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 Friday, October 6, 2017

Registration/Check-In

October 6 @ 12 noon - 6 p.m.
Homecoming Welcome Desk
R. G. Wanek Center, Philanthropy Tables, Main Level

Academic Open House
 
October 6 @ 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. 
All Academic Buildings
 

Walk through the academic buildings and meet up with some of the professors for various academic departments. Each building will have a listing of which professors will be available in their offices so make sure to stop by and say hello to one of your favorite from your time at High Point , or meet the faculty that are making current students' learning experience extraordinary! 


Campus Walking Tour

October 6 @ 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
R.G. Wanek Center, Main Level Campus Concierge
 

Whether it's been 5 months, 5 years, or 5 decades since you've been back home to HPU, this campus tour is for you! Tour new academic building and residence halls, or even your old dormitory. These campus tours will be walking, with shuttles available for those who cannot walk, so be mindful when choosing attire and footwear. Please arrive 15 minutes early for the tour so you can see as much of campus as possible. 


Alumni Awards Ceremony & Reception

October 6 @ 5:30 p.m.
Congdon Hall, Callicutt Auditorium and Ballroom
 

Each year, the High Point University Alumni Association recognizes the outstanding achievements of 13 extraordinary alumni. Join President Nido R. Qubein as we celebrate and honor the 2017 Alumni Award recipients!


Art Exhibit: "Hunt Seat and Equitation" by Elise Shweitzer

October 6 @ 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Sechrest Art Gallery

A collection of paintings and drawings exploring the visual conventions of the equitation style of horseback riding by Elise Schweitzer. This series is also an examination of that strange visual overlay found in competitive horse shows of nineteenth century fashion, sharp black boots and black blazers and beautiful horses, jumbled up with electric blue North face fleeces and Gatorade bottles.

 

Class of 1992 25th Reunion

October 6 @ 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Webb Conference Center, Ballroom & Patio
 

Join the Class of 1992 for a 25th Reunion Celebration in the ballroom of Webb Conference Center! Reminisce on fond memories and catch up with good friends.
*The classes of 1991 and 1993 are also invited to join this celebration!*


Class of 2007 10th Reunion

October 6 @ 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Cottrell Hall, International Ballroom
 

Join the Class of 2007 for a 10th Reunion Celebration in the International Ballroom in Cottrell Hall! Reminisce on fond memories and catch up with good friends. 
*The classes of 2006 and 2008 are also invited to join this celebration!*


 

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Registration/Check-In

October 7 @ 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Homecoming Welcome Desk
R.G. Wanek Center, Philanthropy Tables, Main Level 

Art Exhibit: "Hunt Seat and Equitation" by Elise Schweitzer

October 6 @ 9 a.m. 7 p.m.
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Sechrest Art Gallery

A collection of paintings and drawings exploring the visual conventions of the equitation style of horseback riding by Elise Schweitzer. This series is also an examination of that strange visual overlay found in competitive horse shows of nineteenth century fashion, sharp black boots and black blazers and beautiful horses, jumbled up with electric blue North face fleeces and Gatorade bottles.


Cornerstone Club Breakfast 2017

October 7 @ 9 a.m.
Plato S. Wilson Commerce Building, Ballroom
 

Graduates who have celebrated their 50th Reunion from High Point College (1967 and before) are invited to a special breakfast honoring their lifetime of support to High Point University. We are proud to welcome the newest members of the Cornerstone Club, the Class of 1967!


Networking Coffee & Conversations

October 7 @ 10 a.m.
Cottrell Hall, International Ballroom
 

Join the office of Career and Professional Development and your fellow alumni for a casual networking session over coffee.

 


Campus Walking Tour

October 7 @ 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
R.G. Wanek Center, Main Level Campus Concierge
 

Whether it's been 5 months, 5 years, or 5 decades since you've been back home to HPU, this campus tour is for you! Tour new academic building and residence halls, or even your old dormitory. These campus tours will be walking, with shuttles available for those who cannot walk, so be mindful when choosing attire and footwear. Please arrive 15 minutes early for the tour so you can see as much of campus as possible. 


Greek Village Open House

October 7 @ 10:30 a.m. - 12 noon
Greek Village and Webb Ballroom, Webb Conference Center
 

Open to all Greek alumni! Enjoy a delicious brunch with other Greek alumni before heading out on a self-guided tour of the Greek Village. Select chapter houses will be open during this time! 


Panther Pregame Tailgate

October 7 @ 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Steele Sports Center

Bring the whole family to Vert Stadium to enjoy fun activities while reconnecting with your classmates and their own families. This event will be filled with food and drinks available for purchase while everyone can enjoy games, bounce houses, face painting and more for free! Special appearances from Prowler the Panther and the HPU Cheerleaders promise to make this event a fun filled way to kick off the lacrosse game.

Men's Lacrosse Exhibition Game vs. Catawba College

October 7 @ 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Vert Stadium
 

Following the Panther Pregame Tailgate, follow the HPU Pep Band to watch the Men's Lacrosse Game. With field games and the announcement of the 2017 Homecoming Court, this is a "can't miss" event!

Varsity Club Reception*

October 7 @ 2 p.m.- 4 p.m.
Witcher Athletic Center at Vert Stadium, President's Suite 

 

***Due to limited space, this event is by invitation only.*** 


Despicable Me 3

October 7 @ 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
R. G. Wanek Center, Extraordinaire Cinema
 

Enjoy a viewing of the new movie, Despicable Me 3 in the Extraordinaire Cinema. Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist. Complimentary popcorn, candy and drinks are included!

 


Acatoberfest Concert

 
October 7 @ 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Hayworth Fine Arts Center
 

Enjoy Halloween and festive fall a cappella music performed by High Point's Petal Points, Offbeats, and Toccatatones.



Charcoal Pony Improv Show

October 7 @ 5 p.m.
R. G. Wanek Center, Extraordinaire Cinema
 

"Charcoal Pony" is the completely student-run resident improv comedy troupe at High Point University. Enjoy an exciting show full of laughter and fun for the entire family!


1924 Prime Reservations

October 7 @ 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
R. G. Wanek Center, 1924 Prime
 
For the second time ever, High Point University's 5-star steakhouse is opening it's doors to HPU alumni!  The price is $60 per person and includes one glass of wine/beer. You must make reservations prior to Homecoming Weekend by calling Tim at 336.885.1924. If you reach the voice mailbox, please leave a message with your reservation details (last name, class year, party number, and time of reservation) and a member of the 1924 Prime staff will confirm with you shortly. Call soon as tables fill quickly!

Class of 2017 Reunion Zero

October 7 @ 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Congdon Hall Ballroom

Sure, it's only been 5 months since graduation, but why let that stop you from having a good time catching up with your classmates and taking a peek at the newly completed Congdon Hall for Reunion Zero?!


Homecoming Oktoberfest

October 7 @ 8 p.m.
The Brown Truck Brewery
1234 N Main St, High Point, NC
 

Enjoy food from some of the best food trucks in the area and live music at High Point's award winning craft brewery, Brown Truck Brewery! A cash bar will be available. 


Sunday, October 8, 2017

Alumni Memorial Chapel Service

October 8 @ 10 a.m.
Hayworth Memorial Chapel
 

Gather for an intimate memorial service honoring the alumni, faculty and students who have passed away since October 10, 2016.


Brunch

October 8 @ 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Slane Student Center, The Café
 

End the weekend conversing with new friends and old, reflecting on memories of the weekend and your time at HPU with brunch in the Café.

** This Homecoming Weekend schedule is subject to change

 
 
 

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