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Homecoming Family Day

Homecoming and Family Weekend

 

Come back to the nest in 2019 to celebrate our incredible campus, students, alumni, and families at Homecoming and Family Weekend September 27-29!

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Friday, September 27, 2019 Events

Family Day


4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Alumni, Student, Faculty, and Staff Poetry Reading - Come read your own work or just listen to the many talented Westfield State poets 
Loughman Living Room

8 p.m.
Student Theatre Association Production 
An Evening of One Acts:

  • A LITTLE CORNER by Eric Parness
  • THROUGH YOU I TRULY SEE by Eric Parness
  • TRIFLES by Susan Glaspell

Black Box Theatre

Homecoming


12:00 p.m.
4th Annual Henry Wefing Memorial Golf Classic
All proceeds benefit the Henry Wefing Scholarship
Tekoa Country Club
Registration & Event Details

4:30 p.m.
HomeCOMMing Reception 
Contact Susan Boniface (413) 478-2652
Tickets and Registration Required
Tekoa Country Club
Registration & Event Details


1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Alumni Art Show Reception
Arno Maris Gallery, Ely
The exhibit runs through October 5

4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Alumni, Student, Faculty, and Staff Poetry Reading - Come read your own work or just listen to the many talented Westfield State poets 
Loughman Living Room

8 p.m.
Student Theatre Association Production 
An Evening of One Acts:

  • A LITTLE CORNER by Eric Parness
  • THROUGH YOU I TRULY SEE by Eric Parness
  • TRIFLES by Susan Glaspell

Black Box Theatre

Athletics


7 p.m.
Men’s Soccer vs. Bridgewater
Alumni Field


Saturday, September 28, 2019 Events

Family Day


1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Artist Reception for Alumni Art Show
Arno Maris Art Gallery Ely, 2nd floor

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Lunch (DC Food Showcase)
Tim & Jeanne’s Dining Commons 

11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Activities/Clubs/CAB
Campus Green

Miniature Golf Course, Petting Zoo, Student club performances, games

11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
SIMLab Tour
Nettie Stevens Science Center

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
State of the University Address and Q & A with President Ramon S. Torrecilha
Ely Hall, SGA Room

12 - 3 p.m.
Animal Craze
Campus Green

2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Student Theatre Association Production 
An Evening of One Acts:

Ely Black Box Theatre

  • A LITTLE CORNER by Eric Parness
  • THROUGH YOU I TRULY SEE by Eric Parness
  • TRIFLES by Susan Glaspell

2:30 - 4 p.m.
40th Anniversary of Learning Disabilities Program
Banacos Center

5:30 - 10 p.m.
A Night with the Legends
Singing Impersonators Event w/Elvis, Neil Diamond, Lady Gaga and Cher!
 
(Additional Cost)
Woodward Center Fieldhouse

Homecoming


1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Artist Reception for Alumni Art Show
Arno Maris Art Gallery Ely, 2nd floor

1 - 4 p.m.
Woodward Center, Outside by Softball Field

Homecoming Tent

  • Cash/Carry Beer and Food, Peter Pan Bus, DJ,
  • Nestor Wing-Off (Colleges) competition and voting
  • Trivia with Tom                 

3 p.m.
Music, Wing Winner Announcement

4 - 6:30 p.m.
“Collective Difference” band, 21+ party, food options

Giveaways, alumni prizes, raffles, cornhole, and WSAA Kan Jam

8 - 11 p.m.
Alumni Event, “Just George” 
(Additional Cost)
The Hangar-Off Campus

Athletics


10 a.m.
Softball Alumni Game
Alumni Field

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Field Hockey vs. Bridgewater
Alumni Field

2 - 4:30 p.m.
WSU Football vs. Mass Maritime
Alumni Field

2 - 4:30 p.m.
WSU “old gear” Tag Sale

5:30 - 10 p.m.
A Night with the Legends
Singing Impersonators Event w/Elvis, Neil Diamond, Lady Gaga and Cher!
 
(Additional Cost)
Woodward Center Fieldhouse
Doors open at 5:30 pm show starts at 7:00 pm

Advanced tickets purchase:
$20 adults, $10 students/seniors (pick up at the door) until 9/14/2019

Tickets at the door:
$25 adults, $15 students/seniors

Checks payable to:
UCC Second Church

Mail to: Westfield State University
Atten: Michelle Storozuk
577 Western Avenue
Westfield, MA 01085    

 

 

 

 

Sunday, September 29, 2019 Events

Services & Brunch


11 a.m.
Ecumenical Services
Albert & Amelia Ferst Interfaith Center

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Brunch (With the purchase of your Family Weekend or Homecoming Ticket)
Tim and Jeanne’s Dining Commons

ACCOMMODATIONS

Westfield State University has group rates at the following hotels for Homecoming and Family Weekend 9/28/19-9/29/2019. In order to take advantage of the groups rates your reservations must be booked no later than August 27, 2019.

Westfield Inn (Formerly the Holiday Inn Express & Suites)
39 Southampton Road
Westfield, MA 01085
413.564.6900

Quality Inn Westfield
2 Southampton Road
Westfield, MA 01085
413.568.2821

Hampton Inn Chicopee/Springfield
600 Memorial Drive
Chicopee, MA 01020

Residence Inn Marriott-Chicopee
500 Memorial Drive
Chicopee, MA 01020
413.331.4440

Tru By Hilton Chicopee
440 Memorial Drive
Chicopee, MA 01020
413.331.5155