SWOSU Celebrating Homecoming This Week


Southwestern Oklahoma State University will celebrate homecoming this week (October 14-18) with various activities planned on the Weatherford campus.

Among the Saturday events are the annual parade at 3 p.m. in downtown Weatherford; football game at 6 p.m.; fireworks show after the football game; various reunions and open houses including a 100th birthday celebration of the Old Science Building; 5K run/walk at 9 a.m.; and more. 

A Panorama event will end the busy weekend on Monday night when DrumLine Live performs at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center. The show was created by the music team of the hit movie Drumline and features a cast of 39 members from historically-black colleges and universities across the United States.  Advance tickets are on sale by calling 580.774.3063.

A complete list of the SWOSU Homecoming activities is:

Thursday, October 14, 2010

  • 7 pm Internationally-Renowned Pianist Roman Rudytsky-Music Hall Room 101
  • 7 pm Volleyball vs. Texas Woman's "Spike Night"-Rankin Williams Fieldhouse

Friday, October 15, 2010

  • 2-4 pm Old Science Building 100th Birthday Open House & Tours
  • 3 pm Old Science Building 100th Birthday Ceremony

 Saturday, October 16, 2010

  • 9 am Runnin' with the Big Dawgs 5K (USATF Sanctioned & Certified)- Centennial Clock Tower Plaza
  • 9 am SWOSU Baseball Alumni & Friends Golf Tourney-Prairie West Golf Course
  • 10 am Sigma Sigma Chi Brunch-Memorial Student Center Ballroom
  • 10 am-1 pm College of Pharmacy Open House
  • 11 am 50 Year Pharmacy Graduate Recognition Ceremony-CPP 3rdFloor
  • 11:30 am Pharmacy Alumni Lunch-CPP 3rdFloor
  • 12 pm-2 pm Old Science Building 100th Birthday Open House & Tours
  • 2 pm SWOSU Volleyball Game vs. Texas A&M Commerce-Rankin Williams Fieldhouse
  • 2-4 pm Music Department Reception-Milam Stadium
  • 3 pm Parade-downtown Weatherford
  • 4 pm 50 Year Reunion and Alumni Awards reception & Watch Party- Wellness Center
  • 4:15 pm SWOSU Band/ Alumni/High School Massed Band Rehearsal & Hot Dogs-Fast Lane Field at Milam Stadium
  • 5:30 pm Pre-Game Activities featuring the Massed Band Performance-Fast Lane Field at Milam Stadium
  • 6:00 pm Homecoming Football Game-SWOSU vs. Northeastern State University-Fast Lane Field at Milam Stadium
  • Fireworks Display after the Football Game-Fast Lane Field at Milam Stadium

Monday, October 18, 2010

  • 7:30 pm Panorama Presents "Drumline Live"-Fine Arts Center-Tickets Required