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UNCW Homecoming 2017

Cheer on our Seahawks and catch up with old classmates or student groups to relive great memories during UNCW Homecoming on February 3-5, 2017. While you're on campus we invite you to explore and learn about UNCW's world-changing work along with hundreds of alumni who return for the largest celebration of the year.

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Homecoming 2017

 

SIGNATURE EVENTS

 

Student Affairs Reunion
Saturday, Feb. 4  9 AM  Warwick Center

Student Affairs Reunion
 

The Division of Student Affairs welcomes you back with a home-cooked breakfast!

Come join the fun as the Division of Student Affairs welcomes you back with a home-cooked breakfast! If you were a student leader (Peer Educators, Tutors, Resident Assistants, Orientation Leaders, Seahawk Links, Student Government Association, Association for Campus Entertainment, Campus Life staff, Campus Recreation employee, Fraternity & Sorority Life Council Officer, etc.) we hope you will come to catch up and share fond memories with staff, alumni, and graduating student leaders. Come enjoy a hearty breakfast and fantastic raffle prizes!


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Alumni Champagne Brunch
Saturday, Feb. 4  10:30 AM  Burney Center

Alumni Champagne Brunch
 

Toast our accomplishments and discover our future with fellow alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences, Cameron School of Business, College of Health & Human Services and the Watson College of Education!

Reconnect with former professors and classmates during a complimentary champagne brunch. Celebrate UNCW's history and learn about current programs taking us into the future. Hands-on displays and a kids' corner with activities will provide fun for the entire family.

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Cameron School of Business | College of Health & Human Services | Watson College of Education | Psychology
 

Homecoming TEALgate
Saturday, Feb. 4  4:30 PM  Hoggard Lawn

Homecoming TEALgate

Join friends at the alumni Homecoming TEALgate to pregame Seahawk style!

Enjoy food, drinks, children's activities (including face-painting and inflatables), music and games under the enclosed and heated TEALgate tent prior to the 7 pm men's basketball game vs. Delaware. This is a celebration you don’t want to miss!

HOMECOMING PACKAGE
TEALgate & Basketball Game
$35 Adults, $20 Youth (3-14 yrs old)

TEALgate Admission Only
$25 Adults, $10 Youth

 
 
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Men's Basketball v. Delaware
Saturday, Feb. 4  7 PM  Trask Coliseum

Homecoming Basketball Game
 

Cheer on the Seahawks during their matchup against Delaware!

You also won't want to miss the Homecoming coronation and crowning of this year's King and Queen, as well as the announcement of the 2017 Alumni Association Distinguished Award recipients during halftime!

Individual tickets:
Available from UNCW Athletics

Homecoming Package:
Receive a ticket to the game along with admission to the TEALgate, with the purchase of a Homecoming Package.
 

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African American Graduate Association Luncheon
Sunday, Feb. 5  11 AM  Burney Center

Campus Bookstore
 

Catch up with friends and UNCW staff after the Fellowship Service in the Burney Center!

Celebrate the end of Homecoming weekend at the annual AAGA Luncheon! Alumni will enjoy a complimentary lunch, hear from guest speakers and have an opportunity to network with fellow alumni and current students. Come at 10 to hear selections from Gospel Choir alumni at the Fellowship Service and then join AAGA for lunch!

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EVENT SCHEDULES

 

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SUNDAY, JAN. 29
10 PM   Late Night Breakfast
Wagoner Hall
Registration not required
 
MONDAY, JAN. 30
11 AM   Homecoming Kick-off Event
Wagoner Hall, Chancellor's Walk, Fisher University Union
Registration not required

 
TUESDAY, JAN. 31
6 PM   Teal Tuesday After Dark
Greene Track Lot
Registration not required
 
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1
7 PM   Dub Idol
Kenan Auditorium
For tickets, call 910-962-3500
 
THURSDAY, FEB. 2
7PM   ACE Special Event Speaker - Rajiv Surendra (from Mean Girls)
Lumina Theater
More Information

7 PM   Men's Basketball v. Charleston
Trask Coliseum
TICKETS

7:30 PM   The Homecoming Variety Show
Warwick Center Ballroom
Registration not required

FRIDAY, FEB. 3
2 PM  Women's Tennis v. Charleston Southern
Tennis Courts
Tickets not required

7PM Etched in Gold ($)
Fisher University Union
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8 PM   Battle of the Bands
Burney Center
Registration not required
 
SATURDAY, FEB. 4
8 AM   College of Arts & Sciences 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run ($)
Start/End in front of Teaching Lab
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10 AM   Campus Rec Zip-A-Thon
Lot I Challenge Course
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12 PM   Homecoming Step Show ($)
Kenan Auditorium
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12 PM  Women's Swimming v. Campbell
Seahawk Natatorium
Tickets not required

1 PM  Men's Tennis v. Gardner-Webb
Tennis Courts
Tickets not required

3 PM   Fish Fry ($)*
Burnt Mill Business Park Field
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4:30 PM   Student Trunk Show & Student TEALgate
Parking Lot B
Registration not required
 
7 PM   Salsa Fiesta & Hispanic/Latino Alumni Mixer
Warwick Center
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7 PM   Men's Basketball v. Delaware ($)
Trask Coliseum
TICKETS

 
SUNDAY, FEB. 5

10 AM   Fellowship Service
Burney Center
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11 AM   African American Graduate Association Luncheon
Burney Center
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11 AM   Ambassador Reunion
The Pub at Sweet and Savory
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2 PM   Women's Basketball v. Elon ($)
Trask Coliseum
TICKETS

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THURSDAY, FEB. 2
7 PM   Men's Basketball v. Charleston ($)
Trask Coliseum
TICKETS

7:30 PM   The Homecoming Variety Show
Warwick Center
Registration not required


FRIDAY, FEB. 3

2 PM  Women's Tennis v. Charleston Southern
Tennis Courts
Tickets not required

7 PM  Etched in Gold ($)
Fisher University Union
REGISTER


SATURDAY, FEB. 4

8 AM   College of Arts & Sciences 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run ($)
Start/End in front of Teaching Lab
REGISTER
 
9 AM   Division of Student Affairs Reunion
Warwick Center
REGISTER

 
10 AM   Campus Rec Zip-A-Thon
Lot I Challenge Course
REGISTER
 
10:30 AM   Alumni Champagne Brunch
Burney Center
REGISTER

12 PM  Women's Swimming v. Campbell
Seahawk Natatorium
Tickets not required

12 PM   Homecoming Step Show ($)
Kenan Auditorium
REGISTER

1 PM  Men's Tennis v. Gardner-Webb
Tennis Courts
Tickets not required

3 PM   Fish Fry ($)*
Burnt Mill Business Park Field
REGISTER
 
4:30 PM   Homecoming TEALgate ($)
Heated tent on Hoggard Lawn
REGISTER
 
7 PM   Salsa Fiesta & Hispanic/Latino Alumni Mixer ($)
Warwick Center
REGISTER
 
7 PM   Men's Basketball v. Delaware ($)
Trask Coliseum
TICKETS

 
SUNDAY, FEB. 5
10 AM   Fellowship Service
Burney Center
REGISTER

 
11 AM   African American Graduate Association Luncheon
Burney Center
REGISTER
 
11 AM   Ambassador Reunion
The Pub at Sweet and Savory
REGISTER
 
2 PM   Women's Basketball v. Elon ($)
Trask Coliseum
TICKETS

Student Recreation Center
Hours Open to Alumni:
6 AM - 9 PM Friday
10 AM - 9 PM Saturday
1PM - midnight Sunday
REGISTER
(Registration required and valid ID needed for entry)

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Community group graphic   Community Events 

THURSDAY, FEB. 2
7 PM   Men's Basketball v. Charleston ($)
Trask Coliseum
TICKETS

7:30 PM   The Homecoming Variety Show
Warwick Center

Registration not required
 
FRIDAY, FEB. 3
2 PM  Women's Tennis v. Charleston Southern
Tennis Courts
Tickets not required


SATURDAY, FEB. 4

8 AM   College of Arts & Sciences 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run ($)
Start/End in front of Teaching Lab
REGISTER
 
10 AM   Campus Rec Zip-A-Thon
Lot I Challenge Course
REGISTER
 
12 PM   Homecoming Step Show ($)
Kenan Auditorium
REGISTER

 

12 PM  Women's Swimming v. Campbell
Seahawk Natatorium
Tickets not required

1 PM  Men's Tennis v. Gardner-Webb
Tennis Courts
Tickets not required

3 PM   Fish Fry ($)*
Burnt Mill Business Park Field
REGISTER
 
7 PM   Salsa Fiesta & Hispanic/Latino Alumni Mixer ($)
Warwick Center
REGISTER
 
7 PM   Men's Basketball v. Delaware ($)
Trask Coliseum
TICKETS

 
SUNDAY, FEB. 5
10 AM   Fellowship Service
Burney Center
REGISTER

 
2 PM   Women's Basketball v. Elon ($)
Trask Coliseum
TICKETS
 

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*Events planned and hosted by community volunteers are not affiliated with the university but privately hosted by alumni and friends.

 

 CAMPUS EVENT LOCATIONS

Campus map of Homecoming events

1. Burney Center   2. Chancellor's Walk   3. Fisher Student Center   4. Fisher University Union   5. Hoggard Lawn   6. Kenan Auditorium   7. Lot I Challenge Course   8. Parking Lot B   9. Teaching Laboratory Building   10. Trask Coliseum   11. Wagoner Hall   12. Warwick Center Ballroom

 

SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST & ALUMNI AWARDS

 

Teal Traditions Trivia

 

SIX CHANCES TO WIN!
Dec. 8 - Jan. 20

Test your UNCW knowledge with Teal Traditions Trivia - this year with a surprise twist. Stay tuned for full contest details and get ready to show off your Seahawk smarts for a chance to win big!

Alumni Association Distinguished Awards

 

Congratulations 2017 Award Recipients!


Distinguished Young Alumnus of the Year
Darion Jeralds '10, '14M

Distinguished Alumnus of the Year
Chad Porter '98

Distinguished Citizen of the Year
Chip Mahan

 

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