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Homecoming

Sunday, October 18, 2020 12:00 AM - Saturday, October 24, 2020 11:59 PM

 Homecoming 2020
October 18-24, 2020
 
Registration is now closed. Please email the Alumni Office for zoom access info: alumni@wcupa.edu.
 
Schedule of Events


all week activities

  • Rammy is on the Move!
    WCU Flat Rammy is hitting the road and wants to visit with YOU! Join WCU students, alumni and future Golden Rams to get Rammy around the globe. Click here to download your very own Flat Rammy! #WCUFlatRammy


MONDAY, OCTOBER 19

  • Virtual Campus Tour
    Time: 11 a.m.
    Location: Zoom (registration through the Admission Office)
    REGISTER HERE
    Cost: FREE

  • Conversation with the Dean - Dr. Desha Williams (College of Education & Social Work)
    Time: 12 p.m.
    Location: Zoom (registration closes 10/17 at midnight)
    Cost: FREE
    Event Details: Join fellow alumni and friends for our Conversation with the Dean series! Dean Desha Williams, will give an update on all the exciting things happening in the College of Education & Social Work and guests will have the opportunity to ask questions. If you have a specific question you would like the Dean to address, you can submit them in advance to alumni@wcupa.edu.

  • Conversation with the Dean - Dr. Evan Leach (College of Business & Public Management)
    Time: 1 p.m.
    Location: Zoom (registration closes 10/17 at midnight)
    Cost: FREE
    Event Details: Join fellow alumni and friends for our Conversation with the Dean series! Dean Evan Leach, will give an update on all the exciting things happening in the College of Business & Public Management and guests will have the opportunity to ask questions. If you have a specific question you would like the Dean to address, you can submit them in advance to alumni@wcupa.edu.

  • Conversation with the Dean - Dr. Christopher Hanning (Wells School of Music)
    Time: 7 p.m.
    Location: Zoom (registration closes 10/17 at midnight)
    Cost: FREE
    Event Details: Join fellow alumni and friends for our Conversation with the Dean series! Dean Christopher Hanning, will give an update on all the exciting things happening in the Wells School of Music and guests will have the opportunity to ask questions. If you have a specific question you would like the Dean to address, you can submit them in advance to alumni@wcupa.edu.


TUESDAY, OctoBER 20

  • Virtual Campus Tour
    Time: 11 a.m.
    Location: Zoom (registration through the Admission Office)
    REGISTER HERE
    Cost: FREE

  • Adulting 101- Healthy Cooking on a Budget
    Time: 12 p.m.
    Location: Zoom
    Cost: FREE
    Event Details: This webinar series is for West Chester University students, new graduates and young alumni to provide guidance on relevant topics and life skills associated with navigating life after graduation. During this edition, try out an easy Fried Rice recipe with Dr. Jeanie Subach, Associate Professor of Nutrition, Food and Cookery from the WCU College of Health Sciences. Prepare your ingredients and cook alongside Dr. Subach followed by a fun conversation about cost effective cooking!

  • A Tour of the Night Sky: Virtual Planetarium Show
    Time: 5 p.m.
    Location: Zoom (registration through Student Affairs)
    REGISTER HERE
    Cost: FREE
    Event Details: The Mather Planetarium will give us a live tour of the night sky! Come learn about all the constellations and solar system objects that are currently visible. The presentation is appropriate for all ages. Time will be allotted at the end of the presentation for Q&A.



WednesDAY, OctoBER 21

  • Virtual Campus Tour
    Time: 11 a.m.
    Location: Zoom (registration through the Admission Office)
    REGISTER HERE
    Cost: FREE

  • Conversation with the Dean - Dr. Jen Bacon (College of Arts and Humanities)
    Time: 12 p.m.
    Location: Zoom (registration closes 10/19 at midnight)
    Cost: FREE
    Event Details: Join fellow alumni and friends for our Conversation with the Dean series! Dean Jen Bacon, will give an update on all the exciting things happening in the College of Arts and Humanities and guests will have the opportunity to ask questions. If you have a specific question you would like the Dean to address, you can submit them in advance to alumni@wcupa.edu.

  • Conversation with the Dean - Dr. Radha Pyati (College of the Sciences and Mathematics)
    Time: 1 p.m.
    Location: Zoom (registration closes 10/19 at midnight)
    Cost: FREE
    Event Details: Join fellow alumni and friends for our Conversation with the Dean series! Dean Radha Pyati, will give an update on all the exciting things happening in the College of the Sciences and Mathematics and guests will have the opportunity to ask questions. If you have a specific question you would like the Dean to address, you can submit them in advance to alumni@wcupa.edu.

  • Ramblings Live! featuring Athletic Director Terry Beattie, Head Football Coach Bill Zwaan, Head Womens Basketball Coach Kiera Wooden '03, M'06 & Head Field Hockey Coach Amy Cohen
    Time: 6 p.m.
    Location: Join us on Facebook!
    Cost: FREE
    Event Details: Ramblings Live! is the Alumni Association's opportunity to connect with WCU alumni and community members across the globe to engage in thoughtful conversations about how West Chester University impacted their life journey and how they've impacted West Chester University! Click here to checkout upcoming episodes.

  • Conversation with the Dean - Dr. Scott Heinerichs (College of Health Sciences)
    Time: 7 p.m.
    Location: Zoom (registration closes 10/19 at midnight)
    Cost: FREE
    Event Details: Join fellow alumni and friends for our Conversation with the Dean series! Dean Scott Heinerichs, will give an update on all the exciting things happening in the College of Health Sciences and will be joined by two faculty - Kenneth Clark and Chiwoneso Tinago who will discuss their research. Guests will have the opportunity to ask questions. If you have a specific question you would like the Dean to address, you can submit them in advance to alumni@wcupa.edu.
  • Trivia Night
    Time: 7:30 p.m.
    Location: Zoom
    Cost: FREE
    Event Details: Join fellow alumni and friends for a night of trivia and prizes, sponsored by the York County Alumni Chapter.


ThursDAY, OctoBER 22

  • Virtual Campus Tour
    Time: 11 a.m.
    Location: Zoom (registration through the Admission Office)
    REGISTER HERE
    Cost: FREE

  • Conversation with the Dean - Dr. Tabetha Adkins (University College)
    Time: 4 p.m.
    Location: Join us on Facebook!
    Cost: FREE
    Event Details: Join fellow alumni and friends for our Conversation with the Dean series! Dean Tabetha Adkins, will discuss what programs and services University College encompasses and how WCU supports academic student success. She will also be joined by Dr. Colleen Commisso to discuss the Ram Initiative. Guests will have the opportunity to ask questions. If you have a specific question you would like the Dean to address, you can submit them in advance to alumni@wcupa.edu.

  • Beer & Cupcake Pairing
    Time: 7 p.m.
    Location: Zoom
    Cost: $10/per person (includes 2 Levante beers & 2 Dia Doce cupcakes)
    Event Details: Join us for a night of brews and bakes featuring two of West Chester's best! Pick-up your choice of Levante beer and paired Dia Doce cupcakes and join us for a virtual pairing with representatives from Levante and Dia Doce at 7:00PM. Registration Closes on Sunday, October 18th at 11:59PM.
Cupcake & Beer Pairing Options (each registrant will select two choices) 
1. Pumpkin Cupcake & Drachenstadt Festbier
2. Mocha Cupcake & King of the Deep Salted Caramel Pretzel Milk Stout
3. Crème Brew-lée Cupcake & Death By Fluffy Triple IPA
4. Pecan Pie Cupcake & Glitter Parts Sticky Buns Lactose IPA

No Delivery Available. All pairing packages must be picked up from the Alumni & Foundation Center (202 Carter Drive, West Chester, PA) on Thursday, October 22nd between 12:00PM and 6:00PM.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23

  • Virtual Campus Tour
    Time: 11 a.m.
    Location: Zoom (registration through the Admission Office)
    REGISTER HERE
    Cost: FREE

  • Virtual Comedy Show
    Time: 8 p.m.
    Location: Zoom (registration closes 10/21 at midnight)
    Cost: FREE
    Event Details: Enjoy this comedy show from the comfort of your own home with comedian Ian Lara. This comedian has been featured on Comedy Central Stand-up, Comedy Central Up Next Comedian, and NBC's Bring the Funny. Lara is really just a regular guy from Queens, New York. He started comedy right after college because he didn't feel like going to Law School and he's loved every second of it. Usually you can catch him performing every night in some of the best and worse shows in New York City, or he's on the road at a club or college near you. Now he's "coming" to WCU!


SATURDAY, OctoBER 24

  • Virtual Parade
    Time: All Day
    Location: Instagram: @wcusac; Facebook: facebook.com/wcustudentactivities; SnapChat: @sacwcupa; TikTok: @wcusac
    Cost: FREE
    Event Details: West Chester, we have a parade! We continue our annual traditions with a virtual parade on our social media!

  • Virtual 5K/1 Mile Walk
    Time: All Day | Saturday, October 24th
    Location: Wherever you are!
    Cost: $10 (Includes race tee and runner bib. Register here by October 9th to guarantee receipt of tee and bib for our Virtual Homecoming Race Day) 
    Event Details: We can't be together this Fall but you can take the chance to get outside for a 5k run or 1 mile walk wherever you are, with your fellow Golden Rams all over the world. Share your pre/post-run pictures on social media using #VirtualRamRun2020 and tag @WCUalumni. Posts will be featured on our pages throughout the day. A link will be sent to all registrants for the option to submit your times. Ready, Set, Go!

  • Reading with Rammy
    Time: 10 a.m.
    Location: Zoom (registration through Student Affairs)
    REGISTER HERE
    Cost: FREE
    Event Details: Do you have a little one (and future golden ram!) at home that would enjoy some time with everyone's favorite mascot? This is the event for them! Join Rammy and friends for a fun and friendly story time!

  • Learn-a-Cheer with the Cheerleaders
    Time: 10:30 a.m.
    Location: Zoom (registration through Student Affairs)
    REGISTER HERE
    Cost: FREE
    Event Details: Celebrate Homecoming by learning a cheer and some game day traditions from our amazing WCU cheerleaders!

  • Championship Roundtable
    Time: 2 p.m.
    Location: Zoom (registration through Student Affairs)
    REGISTER HERE
    Cost: FREE
    Event Details: Head coaches Jad Prachniak (Baseball), Amy Cohen (Field Hockey), Ginny Martino (Women's Lacrosse) and Tony DeRemer (Women's Rugby) will join a pair of alumni to talk about what it takes to build a championship culture.

  • Bands Alumni Chapter Annual Meeting, Happy Hour and Viewing Party
    Time: 5 p.m.
    Location: Zoom
    Cost: FREE
    Event Details: Join WCU Bands Alumni Chapter for their annual meeting and hear about what the chapter has in the works for the upcoming holiday season and Spring semester. Click here for more details 

  • Class of 1970 50th Reunion
    Time: 6 p.m.
    Location: Zoom
    Cost: FREE
    Event Details: Join your classmates to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the graduation of the Class of 1970! Hear from current WCU President Chris Fiorentino and WCU Alumni Association President, Bill Scottoline and take a walk down memory lane with the class digital memory book. Meet us in person for your reunion re-do next Fall 2021. Click here to view the class page.

 

 
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