Homecoming & Family Celebration and Reunion Weekend

October 4-6, 2019

Homecoming_2019-update
_D521378-XL
Edit-DearbornGolfClassic-9060-XL
Plymouth State Football vs Westfield State
Plymouth State Football vs Westfield State
Tailgating
Student with parents

Looking for accommodations in town? Check out these local establishments offering rates for PSU Homecoming attendees.

Football game tickets (Adults $5, Children $3) and Harvest Festival meal cards (Adults $15, Children $10) may be purchased ahead of time or day-of.

Schedule of Activities

Student

Friday, October 4th

Student Homecoming Carnival Kickoff, 2:00-6:00 p.m.

Alumni Green Hosted by PAC. Lawn games, complementary carnival food such as ice cream, cotton candy, and more fun snacks, and FREE tie-dying shirts, all materials provided.

Saturday, October 5th

Day of Service, All Day

Hosted by the Office of Community Impact. The Day of Service is an opportunity to bring together students, faculty, staff, alumni and community partners through active citizenship throughout the community. Check in on Saturday, October 5th at 8:30 a.m. in the HUB Fireplace Lounge for a light breakfast and welcoming remarks. Choose from two different service projects:

Pemi-Valley Habitat for Humanity Build, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (please pack a bagged lunch) Martin Estates Dr., Plymouth, NH- Transportation Provided Looking to make an impact in the Plymouth community? Volunteer with our local Habitat for Humanity organization and assist with their current home build! Help Habitat for Humanity “build a world where everyone has a decent place to live.” No experience necessary!

Friends of the Pemi River Clean-up, 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Trailhead on South River St., Plymouth, NH Interested in keeping the Pemigewasset River clean? Take a beautiful stroll down to the riverside to remove litter and debris. Local critters and floaters alike will appreciate your help!

New Student Mentoring Program Reception

11am-12:30pm
Adjacent to the Football Field at the PE Center Complex

Women’s Volleyball Game vs. Worcester State, 12:00 p.m.

Foley Gym

Harvest Festival BBQ & Food Trucks, Noon-3:00 p.m.

Currier Field at the ALLWell Complex Students may use your meal plan or flex cash for the meal. Students without meal plans and children under 10 are $10, all others are $15. PAC will be providing novelty photo magnets, airbrush pennants, and a Free Make your Own Lemonade & Mocktail bar.

Homecoming Football Game: PSU vs. Fitchburg State, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Currier Field at the ALLWell Complex Students attend free. Show your PSU ID to attend the game.

Annual Cornhole Tournament, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Athletic Fields near the Alumni Tent Starts at Halftime. Alumni, students, families, faculty and staff: all are welcome! Two-player teams, limited to 8 teams.

Men’s Soccer Game vs. UMASS Boston, 3:45 p.m.

Arold Field

Women’s Volleyball Game vs. NVU-Lyndon, 4:00 p.m.

Foley Gym

Comedian Adam Conover, 8:00-9:30 p.m.

Silver Center for the Arts Adam Conover is the creator and host of Adam Ruins Everything. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are free for students but required! Tickets are available through the Silver Center for the Arts.

Parent/Family

Saturday, October 5th

Coffee with the President, 8:30-10:00 a.m.

Heritage Commons Meet President Donald L. Birx and discuss Plymouth State’s future and the President’s vision for how your student is transformed during their time at Plymouth State. 

Important Conversations, 10:00-10:45 a.m.

Heritage Commons Prepare to support your student by knowing the questions to ask from 6-week grades to final exam preparation. Hear common and recommended questions from Student Success Coaches and Bob Hlasny from the Counseling Center. 

Tailgating, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

ALLWell North, North Field Pre-registration required. Space is limited and allowed in designated areas only. No overnight parking. View the tailgating policies here.

Staying in “The Loop,” 11:00-11:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Boyd Room 001 An introduction to the new parent and family communication portal, and why it’s important to join. This is also an introduction to the Parent & Family Resources Office, the support and direction the office staff can provide, and where to seek help.

Student Life and Staying Involved, 11:00-11:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Boyd Room 144 Meet Tevis Bryant, Director of Student Life, and the Communications, Enrollment & Student Life team to learn about the variety of opportunities your student has to get involved. This serves as a refresher for some activities and an important update on new programming. 

Women’s Volleyball Game vs. Worcester State, 12:00 p.m.

Foley Gym

Harvest Festival BBQ & Food Trucks, Noon-3:00 p.m.

Currier Field at the ALLWell Complex Students may use your meal plan or flex cash for the meal. Students without meal plans and children under 10 are $10, all others are $15. PAC will be providing novelty photo magnets, airbrush pennants, and a Free Make your Own Lemonade & Mocktail bar.

Homecoming Football Game: PSU vs. Fitchburg State, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Currier Field at the ALLWell Complex Adults – $5. Children under 10 -$3. Tickets available for purchase now and day-of.

Annual Cornhole Tournament, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Athletic Fields near the Alumni Tent Starts at Halftime. Alumni, students, families, faculty and staff: all are welcome! Two-player teams, limited to 8 teams.

Men’s Soccer Game vs. UMASS Boston, 3:45 p.m.

Arold Field

Women’s Volleyball Game vs. NVU-Lyndon, 4:00 p.m.

Foley Gym

Comedian Adam Conover, 8:00-9:30 p.m.

Silver Center for the Arts Adam Conover is the creator and host of Adam Ruins Everything. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available through the Silver Center for the Arts.

Alumni

Friday, October 4th

Pub Night Meet up Spot, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Bradford Room, Centre Lodge Meet your friends at the Bradford Room in Centre Lodge from 7-8 p.m., then visit your favorite places on Main Street!

Saturday, October 5th

Day of Service, All Day

Hosted by the Office of Community Impact. The Day of Service is an opportunity to bring together students, faculty, staff, alumni and community partners through active citizenship throughout the community. Check in on Saturday, October 5th at 8:30 a.m. in the HUB Fireplace Lounge for a light breakfast and welcoming remarks. Choose from two different service projects:

Pemi-Valley Habitat for Humanity Build, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (please pack a bagged lunch) Martin Estates Dr., Plymouth, NH- Transportation Provided Looking to make an impact in the Plymouth community? Volunteer with our local Habitat for Humanity organization and assist with their current home build! Help Habitat for Humanity “build a world where everyone has a decent place to live.” No experience necessary!

Friends of the Pemi River Clean-up, 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Trailhead on South River St., Plymouth, NH Interested in keeping the Pemigewasset River clean? Take a beautiful stroll down to the riverside to remove litter and debris. Local critters and floaters alike will appreciate your help!

Tailgating, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

ALLWell North, North Field Pre-registration required. Space is limited and allowed in designated areas only. No overnight parking. View the tailgating policies here.

  • Greek Alumni Gathering from 10-10:30am adjacent to tailgating. Look for the signs, wear your letters, and join us to meet up with friends and for a Greek Alumni group photo!

Softball Alumni Game, 10:00 a.m.

D&M Park

40th Anniversary of the Center for Young Children & Families and Early Childhood Majors Alumni Reunion, 10-11:30 a.m.

Center for Young Children & Families. Please join us to help celebrate this historic milestone. Bring your stories and photos from your time at the Center! Light refreshments provided.

Women’s Lacrosse Alumni Game, 11:00 a.m.

Practice Fields

New Student Mentoring Program Reception

11am-12:30pm
Adjacent to the Football Field at the PE Center Complex

Women’s Volleyball Game vs. Worcester State, 12:00 p.m.

Foley Gym

Harvest Festival BBQ & Food Trucks, Noon-3:00 p.m.

Currier Field at the ALLWell Complex Students may use your meal plan or flex cash for the meal. Students without meal plans and children under 10 are $10, all others are $15. PAC will be providing novelty photo magnets, airbrush pennants, and a Free Make your Own Lemonade & Mocktail bar.

Homecoming Football Game: PSU vs. Fitchburg State, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Currier Field at the ALLWell Complex Adults – $5. Children under 10 -$3. Tickets available for purchase now and day-of.

Craft Beer Garden, Noon to Half-time of Football Game

Currier Field at the ALLWell Complex. 21+ only, ID required. Featured brews from local breweries, including Hobbs and 1766. Pick up some eats at the Harvest Festival and stop into the beer garden for a refreshment!

Annual Cornhole Tournament, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Athletic Fields near the Alumni Tent Starts at Halftime. Alumni, students, families, faculty and staff: all are welcome! Two-player teams, limited to 8 teams. Pre-registration required.

Reunion Celebration and Alumni Awards, 3:30-7:30 p.m.

Eugene ’58 and Joan Doyon ’56 Savage Welcome Center at PSU Ice Arena Times are approximate. Begins immediately following football game. Admission is complimentary for alumni and guests, but please register in advance!

3:30-4:30 p.m. – Reception with cash bar and complimentary hors d’oeurves. 4:30 p.m. – Alumni Recognition Awards Ceremony 5:15 p.m. – Recognition of Classes Celebrating Landmark Reunions (Classes ending in 9 and 4) 5:30 p.m. – Tailgating Awards 5:45-7:30 p.m. – Reception continues.

Men’s Soccer Game vs. UMASS Boston, 3:45 p.m.

Arold Field

Women’s Volleyball Game vs. NVU-Lyndon, 4:00 p.m.

Foley Gym

Comedian Adam Conover, 8:00-9:30 p.m.

Silver Center for the Arts Adam Conover is the creator and host of Adam Ruins Everything. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available through the Silver Center for the Arts.

Sunday, October 6th

PSU Alumni Association Barbara Dearborn ’60 Golf Tournament, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Waukewan Golf Club, Center Harbor, NH Scramble format. Benefiting student scholarships! Check-in and continental breakfast at 8:00 a.m, Tee-off at 9:00 a.m, Award Ceremony at Lunch. Please complete a separate registration form here to sign up.

Spanish Majors and Minors Alumni Reunion, 10am-Noon

Merrill Place Conference Center. Come join the professors from the Spanish program and catch up with friends old and new.