February 14-21, 2016
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Princess Anne, Maryland 21853
“Alumni and Student Schedule"


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Homecoming 2016 Event Schedule


Spirit Week

Sunday, February 7, 2016
Office Decoration Campus Wide



Monday, February 8, 2016

Sports Day (dress as an athlete or wear a jersey) Prize: Chipotle Gift Card



Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Bama Day

Prize: Pair of Comedy Show Tickets



Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Twin Day

Prize: Pair of Concert Tickets (For the twins, one each)



Thursday, February 11, 2016

Hawk Day (Dress Maroon and Grey UMES paraphernalia) Prize: Pair of Movie Tickets



Friday, February 12, 2016

Class Color Day

Prize: Winner gets UMES paraphernalia



Friday, February 12, 2016

All Star Weekend Part 1

Sponsored by the Student Government Association Campus Wide Event

William P. Hytche 6:00 pm – 11:00 p.m.

Doors Open: 5:30 p.m.

Admission price: $0 (Philanthropic Event: Donate food and clothes) All proceeds go to Seaton Center

This event is a modified version of the NBA All-Star Weekend specifically designed for UMES which will include basketball games, 3 point contests, dunk contests and many more games.



Saturday, February 13, 2016

UMES vs. Delaware State University Basketball Trip

Sponsored by the Student Government Association

Buses will leave 12 noon Admission price: TBD



Homecoming Week

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Gospel Explosion

Sponsored by the Office of the President and the Student Government

Ella Fitzgerald Performing Arts Center

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Free Admission- Open to the Public

This event is the official Kick off for Homecoming with our traditional Homecoming Gospel Show featuring both university and community gospel artists and choirs.

 

Red Light Special (Student Masquerade Ball)

Sponsored by the Student Government Association

Student Services Center- Ballroom

7:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

(Doors Open: 6:30 p.m./Doors Close: 11 p.m.)

Cost: $14.00 per person

Dress Code: “Dress To Impress”- NO JEANS OR ATHLETIC WEAR!

Will You Be My Valentine? If so, meet me at the SSC for a night of dancing, music and fun!

 

Monday, February 15, 2016

Spring Open House

Sponsored by the Office of Admissions

Student Services Center- Theater

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

At our Spring Open House, prospective students will be able to talk to an admission counselor, learn more about campus life from current students, learn more about their major of interest from UMES faculty, and tour our beautiful campus! On-site admission will be offered and application fees will be waived! Prospective students are encouraged to bring transcripts and standardized test scores with them. To pre-register for the Spring Open House please visit, umes.edu/openhouse 

 

Shore Overload “Bonfire”

Sponsored by the Student Government

Athletic Pavilion (Parking Lot Area)

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Free Admission

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

traditional UMES activities, celebrating that the HAWKS Basketball team will win the 2016 homecoming! Come out and enjoy!

 

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Family Feud Trivia Game- “What Do You Know About UMES?”

Sponsored by the Student Government Association

Student Services Center- Rotunda

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

Free Admission

Top 100 students at UMES were asked: “What are you going to do during Homecoming Week?” Survey says, “Play Family Feud and win tickets and prizes!”

 

Shore Overload Kickoff

Sponsored by the Student Government Association

Ella Fitzgerald Performing Arts Center

7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

(Doors Open: 6:00 p.m./Doors Close: 10:00 p.m.)

Cost: $3.00

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

 

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

“Who’s Got Next?!” Video Game Day

Sponsored by the Student Government Association

Student Services Center- Ballroom

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

Free Admission

 

Welcome to “The Oscars!”

Sponsored by Student Government and Bazaar Models Entertainment

Ella Fitzgerald Performing Arts Center

7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

(Doors Open: 6:00 p.m./Doors Close: 9:00 p.m.)

Cost: $10.00

BBazaar Models Entertainment presents "The Oscars!”  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.

 

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Alumni Central Openso:p>

Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs

Student Services Center- Alumni Office (1135)

9:00 am until 5:00 pm

Check in and register for all of the weekends 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.

 

Alumni Career Opportunity Exchange (ACOE)

Sponsored by the National Alumni Association and

The Career and Professional Development Office

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

8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Career Services and Alumni Affairs will provide refreshments. Career learning and networking reception- food and music. Alumni will highlight their professional expertise and encourage current students to pursue career opportunities in various fields.

 

“How Much Can You Handle?”

Sponsored by the Student Government and A.T.O.D.

Student Services Center- Rotunda

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

This alcohol awareness activity will make students aware of the effects of alcohol.

 

UMES Homecoming Concert

Sponsored by the Student Government

William P. Hytche Athletic Center

7:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

(Doors Open: 5:30 p.m./Doors Close: 11:00 p.m.)

CCost: Now to February 13th—$35.00

February 14th-17th- $40.00

Day of Event and General Public- $50.00

 

Alumni Life Member and Leadership Ceremonyo:p>

Sponsored by the National Alumni Association

Student Services Center- Ballroom

Reception- 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Dinner- 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Cost: Invitation only and $25.00 per guest

 

Friday, February 19, 2016

Alumni Central Openso:p>

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.

 

National Alumni Association “HAWK CHAPTER EXCHANGE”

Sponsored by the National Alumni Association

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

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

 

Shore Overload Day Party and Social

Sponsored by the Student Government

Student Services Center- Rotunda

12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

Alumni “Welcome Home” Reception

Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs

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

2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.

 

“HAWKS FOR FOOTBALL” Legacy Video

Sponsored by HAWKS FOR FOOTBALL

Student Services Center- Theater

3:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.

 

UMES “Hall of Fame” Induction Ceremony

Sponsored by the Department of Athletics

Student Services Center- Ballroom

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cost: $50.00 for Hall of Famers and $60.00 for General Public

 

The 90’s Throwback NPHC Step Show

Sponsored by the National Pan-Hellenic Council

Ella Fitzgerald Performing Arts Center

8:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

(Doors Open: 7:00 p.m./Doors Close: 9:30 p.m.)

Cost: $7.00 UMES Students / $10.00 General Admission / $5.00 Greeks with paraphernalia (Limited Greek Tickets)

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 skill in the art of stepping as they compete for the title of Step Show Champion!   

 

“The All Black Affair” Homecoming Party (Hollywood Theme)

Sponsored by the Student Government

Richard A. Henson Center

11:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.

(Doors Open: 10:00 p.m./Doors Close: 1:00 a.m.)

Cost: $15.00

Dress Code: “Dress To Impress”- NO JEANS OR ATHLETIC WEAR!

The stars are making their way down the red carpet, and you can, too. Join the Student Government, friends and other “High Class” folks as they present “A Night of Style and Class!”

 

Alumni “Welcome Home” Party

Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs

La Quinta Inn- Salisbury, Maryland

10:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Cost: Cost Included in Alumni package or $15.00 per person

 

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Alumni Central Openso:p>

Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs

Student Services Center- Ballroom

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

 

The President’s Breakfast

Sponsored by the Office of the President

Student Services Center- Ballroom

7:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.

Donations to the “48 Hour Countdown” 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, and her Cabinet share the successes of UMES from the past year. This event will be a time of food, fun, fellowship and sharing of “HAWK LOVE”!! Also Alumni Chapters and The National Alumni Association will present gifts and acknowledgements!

 

UMES National Alumni Association Annual Business Meeting

Sponsored by the National Alumni Association

Student Services Center- Ballroom

9:45 a.m. — 11:45 a.m.

Cost: Free

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.  Come hear the candidates for 2016-2018 share their vision for the future.

 

Ms. UMES Alumni Pageant

Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs

Student Services Center- Rotunda

12:00 noon until 1:00 pm

The Office of Alumni Affairs will hosts its first Ms. Alumni Pageant, which showcases school pride, tradition and talent!  Judges will focus on Community Service, School Cheer and Final Question! Which Alumni Chapter will win?

 

Student Tailgate

Sponsored by the Student Government

Tawes Parking Lot

111:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

 

Homecoming Basketball Gameo:p>

UMES HAWKS vs. South Carolina 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 (one Cost for both games per person)

                                     

Alumni are going into “Overtime!”

Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs

Student Services Center- Ballroom

6:30 p.m. until 10 p.m.

JJoin 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! 

 

UMES Comedy Showo:p>

Sponsored by the Student Government

Ella Fitzgerald Performing Arts Center

9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

(Doors Open: 8:00 p.m./Doors Close: 10:00 p.m.)

CCost: Now to February 13th—$10.00

February 14th-19th- $15.00

Day of Event and General Public- $25.00

 

HAWKS HOMECOMING ALUMNI DANCE/span>

Sponsored by the National Alumni Association

Richard A. Henson Center– Ballroom

9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Cost: Included in Alumni package or $30 per person

 

Sunday, February 21, 2016

“Alumni Brunch Playhouse” o:p>

Written and Directed by Percy W. Thomas

Sponsored by the National Alumni Association

Richard A. Henson Center– Ballroom

1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Cost: Included in the Alumni  Package Or $40 per  person and

$10 per  student


Thank You For Participating In Homecoming 2016!
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