Homecoming

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    February 12-19, 2017

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  • February 12-19, 2017 
    University of Maryland Eastern Shore
    Princess Anne, Maryland 21853
    “Alumni and Student Schedule"



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

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    Saturday, February 11, 2017

    “School is in Session!”

    "Homecoming Kick Off” (Mini Concert and Rally)

    Sponsored by the Office of Campus Life

    Ella Fitzgerald Performing Arts Center

    9:00 p.m. until 12:00 midnight

    Cost: $10.00 per student (Students Only)

    Come and join in the fun as your favorite organizations, clubs and groups show their talents! 

    Sunday, February 12, 2017

    “Let the HAWKS Soar!”

    "Brunch and Worship”

    Sponsored by the Office of Campus Life

    Student Services Center Ballroom

    11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

    It would not be Homecoming without our traditional Homecoming Gospel Show, featuring both University and community gospel

    artists and choirs.

    "Homecoming Pep Rally” (Student Pep Rally)

    Sponsored by the Office of Campus Life

    Tawes Gymnasium

    6:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m.

    The Pep Rally will kickoff at 6 p.m. with an introduction of the Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams, the 2016-2017 Royal Court who will help rally the crowd with help from the Thunderin’ HAWKS Pep Band, and UMES Cheerleaders! Come join the fun!

     

    Monday, February 13, 2017

    “Let’s Go HAWKS”

    HAWKS Basketball Game

    UMES HAWKS vs. Bethune-Cookman University

    Sponsored by the Department of Athletics

    William P. Hytche Athletics Center

    Main Arena- Doors open at 5:00 p.m.

    Women’s Basketball– 5:30 p.m./Men’s Basketball– 7:30 p.m.

    (Doors Open: 4:30 p.m./Doors Close: 7:00 p.m.)

    Cost: $10.00

    Tuesday, February 14, 2017

    “First Period”

    "UMES / MSC Alumni Couples Spotlight!”

    Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs

    Campus Wide

    The Office of Alumni Affairs will spotlight married couples that

    graduated from the University. Every hour a new couple will be posted to social media about their road to “education and matrimony.”

    "Back 2 Cool” Organization Showcase

    Sponsored by the Office of Campus Life

    Ella Fitzgerald Performing Arts Center

    8:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.

    A free showcase of dance, modeling, and music performances from both UMES students and other institutions. Featuring our own BME, ASA, CIC, Ambiance and more. 

     

    Wednesday, February 15, 2017 

    “Remembering The 90’s”

    Tri County Chapter “’90s Fashion Style” Celebration

    Sponsored by the Alumni Affairs & Tri-County Alumni Association

    Peaky’s Restaurant

    5:01 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

    Free Admission

    Come party with the Tri-County Alumni Association. Prizes for best dressed!!!

    Shore Enough “Bonfire”

    Sponsored by the Student Government and Office of Campus Life

    Athletic Pavilion (Parking Lot Area)

    7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

    Free Admission

    The bonfire is one of the most memorable, and sporadic, of all

    traditional UMES activities! Let’s celebrate the HAWKS Basketball Teams! Come out and enjoy!

    "The Homecoming Roll Bounce- ‘90s Skate Party!”

    Sponsored by the Student Government Association and Office of Campus Life

    Fruitland, Maryland (The Crown Skating Rink)

    9:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.

    Cost: $5.00 per person (UMES Students Only)

    The Homecoming Roll Bounce Skate Party will feature 90’s music and be a lot of fun, so bring your friends and get ready for a great time!

    Thursday, February 16, 2017

    “Welcome Back to the NEST!”

    Alumni Central Opens

    Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs

    Student Services Center- Room 1135

    9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.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 all Homecoming activities and, of course, your Alumni goodie bag. Light refreshments will be

    available.

    Graduate Students Homecoming Reception

    Sponsored by the Division of University Relations

    HAWKS Corner – Princess Anne, Maryland

    5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

    Open To The Public!

    Alumni, Graduate Students, and faculty are invited to celebrate homecoming at HAWKS Corner Graduate Reception. There will be heavy hors d'oeuvres, great music and networking.

    UMES Homecoming Concert

    Sponsored by the Student Government

    William P. Hytche Athletic Center

    9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

    (Doors Open: 7:00 p.m./Doors Close: 11:00 p.m.)

    Artist: Migos  and A Boogie

    Cost: $40 UMES Students Only -Advance Ticket

                    $50.00 General Public and Day of Ticket

    (More for the younger generation.) 

    Friday, February 17, 2017

    “Recess Begins!”

    Alumni Central Opens

    Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs

    Student Services Center- Allen J. Singleton Multi-purpose Room

    9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

    Alumni “Welcome Home” Day Party

    Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs

    Student Services Center- Allen J. Singleton Multi-purpose Room / Greek Lounge

    12:00 noon until 5:00 p.m.

    Open House for Professional Schools

    Sponsored by the Office of the Provost and University Relations

    Campus Wide

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

    Representatives from the Professional degree programs will be available to discuss areas of study, new trends and achievements. This event is free and open to the public.

    Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. “Welcome Home” Reception and Homecoming Registration

    Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs

    Student Services Center- Allen J. Singleton Multipurpose Room

    3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.

    It’s Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.- Pi Epsilon 70thAnniversary

    Celebration! Check in and register for all of the weekend’s Alumni

    activities! 

    National Alumni Association “Hall of Excellence”

    Sponsored by the National Alumni Association and Alumni Affairs

    William P. Hytche Athletic Center

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

    Dinner- 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

    Cost: $65.00 per person

    The National Alumni Association is particularly proud to host the 2017 awards event, which honors and recognizes distinguished alumni who excelled in their careers, life choices, contributions to the UMES Community, and the community at large.  

    Alumni Homecoming Concert

    Sponsored by The Department of Athletics

    William P. Hytche Athletics Center

    8:15 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.

    (Doors Open: 7:00 p.m./Doors Close: 10:00 p.m.)

    Artist: Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes

    Cost:       $35.00 with advance ticket purchase to the “Hall of Excellence”

                    $40.00 General Public

                    $50.00 Table seating with one free beverage ticket

    The first of its kind! We are going to take you back, way back, into time!!! (More for the Seasoned Crowd!)

    Homecoming Fashion Show

    Sponsored by Student Government and Bazaar Models

    Entertainment

    Ella Fitzgerald Performing Arts Center

    8:00 p.m. until 12:00 midnight

    (Doors Open: 8:00 p.m./Doors Close: 11:00 p.m.)

    Cost:       $10.00 UMES Students Only- Advance Ticket

                    $15.00 General Public

    This will be an event you won't want to miss. This year's show will feature a variety of fashion concepts and spotlight student models at our university. 

    Alumni “Welcome Home” Party

    Sponsored by the National Alumni Association 

    La Quinta Inn- Salisbury, Maryland

    10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

    Cost: $10.00 per person

    Saturday, February 18, 2017

    “The Big Game Day!”

    Alumni Central Opens

    Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs

    Engineering & Aviation Sciences Complex -
    7:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.

    Student Services Center - Office of Alumni Affairs- 10:30 a.m.
    until 3:30 p.m.  

    The President’s Breakfast

    Sponsored by the Office of the President

    Engineering & Aviation Sciences Complex

    8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.

    Donations to the “Takeoff 2017” will be accepted.

    “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, share the successes of UMES from the past year. This event will be a time of food, fun, fellowship and sharing of “HAWK LOVE!!!” 

    National Alumni Association- National Meeting

    Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs

    Engineering & Aviation Sciences Complex

    10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon

    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.  

    Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.- Pi Epsilon 70th Anniversary Brunch

    Sponsored by Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

    Student Development Center- Lobby Area

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

    Tickets will be sold in advance and at the door.

    After brunch, participants will hear inspiring words from brothers on what the great founders had in mind and why we are celebrating the 70thAnniversary this year. 

    “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 Eagles. This will be followed by the Old School Step Show, and Old School Cheerleaders. It will be great entertainment for the homecoming crowd!

    Homecoming Tailgate Party

    Sponsored by the Student Government

    Tawes Parking Lot

    11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    Please call the Office of Campus Life for a registration packet.
    (410) 651-6434 

    Homecoming Basketball Game

    UMES HAWKS vs. North Carolina Central 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 (one cost for both games per person)
      

    “OVERTIME!” and HAWKS Homecoming Dance

    Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs

    Student Services Center- Ballroom

    6:30 p.m. until 1:00 a.m.

    Cost: $5.00 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!  

    “Eastern Shore Greek Reception”

    Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs and the Greeks of the Eastern Shore

    Richard A. Henson Center- Ballroom

    7:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.

    Cost: $10.00

    Join us for some post-game action, featuring live DJs, hors d’ oeuvres and a cash bar immediately after the game as we celebrate being GREEKS of the Eastern Shore!  

    Homecoming Stroll Competition

    Sponsored by the National Pan-Hellenic Council

    Ella Fitzgerald Performing Arts Center

    8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

    (Doors Open: 7:00 p.m./Doors Close: 10:00 p.m.)

    Cost: $12.00 General Public

    Join us as we celebrate Greek-lettered organizations at this year’s stroll competition. Groups will showcase their talent and creativity as they compete for the title of “Stroll Champion!”    

    Music On The Yard!

    Sponsored by the Office of Campus Life

    Student Services Center Courtyard

    11:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

    Open To The Public

    Sunday, February 19, 2017

    “Reflection and Graduation!”

    Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. “Worship Service”

    Sponsored by Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

    Student Services Center- Allen J. Singleton Multipurpose Room

    10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon

    Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.- Delta Nu Chapter Anniversary Brunch

    Sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

    Student Development Center- Lobby Area

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

    Cost: $35.00 per person

    Brother and their guest will hear inspiring words during brunch. Funds will be donated to the “Legacy of the  Jewels” Scholarship.


    Thank You For Participating In Homecoming 2017! HAWK PRIDE– Catch It!!!!

    See You Next Year!!!


    For More Information, Please contact: Office of Alumni Affairs (410) 651-6277

    Office of Campus Life (410) 651-6434

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