Schedule set for FHSU Homecoming 2018

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09/20/18
HAYS, Kan. – Homecoming Week at Fort Hays State University – “Welcome to the Jungle” – will begin this year with a new event, the Kickoff, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, on the Memorial Union’s north patio.

This will be a meet-and-greet event for Homecoming royalty, featuring a welcome from University President Tisa Mason. Guitarist Sam Burchfield will provide the music.

Sponsors are the Office of the President, the Center for Student Involvement and the University Activities Board.

Tiger alumni, friends, faculty, staff, students and the public are invited.

The FHSU Alumni Association has released its schedule of Homecoming activities. Advanced registration is required for some events, and for all events that require tickets.

Tickets for sporting events are available at the gate or by calling FHSU Athletics at 785-628-4050.

For more information, visit www.fhsu.edu/homecoming/.

Other events during Homecoming Week:

Monday,  September 25

TGOF T-shirt Exchange (while supplies last)
11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Memorial Union, Feature Wall in the lobby
Sponsored by Eagle Communications, FHSU Fraternity and Sorority Community, and Tigers4Ever

Tuesday, September 25

TGOF T-shirt Exchange (while supplies last)
11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Memorial Union, Feature Wall in the lobby
Sponsored by Eagle Communications, FHSU Fraternity and Sorority Community, and Tigers4Ever

Homecoming Carnival
5 to 9 p.m., Quad
Sponsored by University Activities Board

Entrepreneurship Guest Speaker – Matt Moody
7 to 8 p.m., Hansen Hall
Sponsored by Collegiate Entrepreneurship Organization

Wednesday, September 26

TGOF T-shirt Exchange (while supplies last)
11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Memorial Union, Feature Wall in the lobby
Sponsored by Eagle Communications, FHSU Fraternity and Sorority Community, and Tigers4Ever

Royalty Voting Booth

11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Memorial Union, Feature Wall in the lobby

Sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement

Student Organization Rally Night
7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Lewis Field
Sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement

Thursday, September 27

Tiger Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament
Registration, 8 a.m.; shotgun start, 9:30 a.m.; Smoky Hill Country Club (3303 Hall)
Sponsored by the FHSU Alumni Association

Coach’s Corner – Lunch with Head Football Coach Chris Brown
Noon to 1 p.m., Smoky Hill Country Club (3303 Hall)
Sponsored by the FHSU Alumni Association

Art & Design Reunion Iron Pour Demonstration and BBQ
4 to 9 p.m., burn-in, 4 p.m.; BBQ, 5 p.m.; casting iron, 6 p.m.
Center for Applied Technology & Sculpture
Sponsored by the FHSU Alumni Association

Victor E. March to the Tiger Bonfire
7 p.m., Stadium Place Apartments
Sponsored by Fraternity & Sorority Life and Tigers4Ever

Pep Rally & Tiger Bonfire
7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Robbins Center, east lawn
Sponsored by Fraternity & Sorority Life and Tigers4Ever

Friday, September 28

German Market (new this year)
7 to 10 a.m., Municipal Park
Sponsored by the Volga German Society

Homecoming Registration
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Memorial Union
Sponsored by the FHSU Alumni Association

Art & Design Building Construction Preview
9 to 10 a.m., Memorial Union, northeast patio

Sponsored by the Office of the President

Campus Walking Tour
10 a.m., Memorial Union, beginning from the Sunset Atrium
Sponsored by the FHSU Alumni Association

Oktoberfest
11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Municipal Park
Sponsored by the Volga German Society

Half Century Club Luncheon & Induction
11 a.m., social; noon, luncheon; Memorial Union
Sponsored by the FHSU Alumni Association

Campus Walking Tour
2 p.m., Memorial Union, beginning from the Sunset Atrium
Sponsored by the FHSU Alumni Association

Class of 1958 & 1968 Reunion Campus/Hays Bus Tour and Social
2:30 p.m., tour; 3:30 p.m., social; Memorial Union, beginning from the Sunset Atrium
Sponsored by the FHSU Alumni Association

All-Year Men’s & Women’s Basketball Reunion Social
5:30 p.m., Robbins Center
Sponsored by the FHSU Alumni Association

Baseball Alumni Batting Practice & Social
6 p.m., Larks Park
Sponsored by FHSU Athletics

 

Alumni Awards & Recognition Banquet
6 p.m., social; 7 p.m., banquet; Memorial Union
Sponsored by the FHSU Alumni Association

Retirement Reception for Dr. Kenneth Neuhauser
6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Sternberg Museum of Natural History (3000 Sternberg Drive)
Sponsored by the Department of Geosciences

Tourism and Hospitality Management 10th Anniversary Reunion
6:30 p.m., The Venue at Thirsty's Brew Pub & Grill (2704 Vine)
Sponsored by the Department of Applied Business Studies

Women’s Soccer vs. Central Oklahoma University
7 p.m., FHSU Soccer Stadium (U.S. Highway 183 Bypass)
Sponsored by FHSU Athletics

Art & Design Reunion & Alumni Exhibition opening reception
7 to 9 p.m., Rarick Hall, Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art and Sculpture
Sponsored by the FHSU Alumni Association

Art & Design Reunion “FHSU Sculpture Now and Then” opening reception
7 to 9 p.m., Center for Applied Technology
Sponsored by the FHSU Alumni Association

Saturday, September 29

Tiger 5K Run/Walk
7:30 a.m., registration; 8 a.m., race; beginning from the Robbins Center
Sponsored by the FHSU Alumni Association

Homecoming Registration
8 a.m. to noon, Memorial Union
Sponsored by the FHSU Alumni Association

Art & Design Reunion Breakfast & Departmental Update
8:30 a.m., Memorial Union
Sponsored by the FHSU Alumni Association

Class of 1958 Reunion Breakfast
8:30 a.m., breakfast; 11:45 a.m., board parade vehicle, beginning from Memorial Union, west entrance
Sponsored by: Alumni Association

Class of 1968 Reunion Breakfast
8:30 a.m., breakfast; 11:45 a.m., Board parade vehicle; beginning from Memorial Union, west entrance
Sponsored by the FHSU Alumni Association

Tiger Family & Friends Fun Mile Walk
9:30 a.m., registration-; 10 a.m., walk; beginning from the Robbins Center
Sponsored by the FHSU Alumni Association

Political Science Department 80th Anniversary Celebration
10 a.m. to noon; 10:30 a.m., breakfast
Sponsored by the Department of Political Science

Geosciences Alumni Lunch
11 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Paisley Pear (1100 Main)
Sponsored by the Department of Geosciences

Homecoming 2018 Parade
1 p.m., Downtown Hays
Sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement

Baseball Alumni Game
1 p.m., Larks Park
Sponsored by FHSU Athletics

Art & Design Reunion – Art by Mick Jilg
2 to 4 p.m., 711 Studio open house (711 Main)
Sponsored by the FHSU Alumni Association

Art & Design Reunion – Kathleen Kuchar: A Career Retrospective
2 to 4 p.m., Hays Arts Council open house (112 E. 11th)
Sponsored by the FHSU Alumni Association

Art & Design Reunion – Eugene “Skip” Harwick Painting Retrospective
2 to 4 p.m., Hays Arts Center Annex (1010 Main)
Sponsored by the FHSU Alumni Association

Art & Design Reunion – John C. Thorns, Jr. Mixed Media Collage Paintings Exhibition
2 to 4 p.m., Madd Matter Frame Shop and Gallery (112 E. 11th)
Sponsored by the FHSU Alumni Association

1974 Baseball Team Reunion
4 to 6 p.m., Gella’s Diner & Lb Brewing Co. (117 E. 11th)
Sponsored by FHSU Athletics

Tiger Friends & Family Tailgate
4:30 to 6:30 p.m. (food served at 5 p.m.); Lewis Field Stadium, east side
Sponsored by the FHSU Alumni Association

College of Education Tailgate
5 p.m., Lewis Field Stadium
Sponsored by the College of Education

Tourism and Hospitality Management Tailgate
3 p.m., Lewis Field Stadium
Sponsored by the Department of Applied Business Studies

FHSU Football vs. Central Oklahoma University
7 p.m., Lewis Field Stadium (coronation at halftime)
Sponsored by FHSU Athletics

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