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  Homecoming 2013
  October 5, 2013 10:00 AM
  October 5, 2013 10:00 PM
  UWSP Campus and Community






Check out what the UW-Stevens Point Homecoming Council has planned for students and alumni all week long! Click here to "like" UW-Stevens Point's Homecoming on Facebook!

If you're in town early, join us for any of the following and cheer on your favorite team!

STUDENT EVENTS

Sunday, September 29, 2013
12-4 p.m.  Window Painting, Downtown Stevens Point - Check out the Pointer pride and see the best display of Greek spirit as teams compete for first in the window painting contest.

Monday, September 30, 2013
7 p.m. Cake Decorating, Alumni Room, Dreyfus University Center

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
3:30 p.m. Pointer Tennis, UW-Stevens Point vs. UW-Whitewater

5:30 - 8 p.m. Toga Run followed by a Toga Party sponsored by the Residence Hall Association (RHA). Starting location TBD, ending in the Alumni Room of the Dreyfus University Center. Pointers will be wearing their Pointer pride in purple, gold, and every color under the sun!

Wednesday, October 2, 2013
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. The Trojan Penny Wars will be raging in the Concourse of the Dreyfus University Center. See who can capture the most copper and claim victory!

7 p.m. Pointer Volleyball, Pink Game, Dig for a Cure
           
UW-Stevens Point vs. UW-Oshkosh Berg Gym, HEC

8 p.m. Comedian Eric O'Shea, Laird Room, Dreyfus University Center
           
Thursday, October 3, 2013
5 p.m. The Olympics, Baldwin Hall. The Olympics will take place on campus as teams battle it out in true Greek and Pointer style! 

6 p.m. Battleship
, Health Enhancement Center

Friday, October 4
6 p.m. Pizza with the Pointers, Quandt Gym, Health Enhancement Center
Meet the Pointers football team and enjoy some pizza with them in this pre
pep rally event to get pumped before the big game against UW-River Falls on Saturday!

Tickets for the Homecoming football game can be purchased by calling the UW-Stevens Point Athletics Department at 715-346-3888.

Join us to cheer the Pointers football team on to a Homecoming victory!

Sunday, October 6

10 a.m. Student Government Association Campus clean-up

Meet outside the Dreyfus University Center under the Pergola to help!


Have you booked your room yet?  Check out these deals!

The Best Western is happy to offer UW-Stevens Point alumni a special Homecoming rate of 15% off the standard rates. Call 715-544-6200 and ask for the UW-Stevens Point rate.

The Holiday Inn Express will also be offering a Homecoming weekend rate just for alumni. Call them at 715-344-0200 for details.

Be sure to check out the hotels listed below for year-round Pointer offers for alumni and friends!

Comfort Suites
300 N. Division St.
715-341-6000
Website

Country Inn and Suites
301 N. Division St.
715-345-7000
Website

Fairfield Inn & Suites
5317 Hwy. 10 East
715-342-9300
Website

Hampton Inn - Plover
3090 Village Park Drive, Plover, WI, 54467
715-295-9900
Website


Want to win your room? RSVP to alumni@uwsp.edu by noon on September 19 for the All Campus Picnic to be entered in our drawing!

Our sincere thanks to these and all business sponsors who support UW-Stevens Point!



Alumni Art Showing
Monday September 30 - Friday October 11
Agnes Jones Gallery, CPS Room 127

A reception will take place Friday October 4th from 3-5 pm.  

Please contact student coordinator Katherine Wihlfart at 
kwilf237@uwsp.edu   

ALUMNI EVENTS

Friday, October 4

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  UW-Stevens Point Alumni Board of Director's Meeting, Dreyfus University Center, various rooms


UW-Stevens Point Alumni Board - spring of 2013

3 p.m. Pointers Women's Tennis UW-Stevens Point vs. UW-Eau Claire

5:30-7:30 p.m. 
Hidden Studios Art Tour alumni and friend reception
The Hidden Studios Art Tour is happening all weekend and features several
UW-Stevens Point alumni including:
Sharon Radley '94 
Tom Dailing '87 
Gene Reineking '72 
Mary Lee Reineking '72 
Charter Beest-Kudla '65 
Paul Klein '78 
Tim Marcotte '72 
Mike Anderson '03
Join alumni and friends for an art reception at the Red Sky Studio hosted by Gene and Mary Lee Reineking. RSVP to Gene Reineking at redsky@uniontel.net. Click here to learn more about the Hidden Studios Tour.

6-9:30 p.m.  Alpha Phi Omega Get-Together and Scholarship Award
Grazie's, 5327 Highway 10 East, Stevens Point, WI
For more information about this event, please contact Marc Kramer at 715-341-4051.

6:30 p.m.  Homecoming Pep Rally (Alumni and Students)
Quandt Gym, Health Enhancement Center
Cheer on teams as they compete in the Siren Scream (some of us
remember it as Yell Like Hell!) and watch royalty compete for the crowns!

6:30-9 p.m.  All Greek Reunion
Laird Room, Dreyfus University Center
Celebrate all that is Greek and make new memories with brothers and sisters with high and low scroll numbers! The University Store will be open until 7 p.m. for alumni to purchase UW-Stevens Point apparel.

7 p.m Pointer Women's Alumni Hockey Game, Ice Hawks Arena  

7 p.m. TKE Board of Advisor's Meeting,
1632 Main Street

7:30 p.m. Phi Sig Meet and Greet,
Ella's Bar, 616 Division Street

8 p.m. TKE Social, 
Archie's Bar, 2317 Division Street

8 p.m. Alumni Marching Band Social, Archie's Bar, 2317 Division Street

8 p.m. 
Phi Sig Alumni Social,  Ella's Bar, 616 Division Street



Saturday, October 5

Click on the links to register for individual events or contact those individuals listed for more information. If your group is having a reunion and you are not yet listed here, make sure to email us at alumni@uwsp.edu.

UW-Stevens Point Residence Halls are open during the day on Saturday - check out your former hall and see if your room is as big as you remember! 

Join alumni history buffs at Nelson Hall for a stroll down memory lane. UW-Stevens Point's Historic Preservation Committee invites you to take a Homecoming peek at some fascinating bits of campus history. Nelson Hall is listed in the National Register of Historical places and members of the committee are in the process of restoring Nelson's main lounge and refurbishing the foyer of the oldest former dormitory outside of Madison. Get a hint of what's to come with two large display cases full of memorabilia, the John Anderson furniture and the Bessie May Allen wicker set. We do good work and we want you to enjoy it, and we invite you to return every year to see what's old!





8:30 a.m
Golden Iris Reunion Suites @201 Reserve

10 a.m. UW-Stevens Point Homecoming Parade

Enjoy FREE coffee for alumni and friends on the sidewalk outside of Quandt lobby (while supplies last!) thanks to our generous friends at:





 

11 a.m.  FREE All Campus Picnic
DeBot Fields           
Watch students compete for the title of Homecoming champion, enjoy the ever popular inflatable games, and meet up with friends from near and Far who are re-uniting this weekend! RSVP to alumni@uwsp.edu so we have a guest count and be entered to win a
free hotel stay during the weekend! (Winners will be chosen September 20 at noon and will be notified by email.)

Invite your favorite professor to meet you at the picnic, click here for the current UW-Stevens Point directory of faculty and staff. Email alumni@uwsp.edu if you'd like to connect with a professor not listed in the campus directory.

11 a.m. Apollo Alumni Association meeting, Dreyfus University Center, room 235

11 a.m. Phi Sig Alumni Association meeting, Dreyfus University Center, room 223

11 a.m. Bi-annual Alumni Swim Meet, Health Enhancement Center, Pool

1 p.m. Phi Sig Meet and Greet, Partners Pub

1 p.m. Pointers Volleyball, UW-Stevens Point vs. UW-LaCrosse

 

2 p.m. Homecoming football game, UW-Stevens Point vs. UW-River Fall
Call UWSP Athletics at 715-346-3888 to purchase tickets.
Check out the UW-Stevens Point Athletics to cheer on the Pointers all year long!

2 p.m. Pointers Women's Soccer, UW-Stevens Point vs. UW-Eau Claire

5 p.m. Phi Sig Social and Dinner, Kristin's River Walk, 1140 Clark Street, Stevens Point
 
5 p.m.  Join us as we honor outstanding Pointer student athletes


6:30 p.m. 2013 Awards Banquet 
Honoring our Distinguished Alumni, Trailblazer, Lifetime Achievement Award, and Mary Ann Nigbor Volunteer of the Year Award recipients.


2012 Distinguished Alumna Laura Nelson '87 with Chancellor Patterson                 



Sunday, October 6

10 a.m.  Student Government Association Campus clean-up
             Meet outside the Dreyfus University Center under the Pergola to help!

University Store Hours
Extended hours for Homecoming weekend!
Friday, October 4 - 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 5 - 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Check out the expanded alumni section of the online store!


Spirit Sale September 28-October 5:
20% off alumni items
20% off spirit items
20% off everything UW-Stevens Point! (clothes, gifts, etc.)
Visit The Official University Store Online!

Schmeeckle Reserve

University Library

Purchase NEW UW-Stevens Point Athletics apparel @ Pointerslockeroom.com

UW-Stevens Point's Homecoming is fun for all ages. Whether you are alumni, community members, students, faculty or staff, we aim to have something for everyone!

Please consider making a gift to the UW-Stevens Point Alumni Association today to continue to support programs like Homecoming. We offer many services and benefits to alumni, all of which can be found online at www.uwsp.edu/alumni.

Our thanks to you for continuing to come home, support UW-Stevens Point and for staying connected. Wherever life has taken you, and whatever trails you have blazed, know that your involvement at UW-Stevens Point matters.



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