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Cullowhee Homecoming

Homecoming 2009

Come Home to Cullowhee

October 16-18

 

 

Friday, October 16

Times and locations to be announced:

 

          Kimmel School of Construction Management and Technology Open House.

College of Health and Human Sciences Alumni Lecture Series.

 

9 – 11:30 a.m. School of Art and Design Open House. Fine and Performing Arts Center art wing.

 

Noon - Alumni Scholarship Golf Tournament, a Homecoming tradition, tees off at Laurel Ridge Country Club in Waynesville. Shotgun start. Cost: $80 per person, includes fees and cart. Four-person “captains choice” format. Refreshments available during play. Social following the tournament. RSVP is required by Friday, October 9. Call the Office of Alumni Affairs at (877) 440-9990 or (828) 227-7335, or e-mail magill@wcu.edu.

 

2 p.m. - The Last Lecture. Winford Gordon, assistant professor of psychology, presents “Listen Carefully in Case Life Happens” in the theater of A.K. Hinds University Center.

 

2:30 p.m. – School of Music Alumni Recital. Recital hall of the Coulter Building.

 

3 p.m. – College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Awards and Reception. Location TBA.

 

6 p.m. - Soccer. The defending SoCon champion Catamounts take on the College of Charleston Cougars at the Catamount Athletic Complex.

 

6:15 p.m. - Homecoming 2009 Main Street Parade in Sylva. Cheer as community and student floats, Western Carolina cheerleaders, football team, Homecoming Court, and Catamount Marching Band parade through downtown Sylva. Prizes awarded for best floats; winners announced during Saturday’s football game.

 

8 p.m. - Spirit Night. Immediately following the soccer match join students, faculty, staff, and alumni for a pep rally, music, and food at the Catamount Athletic Complex.

 

Saturday, October 17

10 a.m.-noon - WCU Alumni Brunch. This brunch is open to all WCU alumni and includes special recognition for the classes of 2004, 1999, 1994, 1989, 1984, 1979 and 1974. The A.K. Hinds University Center Multipurpose Room becomes Alumni Central! Come join fellow WCU alumni and friends to make weekend plans with your old classmates, or simply reminisce about those good ole days in Cullowhee! $10 per person. RSVP required by Friday, Oct 9. Call the Office of Alumni Affairs at (877) 440-9990 or (828) 227-7335, or e-mail magill@wcu.edu

 

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – College of Business Homecoming Welcome. Forsyth Building.

 

Noon – 2 p.m. – College of Health and Human Services Open House. Moore Hall.

 


1-3 p.m. – College of Education and Allied Professions Open House. Killian Building.

 

1-3 p.m. – College of Fine and Performing Arts Reception. The Star Lobby of Fine and Performing Arts Center.

 

1-3 p.m. – WCU Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian Alumni Pregame Cookout. Judiculla House located in The Village on the WCU campus. RSVP required by Friday, October 9th. Call the Office of Alumni Affairs at 877-440-9990 or 828-227-7335, or e-mail magill@wcu.edu

 

1-3:30 p.m. – Tailgating before the WCU vs. The Citadel football game.

 

4 p.m. – Football. The Catamounts do battle against The Citadel Bulldogs in the cozy confines of Whitmire Stadium and Bob Waters Field.  For tickets, contact the WCU Ticket Office at (800) 344-6928.

 

7:30 -8:30 p.m. – WCU African-American Alumni Postgame Reception. Ramsey Center Hospitality Room. RSVP required by Friday, October 9th. Call the Office of Alumni Affairs at 877-440-9990 or 828-227-7335, or e-mail magill@wcu.edu

 

8:30 p.m. - Stompfest 2009, a step show competition featuring African-American fraternities and sororities in the Ramsey Regional Activity Center. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door. For tickets or information, contact Tanisha Jenkins in the Office of Multicultural Affairs at (828) 227-2276.

 

11 p.m.-2 a.m. - Stompfest Afterparty. A.K Hinds University Center Grandroom. Admission to the party is $4 with a Stompfest ticket stub and $5 without. For more information, contact Tanisha Jenkins in the Office of Multicultural Affairs at (828) 227-2276.

 

Sunday, October 18

2 p.m. - Soccer. The defending SoCon champion Catamounts take on The Citadel at the Catamount Athletic Complex.

 

3 p.m. - Inspirational Choir Concert. This crowd-pleasing event will bring Homecoming Weekend to a close with a performance in the A.K. Hinds University Center Grandroom. For more information, contact Tanisha Jenkins in the Office of Multicultural Affairs at (828) 227-2276.

 

For more information about Homecoming activities, including an updated schedule of events, visit www.wcu-alumni.com