Homecoming 2K15

  • Thursday, January 29, 2015

     Make your plans for Hawk Homecoming 2K15

    Homecoming 2K15PRINCESS ANNE, MD- (Jan. 29, 2015) - It's that time of the year for "birds of a feather to flock together" as the old adage says as UMES presents a line-up of homecoming events for students, alumni and guests.  

    A free event open to all, the Homecoming Worship Service, gets the week started Sunday, Feb. 8, at 6 p.m. in the Ella Fitzgerald Center.  The beginning of the week also caters to "students only" events with a black light glow social Monday (9th) at 6 p.m. in the Student Services Center game room, the Official Homecoming Kick-Off Tuesday (10th) at 8 p.m. and a talent show Wednesday (11th) at 8 p.m., both in the Ella Fitzgerald Center.

     Headlining recording artist, August Alsina, along with openers, Shy Glizzy and the TOB Band, arrive Thursday (12th) for the Homecoming Concert.  Doors open at 6 p.m. in the William P. Hytche Athletic Center with the performance starting at 7 p.m.  Doors close at 10 p.m.  The cost is $45 for UMES students with ID, $55 for the general public in advance and $65 the day of and at the door.

    Alumni swoop in for the weekend events.  Visit Alumni Central from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Students Services Center Greek Lounge or visit www.umes.edu/alumni for a complete list of activities.

    Always a favorite, the National Pan-Hellenic Council Step Show, entertains Friday (13th) with doors opening at 6 p.m. and the action starting at 7 p.m.  Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door of the Hytche Center.  The Homecoming Party at 10 p.m. in the Tawes Gymnasium keeps the momentum going.  Tickets are $15 in advance for students and $25 the day of and for the general public.        

    Saturday (14th) is Valentine's Day and time to show a little love for the home teams as they take on the Delaware State Hornets in Homecoming basketball action.  The women's game begins at 2 p.m. followed by the men's game at 4 p.m.  Tickets are $25, which includes both games, and free for UMES students with ID.  A pep rally at noon in the Student Services Rotunda gets everyone fired-up for the tip-off.

    Visit UMEStickets.com for all ticketed events on campus during Homecoming or call 410-651-6434 for more information.  UMES students can get tickets online by visiting Auxiliary Services' Hawk Campus Center.  

    Gail Stephens, assistant director, UMES Office of Public Relations, 410-651-7580.