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Wednesday:  Costume Day 

Thursday: Anything but a backpack day

Friday: WVU Tech Spirit Day (Gold and Blue)

We encourage students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members to participate! Show your spirit and share photos on social! 

Thursday, February 9

5:00 p.m.

Lip Sync Battle - Carter Hall Auditorium - (Button Giveaway)

      - REFIT Demo sponsored by Active Southern West Virginia to take place prior to event for those
        who arrive early.

Friday, February 10 

Campus Cup Events:

1:00 p.m.

Career Mentorship Panel - a collaborative event with the Tech Golden Bear Alumni Association and the Department of Career and Professional Development - Carter Hall Auditorium - (Button Giveaway)

Three distinguished alumni will answer questions about careers and professional development from our students. 

Alumni Panelists: 

2:00 p.m. 

Tug of War –  Carter Hall Auditorium - (Button Giveaway)

3:00 p.m.
Cornhole – Carter Hall Auditorium - (Button Giveaway)

5:00 p.m.

Trivia – 5:00 PM – Carter Hall Auditorium - (Button Giveaway)

6:30 p.m.

Distinguished Alumni Reception and Awards - The Resort at Glade Springs

6:30 p.m.   

Reception and Registration

7:00 p.m.

Award Dinners

All awardees and event ticket holders will attend the combined reception. At 7:00 p.m., awardees and guests will be released to the respective award dinners. See details below. 

Academic awardees will be honored at the academic dinner. 

Kevin A. Highlander  – Alumni of the Year 2023 – College of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences

Richa Dubey  – Alumni of the Year 2023 - Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences

Nathan L. Galinsky, Ph.D. – Nelson Distinguished Young Alumnus Award 2023

Gifty Osei Prempeh, Ph.D. – Golden Bear Empowerment Faculty Award 2023

Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees will be honored at the athletic dinner. 

Robert Fletcher Arritt
Inducted 2023

Joseph Craffey
Inducted 2023

David Kidd
Inducted 2023
Men's Basketball

Saturday, February 11

The WVU Tech Bookstore will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
for anyone who wants to come check out some WVU Tech gear!

9:00 a.m.

TGBAA Board of Directors Meeting – 410 Neville Boardroom

11:00 a.m. 

Parade -  Campus/South Kanawha

Vehicle line up at 10:00 a.m.; walking groups 10:30 a.m.

1:00 p.m. 

Women's Basketball - WVU Tech vs Rio Grande -  Beckley Raleigh County Convention Center - Homecoming Royalty and Alumni of the Year, Nelson Distinguished Young Alumni and Golden Bear Empowerment Faculty awardees recognized

2:00 p.m. 

Alumni & Friends Hospitality Suite  - Beckley Raleigh County Convention Center
Cash bar during event

3:00 p.m.

Men’s Basketball - WVU Tech vs. Rio Grande - Beckley Raleigh County Convention Center
Hall of Fame inductees and Golden Alumni recognized 

8:00 p.m.

Homecoming Dance – Carter Hall Auditorium (Button Giveaway)


Sunday, February 12th

6:30 p.m.

Super Bowl Watch Party – Learning Commons 

2023 Homecoming Sponsors

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