Monday, September 29, 2014

Time Event/Description Location
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm Homecoming Kickoff Party

Come celebrate and kick off Homecoming Week. We ill have Food, fun and WSU Spirit! We will be announcing the 2014 Homecoming Royalty Court and opeing up the poll for Students to vote on the next WSU Homecoming Royalty.

Student Union Atrium
Dayton Campus
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Chalk the Campus

THE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS FULL

Come out and view the Organizations who registered to Chalk the Campus. 

Chalk the Campus is the Raider Homecoming competition in which organizations and resident communities will show their creativity and WSU Raider Pride with their best Homecoming designs. Each organization and/or resident community will be designated a chalking space on the Quad and their chalking will be displayed for the duration of Homecoming Week (pending weather).

Rules and Regulations:

  • Design must be WSU and Homecoming related
  • You must stay within your designated area
  • Include your Organization name within your design
  • DO NOT USE vulgar, offensive or inappropriate words or images. Designs should be respectful and inclusive to all organizations and students. 
  • Chalking should be registered with the Office of Student Activities (Part of this form)
  • Must sign up by September 23rd by 5pm.
  • Organizations and Resident Communities have until Monday September 29th by 4 pm to complete their chalking. 

Judging:

  • Judging will take place at 4pm Monday September 29th. The winner will be announced at the Cardboard Boat Race on Thursday October 2nd. 
  • If your organization fails to meet any due dates or guidelines, your organization or resident communities will be exempt from the judging.

Judging Categories

WSU/Homecoming Spirit
Creativitiy
Overall Design
Use of space

**1st place receives 100 points towards Homecoming Spirit Competition, 2nd place receives 50 points, 3rd place receives 25 points.** 

Supplies:

  • Organizations may only use supplies provide by the Office of Student Activities. The Office of Student Activities will provide you chalk beginning Friday September 26th from 8:30am-5pm in 019 Student Union.
  • Only provided chalk may be utilized. Failure to do so will result in the organization paying for the necessary cleaning.
Sidewalks outside of the Student Union
Dayton Campus
9:00 pm to 12:00 am Homecoming Bowling Party

Free Bowling compliments of Black Men on the Move.

Beaver Vu 1238 N Fairfield Rd, Beavercreek, OH 45432 (937) 426-6771
Off-campus

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Time Event/Description Location
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm My Little Library Challenge

Wright State University's Homecoming will host the  Little Free Library Challenge on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at Noon on campus. Student organizations will "re-purpose" news stands into Free Little Libraries that will be placed in neighborhoods where school-age children and their family members can exchange books.  We anticipate a great deal of excitement and creativity at this event, which is free and open to the public. Visitors will have an opportunity to vote for their favorite Free Little Library at 3pm. Please join us as we cheer on our student organizations as they show their school spirit for a worthy cause. 

Watch a quick little viedo to see how Little Libraries work

North Lawn Mall
Dayton Campus

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Time Event/Description Location
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Homecoming Magic Show

Come and enjoy a wonder night of Magic in the Apollo Room. This event is hosted by the Black Student Union.

Dayton Campus

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Time Event/Description Location
11:00 am to 2:00 pm The Fourth Annual Wright Brothers Day

The 4th Annual Wright Brothers Day will celebrate past and current Dayton innovations. Students and participants will learn about the Wright Brothers and their trip into flight and will be enabled to adventure into the world of cutting edge technology! There will be many fun activities such as a selfie station, flight simulators, and a Jeopardy game with interesting facts about Dayton innovations. Participants will also enjoy FREE JET'S PIZZA! Come on out and join us for a fun and exciting day while we celebrate our city and our university's namesake!

Student Union Atrium
Dayton Campus
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Homecoming Cardboard Boat Race and Pool Party

Prepare your team for the race of the century!! Come to the Atrium at 6pm and use an hour to create a boat-- made of cardboard, ducttape, and whatever other suprises we will supply for you! Then, the race is on. Carry your boat to the pool and out-stroke the other teams to win! Stick around after, there will be a big Pool Party to swim and have some fun!

Student Union Pool
Dayton Campus

Friday, October 3, 2014

Time Event/Description Location
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm Project ASPIRE

Project ASPIRE is a Career Exploration Fair in which alumni return to campus to talk about their jobs, employers, and majors that got them to where they are today.

Student Union Atrium
Dayton Campus
3:00 pm to 7:00 pm CECS Brandeberry Career Development Center Open House

A celebration of the opening of the Brandeberry Career Development Center with CECS alumni and Industry friends. Drop off your business card in exchange for a free beverage at the bar. Enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvres and a tour of the facility. Additionally, tours will be offered for Russ, Joshi and the rest of campus given by the Student Amassadors on October, 10th from 3-6.

For industry partners only.

Brandeberry Career Development Center
Dayton Campus
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Alumni Achievement Awards

The Wright State University Alumni Association recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of our alumni on an annual basis at an awards and reception presentation. These outstanding individuals are recognized for achieving numerous accomplishments in their chosen fields. In addition to possessing high standards of integrity and character, they have also given their time and talent to benefit the Alumni Association. The Wright State Alumni Association is currently accepting nominations on their website: http://www.wrightstatealumni.com/who-we-are/alumni-awards-25.html. This event is invitation only.

Apollo Wing, Student Union
Dayton Campus
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm CEHS Trivia Night

Open to all, this event is a fundraiser for CEHS student scholarships. We hope you'll join us and test your trivia skills. Prizes and special Wright State trivia questions will be aplenty! Register your table of 8 today for $100. Table purchase includes heavy hor d'oeuvres and two drink tickets for each guest.

Apollo Room, Student Union
Dayton Campus
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm Jason Derulo Concert

Five years in from making his debut in pop music, Jason Derulo has sold more than 40 million records worldwide and amassed more than 1.2 billion views on his YouTube Channel. His last song, “Wiggle” featuring Snoop Dogg, is his eighth song to reach the Top 10 on the Top 40 format and his ninth platinum-selling single. Derulo’s ubiquitous hit “Talk Dirty” featuring 2 Chainz was his most successful track to date, having sold more than six million singles worldwide with a music video that has garnered more than 222 million views on YouTube. The Miami-native’s career started when he was 16 years old and began writing songs for artists like Lil Wayne, Pitbull, Diddy, Sean Kingston, Cassie and Danity Kane.

Nutter Center
Nutter Center

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Time Event/Description Location
10:00 am to 12:00 pm Student Alumni Association's 2nd Annual Nearly Naked Mile

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RUN [nearly] NAKED THROUGH CAMPUS! Come donate clothes you're wearing or bring a bag full of clothes to donate to Goodwill! Registration will begin at 10:00 am where we will have a DJ and games to keep your energy up until the run. At 11:00 the run will start and Student Alumni Association will be providing food and passing out the t-shirts.

First 200 registrants get a free t-shirt! (Sizes not guarunteed after September 19th)
Cost is $10 pre-registration and day of registration. If you have a coupon code from our magnets, use that to get $3 off (valid until October 3rd).

See you there!

Rinzler Pavilion
Dayton Campus
10:00 am to 12:00 pm Scholarship Brunch

The Wright State University Alumni Association holds this brunch so that we may celebrate and recognize our scholarship donors, recipients, and

recipients’ families. This event is invitation only.

 

Berry Room, Nutter Center
Dayton Campus
12:00 pm to 6:45 pm Homecoming Festival at the Rinzler

Enjoy a variety of activites that the whole family can enjoy! Play plinko for Wright State gear, try your skills through the AROTC maze, shoot some hoops with Pop-a-Shot, hit the alumni beer tent and visit with current Wright State students while your children have fun on inflatable games. Be sure to prepare for the club football game, the mens' and womens' soccer games with face painting and DIY Raider spirit tie-dyed shirts! Last but not least, grab some chili from the Annual Chili Cook Off for dinner!

  • Club Football Game @ 1 PM
  • Alumni Softball Game @ 2 PM (located at WSU Softball Field)
  • Women's Soccer Game vs. Green Bay @ 2:30 PM
  • Annual Chili Cook Off @ 4:00-6:45 PM
  • Men's Soccer Game vs. Milwaukee @ 7 PM
Rinzler
Dayton Campus
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Club Football Game

Come cheer on Wright State's Club Football team as they take on Ohio State!

Admission:

  • $5 at the gate
  • Free for students with Wright1 Card
Rinzler Pavilion
Dayton Campus
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Women's Soccer Game

Come cheer on Wright State's Women's Soccer team as they take on Green Bay!

Admission:

  • Adults - $5
  • Kids (12 & under) - $3
  • Groups of 15+ - $2
Rinzler Pavilion
Dayton Campus
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Alumni Softball Game

Come watch and cheer on Wright State alumni as they play in an Alumni Softball game!

Alumni Field
Dayton Campus
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Rockafield Alumni Center Open House

Alumni, bring your most recent AlumNews Postcard in for a free gift! Take a tour of your beautiful home on campus and catch the shuttle to the Student Union for a campus tour.

Rockafield Alumni Center
Dayton Campus
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Men's Soccer Game

Come cheer on Wright State's Men's Soccer team as they take on Milwaukee!

Admission:

  • Adults - $5
  • Kids (12 & under) - $3
  • Groups of 15+ - $2
Rinzler Pavilion
Dayton Campus
9:00 pm to 12:00 am Homecoming Dance and Casino Night

Stop by and play some cards or hit the craps tables for the Homecoming Casino Night and Dance hosted by Residential Community Association. Students must bring their Wright State ID. All non-Wright State Students must be signed in. This event is a free event.

Student Union Apollo Room
Dayton Campus

All Homecoming events are free and open to Wright State students. Alumni sponsored events may require registration and payment.

Valid Wright1 Card required for admittance to student-only events. 

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