Campus is Buzzing with Homecoming Spirit

It’s Homecoming week at Urbana University and campus is already buzzing with Blue Knight pride!

An Office Decoration Contest kicked off Homecoming Week on Monday.  The Registrar’s Office came in first place by turning their office into the Urbana University Stadium, complete with a paper football field goal kicking competition. Take the time to visit the Library, Student Services, Registrar’s Office and Williams Hall to see their Blue Knight spirit!
Special thanks to all of the offices who participated and our judges: Barb Callison, Sarah Hotham, Mitch Joseph, Judy Jones, Dean Pond, and Tammy Leiker for assistance coordinating the judging.

Student Organizations have also gotten in the spirit by making their traditional homecoming spirit banners centered around this year’s theme “The Games Begin With U!” Banners are hanging in the Student Center, Moore Center, and the Barclay/Bailey Atrium. Be sure to go around and check out the great work our students have done. The top banners will be on display on Saturday at the stadium.

The 2012 Homecoming Court has also been announced. Student organizations and athletic teams had the opportunity to nominate a student for king and queen. Voting for the Court was held on Monday and Tuesday. Students will vote for King and Queen on Thursday and Friday with the winners announced at halftime of Saturday’s football game.
Your 2012 court is:
Josh Brown: From Memphis, Tennessee and is the son of Kurt & Gina Brown. He is a junior adolescent/young adult math education major. Josh is a member of the men’s basketball team, Knights for Christ, Fellowship of Student Athletes, and is a UU Student Ambassador.
Cody Byrd: From Newark, Ohio is the son of Paula and David Byrd. He is a sophomore early childhood education major and also is a member of the swim team, is a student-leader of the Student Government Association, and serves as a Resident Assistant in South Hall.
Bethaine Caldwell: From Piqua, Ohio is the daughter of Dan and Laurie Caldwell. She is a junior athletic training major. On campus, Bethany serves as a U-Team Leader, is a Student Ambassador, member of the Student Athletic Training Association, and serves as a Resident Assistant in Hazard Hall.
Heather Nicole Day: From Plain City, Ohio and is the daughter of Tim & Beth Day. She is a senior middle childhood education major. Heather is a member of the Blue Knight Cheerleading squad, an officer in the Multi-Cultural Union, and serves as a cheerleading coach at Graham High School.
Meghan Taucher: From Lima, Ohio and the daughter of Dennis & Dawn Taucher. She is a senior business management major with a minor in marketing. Meghan is a captain and goalie on the women’s soccer team, is a tutor in the Student Success Center, and serves as a Resident Assistant for Ross Hall.
Alonzo Turner: From Twinsburg, Ohio and the son of Vikki and Alonzo Turner. He is a sophomore athletic training major. Lonny is involved in the Royal Blues band, vice president of the Student Activities Committee, and serves as a Resident Assistant in Sycamore Hall.
More activities are planned for the week including a Kickoff Concert, Urbana Family Feud, and a Spirit Night! Pay attention to the Urbana Students facebook page and the campus calendar to see the latest happenings!



2012 Homecoming Court (L to R): Josh Brown, Cody Byrd, Bethaine Caldwell, Meghan Taucher, Heather Day, and Alonzo Turner


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