11:00 a.m. Homecoming Kick-Off - Student Union Lobby
Enjoy the commencement of Homecoming 2017 – “Celebrating Our Stripes”. There will be special performances, music, free food, entertainment, give-a-ways, and the introduction of the Bengal Royal Court. New this year, we will be sponsoring a Buffalo Chicken Wing Eating Competition for students. You do not want to miss this wondrous occasion.
Bengal Pause RHA Olympics: Field Day - Student Union Lobby
7:15 p.m. Music Alumni Homecoming Concert - Ciminelli Concert Hall
Singers and instrumentalists from Buffalo State’s Music Department will perform in Ciminelli Recital Hall at Rockwell Hall. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. for the 7:30 p.m. performance. The recital is free for the public and will be followed by a wine-and-cheese reception. Register by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 23, for the reception.
8:00 p.m. Bengals Night Out - Campbell Student Union *Lipsync Competition will begin at 8pm*
Starts with the lip-sync competition in the Social Hall followed by Bengals Night Out (formerly Union Bash) with giveaways, a photo booth, candy stations, airbrush tattoos, and more from 9:00 to 11:00 p.m.
12:15 p.m. Bengal Spirit Day - The Plaza (Outside of the Campbell Student Union)
Take part in this traditional event and get psyched for Homecoming weekend. Students will enjoy a free barbecue lunch sponsored by the United Students Government, music, face painting, giveaways, and more.
6:00 p.m. Young Alumnus Award and Q&A, Krista (Wierzbicki) Todd, ’04 - Bulger Communication Center
Join Buffalo State’s own Porsha Ari Coaxum, ‘11, for a conversation with Young Alumnus Achievement Award Recipient and graduate of the Public Communication program, Krista (Wierzbicki) Todd, ’04, vice president of Global Communications for Logitech, Inc. Register by 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 25, for talk and reception.
8:00 p.m. Bengal Royalty Showcase (semi-formal) - Campbell Student Union, Social Hall
Enjoy an evening full entertainment, elegance, and excitement. The Bengal Royalty Showcase will be a Semi-Formal Affair. The Royal Court will compete to determine who will ultimately be crowned Homecoming King and Queen. All contestants will be participating in four categories; Introduction, Talent, Buffalo State Trivia, and Question and Answer.
3:15 p.m. Car / Truck and Float Competition - Lot R3 (Outside of the Burchfield Penney Art Center)
Float decorating and set up: 1:30 p.m. in Lot R3
3:45 p.m. Homecoming Parade / Victory March - Starting at the Burchfield Penney Art Center, traveling through Elmwood Village and back to campus ending at The Plaza.
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Post Parade Party - The Plaza (Outside of the Campbell Student Union)
7:00 p.m. STOMP - Step, Dance & Stroll Competition - Rockwell Hall Performing Arts CenterMany talented dance groups from Buffalo State and Western New York will compete on stage with host Haddy Had and music by DJ Wire. Tickets are $3 for students and $5 general admission (available at the Student Union and Rockwell Hall box offices).
8:00 a.m. Scholar & Donor Breakfast - Campbell Student Union, Social Hall
Scholarship recipients, donors, and families will celebrate Buffalo State’s scholars and their benefactors.
10:00 a.m. Bengals and Bagels: Family Breakfast - Science and Mathematics Complex Atrium
Noon Bengals vs. Brockport- Coyer Field
Watch the Bengals take on Brockport while enjoying food from some of Buffalo's favorite food trucks. At halftime, an announcement will be made for the Bengal Royalty, parade, and banner winners. A $5 ticket gets alumni, students, and the general public admission to the football and a $5-voucher for the food trucks. Tickets at the door are limited, so advanced registration is encouraged.
4:00 p.m. Men's Ice Hockey vs. Nichols - Ice Arena
For a $5-ticket, you receive game admission, a lunch catered by Wegmans, and alumni reception. Register by 5:00 p.m. Monday, October 23 for the reception.
7:00 p.m. Class of 1967 50th Reunion Dinner
The Class of 1967 celebrates 50 years since graduation. For more information about the reunion dinner, call the Alumni Association at (716) 878-6001
7:00 p.m. GLO Black Light Party to Benefit Hurrcane Relief - Campbell Student Union, Social Hall
Enjoy great music and fun black light effects - and contribute to the hurricane relief in Puerto Rico. A benefit for hurricane relief with music from DJ Dee, Famous J, and DJ Myte. Tickets are $3 for Buffalo State students and $5 general admission (available at the Student Union and Rockwell Hall box offices).
Proceeds will benefit hurricaine relief efforts
Sunday, October 29
10:00 a.m. Sunday Send Off - Campbell Student Union
* Last Modified on 10/9/2017
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