Homecoming 2018

Homecoming 2018
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Thursday, September 27, 2018

All Day – “Kendall Rainey Day” at Dairy Queen of Norton
Chancellor Henry will be making Blizzards from 4:00-5:00 p.m.  All proceeds benefit the Kendall Rainey Scholarship.

 5:30 p.m. – Bus Trip to Sugar Hill Brewing Company – departs from The Inn at Wise
The Pi Kappa Phi Alumni Chapter is sponsoring a bus (and driver!) for all alumni who want to gather for dinner at the brewery. Please register now as space is limited!

7:00 p.m. – UVa-Wise Women’s Volleyball vs. Bluefield State College – David J. Prior Convocation Center
Join us and cheer our Cavs Volleyball team to victory – entry is free!

Friday, September 28, 2018

10:30 a.m.-noon – UVa-Wise Behind the Scenes TourDeparts from the Jefferson Statue in the Sunken Garden behind Crockett Hall
Hosted by Sandy Huguenin, Provost. Come experience some of the exciting educational work going on at UVa-Wise that the outside world only seldom sees. Please wear comfortable walking shoes.

5:30 p.m. – Silver Saber Olympics – Intramural Field
Join us for this fun annual student competition sponsored by SGA – wear your colors and cheer on your favorite student organization or group!

5:45 p.m. – Meet the Cavs & Pep Rally – Intramural Field
Join us for a pep rally kicked off by the Marching Highland Cavalier Band performance, have the chance to meet Smiddy and hear from some of our team captains and seniors. Let’s pump up our teams for the weekend’s competitions!

5:30-9:00 p.m. – Food Truck Rally – Intramural Field
Round out this fun night out with local food trucks and entertainment by JGreat Entertainment. Special tables will be marked for 10th, 20th, 30th, 40th and 50th Reunion Classes – be sure to stop by to reconnect with your classmates! The Cavalier Alumni Beverage Garden is open to all ages (photo ID required for adult purchases). Cash or credit.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

10:30 a.m. – Campus Tours Available
Join a tour at the Admissions Office in Crockett Hall – tours will depart at 10:30 and 11:30. Pre-register now for the campus tour.

11:30 a.m. – Alumni & Student Tailgate – Intramural Field
We welcome all alumni, parents and students in the Gridiron Tailgate Zone. The Cavalier Alumni Beverage Garden is open to all ages (photo ID required for adult purchases). Cash or credit.

11:30 a.m. – Red & Gray Tailgating Opens
Red & Gray parking passes required for entry.

2:00 p.m. – UVa-Wise Highland Cavaliers v. Fairmont State University – Carl Smith Stadium
ITS A RED-OUT!! Stay and cheer our Cavs Football team to victory – entry is free!  Our 2018 King & Queen will be crowned at half-time!

Post-game – 5th Quarter at The Pub & Tap Room – The Inn at Wise – Cash Bar
Spend a little more time with your family and friends swapping stories about “the good ol’ days!”

9:00 p.m. – Student Homecoming Dance – David J. Prior Convocation Center
Student Homecoming Dance sponsored by SGA

Sunday, September 30, 2018

11:00 a.m. – Crockett Hall – Golden Cavalier Brunch
All alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago are invited to join us for brunch where members of the Class of 1968 will be inducted as Golden Cavaliers.  R.S.V.P. to alumni@uvawise.edu.

10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Sunday Brunch – Smith Dining Commons
Sunday brunch is open to the public. Cost per person is $9.10 + tax. Cash/credit/debit accepted.

12:00 p.m. – UVa-Wise Women’s Lacrosse v. Tusculum College – Carl Smith Stadium
Join us and cheer our Cavs LAX team, the 2018 MEC Tournament Champions, to victory – entry is free!

1:25 p.m. – UVa-Wise Women’s Lacrosse v. University of Charleston – Carl Smith Stadium
Join us and cheer our Cavs LAX team, the 2018 MEC Tournament Champions, to victory – entry is free!

 

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