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Homecoming Weekend at Urbana University

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So many traditions, so little time. Homecoming weekend is an amazing opportunity to reconnect with old friends, see what’s happening on campus at Urbana University, and cheer on your Blue Knights. 

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Homecoming 2019

Make Plans to Attend Homecoming 2019!

Friday, October 11 - Campout on Campus! 

Click here Register your tent or camper and plan to bring your family and friends for a great evening campout! 

Any questions call Stephani Islam at 937.772.9292 or email at us alumni@urbana.edu

  • 4:00 - 6:00 PM: Tent and Campers Check-in (All tents/campers must be registered.) - Electric will not be provide. 
  • 6:00 PM: Cookout/Tailgating at individual campers/tents 
  • 6:00 - 7:00 PM: 3D & Target Archery 
  • 7:30 PM: Star Gazing with high powered telescope 
  • 8:30 PM: Picture of Football Field Following Picture Flag Football on the UU Football Field underneath the lights. 
  • 9:00 PM: Student led line dancing 
  • 10:00 PM: Bon Fire and Smores 

Saturday, October 12 

  • 8:00 AM -1:00 PM: Pregame Community Tailgating - Alumni, Student, Faculty, Staff and Friends Tailgating. Bring your pop up tent, chairs and favorite game time food to share. 
  • 9:00 AM: Alumni Swim Meet 
  • 9:00 AM: Softball Alumni Game 
  • 9:00 AM -12:00 PM: DJ Casey Hennigan '98 
  • 10:00 AM: End of 1st Qtr. Silent Auction, hosted by the Class of '69, being held in the Alumni Spirit Tent 
  • 11:00 AM: Hall of Fame Induction - Vince Scalmato '05 
  • 1:00 PM: Kickoff - Football Game UU vs Glenville State 6:30 PM Men's Soccer Game vs Davis & Elkins College
     

Alumni & Friends Silent Auction

A few members and friends of the class of 69 are planning a silent auction for Saturday, October 12 during Homecoming. The proceeds from the auction will help to fund the Urbana University Angel Fund Scholarships.

The committee is seeking donated items for the auction. (restaurant gift cards, wine baskets, tickets to a sport or theater event, or donations from local businesses.) It does not have to be limited to Urbana alumni, students and parents of students come from all over Ohio. We will also accept monetary donation which will go directly to the Angel Fund.

Remember, all UU alumni are asked to donate or solicit items; so, spread the word. All donors will be recognized. If you would like to make a donation, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@urbana.edu by October 4, what you are donating and its value. Donations can be dropped off at the UU Alumni Office prior to October 10 or brought to the Alumni tent Saturday morning (Oct 12) by 9:00 a.m. If you are in the Columbus area and can't make it to Homecoming, we are willing to pick up items as well. All donations are tax deductible. Thank you for considering donating!

Saturday Tailgating!

Be sure to bring your pop-up tent, grill, chair, and your friends and join us for tailgating beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday October 12. The Blue Knights play Glenville WV at 1 p.m

Homecoming 2018

We had a wonderful time with the many students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members that came out and joined us for Homecoming festivities this year. This was the first year that we hosted a campout on campus on Friday night. What a beautiful evening it turned out to be. One of our favorite times was during the campout on Friday when many of our students joined us for a cookout, campfire, line dancing, karaoke, and flag football under the stadium lights. Saturday morning brought the ribbon cutting of our new Athletic Building. We were pleased to have the family and friends of Lester Baum join in on the tour the Lester Baum Wrestling Room. Former Hall of Fame inductees were invited back to campus to be a part of the ceremony that followed the football game, as Chris Willis was inducted into Urbana's Hall of Fame. We hope you were able to join us, connect with former classmates, and take in the changes on campus. 

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