Save the Date
Homecoming 2019 dates have been announced!
We welcome you to join us October 11 + 12, 2019 for the festivities.
Celebrating the Reunion Classes:
1989 // 1994 // 1999 // 2004 // 2009 // 2014
Shawnee State will be Honoring:
1999 Women's Basketball National Championship Team
We can't wait to see you!
Friday, October 11
Show Your Shawnee Spirit
All Day Friday | SSU Campus
Shawnee State students, staff & faculty show your Shawnee State spirit by wearing Blue and Gray on Friday. Also, offices, areas and organizations can decorate campus to show your Bear Pride. Shawn E. Bear will judge for the most spirited office for a prize.
volleyball vs. Mt. Vernon Nazarene
7 pm Friday | Waller Gymnasium
Cheer on the volleyball team as they face the Cougars of Mt. Vernon Nazarene in non-conference action.
Saturday, October 12
Shawnee Showcase Day
8:30 am–2 pm Saturday | SSU Campus
Shawnee Showcase Day is an exciting Saturday event that lets high school juniors and seniors explore campus and all it has to offer on their terms!
Pick the sessions that excite you and talk to our student volunteers! At the conclusion, stay and help us celebrate Homecoming.
Hosted by Admissions.
Dental Hygiene Alumni Day
8 am–3:15 pm Saturday | Flohr Lecture Hall
Shawnee State’s Dental Hygiene Program will be hosting their annual Dental Hygiene Alumni Continuing Education Day. The day will feature presentations on “The Pain Epidemic of the 21st Century”, “Dental Hygienist: Essential Primary Care Providers” presentation by Lancette VanGuilder, and “Informative Poster Presentations” by the Shawnee State Dental Hygiene Students.
7:15 am - 8:15 am - Registration & light breakfast
8:00 am - 12:00 p.m. - Morning Session
12:00 pm - 1:00 p.m. - Lunch *included for all day attendees
1:00 pm - 1:15 p.m. - Door prizes
1:15 pm - 3:15 p.m. - Afternoon Session
$85 Entire Day/$50 Morning or Afternoon Session
$95 Entire Day/$55 Morning or Afternoon Session
$100 Entire Day/$60 Morning or Afternoon Session
SSU Dental Hygiene Students:
$30 Entire Day
Shawnee State Tailgate + Carnival
11 am–5 pm Saturday | Shawnee Turf
Join us for our third annual Tailgate and enjoy good food, refreshments, games and a good time.
Visit Greek Row, a Reunion Years Tent, Bear Club Hospitality Tent, and Manufacturing on the Go.
Food vendors, entertainment, inflatables, facepainting and games for all ages will be on hand and SSU Beer Garden for those of age.
Mingle with alumni, faculty, friends and students while cheering on your SSU Bears.
Sponsored by the SSU Alumni Association.
12 pm Saturday | SSU Campus
Shawnee State students, family, alumni and Portsmouth Community join us for our third annual Homecoming Parade. Watch floats, student organizations & clubs, student-athletes, Shawn E. Bear, Buster the Plastics’ Robot and much more march through campus.
Interested in being in the parade? Contact Tiffany Hartman at (740) 351-3115 or email@example.com.
Women’s Soccer vs. Cumberland
1 pm Saturday | Shawnee Turf
Cheer on the women’s team as they face the Cumberland University in MSC Conference action. During halftime, Shawnee State will be recognizing all past and present Shawnee State Greek Organizations including national organizations of Tau Kappa Epsilon, Theta Phi Alpha, Delta Phi Epsilon, Phi Mu Delta and local organizations of Delta Sigma Tau and Omega Pi Mu.
3 pm Saturday | Shawnee Turf
The 2019-20 Homecoming Royalty will be announced.
Sponsored by Student Life and the SSU Alumni Association.
Men’s Soccer vs. cumberland University
3:30 pm Saturday | Shawnee Turf
Cheer on the men’s team as they face the Cumberland University in MSC Conference action. During halftime, Shawnee State will be honoring the 1999 Women’s Basketball Team and their 20th Anniversary of the NAIA National Championship.
Greek Organization Reception
4 pm Saturday | Morris University Center
Mingle with past and present Shawnee State Greek Organizations members of Tau Kappa Epsilon, Theta Phi Alpha, Delta Phi Epsilon, Phi Mu Delta, Delta Sigma Tau, and Omega Pi Mu and join us for a special presentation of the Charter Members the national organizations.
20th Anniversary of National Championship Team Reception
4:45 pm Saturday | Waller Gymnasium
Join members of the 1999 Women’s Basketball Team and others as we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the NAIA Women’s Basketball National Championship.
Men’s Basketball Alumni Game
5 pm Saturday | Waller Gymnasium
All past Shawnee State men’s basketball players will take the court again in the annual Shawnee State Alumni Men’s Basketball Game.
Interested in playing contact Head Coach Delano Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org or (740) 351-3250.
Alumni Soccer Game
5:30 pm Saturday | Shawnee Turf
All past Shawnee State men’s and women’s soccer players will take the field again in the annual Shawnee State Alumni Soccer Game.
10 pm Saturday | Morris University Center
Shawnee State students come out for the annual Homecoming Dance. Dance, mingle and have a good time.