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Homecoming 2021 Full Schedule

* Based on current campus COVID-19 guidelines, all events have a maximum capacity requiring registration for each event. 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 26

1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Registration
Second Floor, Welty Hall

6:30 p.m. Interclub March
Come and watch the Parade of 2-year Social Clubs! 
Meet at Hogarth Dining Center, Cafeteria Entrance

FRIDAY, AUGUST 27

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration
Second Floor, Welty Hall

9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Walk with the President and Coffee with Student Scholars (Co-sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Research and Gordy Honors College)
Enjoy a campus tour led by President Nora Miller. Finishing the tour at Fant Memorial Library, we will enjoy coffee and a talk with students about their research projects. Shuttles will be available. (Registration Required)
Meet at the Old Maid’s Gate, College Street Entrance

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Golden Girls Alumni Lunch Honoring the Class of 1971
Board the Convention and Visitor Bureau's double-decker bus to enjoy a fun trip to lunch! Everyone is invited to attend this lunch honoring the Class of 1971. (Registration Required)
Meet at Puckett House, 11th Street Entrance, Lunch at Trotter Convention Center 

2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Reading, Writing, Living 
The 7 Ups: Come hear an inspirational message provided by Barbara Ruffin Pate, '71, heard recently from TV personality Holly Thompson, that needs to be heard. Remembering Personal Appearance: Take a trip down memory lane with Barbara Black Travis, '70, and Gracyce Hicks for a fun-filled, interactive “Personal Appearance” class just as it was presented in the '60s and '70s by Grayce Hicks but with an entertaining new twist. Being a Golden Girl: Reminisce with Samye Johnson, '71, as she tells the story about making the decision to attend MSCW as one of the best decisions in her entire life. (Registration Required)
Kossen Auditorium, Poindexter Hall

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Basketball National Championship 50th Anniversary Celebration 
Honor our 1971 National Championship players and get an update about today's athletic program. (Registration Required) 
Pohl Gymnasium 

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. MUW Social Organization Alumni Council (SOAC) Representatives Business Meeting
Council representatives/proxies are required to attend. The business meeting is open to general SOAC members, social organization students, and university faculty and staff.
Welty Board Room, Welty Hall 

5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Bridget Smith Pieschel Retirement Reception and Papers Dedication
Please join us to celebrate the illustrious career of Bridget Smith Pieschel and the dedication of the Ellard-Murphree-Pilgreen-Smith Family Papers. This exciting collection spans the 20th century and three generations of W alumni, including 4000 letters and 90 journals currently being digitized and added to the new online repository, Athena Commons. (Registration Required)
Tent Outside Shattuck Hall 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 28

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration
Second Floor, Welty Hall

8:00 – 10:00 a.m. Breakfast at Wesley
Wesley Foundation

9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Class Photos for Reunion Classes 
(Click here for assigned times for each class.) 
Front Campus

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Convocation 
See the classes march and the presentation of awards! Also, the MUWAA will update you on their accomplishments during the past year. (Registration Required)
Rent Auditorium, Whitfield Hall

12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Golden Girls Alumni Lunch Honoring the Class of 1970
Board the Convention and Visitor Bureau's double-decker bus to enjoy a fun trip to lunch! Everyone is invited to attend this lunch honoring the Class of 1970. (Registration Required)
Meet at Puckett House, 11th Street Entrance, Lunch at Trotter Convention Center 

12:00 p.m. Back Home Barbecue 
Join us for lunch and visit with students while enjoying good music and food. During this time, we also will celebrate student organizations! (Registration Required) 
Tent Outside Shattuck Hall 

1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Homecoming Novelty Event
Get your W memento from Homecoming 2021! (Free; one item per person)
W Room, Hogarth Student Center 

2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Black Alumni Reunion
Join us as we celebrate black excellence at The W! We will have special guests to create unforgettable memories. There will be food, fun, and fellowship! (Registration Required)
Tent Next to Bryan Green Gazebo

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Hit It Out of the Park: MUWAA Awards Reception and Softball Seating Dedication 
Celebrate our 2020 and 2021 MUW Alumni Association award recipients' great accomplishments and celebrate the dedication of seating in honor of Dr. Cheryl Brewer, '81. (Registration Required)
Don Usher Field 

6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Golden Girls Reunion Dinner
Classes of 1970 and 1971 members are invited to attend. (Registration Required)
Trotter Convention Center

SUNDAY, AUGUST 29

9:30 a.m. Sunday Chapel Service
End the Homecoming weekend with a chapel service led by members of the Classes of 1970 and 1971. Elizabeth (Libba) Fairleigh will deliver the message, and Cherry Watkins Dunn will provide music. There will be a special remembrance of those we have lost since Homecoming 2019. (Registration Required)
Carrier Chapel

Special Lounge Spaces

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday

SOAC - Welty Hall First Floor Atrium

Class of 1970 - Subway Lounge

Class of 1971 - The W Room

The W's Unity Project - Green Space Next to Bryan Green Gazebo

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