Homecoming 2009 : The Power of UCO



Sunday September 27th

7:00pm         Homecoming Concert
                        Wantland Stadium

                        Featured artist: To Be Announced                        

Tuesday September 29th

6:00pm         5K Run
                        West of Liberal Arts Building

A philanthropic walk/run for UCO students, as well as alumni and Edmond community members. 100 % of proceeds support the UCO President’s Cub. For more information please contact Campus Activities and Events (405) 974-2363

Wednesday September 30th

6:00pm         Unity Fest
                        Plunkett Park

The 5th annual Unity Fest celebration showcases the talent, cuisines, pride and tradition of various American and International cultures. This evening is filled with cultural enlightening and festive entertainment. For more information please contact Multicultural Student Services at (405) 974-3588

Thursday October 1st

6:00pm         UCO Pep Rally
Broncho Lake

Come and cheer on the UCO football team as they gear up for the game against the Southwestern Baptist Bobcats. Free for all! For more information please contact Campus Activities and Events (405) 974-2363



Friday October 2nd

9:00am          Golden Broncho’s Reunion Breakfast
                        Nigh University Center

Complimentary admission  1969 graduates or earlier and former faculty and staff are invited. Class of 1959 graduates will receive special recognition and a commemorative gift. To register, complete the form below

11:30am       Alumni Recognition Ceremony
                        Grand Ballroom, Nigh University Center


Join the UCO Alumni Association as we honor the outstanding achievements of special alumni and the 2009 distinguished former students: the highest award given to alumni at UCO. To register, complete the registration form below

Distinguished Former Students

Martha Burger
Danny Morgan
Thomas Price Jr.
Randall Stephenson
Max Tuepker

John and Maxine Kessler Spirit Award

Dan Smith

Central Family of the Year

The Mack Wedel Family


2:00pm         Bell Ringing Ceremony
                        Barnett Bell Plaza

Join us as we ring in Homecoming 2009 featuring the original bell that rang in the first classes at the Territorial Normal School (now UCO). Groups from across the campus will be represented to honor the past, present and future of the university. Transportation will be provided via golf carts from the university center.

6:30pm         UCO Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet
                        Grand Ballroom, Nigh University Center


The UCO C Club will induct eight new members into the Athletic Hall of Fame. For more information please contact Cindy Gray (405) 974-2779

8:00pm         UCO Annual Cheer and Dance Competition
                        Hamilton Field House

Come see our spirited and talented UCO students compete for the coveted title of Cheer and Dance Champion 2009! This competition is a UCO tradition and is a highlight of Homecoming week! For more information please contact Campus Activities and Events (405) 974-2363




Saturday October 3rd

8:00am          C Club Association Breakfast
Legends, Nigh University Center


Join the UCO Athletic Director and coaches as they share information about the activities of the year with C club members and guests. For more information please contact Cindy Gray (405) 974-2779.

9:00am          Thatcher Hall Museum
                        Thatcher Hall

Learn about the rich history of Thatcher Hall, viewing artifacts and photo collages of the decades of dormitory life, from the opening of Thatcher Hall in 1937 until its closing in 1994

10:00am       Homecoming Parade
                        UCO Campus and Downtown Edmond

Featuring floats designed and created by UCO students and staff and by the Edmond community. Each float will represent a particular organization and will display features related to our Homecoming theme. Bring the whole family! For more information please contact Campus Activities and Events (405) 974-2363

10:00am       Alumni Band Reunion

All former UCO band members are invited to spend the day reminiscing with band friends while enjoying the homecoming festivities. Begin the day viewing the Homecoming Parade at 10:00 and then head into Wantland Stadium for the official practice session at 11:00, followed by lunch at the Pre-Game Tailgate Party, then all band members will play their instruments during the game concluding with dinner and drinks at the UCO Jazz Lab after the game. For more information please contact David Hanan at (405) 974-3428

10:30am       Reception and Inaugural Meeting of Emeritus Faculty Association
                        Heritage Room, Nigh University Center, 3rd Floor

Join your former faculty and colleagues as we rekindle and form new relationships, reminisce and “kickoff” the new Emeritus Faculty Association.  All retired faculty are invited to attend the event followed by the Tailgate Party and football game. To register, complete the form below

12:00pm       Pre-Game Tailgate Party!
                        West of Wantland Stadium

Get ready for the big game while enjoying free food and games! We’ve got hamburgers, hotdogs, chips, drinks, cotton candy and popcorn!

2:00m             Homecoming Football Game
            Wantland Stadium

$10 general admission 

Help cheer the Bronchos onto victory! Purchase a ticket at the gate of visit www.bronchosports.com

6:30pm         C Club Social
                       Grand Ballroom, Nigh University Center

$30 for all non C Club Members, free to C Club Members 

The C Club presents the first ever All Former Athlete Social event.  All former athletes and coaches are invited for an evening of food, drinks, and fun.  Call your former teammates and make a reunion out of this! For more information please contact Cindy Gray (405) 974-2779.






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