Homecoming

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    February 18-25, 2018

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  • February 18-25, 2018 
    University of Maryland Eastern Shore
    Princess Anne, Maryland 21853
    “Alumni and Student Schedule"



    For tickets, please go to http://www.umestickets.com


    Monday, February 19, 2018

    90’s Sitcom Shows

    Sponsored by the Office of Campus Life

    Student Services Center – Theater

    10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.

    Cost: Free

    For details, contact The Office of Campus Life (410) 651-6434


    Tuesday, February 20, 2018

    Greek Basketball Game

    Sponsored by the National Pan Hellenic Council

    Tawes Gymnasium

    7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

    Cost: Free

    For details, contact The Office of Campus Life (410) 651-6434

    Midnight Breakfast

    Sponsored by the Office of Campus Life

    SSC– Ballroom

    10:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. (Door Close at midnight!)

    Cost: $1.00 on the HAWK Card

    For details, contact The Office of Campus Life (410) 651-6434


    Wednesday, February 21, 2018

    Game Night

    Sponsored by the Office of Campus Life

    Student Services Center- Game Room

    7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

    Cost: Free

    For details, contact The Office of Campus Life (410) 651-6434


    Thursday, February 22, 2018

    The Career and Professional Development Office- “Student Spring Career Fair”

    Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Office

    Student Services Center– Ballroom

    10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    The UMES Spring Career Fair is an annual job and internship fair held during spring

    semester and open to all current UMES students. This event will provide an opportunity for students to network with employers and learn about internship and career opportunities. Registration is from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and the student/recruiter session is from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. For details, contact Career & Professional Development (410) 651-6447

    Alumni Central Opens

    Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs

    M Street Grill- Princess Anne, Maryland

    3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

    Check in and register for all of the weekend’s Alumni activities! Make Alumni Central your first stop on your homecoming journey. Stop by and receive a list of Homecoming

    activities and your Alumni goodie bag. Light refreshments will be available.

    For details, contact The Office of Alumni Affairs (410) 651-7606

    National Alumni Association

    “Lifetime Members Appreciation and Class Reunion Banquet 2018”

    Sponsored by the National Alumni Association and Alumni Affairs

    Richard A. Henson Center

    Reception- 5:30 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.

    Dinner- 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

    Cost: TBA

    The National Alumni Association is particularly proud to host this 2018 awards event, which honors and recognizes distinguished alumni for being Lifetime Members and class graduates! (Limited seating.) For details, contact The Office of Alumni Affairs (410) 651-7606

    Young Alumni “Happy Hour” (Sending Out Spirit! S.O.S.)

    Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs

    M Street Grill- Princess Anne, Maryland

    5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

    Connect with fellow HAWKS for an evening of networking, socializing, and catching up on what's happening at your Alma Mater. Light hors d'oeuvres, cash bar, and door prizes
    provided at this free event. For details, contact The Office of Alumni Affairs (410) 651-7606

    UMES Homecoming Concert

    Sponsored by the Student Government Association

    William P. Hytche Athletic Center

    Time: Doors open at 7:00 p.m./Show starts at 8:00 p.m. (Doors Close At 10:00 p.m.)

    Cost: TBA | Artist: TBA

    For details, contact The Office of Campus Life (410) 651-6434

    Late Night UMES Donor’s “Kick Back” Reception

    Sponsored by the Division of University Relations

    Richard A. Henson Center- Bailey Thomas Room

    10:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m.

    The Donor’s “Kick Back” Reception is where annual donors  can sit back and relax during homecoming as way to express our appreciation for your contributions to the University and its success. For details, contact The Office of Alumni Affairs (410) 651-7606


    Friday, February 23, 2018

    Alumni Central Opens

    Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs

    Student Services Center– Office of Alumni Affairs (9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.)

    William P. Hytche Athletic Center (10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.)

    For details, contact The Office of Alumni Affairs (410) 651-7606

    Homecoming Alumni Basketball Tournament “Battle At the Shore!”

    William P. Hytche Athletics Center

    Games begin at 12 noon

    Cost: Free for spectators

    For details, contact Ted McIntosh at umes@victorysportsnj.com

    Alumni “Welcome Home” Day Party

    Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs

    Student Services Center- Rotunda

    12:00 noon until 3:00 p.m.

    For details, contact The Office of Alumni Affairs (410) 651-7606


    National Alumni Association- National Meeting

    Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs

    Student Services Center Theater

    12:30 noon until 2:15 p.m.

    Open To The Public!

    All UMES Alumni are invited to participate in the annual meeting of the UMES National Alumni Association as the Board of Directors shares accomplishments of the past year.
    For details, contact The Office of Alumni Affairs (410) 651-7606

    Wine and Cheese with President Juliette B. Bell

    Sponsored by the Office of President

    Student Services Center– Ballroom

    2:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.

    Open to all Alumni, Parents, Friends and Community Partners!

    Join our Alumni from near and far as they gather to hear Dr. Juliette B. Bell, 15th President, and her Cabinet share successes from the past year. This event will be a time for food, fun, fellowship and sharing some “HAWK LOVE”!!  For details, contact University Relations (410) 651-7684

    The Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Concert

    “Bowties and Tennis Shoes”

    Sponsored by the Office of Athletics

    Student Services Center- Ballroom and William P. Hytche Center

    6:00 p.m. - Reception

    7:00 p.m. - Dinner and Recognitions

    9:00 p.m.—11:00 p.m.— Dancing with band, On the Edge!

    Price: $100 per person ($75 Past Hall of Famers)

                    $650 for Hall of Famers (10 person Table)

                    $750 for all others (10 person Table)

    For details, contact The Department of Athletics (410) 651-6496

    90’s Dance Party (Homecoming Student Party)

    Tawes Gymnasium

    9:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. (Doors Close At 12:00 a.m.)

    Price: $7.00 HAWK Card and $10.00 General Entry

    For details, contact The Office of Campus Life (410) 651-6434

    Late Night UMES Donor’s “Kick Back” Reception

    Sponsored by the Division of University Relations

    Richard A. Henson Center- Bailey Thomas Room

    11:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m.

    For details, contact The Office of Alumni Affairs (410) 651-7606


    Saturday, February 24, 2018

    Alumni Central Opens

    Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs

    Student Services Center– Alumni Affairs Office

    8:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.

    For details, contact The Office of Alumni Affairs (410) 651-7606

    Homecoming Tailgate Party

    Sponsored by the Student Government

    Tawes Parking Lot

    10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

    The Homecoming Tailgate Party is held right before the Homecoming basketball game, and is open to current students as well as alumni. $30 fee and application need to be filed with Campus Life. For details, contact The Office of Campus Life (410) 651-6434


    Homecoming Parade

    Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs and Campus Life

    Princess Anne, Maryland 21853

    10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.

    For details, contact The Office of Alumni Affairs (410) 651-7606

    “The Old School Pep Rally!”

    Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs

    Tawes Gymnasium

    12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m.

    Let’s celebrate the HAWKS!!!  The HAWKS will set the stage for the win over the Spartans. This will be followed by the Old School Step Show and Cheerleaders presentation. Both will perform and entertain the homecoming crowd. For details, contact The Office of Alumni Affairs (410) 651-7606

    Homecoming Basketball Game

    HAWKS vs. Norfolk State University

    Sponsored by the Department of Athletics

    William P. Hytche Athletics Center

    Main Arena- Doors open at Noon

    Women’s Basketball– 2:00 p.m. | Men’s Basketball– 4:00 p.m.

    (Doors Open: 12:00 p.m./Doors Close: 5:30 p.m.)

    Cost: $25.00 (one cost for both games, per person)

    For details, contact The Department of Athletics (410) 651-6496

    “OVERTIME!” and HAWKS Homecoming Alumni Dance (The James Brown Experience!)

    Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs

    Student Services Center- Ballroom

    6:30 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.

    Cost: $20.00 per person

    Join us for some post-game action, featuring live DJs, hors d’ oeuvres and a cash bar
    immediately after the game, as we celebrate our Hawks Homecoming Victory!  For details, contact The Office of Alumni Affairs (410) 651-7606

    National Pan Hellenic Step Show

    Sponsored by the National Pan Hellenic Council

    Ella Fitzgerald Performing Arts Center

    Doors open 7:00 p.m. / Show starts 8:00 p.m. 

    Price: $12.00 HAWK Card and $15.00 General Public

    Join us as we celebrate the history and tradition of our Greek-lettered organizations at this year’s step show as they showcase their talent, creativity and technical skills in the art of
    stepping as they compete for the title of Step Show Champion!   

    For details, contact The Office of Campus Life (410) 651-6434

    Late Night UMES Donor’s “Kick Back” Reception

    Sponsored by the Division of University Relations

    Richard A. Henson Center- Bailey Thomas Room

    11:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m.

    For details, contact The Office of Alumni Affairs (410) 651-7606

    Thank You For Participating In Homecoming 2018!

    HAWK PRIDE– Catch It!!!!     See You Next Year!!!



    For More Information, Please contact: Office of Alumni Affairs (410) 651-7606

    Office of Campus Life (410) 651-6434

    Office of the President - Outreach and Strategic Initiatives (410) 651-7684