Homecoming 2013 at Union University



Greetings, Fellow Unionite!

You will not want to miss Homecoming 2013. Special events are planned for all of those who call Union University home, whether you attended class at the downtown campus or you graduated from the current campus north of I-40. Bring your family to campus for the weekend and enjoy everything from ice skating to basketball games while you see how your favorite student organizations have grown and visit with past classmates. We look forward to seeing you back home at Union University!


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21

Movie in the Bowld

  • 8 P.M. THE BOWLD STUDENT COMMONS
    Bring your family and join our current students for a favorite Union University tradition. Enjoy a movie and snacks, brought to you by the Student Government Association.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22

50-Year Reunion Reception and Registration

  • 9 A.M. POWELL THEATRE
    Join members of the Class of 1963 for a light breakfast reception as you register for the weekend and prepare to be recognized in the Homecoming Chapel service.

Homecoming Chapel

  • 10 A.M. G.M. SAVAGE MEMORIAL CHAPEL
    Make plans to be here for the official kick-off of Homecoming weekend as we worship together in a service led by Phil Jett, Pastor Emeritus of Jackson's Englewood Baptist Church. We will also be celebrating the lives of those who will be returning to campus to mark their 50th Class Reunion.

Union University Baseball vs Bethel University

  • 4 P.M. UNION BASEBALL FIELDS
    Come and cheer on your Union University Bulldogs as they take on the Bethel University Wildcats.

Computer Science Department Reunion

  • 5-8 P.M. LAMBDA CHI ALPHA HOUSE
    It has been several years since the CS department has had a formal reunion event during Homecoming. With so many alumni living in West Tennessee, we hope you can come and visit with former classmates, faculty and current students. Heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Union University Family Winter Wonderland

  • 5-9 P.M. THE GREAT LAWN
    Join us for Union University's Winter Wonderland! We will have ice skating, snow falling, family photos in our Union University snow globe and hot chocolate for the entire family. Bundle up and join the entire Union University community for some winter fun sponsored by FirstBank.
    *Ice skating will take place no matter the temperature. Snow will be determined by the weather.

50-Year Dinner in the Bowld

  • 6 P.M. THE BOWLD COMMONS
    A time for the Class of 1963 and friends to gather to tell stories of their time at Union and enjoy a time of fellowship over a meal together. Cost: $15 per person

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23

Run for a Wish

  • 8:30 A.M. - MILLER TOWER
    Join the ladies of Chi Omega for a fun run 5K! All proceeds will go to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Registration fee will be $5 for current college students and anyone under the age of 18 and $10 for adults. Registration will start at 7:45 and race time is at 8:30. REGISTER ONLINE

50-Year Brunch

  • 9:30 A.M. THE BOWLD COMMONS
    Any and all Union Alums that are celebrating 50 years or more from graduation are welcome to join this celebration. It will be a fun time of food and fellowship as you reminisce about your time at Union and meet some of the Alumni Relations staff.

Campus Tour

  • 11 A.M. LEAVING FROM THE BOWLD COMMONS
    Have you seen Providence Hall or visited a new dorm room? Now is your chance. Make plans to see the campus through the eyes of some of our current students as they lead your tour around campus. RSVP to alumni@uu.edu to reserve your tour spot by February 15.

Homecoming Tailgate

  • NOON-2 P.M. PAC HALLWAY
    Come and see your school or department or maybe your favorite organization as they showcase what is going on this year on campus. There will be information and activities for the whole family.

Busters Buddies

  • NOON-2 P.M. SMALL GYM
    Bring your future Unionites (10 and under) to meet Buster, enjoy party inflatables and meet some of the Union University athletes and cheerleaders.

School of Pharmacy Alumni Reception

  • 6 P.M. PROVIDENCE HALL
    Members from the Union University School of Pharmacy Inaugural Class of 2012 and their families will have the opportunity to reconnect with classmates, faculty and staff at a reception held in Providence Hall, which is home to the School of Pharmacy. RSVP to ahumphreys@uu.edu or call 731.661.5979.

HOMECOMING BASKETBALL GAMES (SATURDAY)

Lady Bulldogs vs Shorter University Lady Hawks

  • 2 P.M. FRED DELAY GYMNASIUM
    During half time of the game the 2013 Homecoming Court will be announced and President and Mrs. Dockery will crown the Union University Homecoming Queen.

Bulldogs vs Shorter University Hawks

  • 4 P.M. FRED DELAY GYMNASIUM
    During half time of the men's game, the Presidential Cup will be awarded to the student organization that demonstrated outstanding service to the community. The winner will receive the Cup and $500, which will be divided between the organization and the charity of their choice.

LODGING

Hotel accommodations have been reserved at a special Union rate. Just mention Union University's Homecoming when making your reservations.

  • Doubletree Hotel - 1770 Hwy 45 By-pass, 731-664-6900, Union rate $82 for Standard Room, $97 for Executive Room
  • Comfort Suites - 61 Casey Jones Lane, 731-868-1700, 731-772-3297, Union rate $109.99
  • Courtyard by Marriott - 200 Campbell Oaks Drive, 731-422-1818, Union rate $109