Homecoming Week 2014
Vote for Homecoming King & Queen
Click here to cast your vote!
Alumni and students: Mark your calendars and plan to attend the first annual IUPUC Homecoming Week: February 10-15, 2014. Show your school spirit and campus pride! Download the Homecoming 2014 flyer to print and share with friends.
Monday, February 10: Service Day
- Donate canned goods of all types for IUPUC’s Canstruction team to use in the sixth annual Canstruction Competition sponsored by the United Way of Bartholomew County at Fair Oaks Mall on February 15. The IUPUC team will use engineering and aesthetic creativity to build a large, three-dimensional sculpture from the cans collected and compete against other local teams. All food will be donated to local food pantries after the event. Deliver donations to Pam Weiss, AmeriCorps volunteer resource coordinator, in LC Room 1400 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
- Donate your time to benefit the community. Local nonprofit organizations are invited to provide on-campus service projects like labeling and stuffing envelopes for direct mail campaigns. Nonprofits who need assistance can contact Sandra Miles at email@example.com or 812.375.7525.
- Channel your inner Jay Gatsby or Daisy Buchanan by wearing clothes inspired by the 1920s.
Tuesday, February 11: Fun Day
- Enjoy free food, a commemorative photo keychain, swing dance lessons, and more from 2 to 8 p.m. in the Columbus Learning Center. Activities will include:
- Movie showings (titles TBD) at 2 and 6 p.m.
- Black light casino, Xbox tournaments, carnival games, and Build-A-Bear workshops from 2 to 6 p.m.
- Swing dance lessons with the Dancing DJs from 4 to 6 p.m.
- Wear clothes inspired by the 1950s. Saddle shoes and Brylcreem are optional.
Wednesday, February 12: Skit Night
- Student organizations will compete against each other by performing skits based on 1990s TV shows, which gave us classics like Friends, Seinfeld, ER, Family Matters, Saved by the Bell, Malcom in the Middle, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Full House, The Cosby Show, and many others.
- Showcase your creativity by writing scripts, securing appropriate props, and designing costumes.
- Are you more like Eddie Vedder, Cindy Lauper, or Dr. Dre? Wear clothes inspired by the 1990s. Go grunge with plaid flannel, ripped jeans, and combat boots, punk with pink hair and fishnets, or hip-hop with gold chains, bandanas, and baseball caps.
- Free event begins at 5 p.m. in LC Room 1000 (Lecture Hall & Auditorium) in the Columbus Learning Center.
Thursday, February 13: Comedy Night
- Get your giggles and grins on with a free comedy show featuring two nationally recognized performers:
- Big hair and shoulder pads, anyone? Wear clothes inspired by the 1980s.
- Students get VIP entry (student ID required) beginning at 5:30 p.m. General admission for alumni, faculty, staff, and the general public will begin at 6:15 p.m.
- Free show begins at 7 p.m. in LC Room 1000 (Lecture Hall & Auditorium) in the Columbus Learning Center.
Friday, February 14: Pep Rally & Free Concert
- Alumni, students, faculty, staff, and the general public are invited to attend a free pep rally and concert in the Lecture Hall & Auditorium (LC Room 1000) beginning at 5 p.m.
- Wear your favorite IUPUC apparel and support Coach Mel Good and the men's basketball game before the game Saturday night.
- Stick around for a performance from Miss America 2004, third-place winner on the CBS series The Amazing Race in 2009, judge for the American Idol Experience at Walt Disney World in Florida, and country music artist Ericka Dunlap.
Saturday, February 15: Basketball Game & Homecoming Court
- Alumni, students, faculty, staff, and the general public are invited to the basketball game at 6 p.m.
- The Homecoming King and Queen will be announced during half-time of the game. A dance may be held after the game.
- Location: Foundation For Youth, 405 Hope Avenue, Columbus, IN.
- Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for students, and children 12 and under are free.