Homecoming Week 2017 Begins 10/9

Today, Oct. 9, marks the beginning of Widener’s 2017 Homecoming Week.IMG_20151016_182657

The festivities begin today with the Block Party to be held in the UC Atrium from 4 to 6:30 p.m, and conclude on Saturday with the Homecoming Football game and various festivities. Many of these events will have free food and giveaways, so come out and show your Widener Pride!

Events geared towards current students are marked in bold. This schedule will be updated as more events are added.



4-6:30 p.m. – Homecoming Block Party, UC Atrium


8:30-10 p.m. – Hypnotist Eric Mina, Alumni Auditorium


9-11 p.m. – Homecoming Bingo, Pride Café


4-6 p.m. School of Nursing Homecoming Celebration, Founder’s Hall Lobby

5-6:30 p.m. – Paint Your Pride, UC Patio


10:30-11:30 a.m. Oral Histories: Remembering PMC, Alumni Auditorium

Various PMC alumni activities throughout the day; check here for more information

5-7 p.m. – Homecoming Pep Rally, Memorial Field

7 p.m. – Widener Softball Alumni Game, softball field

7:30-8:30 p.m. – Stargazing with Dr. Augensen, Kirkbride room 507

7:30-10 p.m. – Pride Movie Night “Spiderman Homecoming”, Freedom Hall room 122


8-11:30 a.m. – Museum Welcome Breakfast, Alumni Auditorium/PMC Museum

9 a.m.-1 p.m. – Homecoming Welcome Breakfast & Information Hub, UC Pride Café

9-10:30 a.m. – 3rd Annual Widener Football Alumni Flag Football Game, Quick Stadium

9-10 a.m. – Continuing the Tradition: PMC Broom Drill Passing of the Flag and PMC Museum Presentation, Alumni Auditorium/PMC Museum

10 a.m.-12 p.m. – Widener Baseball Alumni Game, baseball field

10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. – Widener University Parents’ Network Brunch, ACN Marriott Dining Room

11 am. – Women’s Volleyball vs. Neumann, Schwartz Athletic Center

1-3:30 p.m. – Widener Homecoming Day Football Game vs. Lycoming, Quick Stadium

1 p.m. – Women’s Field Hockey vs. Stevenson, Edith R. Dixon Field

4-7 p.m. – Office of Multicultural Student Affairs 10th Anniversary Block Party Celebration, UC lower level

5 p.m. – Widener Men’s Soccer vs. Messiah, Quick Stadium

5-7 p.m. – 3rd Annual French Alumni Homecoming Dinner, Freedom Hall upper lobby

6-9 p.m. – All PMC Dinner Dance, Lathem Hall

7-8 p.m. – African American Alumni Food & Wine Reception, UC lower level

7:30-9:30 p.m. – African American Alumni Spoken Word & Poetry Slam, Quiet Lounge UC lower level

7:30 p.m. – Women’s Soccer vs. Messiah, Quick Stadium

7:30-10 p.m. – Pride Movie Night “Spiderman Homecoming,” Freedom Hall room 122


Cover image from Widener University flickr

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