Homecoming - a Division of Student Affairs at the University of Central Oklahoma

A brief history of UCO's Homecoming:

June 12, 1901-alumni attend an "informal reception" in the classrooms of Old North

 

Banquets held in 1903, 1904, 1906, 1908, 1910 and 1912

Reunions held in 1905, 1907, 1909 and 1911

 

October 12, 1917- the words "Homecoming Game" appear in the Vista for the first time.

November 2, 1917- Article titled "Homecoming Day" in the Vista describes football games, and evening reception featuring piano selections, skits, a musical show and refreshments.

 

October 17, 1923- Homecoming Game for Centralities- Daily Oklahoman.

November 1924- 1st Homecoming issue of The Vista was published.

 

November 1926- Homecoming Football Game "will be followed by a parade of floats...the day will close with a monster reception to all students, graduates and friends of the institution given by the faculty at night." - Daily Oklahoman


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