It's time for the biggest and best WP Homecoming celebration EVER!  Check out the schedule for the weekend below, then click on the link above to see the week-long schedule of events!

Saturday, September 20


10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. • 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. • Lot 5
Fire up the grill and bring your friends! Check out our tailgating guidelines here.

Will. Power. Breakfast with the Dean
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. • College of Business
Meet and greet WP’s new Dean of the Cotsakos College of Business, Dr. Siamack Shojai.

Pioneer Strong Celebration
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. • Lot 5
Join us on the "Pioneer Midway" for a Pioneer Strong Celebration! There will be game booths, prizes, a photo booth, bumper cars, sand art, henna artists, food - cheesesteaks, funnel cakes and more! - a caricaturist, discount coupons for the WP bookstore and fun for kids of all ages!

Have fun at the Pioneer Pride Prize Wheel,
sponsored by Enrollment Management.

Take part in the “Exercise is Medicine” kick-off to Pioneer Walking Challenge and Health Initiaitve, led by the Department of Kinesiology, CPE, and St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Play “Beat the Dean,” sponsored by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Campus Walking Tour
11:30 a.m. • Morrison Hall
Get a glimpse of campus life by visiting academic buildings, residence halls, the library, as well as other various locations.

Football vs. Salve Regina
1:00 p.m. • Wightman Stadium
Cheer on the Football Team and get some WP giveaways!

Still Crazy Reunion
4:00 p.m. • WP Machuga Student Center, Room 211
To the Pioneers of the late 60s til mid 70s - come return to campus and meet and greet your "Still Crazy" classmates at this buffet dinner/reunion. Cost is $48 per person, and includes a buffet dinner, open bar serving beer, wine, and soft drinks, and a $10 tax deductible donation to The Fund for WP. RSVP by September 10th to Arty Spencer at easpence@verizon.net.

Women’s Soccer vs. Rutgers-Camden
6:00 p.m. • Pioneer Soccer Park
Join us to cheer on the Women’s Soccer Team and get some WP giveaways!

“Pluto: Battle for a Planet”
7:30 p.m. • Science East 2064
An exciting lecture and stargazing event. Ever wonder why Pluto isn’t considered a full planet anymore?  After the public talk and raffle, if it’s clear, we’ll go stargazing with the WP Astronomy Club out on the Wightman Football Field.  

Comedy Show
8:00 p.m. • Shea Center for Performing Arts
Enjoy a comedy show featuring WP comedians!
Admission is free.

Sunday, September 21

Ice Cream Hike
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. • Appalachian Trail
Meet inside the Rec Center, then leave for the Appalachian Trail in Bellvale, NY. As part of the hike, you will be visiting the Bellvale Creamery. Email hilbergk@wpunj.edu to register.

Alumnae Softball Game & Barbeque
11:30 a.m. • Pioneer Softball Field
The WP Softball program welcomes its alumnae back to campus for a game and BBQ.
Please RSVP by September 12, 2014 to head coach Hallie Cohen (cohenh@wpunj.edu; 973.720.3016)

Library Digital Archives showcase
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. • Cheng Library
In addition to a demonstration of the new Digital Archives, there will be tours of the Library and displays from the permanent collections of the University’s Archives.

“350th Anniversary of NJ” exhibition reception
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. • Ben Shahn Gallery
As part of statewide celebrations of New Jersey’s 350th Anniversary, this exhibition presents 35 objects including paintings, photographs, prints, and artifacts that reflect diverse perspectives on New Jersey.

Monday, September 22

Sixth Annual Golf Outing
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.  
Preakness Hills Country Club
Lunch from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Shotgun start at 1:00 p.m.
Cocktail reception/dinner starting at 6:00 p.m.
To register for this event, click here.


Liberty Mutual

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.

William Paterson University
300 Pompton Road, Wayne, New Jersey 07470     973-720-2175     alumni@wpunj.edu