Homecoming Alumni & Community Events

Saturday, October 26

 TBA – Homecoming Day of Service - Location TBA  Join hundreds of Bronchos in a day of service for the tornado relief victims.  Location details will be confirmed in early October, but to sign up to participate and receive updates, visit http://uco.edu/homecoming.

Tuesday, October 29

11 am -1 pm - Old North Tours - Old North has been closed for more than 10 years now. Come and join us for a guided tour, sharing the plans for the interior remodel as well as discussing the historical significance of the building in Oklahoma higher education. For more information call Judy Reyes-Henderson at (405) 974-2763.

 5pm – “Get Moore Color” Run 5k  Central’s annual Homecoming 5K is taking a colorful twist this year with our first on campus color run!  All proceeds will go towards Tornado Relief Efforts, this year’s overall Homecoming philanthropy. Register online at uco.edu/homecoming

 Thursday, October 31

5:30 pm – Edmond Downtown Community Carnival  - Join the Edmond community along with the University of Central Oklahoma for the fall community festival.  Swing by the booth to get your “UCO Alumni” button to show off to your future Bronchos!

Friday, November 1

9am - Golden Bronchos' Reunion Breakfast, Nigh University Center** - Complimentary admission for 1973 graduates or earlier and former faculty and staff are invited. Class of 1963 graduates will receive special recognition and a commemorative gift.

10:15 am - Old North Tours - Old North has been closed for more than 10 years now. Come and join us for a guided tour, sharing the plans for the interior remodel as well as discussing the historical significance of the building in Oklahoma higher education. For more information call Judy Reyes-Henderson at (405) 974-2763.

11:30am - Alumni Recognition Ceremony, Grand Ballroom, Nigh University Center**  - $20. Join the UCO Alumni Association as we honor the outstanding alumni selected as our 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients. This award is the highest honor given to alumni at UCO.

Distinguished Alumni
Ray Hardin
Glenn Lewis
Dalen McVay
James Stuart
Allen Wright

Central Family of the Year
The Dougherty Family 
Accepted by Jo Ann and Charles "Chuck" Compton 

4-6 pm - Homecoming Happy Hour, UCO Alumni House  - Come and reconnect with classmates. Snacks and cash bar provided.

6:30pm - UCO Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet, Grand Ballroom, Nigh University Center $40. - The UCO C Club will induct seven new members into the Athletic Hall of Fame. For more information, please contact Al Jones (405) 974-2775. Sponsored by the C Club.

9:30pm - 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 2013! 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, November 2

8:30-10:30 am - Central Legacy Tent - Alumni House Parking Lot - Bring your future Bronchos by the Central Legacy Tent & receive refreshments and prizes for all future legacies. No reservation is needed for this event.

10am - Homecoming Parade, UCO Campus and Downtown Edmond - Featuring floats designed and created by UCO students, staff and 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.

11:15am - Old North Tours - Old North has been closed for more than 10 years now. Come and join us for a guided tour sharing the plans for the interior remodel, as well as discussing the historical significance of the building in Oklahoma higher education. For more information call Judy Reyes-Henderson at (405) 974-2763.

12pm - Pre-Game Tailgate Party, West of Wantland Stadium - Visit with your college, enjoy the alumni band and great food. We've got hamburgers, hotdogs, chips, drinks, cotton candy and popcorn! Bring the whole family; we have activities for all ages!

2pm - Alumni Greek Day Party - All Alumni (Greek and Non-Greek) are invited to the Greek Tailgate Party at the Hamilton Field House parking lot for food, fun and vendors. If you would like more information on this event, please call Richard Bean at (405) 831-7173 or Jeanette Brown at (405) 503-5964.

2pm - Homecoming Football Game, Wantland Stadium $10 - Help cheer the Bronchos on to victory and secure a win against the Lincoln University Blue Tigers.   Purchase a ticket at the gate or visit www.bronchosports.com

For a complete listing of all Homecoming events including student events, visit here. 


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