Homecoming

TWU students wearing class of '67 baseball caps celebrating

Forever to be True... Mark your calendar for April 17-22 when the Texas Woman's University family celebrates Homecoming Week 2017. From showcasing student research and recognition of faculty and staff to welcoming home alumni, this is the time we celebrate the history and excellence of our tradition-rich university. Will you join us in this week-long celebration?

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2017 Homecoming Schedule

  • RS = Research Symposium
  • CSD = Center for Student Development
  • CAB = Campus Activities Board

Entire week is Sigma Sigma Sigma’s Founders Week. Events are open to everyone unless indicated otherwise.

Tuesday, April 18

8:00am – 4:00pm
Information/Registration Tables (RS)
ACT 2nd Floor Lobby 

9:00am – 10:20am
Poster Presentations: Session I (RS)
ACT 2
Platform Presentations: Session I (RS)
ACT 301 and 601

10:30am – 12:00pm
“Celebration of Research”
Chancellor’s Student Research Scholars (RS)
ACT 301

12:00pm – 1:00pm
Chancellor’s Luncheon to Honor Student Research Scholars (Invitation only) (RS)
Hubbard Hall

12:30pm – 1:00pm
Helping Hands Lunch and Learn with Alum Speaker (CSD)
Student Union 113

1:15pm – 2:30pm
Keynote Speaker: Roger Malina (RS)
ACT 301

2:40pm – 4:00pm
Poster Presentations: Session II (RS)
ACT 2
Platform Presentations: Session II (RS)
ACT 301 and 601
Virtual Session (RS)
ACT 225

5:30pm – 7:30pm
Information/Registration Tables (RS)
ACT 2nd Floor Lobby

6:00pm – 7:20pm
Poster Presentations: Session III (RS)
ACT 2
Platform Presentations: Session III (RS)
ACT 301 and 601
Virtual Session (RS)
ACT 225

7:30pm – 9:30pm
TWU Choir Concert
Margo Jones Performance Hall
$5 at the door; Ages 12 & under are free

Wednesday, April 19

8:00am – 4:00pm
Information/Registration Tables (RS)
ACT 2nd Floor Lobby

9:00am – 10:20am
Poster Presentations: Session IV (RS)
ACT 2
Platform Presentations: Session IV (RS)
ACT 501 and 601
Virtual Session (RS)
ACT 225

10:00am – 2:00pm
Earth Day Extravaganza (CSD)
Lawn, Amphitheater, and SU Purple Lobby

11:00am – 1:00pm
Visual Arts Graduate Students’ Open Studios (food provided) (RS)
Patio Building

1:30pm – 2:30pm
Showcase of Student Research (RS)
ACT 301

2:40pm – 4:00pm
Poster Presentations: Session V (RS)
ACT 2
Platform Presentations: Session V (RS)
ACT 501 and 601
Virtual Session (RS)
ACT 225

4:00pm – 5:00pm
A Panel Discussion: “Why Should I Attend Graduate School? What Do I Do When I Get Out of Graduate School?”
ACT 301

4:00pm – 5:00pm
Minerva March (CSD)
Pioneer Woman Circle to Pioneer Park

5:00pm – 6:00pm
Softball vs. Texas A&M International
Softball Field

5:00pm – 8:00pm
Spring Fling (CAB)
Soccer Field
Students welcome!

5:30pm – 7:30pm
Information/Registration Tables (RS)
ACT 2nd Floor Lobby

6:00pm – 7:20pm
Poster Presentations: Session VI (RS)
ACT 2
Platform Presentations: Session VI (RS)
ACT 501 and 601

7:00pm – 8:00pm
Softball vs. Texas A&M International
Softball Field

7:30pm – 9:00pm
TWU Wind Symphony Concert
Margo Jones Performance Hall
$5 at the door; Ages 12 & under are free 

Thursday, April 20

9:00am – 5:00pm
ALUMNI REGISTRATION & CHECK-IN
Alumni House
All alumni welcome!

4:00pm – 6:00pm
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
TWU Drama Production
Redbud Theatre, Hubbard
Tickets are $10 for adults including TWU Faculty/Staff and $5 for students, children, and senior citizens.

4:15pm – 5:00pm
Redbud Awards Reception (CSD)
Pioneer Room

5:00pm – 6:30pm
Redbud Awards (CSD)
SE Ballroom, Hubbard

Friday, April 21

8:30am10:00am
ALUMNI REGISTRATION & CHECK-IN (ALUMNI WELCOME!)
UNIVERSITY BREAKFAST (OPEN FOR EVERYONE!)
Pioneer Circle and Pioneer Woman Statue

9:15am – 9:45am
PIONEERS REMEMBERED
(Memorial Service for TWU family members lost in 2016)

10:00am11:00am
FOUNDERS’ CONVOCATION – A CELEBRATION OF EXCELLENCE
Margo Jones Performance Hall

11:00am
Campus Service Project (CSD)
All Campus

11:30am1:30pm
AWARD HONOREES RECEPTION – 11:30-12:00
ACCOLADES AWARDS LUNCHEON (BY RESERVATION ONLY)– 12:00-1:30
(Recognizing Outstanding Students, Hallmark Alumni and Distinguished Alumni for 2017)
Hubbard Hall

2:00pm5:00pm
ALUMNI REGISTRATION & CHECK-IN BOUTIQUE & HOSPITALITY
Alumni welcome!
Hubbard Hall

3:00 - 4:00pm
CHAPEL SERVICE
Little Chapel In-the-Woods
CLASS/REUNION GROUP DINNERS (by invitation only)
Class of ’67 – Hubbard Hall Banquet Room
Others – TBA – Check with Alumni Association Office

5:00pm – 6:00pm
Softball vs. Texas – Permian Basin
Softball Field

7:00pm – 8:00pm
Softball vs. Texas – Permian Basin
Softball Field

8:0pm – 10:00pm
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
TWU Drama Production
Redbud Theatre, Hubbard
Tickets are $10 for adults including TWU Faculty/Staff and $5 for students, children, and senior citizens.

Saturday, April 22

8:30am4:00pm
ALUMNI REGISTRATION & CHECK-IN BOUTIQUE & HOSPITALITY
Hubbard Hall
Alumni welcome! 

9:30am2:30pm
WELCOME COFFEE AND ASSOCIATION BUSINESS MEETING
Meet Chancellor Feyten!
Alumni welcome! (Students by invitation)
Hubbard Hall –Banquet Room
MAROON & WHITE SPIRIT LUNCH – 11:30
(Wear your school colors and bring your memorabilia)
Alumni welcome! (Students by invitation)
Hubbard Hall – Southwest Ballroom
GROUP PHOTOS -12:30
Alumni welcome!
Hubbard Hall porch

1:00pm – 2:00pm
Softball vs. Texas - Permian Basin
Softball Field

2:30pm4:30pm
CAMPUS EXPERIENCE
Alumni welcome!
View From the Top - CFO 13
Tour your favorite buildings old and new
Texas First Ladies Dress Collection with tour host - 2:30-4:00pm
Library Time – exhibits open
Campus Bookstore open until 4pm

5:00pm8:30pm
ALUMNI REUNION RECEPTION & DINNER
Alumni welcome! (Students by invitation)
Celebrate with classmates
Cheer with the Class of’67 – 50 Golden Years
Announcement of Class Gifts

8:00pm – 10:00pm
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
TWU Drama Production
Redbud Theatre, Hubbard
Pay as you can. 

Contact

For more information about alumni events, contact the TWU Alumni Association
P.O. Box 425725
Denton, TX 76204- 5725
940-898-2586 (TWU-ALUM)
940-898-2497 fax
fsa@twu.edu

Page last updated 2:15 PM, February 28, 2017