UNCW Homecoming 2017
Friday, February 03
UNCW alumni, family and friends are invited to “come home again” for the Homecoming 2017 celebration, Feb. 3 to 5.
Signature events for the weekend include an Alumni Champagne Brunch, a Student Affairs reunion, the African American Graduate Association Luncheon before the CAA-champion Seahawks take on Delaware inside Trask Coliseum. (Tickets for this year's TEALgate are sold out and walk-up registrations are not available.)
Student events will be held throughout the week, including a late-night breakfast, “Dub Idol” and step show. In addition, alumni can enjoy a 10 percent discount at the campus bookstore and work out in the Student Rec Center.
Social media users who tag their posts with #UNCWhomecoming and #UNCWHC17 may see them displayed on the Homecoming website and during various events.
Many events require registration and/or tickets, but most activities are free and open to all. A complete schedule and details are available online.
Over the weekend, the UNCW Alumni Association will also recognize three distinguished alumni for outstanding professional achievement and personal commitment to community engagement.
The 2017 distinguished alumni award recipients are:
Distinguished Young Alumnus of the Year:
Darion Jeralds '10, '14M
Distinguished Alumnus of the Year:
Chad Porter '98
Distinguished Citizen of the Year