Homecoming 2007

Come Home to Cullowhee


Friday, October 19

Noon – Alumni Scholarship Golf Tournament, a Homecoming tradition, tees off at Laurel Ridge Country Club in Waynesville. Shotgun start. Cost: $80 per person, includes fees and cart. Four-person “captains choice” format. Refreshments available during play. Social following the tournament. RSVP is required by Friday, October 12. Call the Office of Alumni Affairs at (877) 440-9990 or (828) 227-7335, or email magill@email.wcu.edu.

6:15 p.m. – Homecoming 2007 Main Street Parade in Sylva. Cheer as community and student floats, Western cheerleaders, football team, Homecoming Court, and Catamount Marching Band parade through downtown Sylva. Prizes awarded for best floats; winners announced during Saturday’s football game.


8 p.m. – Spirit Night. Join students, faculty, staff and alumni for a pep rally, music and food. Spirit Night will be at the Catamount Soccer/Track/Tennis Athletic Complex.

Saturday, October 20

8 – 10:00 a.m. – WCU Alumni Breakfast. The University Center Multipurpose Room becomes Alumni Central! Come join fellow WCU alumni and friends for a continental breakfast. It’s a great time to make weekend plans with your old classmates, or simply reminisce about those good ole days in Cullowhee!

10:30 a.m. – Noon – Class Reunion Brunch. Reunions for the classes of 1997, 1987, 1977, 1967 and 1957. Come visit with your classmates from years gone by. You and your class will be provided a complimentary brunch in Illusions on the third floor of the University Center (adjacent to the Grandroom).

10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Pre-game tailgate , with live music in the parking lot of Jordan-Phillips Field House.


1 p.m. – Football. The Catamounts do battle against The Citadel Bulldogs in the cozy confines of Whitmire Stadium and Bob Waters Field.


4 p.m. – Post game Bread and Puppet Theater’s outdoor performance of “The Divine Reality Comedy Circus.” WCU Intramural Field.

8 pm – Stompfest 2007, a step-show competition featuring African-American fraternities and sororities. Ramsey Regional Activity Center. For tickets or information, call the Office of Multicultura Affairs at (828) 227-2276.

10 p.m.-1 a.m. – Stompfest After Party. University Center Grandroom

Sunday, October 21

3:30 pm – The crowd-pleasing Inspirational Choir Concert will bring Homecoming Weekend to a close. University Center Grandroom.


For more information, please contact Marty Ramsey, Director of Alumni Affairs, at (828) 227-7335, (877) 440-9990 or mramsey@wcu.edu.