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Homecoming 2017 Schedule

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Monday, Oct. 2

9 p.m. Hypnotist Josh McVicker - Ramsey Theatre

Business Window Decorating - Wayne businesses display their Wayne State pride!
 

Tuesday, Oct. 3

Window and Sidewalk Chalk Competition - Students decorate the Kanter Student Center windows and campus sidewalks (All day - check in at Atrium)

5-7 p.m. All Campus Homecoming Grill-Out - Hoffbauer Plaza and Frey Conference Suite, Cost is $8.50 or meal plan for students

9 p.m. Open Mic Night - Cats Corner, hosted by 91.9 The Cat radio

Business Window Decorating - Wayne businesses display their Wayne State pride!


Wednesday, Oct. 4

Artswalk - Watch students celebrate the arts across campus through expressions of music, art, language, and literature.

Banner Judging

7 p.m. Undie Run - Kanter Student Center Atrium (Registration begins at 6:30 p.m., shotgun start at 7 p.m. Register on site. Must donate an item of clothing to enter the race. All clothing collected will be donated to Micah's Closet, Salvation Army, and Goodwill. Prizes and recognition for 1st place men's runner, 1st place women's runner, most clothing donated, and best running outfit. May run in clothing of your choice. Sponsored by the Student Senate and Philomatheans.)

8 p.m. Pep Rally & Dance Party - Hoffbauer Plaza (rain location Lower Cafeteria)

Business Window Decorating - Wayne businesses display their Wayne State pride!
 

Thursday, Oct. 5

Artswalk - Watch students celebrate the arts across campus through expressions of music, art, language, and literature.

11:30 a.m. Scholarship Luncheon (Scholarship Donors invited) - Kanter Student Center, Frey Conference Suite

3:30-4:30 p.m. WSC Alumni Employee Appreciation Social - Kanter Student Center Atrium (WSC faculty and staff invited to celebrate our alumni employees with dessert reception and Concert Choir performance at 4 p.m.)

4 p.m. Willy Olympics - Bowen Hall Lawn (Sponsored by RHA)

8:30 p.m. Mr. WSC Pageant - Ramsey Theatre

Business Window Decorating - Wayne businesses display their Wayne State pride!
 

Friday, Oct. 6

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Welcome Center - Kanter Student Center Atrium

10-11:30 a.m. Trustee Workshop - Gardner Auditorium

Noon-1 p.m. Trustee Luncheon (Trustees invited) - Kanter Student Center, Frey Conference Suite

Noon-1 p.m. Lunch for Visitors - Kanter Student Center, Lower Food Court

Business Window Decorating - Wayne businesses display their Wayne State pride!

1:30 p.m. Planetarium Show - Carhart Science Building

1:30-3 p.m. Annual Trustee Meeting - Gardner Auditorium

2 p.m. Women's Soccer Game - WSC vs. Minnesota State - WSC Soccer Field

2:30-4 p.m. WSC Faculty Art Show - Nordstrand Visual Arts Gallery, Conn Library (Show by faculty of the Department of Art & Design: Carolyn Albracht, Sarah Krupp, Marlene Mueller, Meghan O'Connor, Leroy von Glan, and Joshua Piersanti, with Andy Haslit curating the exhibit)

3-5 p.m. Carhart Alumni Affinity Reunion - Carhart Science Building, PV Library Room 105 (Please RSVP. No cost to attend.)

3-5 p.m. Bowen Hall Open House - Bowen Hall (All are welcome to see our newly renovated residence hall!)

3-5 p.m. Conn Library Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting - 3-5 p.m. Grand Opening, 4 p.m. Ribbon Cutting, Conn Library

5 p.m. Greek Olympics - Willow Bowl (Sponsored by Greek Council)

5:30 p.m. Outstanding Alumni Social & Banquet - Kanter Student Center, Frey Conference Suite - 5:30 p.m. Social for banquet ticket holders - Banquet begins at 6:15 p.m. (Please RSVP. Cost is $25/person.)

6:30 p.m. Planetarium Show - Carhart Science Building

8:30 p.m. Homecoming Coronation - Ramsey Theatre
 

Saturday, Oct. 7

9:30-10:30 a.m. Homecoming Parade - Begins at the south end of Main Street (Sponsored by Student Activities)

9:30 a.m. Band Day - Parade participation with a concert to follow in the Willow Bowl at 10:30 a.m.

Business Window Decorating - Wayne businesses display their Wayne State pride!

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Presidents Society & Honored Classes Brunch (Presidents Society members and Honored Classes '67 and '77 for 40 & 50-year reunions invited. RSVP required.) - Kanter Student Center, Frey Conference Suite

11 a.m.-12 p.m. Resident Assistant Affinity Reunion Brunch - Kanter Student Center, Birch Room (Former Resident Assistants are invited to attend and reconnect. Please RSVP. Cost is $5/person.)

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 20th Anniversary WSC PRIDE Brunch - Kanter Student Center, Niobrara and Elkhorn Rooms (RSVP required. No cost. Anyone is welcome to attend. Visit the "20th Anniversary WSC PRIDE" Facebook event page for additional event information.)

11 a.m.-12 p.m. Campus Open House - Campus buildings and residence halls are open for alumni to visit!

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. GOLD Club Tailgate - Peterson Fine Arts Lobby and Patio south of Football Field, All GOLD Club (Graduates of the Last Decades) alumni and their families are invited. Special recognition of the Class of '92 for 25-year reunion. (Please RSVP. Cost is $8/person.)

12 p.m. Wildcat Tailgate Party - Bob Cunningham Field - Kick off the Homecoming football game with fellow alumni and food at the Wildcat Tailgate. (Cost is $8/person at event.)

12:30 p.m. Homecoming Royalty Introduced - Bob Cunningham Field

1 p.m. Football Game - WSC vs. Southwest Minnesota State (General admission $10; K-12 $5) Pre-game and Halftime Show by WSC Marching Band, introduction of Hall of Fame Inductees at Halftime

4 p.m.-5 p.m. Campus Open House - Campus buildings and residence halls are open for alumni to visit!

4 p.m. Planetarium Show - Carhart Science Building

5:30 p.m. Homecoming and Hall of Fame Social & Banquet - Kanter Student Center, Frey Conference Suite - 5:30 p.m. Social for banquet ticket holders - Banquet begins at 6:15 p.m. (Please RSVP. Cost $33/person)

5:30 p.m. Kappa Kappa Psi Reunion Banquet - Miss Molly's downtown Wayne (Play at the football game with band members and attend the banquet at 5:30 p.m. RSVP by Sept. 1 on Facebook or with Eve Ortmeier, KKP president, at 402-380-3699.)

Football Affinity Reunion - Come watch the homecoming game and join in on a football tailgate with fellow teammates!