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Raider Homecoming 2017

September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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One event on September 30, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on October 1, 2017 at 10:00am

Wright State’s 50TH ANNIVERSARY is this year, so don’t miss Homecoming Weekend! It’s the perfect time to reconnect with old classmates, meet current students, and network with other alumni. All alumni, students, employees, and friends of Wright State are encouraged to attend.

All student Homecoming events are free and open to Wright State students. Alumni-sponsored events may require registration and payment. Registration information for reunions and other events can be found at https://www.wright.edu/homecoming.

UPDATE: All #RaiderRomance and #LakerLove couples should enter our Virtual Alumni Homecoming Court contest for the chance to win a one-night hotel stay, dinner, and a movie for two athttp://bit.ly/WinDateNight17. Contest closes October 2.

REUNIONS:
Black Alumni Reunion
Campus Recreation & Student Union Student/Staff Reunion
Founding Classes Reunion (’67, ’68, ’69, ’70, and ’71)
Greek Alumni Reunion
Model United Nations Alumni Reunion
Residence Life & Housing Reunion
Student Government Reunion
The Guardian and WWSU Radio Reunion

LIST OF OTHER EVENTS:
Friday, September 29
5 p.m. – Leadership Launch – SU Endeavour Room
6 p.m. – Alumni Achievement Awards (by invitation only) – SU Atrium
7 p.m. – College of Education & Human Services Trivia Night – SU Apollo Room – Register your team at http://community.wrightstatealumni.com/CEHSTrivia17
8 p.m. – College of Science and Mathematics Pub Science
8 p.m. – RCA Casino Night – SU Union Market

Saturday, September 30
All day – Alumni College – Sign up at http://bit.ly/AlumniCollege17
All day – Campus Tours – Starting in the Student Union
2 p.m. – Club Football vs. Ohio State – Mulhollan Field
3 p.m. – Women’s Soccer vs. Milwaukee – Alumni Field
**4:30 p.m. – HOMECOMING FESTIVAL – Rinzler Lot
6 p.m. – Dining in the Dark – SU Apollo Room
7 p.m. – Men’s Soccer vs. Detroit Mercy – Alumni Field (Gold level WSUAA members get free admission when you present your Gold Card.)

Sunday, October 1
All day – Alumni College – Sign up at http://bit.ly/AlumniCollege17
10 a.m. – Student Affairs Recognition Brunch – SU Atrium

**Free and open to the public, the Homecoming Festival takes place in the parking lot of the Rinzler Student Sports Complex. View below for music, food, and parking information.

HC FESTIVAL MUSIC
Enjoy live music from country’s own Clark Manson at the Homecoming Festival, and view his new video for “Friday Nighters” at https://youtu.be/y1che1Vo6nY!

HC FESTIVAL FOOD & DRINK
Zombie Dogz is a local favorite who make killer gourmet hot dogs and side dishes.
Moe-licious BBQ is making a special trip up from Louisville to help us celebrate 50 years! Try their “Wright State Plate.”
West Side Brewing have created the Hoppin’ Homecoming brew and a specially crafted “Wright Light.”
All of our beers will be steeply discounted and served in a FREE anniversary stein (one stein per person)!
-Deadline to participate in the 11th Annual Chili Cook Off during the Homecoming Festival is September 26. Visit https://orgsync.com/1331/forms/265870 to register.

HC FESTIVAL PARKING
If you’re having trouble finding a parking spot behind Wright State Physicians, you can catch a shuttle. A Wright State shuttle will pick up riders from the Student Union bus stop and Pine Hall bus stop to get to the games and HC Festival at the Rinzler between 1 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Saturday, September 30.

HC FESTIVAL SOCIAL MEDIA
Get on Twitter or Instagram before September 30! Our social media vending machine will be at the Homecoming Festival. Patrons will be able to select a Wright State hat or T-shirt for FREE when they follow Wright State on Tweet or Instagram using special hashtags prompted at the machine. One item per handle, while supplies last.

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Date:
September 30
Time:
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Wright State University
Student Union 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway
Fairborn, OH 45435 United States
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