|Posted September 21, 2011|
2011 Homecoming Central
PUEBLO, Colo. (GoThunderWolves.com - Sept. 21, 2011) - Former and current students of Southern Colorado Junior College, Pueblo Junior College, Southern Colorado State College, the University of Southern Colorado, and Colorado State University – Pueblo are encouraged to return to campus Sept. 20-24 for RED HOT Homecoming activities planned by the CSU-Pueblo Alumni Association and the Office of Student Activities. Events have been planned to take advantage of the fact that Homecoming weekend coincides with the community’s annual Loaf ‘N Jug Chile & Frijoles Festival, Sept. 23-25 in downtown Pueblo.
The Alumni Association has partnered with HARP and Angelo’s on Thursday to provide pizza, and drinks from 6-9 p.m. at $10 per person (cash bar). For more information or to RSVP, call Tracy Samora, director of alumni relations and annual fund, at 719-549-2858 or email email@example.com.
Marquee athletic contests also take place as part of homecoming, beginning Wednesday night with the ThunderWolves men's and women's soccer teams' "Steel and Silver Series" battle with UC-Colorado Springs at the Rawlings Soccer Complex, with the women kicking off at 4:30 p.m. and men at 7 p.m.
The ThunderWolves volleyball team will host New Mexico Highlands at 7 p.m. Friday followed by a showdown with Western New Mexico at 2 p.m. Saturday. Cheer on the new-look spikers as they try to improve to 4-1 in conference play!
Finally, the 14th-ranked CSU-Pueblo football team will host Fort Lewis in the Homecoming game Saturday night at 6 p.m. The game will feature the Homecoming king and queen coronation, Colorado Lottery ticket giveaways, and more! Additionally, ticket stubs from the Saturday football game will allow for FREE admission to the Chile and Frijoles Festival Sunday in downtown Pueblo.
Soccer versus University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, Women at 4:30 p.m., Men at 7 p.m., Soccer Fields
Sept. 21 through Friday, Sept. 23
King and Queen Elections, online at www.colostate-pueblo.edu/studentactivities or through computers in the OUC Great Hall
Thursday, Sept. 22
Alumni Mixer, Angelo’s on the Riverwalk, FREE Boatrides along the Riverwalk, Food and drinks, $10 per person; Cash Bar, 6 –9 p.m.
GridIron Gals Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Pueblo Convention Center, $25 per person, 719-549-2013 for more information
College of Science and Mathematics 7th Annual Student Research Symposium, noon-2 p.m., Library and Academic Resource Center foyer; 2 p.m., guest speaker Dr. Michael Tamkun, LARC 109
Nursing Department Open House/Wine and Cheese Reception, 4-6 p.m., Technology 223, RSVP 719-549-2871
Volleyball vs. New Mexico Highlands. 7 p.m., Massari Arena
Pep Rally and Bonfire, Immediately after the Volleyball Game, 8:15 p.m, Dirt Parking Lot between Student Recreation Field and the Water Towers. Come meet the student athletes and listen to the melodies of the CSU-Pueblo Marching Band. First 150 students with IDs will receive a homecoming t-shirt. Students also may bring items for tie-dyeing.
The Howl, 9 p.m., Dirt Parking Lot between Student Recreation Field and the Water Towers, ThunderPunch Presents and the Student Athletic Advisory Committee will lead the ThunderWolves in a unity HOWL.
Powder Puff Game, 9:30 p.m., Student Recreation Field. To register a team of seven, email firstname.lastname@example.org
3rd Annual College of Science and Math Lunch, 12:30 p.m., Life Sciences Foyer, RSVP to Sandra Obrin at 719-549-2340 by September 16
LARC TOUR, 2-4 p.m., tour the Library and Academic Resource Center, which reopened in April following a $24 million renovation.
Volleyball versus Western New Mexico, 2 p.m., Massari Arena
Alumni/Community Tailgate Party, 4 p.m., Pre-game Tailgate hosted by Friends of Football and the CSU-Pueblo Alumni Association, $6 per person, Red Tent Near Stadium
Student Tailgate, 4 p.m., Residence Hall Oval, music and free food (with Student ID). Latex paint will be available for body painting.
ThunderWolf Stampede, 5:25 p.m., Starting Residence Hall Oval, be a part of the new tradition for CSU-Pueblo Homecoming. The CSU-Pueblo Marching Band will make its way to the ThunderBowl, and we invite everyone to follow them to show off our ThunderWolf Pride.
Football Game vs. Fort Lewis, 6 p.m., Neta and Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl
Homecoming Dance and Casino Night (students only), 9 p.m.-midnight, Student Recreation Center
Sunday, Sept. 25
Loaf ‘N Jug Chile & Frijoles Festival, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., take your ThunderWolves Football Ticket to the Loaf ‘N Jug Chile & Frijoles Festival downtown for FREE admission!