Alumni Engagement

Homecoming 2017

  

SHU Homecoming 2017

Join us at Homecoming Weekend 2017! The full schedule of events is listed below.  Events are complimentary unless otherwise noted. 
Please register online for ALL events that you plan on attending, including complimentary events.

 

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Please note that construction will be taking place in multiple locations on campus. Event times and locations are subject to change - be sure to check back for updates.  Please pardon our appearance as work is done to make Sacred Heart's campus more robust than ever!

Friday, September 29th

Bookstore Hours: 9am to 6pm

Alumni Awards Ceremony & Luncheon
12:00 p.m. • West Campus Guest House • $25 per person
Join us as we recognize accomplished and deserving alumni on their contributions to their careers, their communities, and to Sacred Heart.
Full list of 2017 Alumni Award honorees coming soon!

Alumni Association Annual Board Meeting
3:00 p.m. • West Campus Guest House Board Room • Closed Meeting
All alumni are welcome to meet with the Alumni Association Board of Directors to listen and discuss alumni initiatives.

Pints with Professors
5:00 p.m. • Red's Pub

Join us for happy hour with your favorite SHU professors and staff members in Red's, our on-campus pub. Reconnect prior to the evening's family bonfire on 63s Patio.

Alumni Author Book Signing 
7:00 p.m. • Schine Auditorium
Hosted by the SHU Alumni Association, our alumni author, Anthony Renzoni will join us for a book signing of his book: "Connecticut Rock n' Roll: A History."

Family Bonfire
7:00 p.m. • 63s Patio
Sacred Heart University celebrates Homecoming Weekend with a family bonfire! Bring your blankets and chairs, we will provide the s'mores!
 

Saturday, September 30th
Bookstore Hours: 10am to 5pm

West Campus Tour
10:00 a.m. • West Campus • Pre-Registration Required
Join us for a tour of West Campus; 3 tours will be held hourly starting at 10:00 a.m.; space is limited, pre-registration is required. 

Golden Pioneer Brunch: Celebrating the classes of  1967 and 1968
10:00 a.m. • Hearth Room • By Invitation Only
A special brunch to celebrate the Classes of 1967 and 1968! This event is by invitation only.

Library Open House 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. • Ryan Matura Library 
Visit the Ryan Matura Library to learn about lifetime alumni library benefits, to view the collection of yearbooks and  check out the resources available to SHU students.  The library's coffee shop serves as a wonderful environment to sit and chat with your fellow Pioneers.  

The 2016 Election: What Happened and Why with Dr. Gary Rose  

11:00 a.m. • Schine Auditorium 
Join Dr. Gary Rose for a discussion on the 2016 Election: What Happened and Why.  We invited alumni to stay following the lecture for a reception. Gary will also be available to sign copies of his newest book "Haywire". 

Student Ambassador Alumni Reunion  
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. • Curtis Hall
Reminisce and reconnect with the Office of Admissions and your fellow former Student Ambassadors at Homecoming's Student Alumni Ambassador Reunion.

Main Campus Tour
12:00 p.m. • Edgerton Lobby 
Take an informative walking tour of SHU's main campus lead by Student Ambassadors. 

Center for Health Care Education Open House
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. • Center for Health Care Education
Hosted by the Colleges of Health Professions and Nursing, visit with faculty and tour  the new state of the art Health Care Education Building. 

Chemistry Reunion
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. • University Commons 
Hosted by the Chemistry Department, join fellow chemistry alumni for a reunion prior to the football game. Light refreshments will be provided.

Political Science Alumni Gathering
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. • Schine Auditorium
Join the Political Science Department, after Dr. Gary Rose's 2016 Election Talk and reunite with fellow political science alumni for a reunion prior to the football game. 

Pre Health & Medical Advisement Alumni Reunion
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. • University Commons
Join Drs. Jareb and Roy for a Reunion with fellow Pre Health and Medical Alumni prior to the football game.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Jack Welch College of Business Alumni Pre Game Reception
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. • West Campus  
Join JWCOB faculty, staff, and alumni for a West Campus tour and reunion prior to the football game! 

Social Work Alumni Reunion
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. • University Commons
Hosted by the Social Work Department, join fellow social work alumni for a reunion and a special guest speaker prior to the football game.  Light refreshments will be provided.

La Hispanidad Alumni Reunion
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. • University Commons Hosted by the La Hispanidad club, join fellow La Hispanidad alumni for a reunion prior to the football game. Light refreshments will be provided.

Alumni Author Spotlight 
12:30 p.m. • Ryan Matura Library 
Hosted by the SHU Alumni Association, our alumni author, Alison Taylor '09, will join us for a children's book signing and reading "The Big Book of Hugs: A Barkley the Bear Story". Copies of the book will be available for Little Pioneers. 

Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Alumni Reunion
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. • UC Lobby & Atrium
Hosted by the Criminal Justice Department, join fellow criminal justice and law enforcement alumni for a reunion prior to the football game. Light refreshments will be provided.

Sports Media Alumni Gathering
2:00 p.m. • Martire Media Theatre
Join the graduate program in Sports Communication and Media and mingle with current SCM students and fellow alumni. There will be a light networking reception featuring a special guest speaker prior to the football game. Complimentary food and drink will be provided.

Big Red's Family Food & Beer Fest
2:00 p.m. • Softball Stadium •  $20 per person (adult)||$5 per person (child)
Join us for an afternoon of family fun on the Softball field! 
Adult Package ($20 per person)
-  three food vouchers to be used at any of the vendors
-  one drink voucher for beer or wine which can be redeemed at the Craft Beer garden 
-  complimentary soda and water 
-  access to the standing room only Alumni Section* at the Football Game

Child Package ($5 per person)
-  one food vouchers to be used at any of the vendors
-  complimentary soda and water 
-  access to the standing room only Alumni Section* at the Football Game

*If you would prefer to sit in the stands for the game you can upgrade your tickets for $5 

20 Years of Women's Swimming and Diving Celebration
3:00 p.m. • Hearth Room
Join us in celebrating a special milestone: 20 Years of Women's Swimming and Diving at Sacred Heart University. Price includes food and two drink tickets for of age attendees. 
- Individual ($40.00 per person)
- Alumnus ($30.00 per person)
- Child ($10.00 per person) 

SHU Takes on Central Connecticut State University (CCSU)
5:00 p.m. • Campus Field
Join us to cheer on our Pioneers as they take on Central Connecticut State University. A portion of the registration fee goes to benefit Sacred Heart's Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship.

Women's Lacrosse Alumni Social
7:00 p.m. • Old Post Tavern
Enjoy some time with SHU Women's Lacrosse from 7-9 PM at the Old Post Tavern in Fairfield, CT (1418 Post Rd.) at their Homecoming 2017 Alumni Social. Registration includes food and two drink tickets. We can't wait to see you there! Go Pioneers!
- Individual ($20.00 per person) 

After the Game Party
8:00 p.m. • Red's
Immediately following the game, alumni are invited to the official post-game party at Red's.  All guests must be 21 years of age to enter Red's, children are not permitted in the bar. 

Class of 2007 10 Year Reunion Celebration
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. • Art & Design Gallery 
Join fellow classmates and friends to celebrate the 10th reunion for the Class of 2007!  The Alumni Association Board of Directors welcomes everyone back to campus with a light recepetion featuring complimentary food and a cash bar.

Class of 2012 5 Year Reunion Celebration
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. • Art & Design Gallery 
Join fellow classmates and friends to celebrate the 5th reunion for the Class of 2012!   The Alumni Association Board of Directors welcomes everyone back to campus with a light recepetion featuring complimentary food and a cash bar.


Young Alumni Gathering
10:00 p.m. • Stonebridge • $10 cover charge at the door
Relive Senior Week at Stonebridge! Stop by the Office for Alumni Engagement's hospitality room for food, drinks and SHU giveaways!  There will be a $10 cover charge at the door.  

Sunday, October 1st
Bookstore Hours: 11am to 3pm

Homecoming Brunch
10:00 a.m. • Mahogany Room • Complimentary • Pre-registration required 
Join us for brunch at Homecoming!

Baseball Alumni & Family Day
10:00 a.m. • Harbor Yard 
Alumni, family, and friends please join SHU Baseball as they kick off their 2017-18 season at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard. There will be on field batting practice, an alumni meet-and-greet/introductions, and an alumni vs. current team game. Registration includes lunch, a t-shirt, and a $5 gift back to the baseball program. We hope to see you there! Go Pioneers!
- Adult ($20.00 per person)
- Child ($10.00 per person)

Equestrian Brunch
11:00 a.m. • Art & Design Gallery
Join SHU Equestrian this fall for their Equestrian Brunch. Meet and mingle with current student-athletes, alumnae, parents, and friends as we celebrate a fantastic 2016-17 season. 
- Individual ($25.00 per person)
- Alumnus ($15.00 per person)

Alumni Mass of Remembrance 
12:00 p.m. • Chapel of the Holy Spirit
Father Roby will preside over mass for alumni, families, and friends. We will honor and remember our deceased alumni and friends. All are welcome to prayer.

Please note that construction will be taking place in multiple locations on campus. Event times and locations are subject to change - be sure to check back for updates.  Please pardon our appearance as work is done to make Sacred Heart's campus more robust than ever!

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Have questions? View the Homecoming 2017 FAQ page
to find answers or call
the Office for Alumni Engagement at 203-365-7671.