Averett University’s 2018 Homecoming Weekend Schedule of Events

Posted on September 24th, 2018 by Danielle Staub

Homecoming Weekend is here! Join us at our Homecoming events this Friday through Sunday, September 28-30 for all of our Homecoming festivities. We are kicking off our “Welcome Home” weekend with Blue and Gold Day on Friday, followed by a full day of events that leads into a packed weekend! All of these events are open to the community!

If you are an alumni and haven’t registered yet, you still can! By registering online, alumni can get some great opportunities like preferred parking and discounted football tickets. All alumni are reminded to check in at the alumni tent on Saturday, available from 2:30 p.m. until half-time, for fabulous prizes!

For the full schedule of events with details, to see the list of award recipients and inductees, and to register online, visit Averett.edu/homecoming. Don’t forget your blue and gold Averett gear! Shop the Averett Campus Store, The Schoolfield House Booksellers, at www.averettshop.com.

Friday, Sept. 28

  • BLUE AND GOLD DAY – Wear your blue and gold to work and post your picture with #AverettHomecoming
  • Alumni Career Expo: 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Carrington Gym on Averett’s Main Campus (420 West Main Street)
  • Cougar Festival: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Student Center Lawn
  • Volleyball vs. Pfeiffer University: 3 p.m., North Campus (707 Mount Cross Road)
  • Men’s Soccer vs. Greensboro College: 5 p.m., North Campus
  • Homecoming Hometown Party with DJ Jay Rojas ’89, ’92: 6:30 p.m. (Must be 21 or over; Ticket $25 per person), Stratford Conference Center (149 Piney Forest Rd.)
  • Volleyball vs. William Peace University: 7 p.m., North Campus
  • After Party: 11 p.m., Kickback Jack’s

Saturday, Sept. 29

  • Alumni Awards Ceremony and Athletics Hall of Fame Induction: 10 a.m., Pritchett Auditorium in the Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center. (150 Mountain View Ave.)
  • Tailgate Alley Opens: 10 a.m., North Campus
  • Tours of the newly renovated Main Hall: 11:30 a.m.
  • Women’s Soccer vs. N.C. Wesleyan College: 1:30 p.m., North Campus
  • Alumni Cookout: 2:30 p.m., Alumni, join tailgate alley at the alumni registration area for a FREE cookout!
  • Cougar Walk: 4:30 p.m. , North Campus
  • Gates Open: 5 p.m., North Campus
  • Football vs. Greensboro College: 6:30 p.m., North Campus
  • Join us after the game and support a Team Averett restaurant. Watch for the banners at Frank R. Campbell Stadium on North Campus.

Sunday, Sept. 30

  • Service of Remembrance: 10 a.m., Blount Chapel
  • Sunday Brunch: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Student Center Dining Hall