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2017 Homecoming

“HIGHLANDS HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE”

BLAZING NEW TRAILS

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Homecoming Week September 8 – 17

Friday,  Sept. 8

Office Decorating Contest Begins – Decorate your office and compete for a grand prize – Judging will take place on Tuesday, September 12 and the winner will be announced during halftime on Saturday.  To enter, please contact the Office of Campus Life at 454-3201/454-3590

Community Contest Begins – Judging will take place on Tuesday, September 12 with the winner announced during halftime on Saturday.  To enter, please contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at 454-3248.

McCaffrey Trolley Building Naming Ceremony – 10 to 12 noon – McCaffrey Trolley Building

Carnegie Under the Stars – 6 to 9 p.m. – Carnegie Library Park

Saturday,  Sept. 9

Track & Field Athletic Black & White Fundraiser – Sala de Madrid – 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Sunday,  Sept. 10

Cowgirl Soccer v. Angelo State University – Bernalillo, NM – 11 a.m. (Transportation will be provided.)

Monday,  Sept. 11

Purple Pride Day – Show your support by wearing PURPLE – students meet in Student Center for a “group” photograph – 1:30 p.m.

Absentee Voting – Student Center – 3rd floor – 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 to 4 p.m.  Present valid HU ID

Homecoming Sashing BBQ/Introduction of Candidates – Central Park – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Present valid HU ID

Glow Golf – Central Park – 7:30 to 11 pm

Tuesday,  Sept. 12

Absentee Voting – Student Center – 3rd floor – 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. – Must present valid HU ID

Door/Office Decorating Contest Judging (winner TBA at halftime on Saturday)

Community Contest Judging (winner TBA at halftime on Saturday)

Glow Golf – Central Park – 7:30 to 11 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 13

Operation Glow – Melody Park – 9 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 14

Alumni Check-in –Kennedy Lounge/SUB Atrium – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

H Club Meeting – Student Center Governance Room – 10:30 a.m.

Cowgirl Way Luncheon – Ballroom – 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Re-Dedication of Donnelly Library Art Niche, Gift of the Class of 1966 Reception – 2 p.m.

4th Annual NM Painters Exhibition Gallery Sneak Peek – Kennedy Lounge – 3 to 5 p.m. – By invitation only

H Club Induction Banquet – Student Center Ballroom – Seating at 5:30 p.m., Dinner at 6 p.m.

Homecoming Pageant – Ilfeld Auditorium – 7 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 15

President’s Homecoming Coffee – Student Center 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

Alumni Check-in – 10 am to 4 pm – Kennedy Lounge/SUB Atrium

Alumni Association Board Meeting –SUB 321/322 – 12 to 3 p.m.

Iron Pour – 1 to 3 p.m. – Art Foundry

All Greek Reception – Student Center Third Floor Balcony – 3 p.m.

Library Past and Present Work Studies Open House – 3 to 5 p.m. – Donnelly Library

Alumni Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction – Student Center Ballroom – 5 to7 p.m.

Mike Super – Ilfeld Auditorium – 7:30 p.m.

Cowgirl Volleyball v. Colorado School of Mines – Wilson Complex – 7 p.m.

Departmental Open House Receptions – 3 to 5 p.m. -(Donnelly Library)

STEM Student/Alumni Networking Reunion – ARMAS Center – 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 16

Alumni Cowboy 5k Gallop & Trot – Bike Path – 8 a.m. (Kid’s Stick Pony Trot at 8:45 am.)

Homecoming Parade – Downtown Las Vegas – 10 a.m., lineup at 9 a.m. at 5th & Friedman

Parade Reception – Kennedy Lounge – 9:30 a.m.

Tailgating – – Industrial Arts Parking Lot – Space on a first come, first served basis – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Home Field Advantage Donor Recognition Reception – Stu Clark Building Foyer – 1 to 2 p.m.– By invitation only

NMHU Cowboy Football v. Texas Wesleyan University – West Las Vegas High School – 1 p.m.

Homecoming King/Queen Coronation – West Las Vegas High School – Halftime

Alumni Honors Postgame BBQ – Melody Park -after the game -Music by Los Tropicales

Cowgirl Volleyball v. Colorado Christian University – Wilson Complex – 6 p.m.

 

Sunday Sept. 17

4th Annual NM Painters Exhibition Opening – Kennedy Lounge – 4 to 7 p.m.

 

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