2017 PIONEER PRIDE WEEK/HOMECOMING WEEKEND Homecoming Weekend & Athletic Hall of FameOctober 14 & 15, 2017 #WPHOMECOMING #PIONEERPRIDE17 Join us for WP's Homecoming Weekend 2017! A = Alumni, S = Students, C = CommunitySunday, October 8Rugby vs. U.S. Merchant Marine Academy1:00 p.m. - Wightman Football StadiumA S CMovie Night: Spiderman Homecoming6:30 p.m. - Zanfino Plaza (rain location: UC Multipurpose Room)Co-sponsored with Residence Life SMonday, October 9Billy's Birthday Bash7:00 p.m. - UC Multipurpose RoomCo-sponsored with Student Alumni Council (SAC)A S Tuesday, October 10Pioneer Pride Common Hour12:30 p.m. - Zanfino Plaza (rain location: UC Multipurpose Room)S Student Center Takeover8:00 p.m. - Student Center Arcade & Center CafeCo-sponsored with SAPB S Wednesday, October 11Pioneer Pride Blood Drive12:00 p.m. - UC Ballroom CA S CWomen's Tennis vs. College of Staten Island4:00 p.m. - Tennis CourtsA S C Women's Soccer vs. Montclair State University7:00 p.m. - Pioneer Soccer ParkA S C Field Hockey vs. Misericordia University7:00 p.m. - Wightman StadiumA S C Thursday, October 12Pioneer Pride Pep Rally12:30 p.m. - Zanfino Plaza (rain location: UC Ballrooms B & C) S Women's Volleyball vs. Montclair State University7:00 p.m. - Rec CenterA S CPioneer Pride Paint Night for a Cause8:00 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.SFriday, October 13Little Sister of the Poor Trip10:00 a.m. - Pick up at Lot 53:00 p.m. - Drop off at Lot 5Sign up in Room 302, Student CenterSponsored by Catholic Campus Ministries & CASL S Pioneer Pride Civic Engagement Care Packaging Event1:00 p.m. - UC Multipurpose RoomS Field Hockey vs. Stevens Institute of Technology7:00 p.m. - Wightman StadiumA S CPioneer Pride Game Show8:00 p.m. - UC Ballrooms B & CCo-sponsored with SAPBStudents only! There will be a chance to win cash prizes!SSaturday, October 14An Oktoberfest Carnival11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m - WP Practice FieldCome 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 Biergarten11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m$15/person (must be 21 or over - ID required)WP Practice FieldJoin 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 University1:00 p.m. - Pioneer Football StadiumGeneral Admission - $8.00, Card-Holding Alumni - $5.00, Senior Citizens - $5.00, Children under 12 - $5.00Visiting 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 S C Kinesiology Open House4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m - Preakness Hall & Wightman GymCome 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 LoBiancoPresident-Elect, Society of Health & Physical Education (SHAPE America)Bill ParisiFounder of Parisi Franchise Systems, Inc.A S C Men's Soccer vs. Stockton University5:30 p.m. - Pioneer Soccer ParkA S CFree parking for all Saturday events is available in Lot 6 or in the Pioneer Parking Deck ($5/car). Sunday, October 15thWilliam Paterson University's 33rdAthletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Brunch11:30 a.m. - William Paterson University Commons Ballroom$28/person, WP students & children under 18 - $21/personHonoring 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: firstname.lastname@example.orgA S C University Galleries12:00 - 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 LibrarySouth Gallery Veterans Book ProjectEast Gallery Faculty ExhibitionCourt GalleryA hands-on art activity will be available for children.A S CWP Alumni Softball Game3:00 pm - Pioneer Softball FieldThe 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. 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.