Friday & Saturday, October 4th & 5th
The UWG Alumni Association invites you to Homecoming 2013 the weekend of October 4th and 5th!There are plenty of events for you to take part in and show your West Georgia pride! Below is a list of alumni-sponsored events. For more campus-wide information about Homecoming, visit www.westga.edu/homecoming!
'30s/'40s Reunion Luncheon
Friday, October 4 - 10:30am
Lower Level Z-6
Alumni from the ‘30s and '40s will gather to fellowship and reminisce from days gone by. Lunch will be served at 12:00 p.m., followed by a program! Cost is $15 per person. Register online or call the Alumni House at 678-839-6582 to reserve your spot.
- 10:30am - Early Registration
- 11:30am - Group Photos
- 12:00pm - Lunch Program
Wolves Capture the Square
Friday, October 4 - 7:00pm
Adamson Square & The AMP, Downtown Carrollton
Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the community are invited to attend the university's largest gear-up celebration for Homecoming Day! Have dinner at a restaurant on the Square and then join us at the AMP for the pep rally and "Yell Like Hell" contest, followed by a concert featuring the Velcro Pygmies, back by popular demand.
Campus Walking Tours
Saturday, October 5 - 9:00am
Technology-enhanced Learning Center (TLC)
Take in the beauty of the ever-growing campus of West Georgia by going on a walking tour led by our own UWG Ambassadors. Tours will be conducted every 30 minutes from 9:00 a.m.- 1:30 p.m., starting at the Technology-Enhanced Learning Center (TLC).
President's Pancake Breakfast/Alumni Association Annual Meeting
Saturday, October 5 - 9:00am
School of Nursing Atrium
Alumni and friends gather at the School of Nursing for a pancake breakfast with the university's new president, Dr. Kyle Marrero and attend the annual meeting of the UWG Alumni Association. Guests will enjoy the new state-of-the-art School of Nursing and participate in a building tour by staff and nursing students. The School of Nursing plans to open in August, 2013, offering hands-on experiences and real-life situations for the nursing students. Viewing stands will be available outside the School of Nursing to guests who would like to watch the parade after breakfast. The parade is scheduled to start at 10:00 a.m.
Class of 1963 Golden Reunion Brunch
Saturday, October 5 - 11:00am
The Class of 1963 will gather for brunch at the Alumni House at 11:00 a.m. to celebrate their 50th year since graduating from West Georgia. Cost is $15 per person. Alumni can register online at this link. Parade viewing stands will be set up at the Donald Wagner Honor’s House for the class of 1963 to enjoy before the brunch. Classmates and guests may park at the Alumni House. There will be no formal program, but each classmate will be given a commemorative medallion inducting you into the Golden Alumni Society.
Alumni Association Tailgate
Saturday, October 5 - 11:30am
UWG Athletic Complex
Attention: UWG Alumni and Friends: Look for the red alumni tent to enjoy a complimentary meal with all the fixings and have the chance to catch up with old friends, staff, and current students. Help us celebrate the classes of 1963 and 1988 reunions starting at 11:30 a.m.! Games, prizes, and alumni gear will be given to guests and encourage your alumni friends to stop by and visit.
Marching Band Alumni Reunion
Saturday, October 5 - 7:00pm
Marching Band Alumni will gather at the Alumni House for their annual reunion from 7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. All Marching Band Alumni are welcome! Enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvres, refreshments, music, and enjoy reminiscing with class and band members. Cost is $15.00 per person. Alumni may park in the Alumni House parking area.