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 Homecoming 2018 Alumni & Family Weekend
 

Friday, Sept. 28
Saturday, Sept. 29

 
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Save the Date

The 2018-19 Homecoming dates have been announced! We welcome you to join us September 28 & 29 for Homecoming Weekend festivities. We can't wait to see you!

 

 

Register early for a special SSU package:

 

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EVENTS

 

Homecoming Week


 

Gathering on the Green
Thursday, Sept. 27

11 am-1 pm | Library Lawn

Shawnee State students, staff, alumni and Portsmouth Community join us for our annual Gathering on the Green. Mingle, enjoy food, play games. New this year, Soak a Bear! Help raise money for student travel by soaking SSU staff and faculty in the dunk tank

Sponsored by Shawnee State President’s Office. 

Entrepreneurial Journey Speaker Series
Thursday, Sept. 27

6 pm | Kricker Innovation Hub

Featuring Sam Peters (Patter Fam Sauces/Food, Pastors Food Pantry & Simply Coffee).

Sponsored by Workforce Development

 

Friday, September 28


 

Show Your Shawnee Spirit
Friday, Sept. 28

All Day | 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.

2017 winners:

1st Place – Office of Student Life
2nd Place – Clark Memorial Library
3rd Place – Vern Riffe Box Office  

Kricker Innovation Hub Grand Opening
Friday, Sept. 28

9–11 am | Kricker Innovation Hub

Join us as we celebrate the opening of the Kricker Innovation Hub. Don’t miss the ribbon cutting at 11 am! 

Engineering Open House
Friday, Sept. 28

2–5 pm | Advanced Technology Center

Check out the newly renovated Advanced Technology Center.

 

Mathematics Alumni Picnic
Friday, Sept. 28

3–7 pm | Earl Thomas Conley Park

 

Golf Outing
Friday, Sept. 28

5 pm | Elks Country Club

Shawnee State alumni, parents and students can golf 9-holes at the Elks Country Club.

Interested in playing? Contact Jeff Hamilton at jhamilton@shawnee.edu or (740) 351-3393.

Sponsored by Shawnee State Athletics. 

Final Friday – Blues on Court
Friday, Sept. 28

5–9 pm | Boneyfiddle District

Join the Portsmouth community for their last Final Friday of the year. Free for all ages. Bring a chair and sit back, relax, and listening to the area’s best musicians and song writers

 

SSU Bonfire & Pep Rally
Friday, Sept. 28

8-10 pm | Daehler Tennis Center

Shawnee State students come show your spirit at the annual SSU Bonfire and Pep Rally.

Sponsored by Student Programming Board.

$4 Movie Night
Friday, Sept. 28

11 pm | Republic Theatres – Portsmouth Cinemas

Shawnee State students enjoy $4 movie at the Portsmouth Cinema.

Sponsored by Student Life.


Saturday, September 29


 

Shawnee Showcase Day
Saturday, SEPT. 29

8:30 am–2 pm | Campus

Shawnee Showcase Day in 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.

Learn more about Shawnee Showcase Day

Hosted by Admissions.

Occupational Therapy Alumni Day
Saturday, SEPT. 29

10 am-Noon | Kricker Hall Building

Shawnee State University Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT), Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) programs will be hosting their second annual Occupational Therapy Alumni Day.

Join us in celebrating occupational therapy practitioners from SSU, visit campus, see our renovated learning space and participate in a free one hour of continuing education event on mentoring. Learn more about Occupational Therapy Alumni Day

For more information, contact Kelley Frantz at (740) 351-3169 or kfrantz@shawnee.edu

Sponsored by Occupational Therapy and Alumni Association.

Books & Brunch Library Student-Employee Reunion
Saturday, SEPT. 29

10 am | Clark Memorial Library

Calling all former library student-employees. Join the staff at Clark Memorial Library for brunch and check out what’s been happening at the library. 

 

Shawnee State Tailgate and Carnival
Saturday, SEPT. 29

11 am-5 pm | Shawnee Turf 

Join us for our second annual Tailgate and enjoy good food, refreshments, games and a good time.

A Reunion Years Tent, Alumni Spirit Shop open, Bear Club Hospitality Tent, manufacturing on the Go, food vendors include Scioto Ribber, Gatti’s Pizza and Kona Ice, entertainment provided by DJ Drew Carter, inflatables 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.

Annual Homecoming Parade
Saturday, SEPT. 29

Noon | SSU Campus

Shawnee State students, family, alumni and Portsmouth Community join us for our second 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) 351-3315 or thartman@shawnee.edu.

Sponsored by Student Life.

Women’s Soccer vs. Pikeville
Saturday, SEPT. 29

1 pm | Shawnee Turf

Cheer on the women’s soccer team as they face Pikeville in Mid-South Conference action. 

 

Tennis vs. Alice Lloyd
Saturday, SEPT. 29

2 pm | William E. Daehler Tennis Center

Cheer on the men’s and women’s tennis team as they face Alice Lloyd in a non-conference match action. 

Homecoming Coronation
Saturday, SEPT. 29

3 pm | Shawnee Turf

The 2017-18 Homecoming Royalty will be announced.

Sponsored by Student Life. 

Men’s Soccer vs. Pikeville
Saturday, SEPT. 29

3:30 pm | Shawnee Turf

Cheer on the men’s soccer team as they face Pikeville in Mid-South Conference action.   

 

Men’s Basketball Alumni Game
Saturday, SEPT. 29

5 pm | 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 dthomas2@shawnee.edu or (740) 351-3250

Alumni Soccer Game
Saturday, SEPT. 29

5:30 pm | Shawnee Turf

All past Shawnee State men’s and women’s soccer team will take the field again in the annual Shawnee State Alumni Soccer Game.

Warsaw Aquatic Center Dedication
Saturday, SEPT. 29

6 pm | Warsaw Aquatic Center