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SSU Homecoming
Alumni + Family Weekend

October 11 + 12, 2019

 

Homecoming Theme: PARTY LIKE IT’S 1999!

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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

Greek Organizations

We can't wait to see you!

 

 

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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.

Pep Rally Bonfire

7-9 pm Friday | By Daehler Tennis Center

Shawnee State students, family and alumni come show your spirit at our second annual Pep Rally Bonfire.

Sponsored by Student Life.

 

Saturday, October 12


 

Shawnee Showcase Day

8:30 am–2 pm Saturday | SSU 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.

Dental Hygiene Alumni Day

8 am–2 pm Saturday | Flohr Lecture Hall

Shawnee State’s Dental Hygiene Program will be hosting their annual Dental Hygiene Alumni 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.

 

Homecoming Parade

12 pm Saturday | 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) 351-3115 or thartman@shawnee.edu

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 Phil Alpha, Delta Phi Epsilon, Phi Mu Delta and local organizations of Delta Sigma Tau and Omega Pi Mu.

Homecoming Coronation

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 Sign 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 other 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 dthomas2@shawnee.edu 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.

Homecoming Dance

10 pm Saturday | Morris University Center

Shawnee State students come out for the annual Homecoming Dance. Dance, mingle and have a good time.