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2018 Homecoming

 

 Celebrating 125 Years “Highlands Strong”

Homecoming Week October  10-21

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Wednesday, October 10

Wednesday  (10/10/18)

  • Office Decorating Contest Begins – Decorate your office and compete for a grand prize – Judging will take place on Friday, October 19 with the winner announced during halftime on Saturday, October 20.  To enter, please contact the Office of Campus Life at 454-3201/454-3590
  • Community Contest Begins – Judging will take place on Friday, October 19 with the winner announced
  • at halftime on Saturday.  To enter, please contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at 454-3248
  • Homecoming Sashing BBQ/Introduction of Candidates – Central Park – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Present valid HU ID

Thursday, October 11       

  • Homecoming Pageant – 7 p.m. – Ilfeld Auditorium

Friday, October 12

  • Cowgirl Soccer vs. Colorado Mesa University – Sanchez Stadium – 7 p.m.

Sunday, October 14

  • Cowgirl Soccer vs. Western State Colorado University – Sanchez Stadium – 1 p.m.

Tuesday, October 16

  • Siro-A – Ilfeld Auditorium – 7:30 p.m.,
    Tickets: General admission: $ 12, NMHU faculty/staff: $ 8, Children (10 yrs and under/other local students: $ 5
    NMHU students w/valid I.Ds: FREE

Wednesday, October 17

  • Stenciling – 2 p.m. – In front of Stu Clark

Thursday, October 18       

  • Absentee Voting – Student Center – 3rd floor – 9 a.m. – noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Present valid HU ID
  • H Club Annual Meeting  – SUB 321- 9:30 a.m.
  • Cowgirl Way Luncheon – Ballroom – 11:30 a.m.
  • Henna, Face Painting, Temporary Tattoos – SUB Atrium – 1 to 6 p.m.
  • H Club Hall of Fame Banquet – SUB Ballroom-  5:30 p.m.

Friday, October 19     

  • President’s Homecoming Coffee – Ballroom – 8 to 9:30 a.m.
  • Royalty Voting – Student Center – 3rd floor – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Must present valid HU ID
  • Departmental Open Houses – Campus Wide – 3 – 5 p.m.
  • Bookstore Open until 6 p.m.
  • Door/Office Decorating Contest Judging (winner TBA at halftime on Saturday)
  • Community Contest Judging – 2 to 4 p.m. (winner TBA at halftime on Saturday)
  • Alumni Board Meeting – SUB 321 – 12 – 3 p.m.
  • Purple Pride Day – Show your support by wearing PURPLE – students meet in Student Center for a “group” photograph – 1:30 p.m.
  • Chocolate Tasting – Donnelly Library, 3rd floor – 2 p.m.
  • All-Greek Reception – SUB 3rd Floor Balcony – 3 – 5 p.m.
  • Cowgirl Soccer vs. Dixie State University – Sanchez Stadium – 4 p.m.
  • Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction – Ballroom – 5:30 p.m.
  • Cowgirl Volleyball v. Westminster College – Wilson Complex – 7 p.m.
  • Bonfire – Sanchez Stadium – approximately 9 p.m.

Saturday, October 20

  • Alumni Cowboy 5k Gallop & Trot – Bike Path – 8 am (Kid’s Stick Pony Trot at 8:45 a.m.
  • Bookstore Open from 8 am until 2 p.m.
  • Homecoming Parade – Downtown Las Vegas – 10 am, lineup at 9 a.m. at 5th & Friedman
  • Parade Reception – Kennedy Lounge – 9:30 a.m.
  • Tailgating – Music Building Parking Lot – Space on a first come, first served basis – 11 to 1 p.m.
  • NMHU Cowboy Football v. South Dakota School of Mines & Technology – Sanchez Stadium – 1 p.m.
  • Homecoming King/Queen Coronation – Sanchez Field – Halftime
  • Vatos Alumni Game – Sanchez Field – Immediately following football game
  • Cowgirl Volleyball v. Dixie State University – Wilson Complex – 6 p.m.
  • Narcisuss and Echo Opera – Ilfeld Auditorium – 7 p.m.

Sunday, October 21

  • Cowgirl Soccer vs. Westminster College – Sanchez Stadium – 11:30 a.m.

 

Dates and times are subject to change.

 Information is subject to change.


HU fight Song

Cowboys, the best in the west land

Cowboys, for you we stand

Proudly we praise and honor

The Cowboys of the University we yell for

Purple and white we are waving

Win or to lose we’re there

Cheering for Cowboys,

Cowboys loyal we’ll always be

To Highlands University