2017

PIONEER PRIDE WEEK/
HOMECOMING WEEKEND


Homecoming 3

     

Homecoming Weekend & Athletic Hall of Fame

October 14 & 15, 2017

#WPHOMECOMING            #PIONEERPRIDE17

Join us for WP's Homecoming Weekend 2017!

A = Alumni, S = Students, C = Community

Sunday, October 8

Rugby vs. U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
1:00 p.m. - Wightman Football Stadium
A  S  C

Movie Night: Spiderman Homecoming
6:30 p.m. - Zanfino Plaza (rain location: UC Multipurpose Room)
Co-sponsored with Residence Life
S

Monday, October 9

Billy's Birthday Bash
7:00 p.m. - UC Multipurpose Room
Co-sponsored with Student Alumni Council (SAC)
A  S

Tuesday, October 10

Pioneer Pride Common Hour
12:30 p.m. - Zanfino Plaza (rain location: UC Multipurpose Room)

Student Center Takeover
8:00 p.m. - Student Center Arcade & Center Cafe
Co-sponsored with SAPB
S 

Wednesday, October 11

Pioneer Pride Blood Drive
12:00 p.m. - UC Ballroom C
A  S  C

Women's Tennis vs. College of Staten Island
4:00 p.m. - Tennis Courts
A  S  C

Women's Soccer vs. Montclair State University
7:00 p.m. - Pioneer Soccer Park
A  S  C

Field Hockey vs. Misericordia University
7:00 p.m. - Wightman Stadium
A  S  C

Thursday, October 12

Pioneer Pride Pep Rally
12:30 p.m. - Zanfino Plaza (rain location: UC Ballrooms B & C)
  S 

Women's Volleyball vs. Montclair State University
7:00 p.m. - Rec Center
C


Pioneer Pride Paint Night for a Cause
8:00 p.m. - UC Multipurpose Room
$5 sign up fee. Sign ups will be in Room 302, Student Center.
Students only.
The sign up fee will be donated to the Breast Cancer Society after the event.
S

Friday, October 13

Little Sister of the Poor Trip
10:00 a.m. - Pick up at Lot 5
3:00 p.m. - Drop off at Lot 5
Sign up in Room 302, Student Center

Sponsored by Catholic Campus Ministries & CASL
 S 

Pioneer Pride Civic Engagement Care Packaging Event
1:00 p.m. - UC Multipurpose Room
S

Field Hockey vs. Stevens Institute of Technology
7:00 p.m. - Wightman Stadium
A  S  C


Pioneer Pride Game Show
8:00 p.m. - UC Ballrooms B & C
Co-sponsored with SAPB
Students only! There will be a chance to win cash prizes!
S

Saturday, October 14


An Oktoberfest Carnival
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m - WP Practice Field

Come to the Practice Field for food, games, prizes and other fun activities for all ages!
Free food tickets and lots of giveaways!

A  S  C

WP Biergarten
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m
$15/person (must be 21 or over - ID required)
WP Practice Field

Join in the fun at WP's very first Biergarten on the Practice Field! Craft beer tastings and snacks under the tent!
Admission is limited and tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
To reserve your spot in the Biergarten before it sells out, click the link below:

Biergarten Tickets Here!

Tickets can be purchased on the day of the event with cash or personal check only.
A  S  C

WP Football vs. Frostburg State University
1:00 p.m. - Pioneer Football Stadium
General Admission - $8.00, Card-Holding Alumni - $5.00, Senior Citizens - $5.00, Children under 12 - $5.00
Visiting Students w/ID - $5.00, Military w/ID - $5.00, WPU Faculty & Staff - $5.00, WP Students w/ID -- Free
It's the big Homecoming game against Frostburg State University!
A C

Kinesiology Open House
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m - Preakness Hall & Wightman Gym

Come see the newly-renovated PREAKNESS HALL, the new home for WP’s state-of-the-art kinesiology labs.
Tour the new Human Performance Lab, Human Motion Analysis Lab, Motor Control Lab, and Exercise Room in Preakness Hall.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Judy LoBianco
President-Elect, Society of Health & Physical Education (SHAPE America)
Bill Parisi
Founder of Parisi Franchise Systems, Inc.
A  S  C

Men's Soccer vs. Stockton University
5:30 p.m. - Pioneer Soccer Park
A  S  C

Free parking for all Saturday events is available in Lot 6 or in the Pioneer Parking Deck ($5/car).


Sunday, October 15th

William Paterson University's 33rd
Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Brunch

11:30 a.m. - William Paterson University Commons Ballroom
$28/person, WP students & children under 18 - $21/person

Honoring WP alumni Kelly Helfrich '10, MA '17 (volleyball), Amanda Kurdyla '09 (women's soccer), Grace McKay '10 (swimming/diving), Michelle Pellichero '09 (women's basketball), Julian Valerio '11 (men's soccer) and the 2001 Softball Team.

For reservations, please email Gina at: buffalinog@wpunj.edu
A  S  C

University Galleries
12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
The Galleries will be open, with the following exhibitions on view:

For Home and Country: World War I Posters from the Newark Public Library
South Gallery

Veterans Book Project
East Gallery

Faculty Exhibition
Court Gallery

A hands-on art activity will be available for children.
A  S  C

WP Alumni Softball Game
3:00 pm - Pioneer Softball Field
The William Paterson softball program will host an alumni game and tailgate.
Please RSVP by October 2.

Click here for further information.
A

For directions to the campus and a campus map, click here.

Alumni LM


This event is underwritten, in part, thanks to the generosity of Liberty Mutual. To find out more, call 800.835.0984 or go to www.libertymutual.com/wpu.