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Homecoming 2014 is scheduled!

Save the dates on your calendar for Friday and Saturday, October 24th and 25th, 2014.

This year's schedule is something to cheer about. We are offering many events and there is sure to be something for everyone. We welcome and encourage people from all classes to attend as many events as possible and get the most out of Homecoming weekend. We are thrilled to honor the class of 1964 as our "Golden Wolves" this year and look forward to a great weekend filled with memories and good times!

Alumni Association Homecoming Weekend Schedule

Schedule is tentative and is subject to change

*All activities are open for everyone unless otherwise specified

**Denotes pre-registration is required

Friday, October 24, 2014-

**Welcome Luncheon

  • Time: 11:30-12:45pm
  • Location: Mt. Hood Room at Valsetz Dining Center,
  • Details and registration: What's a better way to start your Homecoming weekend off than with a welcome luncheon? Eat lunch in the same building you used as a student! President Weiss will make a few remarks on the future plans for WOU, including the new governance board and the presidential search. Cost is $12 per person, click here for more details and to register.

Classes Without Quizzes

  • Time: 1p.m. - 1:50p.m.
  • Location: Various campus classrooms, see the below schedule for rooms
  • Option 1:Causes of War, (PS 440) in room 108 at Bellamy Hall
  • Option 2: Energy yoga, (PE 144) in room 302 at the Health and Wellness Center
  • Option 3: Personal Morality and Social Justice (PHIL 102) in room 332 and Bellamy Hall
  • Details and registration: Interested in hearing about what today's students are learning and doing at WOU? Attend one of the classes offered during this time frame and sit with the students and watch them interact with their professors, their peers and perhaps even learn something new!

Campus tours led by the PLUS Team and Admissions

  • Time: 2:00p.m. - 3:30p.m.
  • Location: Meet at the Cottage and then people will move into groups to be paired with a leader
  • Details: The WOU campus is ever changing as buildings are being added and remodeled. What a better way to see the newest updates than through a student led tour with your fellow classmates and friends? The first tour will leave the Cottage at 2:05pm

Reunions, class socials and happy hour

**There will be three social's/reception's occurring simultaneously between 3:30p.m. and 5:30p.m.The options are below:

  • **Class of 1964 Reunion Social
  • Time: 3:30p.m. - 5:30p.m.
  • Location: Columbia Room at Werner University Center
  • *Details and Registration: Are you a Golden Wolf this year (class of 1964) or did you teach during the year of 1964 and want to reunite with some old classmates/students? This semi-private reception is for you! Click here for details and to register and check your email for an e-vite to this great event!.
  • College of Education "Dare" Social
  • Time: 3:30p.m. - 5:30p.m.
  • Location: ED room 217 at the College of Education
  • Details: Are you a graduate and/or supporter of the College of Education? Join us for this social to celebrate the Dare To campaign. We will be gathering at the College of Education building in room 217 to enjoy some light appetizers, wine and other beverages.
  • Alumni Reception Happy Hour
  • Time: 3:30p.m. - 5:30p.m.
  • Location: Crush Wine Bar and Tasting Room
  • Details: Not part of the class of 1964 or the College of Education and looking for a place to meet up with some old buddies? Crush Wine Bar and Tasting Room is a full service bar and is a great place to head for happy hour. There will be a special Homecoming Happy Hour drink and food available for purchase.

**Share Your Memories Dinner

  • Time: 6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
  • Location: The Willamette Room at Werner University Center
  • Details and registration: Come to one the great receptions and stay for a delicious and fun dinner! This dinner is open to members from all classes including faculty and staff. Have you ever wondered what it was like to be an OCE/WOSC/WOU student before and after your time here? This dinner will give guests the opportunity to hear all about other people's college experiences and to share their own memories from their time as a college student, professor or staff member. Cost is $20 per person and includes a served 3-course meal plus complimentary beverages. For more details and to register, click here.
  • **Do you have a lot to share and would be willing to be a table captain? If you are, your meal is on us! Contact Emily at (503)838-8710 for more information.

**Mathematics Alumni Night Potluck

  • Time: 6:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
  • Location: University House, 386 Stadium Dr. S. Monmouth, OR 97361
  • Details: Any student/alumni who is/was a mathematics or mathematics/computer science major/minor is invited to the University House for a potluck get together. Math professors/faculty will be providing a potluck meal and there will be non-alcoholic drinks available.
  • RSVP: Dr. Scott Beaver at beavers@wou.edu or (503)838-8205

Saturday, October 25, 2014

**Rise and Shine Tailgate Breakfast

  • Time: 9:00a.m. - 10:00a.m.
  • Location: Willamette Room, located on the second floor of the Werner University Center overlooking The Grove
  • Details and Registration: Start your day off right with a great buffet breakfast fit for the whole family. Get fueled up and ready for the game by attending this breakfast. Cost to attend is $8 per person. To register and for more information, click here.

Hamersly Library Tour

  • Time: 10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.
  • Location: The Wayne and Lynn Hamersly Library
  • Details: Join other former classmates after breakfast for a tour of the library led by Lynn and Wayne Hamersly. Coffee will be available and this tour is another great opportunity for the class of 1964 to reunite before the game.

Family Fun Zone (pre-game fun for the whole family!)

  • Time: 10:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.
  • Location: The Grove (weather pending)
  • Details: This year we are proud to offer the "Family Fun Zone" prior to kick off of the big game. This is a FREE admission event open to people of all ages. We will have a bouncy house obstacle course available for kids and parents to play on as well as face painting, photos with Wolfie, popcorn, cotton candy, snow cones and more. Families may bring their own food and non-alcoholic beverages for consumption. Limited seating will be available.

Redzone Tailgate (tailgates in the parking lot behind the stadium)

  • Time: Parking lot will open at 10:00a.m. and will fill up fast so get here early
  • Location: The parking lot directly behind the stadium, Lot G
  • Cost: Unnamed spots cost $10 each. The parking lot attendants will be able to help find spots
  • Details: This is the regular tailgates that happen on game day. These tailgates will take place as usual, in addition to the Family Fun Zone.

WOU vs. Simon Fraser Football Game

  • Kickoff is at 1:00p.m.
  • Purchase your tickets by clicking here.
  • Class of 1964: Please call Emily at (503)838-8710 to purchase your tickets and reserve your spot in a special reserved section of the stadium for this game. Reserved seats for the Golden Wolves are under cover and will have seat backs. **A limited number of reserved tickets will be sold so please call by October 20th to claim your seats. Tickets will be available at will call on the morning of October 25th.


Alumni Association 503-838-8710 | or e-mail: alumni@wou.edu

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