Mardi Gras@SWOSU Planned for October 10 Homecoming

Southwestern Oklahoma State University will celebrate homecoming activities on Saturday, October 10, in Weatherford.

Theme for this year's Homecoming celebration is “Mardi Gras@SWOSU!”

Everyone is invited to participate in all homecoming activities. Additional information is available by calling the SWOSU Alumni Association office at 580.774.3267. Information is also available on the SWOSU website at www.swosu.edu.

SWOSU homecoming activities starting on Thursday and continuing through Sunday include:

Thursday, October 8, 2015

  • 8 am-5 pm—Art Exhibit-“Cultural Marriage Series 3: Everyone Wears Thick Black Glasses” works by Jiwon Kim—Art Building Gallery (Workshop display at 1 pm)
  • 7:30 pm—SWOSU Theatre Production —The Laramie Project—Hilltop Theatre
  • 9 am-5 pm—Traveling Smithsonian Exhibit—SWOSU Main Street Museum/Chamber of Commerce (210 W. Main)

Friday, October 9, 2015

  • 8 am-5 pm—Art Exhibit-“Cultural Marriage Series 3: Everyone Wears Thick Black Glasses” works by Jiwon Kim —Art Building Gallery (Workshop display at 10 am; and reception at 12 noon)
  • 6 pm—Volleyball vs. Southern Arkansas University—Pioneer Cellular Event Center
  • 9 am-5 pm—Traveling Smithsonian Exhibit—SWOSU Main Street Museum/Chamber of Commerce (210 W. Main)

Saturday, October 10, 2015

  • 10 am-12:00 pm—Bullpup Camps for ages 8-12—SWOSU Clock Tower
  • 10 am-11:30 am—College of Pharmacy Alumni Recognition Ceremony/Brunch—Student Union Ballroom
  • 11:30 am—Baptist Collegiate Ministries (BCM) — “Celebration of 91 years of Campus Ministry”  Luncheon—Emmanuel Baptist Church—719 N. Kansas
  • 11:30 am-12:30 pm—College of Pharmacy Open House—CPP 3rd Floor
  • 12:00 pm—Volleyball vs University of Arkansas-Monticello—Pioneer Cellular Event Center
  • 12:00 pm-3:00 pm—Traveling Smithsonian Exhibit—SWOSU Main Street Museum/Chamber of Commerce (210 W. Main)
  • 12:00 pm-5:00 pm—Tailgate Party Pit and Food Truck Alley Rally—West Parking lot, Milam Stadium
  • 1:00 pm—Baptist Collegiate Ministries Student Center (BCM)—Open House for fellowship—719 N. Bradley
  • 1 pm-4:00 pm—SWOSU Cook-off Challenge—West Parking lot, Milam Stadium
  • 1:25 pm—Ping Pong Ball Drop (prizes from businesses)—Weatherford Towne Centre
  • 1:30 pm—Parade—Weatherford Towne Centre (Parade Entry Form)
  • 3 pm—Rehearsal for SWOSU Band/Alumni/High School Massed Band—ASAP Energy Field at Milam Stadium
  • 4 pm—50 Year Alumni Reunion and Alumni Awards Reception—Wellness Center Alumni Suite
  • 4:30 pm—Pre-Game Activities featuring the Massed Band Performance—ASAP Energy Field at Milam Stadium
  • 4:50 pm—President’s Award of Merit Presentation—ASAP Energy Field at Milam Stadium
  • 5 pm—Homecoming Football Game—SWOSU vs. ECU—ASAP Energy Field at Milam Stadium
  • Fireworks Display after the Football Game—ASAP Energy Field at Milam Stadium

Sunday, October 11, 2015

  • 1:30 pm—Homecoming Alumni Softball Game—Athletic Complex Softball Field
  • 3:30 pm—Softball Home Run Derby and Long Ball Competition—Athletic Complex Softball Field