2012 Homecoming Celebration - 175 Years
August 1, 2012
Wednesday, October 17
7 PM Mr. and Miss Cheyney University Coronation, Marion Anderson Theatre
Thursday, October 18
6 PM Cheyney University Homecoming weekend opens with the 175th Gala at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street Philadelphia PA 19107 For Gala reservations - Cheyney175@cheyney.edu or 1-215-843-2027 or 610-455-3900
Friday, October 19
9 AM-6 PM Book Store Open, Marcus Foster Alumni/Student Center—1st Floor 12 noon-1:30 PM
12 Noon CUNAA Life Members Reception/Luncheon hosted by President Howard-Vital- (Invitation only)
3 PM-5 PM Leadership Forum presented by Past Presidents Council, Marcus Foster Alumni/Student Center
6 PM—9 PM Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet, Ada S. Georges Dinning Hall Cost $45
8 PM—1 AM Casino Night / Meet and Greet Party Crowne Plaza Wilmington, 630 Naamans Road, Claymont, DE *Food Provided- Cash Bar Cost $35
Saturday, October 20
8:30 AM Registration - Marcus Foster Alumni/Student Center Second Floor Cost $20
9 AM—11 AM General Alumni Meeting, Continental Breakfast & Gift — Marcus Foster Alumni/Student Center, 2nd Floor
10 AM—8 PM Book Store Open — Marcus Foster Alumni/Student Center, 1st Floor
10:45 AM Homecoming Parade — Departing from Wade Wilson Parking Lot
1 PM Homecoming Football Game — Cheyney Wolves vs. Bloomsburg University
General Admission $20. Visiting Student with ID, $10, Free for CU Students with ID & accompanied children under 6.
4 PM Tailgating on the Hill with entertainment by Cheyney University Soulful Sound Band (byob)
5 – 5:45 PM PICK 6 Live Performance Alumni Cedric Perry’08 and Chris Carter’11, Cost $5 at the door
Marcus Foster Alumni/Student Center 2nd Floor
6:30 PM - midnight “Old School" Dance Party hosted by CUNNA – Marcus Foster Alumni/Student Center, 2nd Floor Cost $25 RSVP
9 PM to 3 AM Young Alumni Lounge 175 Party featuring DJs "Doc*" and NYC's "INT" Ada S. Georges International Dining Hall *Food and Beverage provided. Cost $25
TBA SGCA Homecoming Concert TBA
Sunday, October 21
10 AM President’s Legacy Brunch, Ada S. Georges Dining Hall-Guest Speaker, Dr. Juan R. Baughn ’66 Consultant Facilitators for National Institute for School Leadership. No charge; RSVP by 10/2 to Greg Benjamin Tel. 610 399-2419 or at email@example.com
All-Access Passes & Parking
For a $65 or $85 fee you can purchase either a Gold or Platinum All-Access Pass.
The Gold All-Access Pass includes admission to Casino Night/Meet & Greet, General Meeting/Contionental Breakfast, and the Old School/Dance Party OR the Young Alumni Lounge 175 Party.
The Platinum All-Access Pass will offer all the benefits of the Gold, but will include access to BOTH the Old School/Dance Party AND the Young Alumni Lounge 175 Party.
Advance payment is required. The payment deadline is Friday, September 28, 2012. All-Access Passes will be mailed one week prior to homecoming weekend.
No All-Access passes will be available on-site. Passes will be available for pick up at Casino night. There will be a $5 parking fee for special events. Please bring exact change.
Make your reservation by October 12, 2012 - Gregory Benjamin: 610-399-2419 firstname.lastname@example.org or Marsha Depte: 610-399-2109 email@example.com Office of Alumni Affairs, 1837 University Circle P.O. Box 200, Cheyney, PA 19319-0200
All-Day parking Saturday for $5 (Please bring exact change.)
*Schedule is subject to change.
Check at www.cheyney.edu for updates.
HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS---Code ( Cheyney University Homecoming)
Crowne Plaza Claymont, DE, 877-270-1393
Best Western of Concordville, 610-358-9400
Staybridge Suites Wilmington-Brandywine Valley, 610-358-2560
Hampton Inn & Suites Chadds Ford, 610-358-9540
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 610-358-1700
Comfort Inn & Suites, 610-399-4600
Microtel Inn & Suites, 610-738-9111
Days Inn Hotel West Chester, 610-692-1900
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