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Alumni & Friends

Alumni & Friends

Friday, September 27

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. State of Tech - Address by Campus President Carolyn Long
Open to the public, employees, students and alumni. 

Administration & Extension Building Auditorium, 410 Neville St., Beckley, WV
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Athletic Hall of Fame Ribbon Cutting and Welcome Wall unveiling
Ceremonies will be held to reveal the new Athletic Hall of Fame, the Barrett Display and the Alumni Welcome Wall. RSVP is required for this event. Invitees can RSVP to Ashton Critchley at or 304.929.1254.

Attendees should park at the lots off of Mel Hancock Way to catch the shuttle to the event. Those with accessibility needs should contact Ashton Critchley to request accessibility accommodations. 
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. WV Trivia
Alumni are invited to participate. 

Carter Hall Auditorium

Saturday, September 28

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Golden Bear Alumni Breakfast
Join the Office of Alumni Relations for a continental breakfast and best viewing spot for the parade.This event is family friendly. The event is open to faculty, alumni and their families only. RSVP is required. 

This event will occur, rain or shine. 

Patio at the President's House - 408 S. Kanawha
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Homecoming Parade
Line up begins at 9:15 a.m in the Robert C. Byrd Learning Resource Center parking lot and the parade will begin at 10:30 a.m. Parade Route map. This event is open to the public and family friendly. If you are a community organization or business interested in participating, please register using our online form.

This event will occur, rain or shine. 

S. Kanawha Street
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Homecoming Cookout
The picnic is open to students, employees, alumni and their families. Individuals with a meal plan can use their meal plan for the cookout. Any students, employees and community members without a meal plan will need to pay $10. Payment at this event will be CASH ONLY. This event is provided at no additional charge to families who have registered for the family package.
Carter Hall Lawn
12:00 p.m. - 12:15 p.m. Unveiling of the Alumni of Distinction Display
Join us after the parade for the unveiling of the Alumni of Distinction display. 

Carter Hall, first floor, 322 S. Kanawha St., Beckley, WV
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Soccer Tailgate
Join the offices of Alumni Relations and Student life for a pre-game tailgate. We'll have snacks, games and giveaways!

Paul Kline Soccer Complex
3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Men's and Women's Soccer plus Homecoming Court Presentation
We will announce homecoming court between the Men's and Women's soccer games.

Paul Cline Memorial Sports Complex.