Homecoming

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Founder’s Day
11 AM | Southern Bank Auditorium, Raper Hall
Join us as we celebrate the founding of our Alma Mater.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Student Art Show
4:30–6 PM | Laughinghouse Hall
View the hard work of our art students during this show, which also features our 2019 graduating seniors. This show will include pottery, printmaking, fine art, and graphic art pieces.

Friday, November 15, 2019

Alumni Golf Tournament
12 PM | Southern Wayne Country Club
Are you a golfer? Here is your chance to hit the green with some friends and play in our four-person, captain’s choice, Alumni Golf Tournament held at Southern Wayne Country Club. There are great prizes up for grabs and an even greater time to be had! $75 per player.


Dinner Featuring A Special Alumni Menu
5 PM | Alumni Dining Room, Murphy Center
Join fellow alumni in the Holmes and Lois K. Murphy Center before the game to enjoy dinner featuring our special “alumni menu.” All alumni and family are welcome! $9.50 for adults, $5.75 for kids 12 and under.


Alumni Board Meeting
5:30–6:30 PM | Hennessee Room, Murphy Center
All alumni are welcome to attend the Alumni Board meeting. Voting privileges are extended only to Alumni Board members.


UMO Men’s Basketball Vs. Virginia State
7 PM | Kornegay Arena
The Alumni Hospitality Room, upstairs in Kornegay Arena, will be open during the UMO game. Stop by for light refreshments and a comfortable view of the game. Contact Tina Loy (tloy@umo.edu) for tickets.

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Trojan Trot 5K
9 AM | Pope Wellness Center
Hit the ground running with this timed 5K run and one mile health walk. $35 to enter, $25 for UMO students and employees, $10 for one-mile health walk.


Alumni Awards Breakfast
9:30–11 AM | Hennessee Room, Murphy Center

Join us as we honor some of our successful and dedicated alumni with awards. This will also include recognition of the class of 1969 as they celebrate their 50th reunion! This ceremony will include a formal plated breakfast meal.

2019 Alumni Awards Recipients: W. Burkette Raper Leadership Award– JaNae Joyner ’02; Lorelle F. Martin and Michael R. Pelt Excellence in Teaching Award – Marian Kennedy ’82 and Roy Harris ’07; Tillman Business Award – Dean Rouse ’90; Alumni Hall of Fame – Kristi Nixon ’84

Do you know an alumnus who deserves to be recognized? Let us know! Please submit 2020 Alumni Awards nominations to the Office of Alumni Relations.


UMO Family Fun Day
11 AM–4 PM | Kemp Commons
Food, carnival rides, inflatables, and games! Can you say FAMILY FUN? Join us on Kemp Commons for lunch with options available from three different food trucks, along with carnival rides, bouncy houses, and games for the whole family. We can’t wait to see you there! Rides and inflatables are FREE. Food truck tickets are $10 per person.


Athletics Hall Of Fame
3 PM | Hennessee Room, Murphy Center
Join our Department of Athletics for the induction of a new round of Hall of Fame recipients.
2019 Inductees: Brad Church ’03 (Baseball), Jenny Jackson ’09 (Softball), April Jacobs ’08 (Soccer), Samantha Mitchell ’08 (Volleyball), and Brianna Williams ’04 (Basketball)


Choir Reunion And Practice
3 PM | Assembly Hall
Were you a part of any of our vocal groups while you were a student? If so, here is your chance to reminisce! Join together with our current choir to perform a 5 PM concert and sing the National Anthem before the 7 PM game!


Choir Concert Featuring UMO Alumni
5 PM | Assembly Hall
Listen as our alumni join with the UMO Concert Choir for a special Homecoming performance!


Alumni Choir Members Meet To Sing National Anthem
6:45 PM | Kornegay Arena
Alumni Choir members meet to perform the National Anthem at the 7 PM game. Meet at the outside door in Kornegay Arena that faces Pope Wellness Center.


UMO Men’s Basketball Vs. Concord
7 PM | Kornegay Arena
The Alumni Hospitality Room, upstairs in Kornegay Arena, will be open during the UMO game. Stop by for light refreshments and a comfortable view of the game. Contact Tina Loy (tloy@umo.edu) for tickets.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Breakfast
8:30–10 AM | Hennessee Room, Murphy Center
Enjoy a breakfast buffet of grits, eggs, bacon, etc., before our Sunday Worship Service.


Worship Service
10 AM | Rodgers Chapel