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2017 Homecoming Event Lineup Coming Soon! October 23-28, 2017!

Check back for Fall 2017 events: Below is a look back at our 2016 events!

HOMECOMING FOOD DRIVE

Drop off non-perishable food items between Monday, September 19 - Thursday, September 22. All donations will go to the the Buffalo State Milligans food pantry. The student organization who raises the most donations (based on total weight donated) will recieve $500 in programming monies to be used before May 1, 2017. 

Student Window Painting & Banner Competition

Register 

Clubs and student organizations are invited to participate in the annual window painting and banner competition to show their pride and spirit. Judging will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 19 in the Campbell Student Union Lobby. 

WOMEN'S SOCCER VS. D'YOUVILLE | COYER FIELD

Monday, September 19 | 5:00 p.m. | FREE

The Bengals take on D'Youville at Coyer Field at 5pm. Admission is FREE!

Iota Phi Theta "Please Excuse My Self Expression" | Campbell Student Union

Monday, September 19 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Food donations will be collected at the door

 

Bengals Paint Night | Campbell Student Union Assembly Halls

Monday, September 19 | 8:00 p.m.

Join the Visual Arts Board for a Bengals Paint Night! 

Homecoming Alumni Concert | Ciminelli COncert Hall

Tuesday, September 20 | 7:30 p.m. | FREE | RSVP

Alumni from Buffalo State’s Music Department will be performing a concert during Homecoming. A post-concert reception featuring light hors d'oeuvres, soft drinks, and wine will follow. Admission is free!

BENGALS NIGHT OUT | CAMPBELL STUDENT UNION

Wednesday, September 21 | 8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. | FREE

It’s a fun-filled night of games, food, giveaways and more. It’s FREE for students so come on out, show your Buffalo State colors and enjoy!

LIP SYNC COMPETITION | CAMPBELL STUDENT UNION

Wednesday, September 21 | 8:00 p.m. during Bengals Night Out || Sign-up  

Students, faculty, and staff gather up your friends for to this exciting and entertaining event. The competition will be held during Bengals Night Out on Wednesday, September 21 in the Campbell Student Union. 

PEP RALLY / USG CHICKEN BARBECUE | PLAZA

Thursday, September 22 | 12:15 p.m. | Plaza (Quad outside of the Campbell Student Union)

It’s an old-fashioned Pep Rally with a few new twists, a fabulous chicken barbecue, and much more!

KING & QUEEN COMPETITION & SHOWCASE | CAMPBELL STUDENT UNION SOCIAL HALL

Thursday, September 22 | 8:00 p.m. | Apply for Homecoming Court

It’s a time-honored tradition that continues today at Buffalo State. Candidates show our judges their talents, play Homecoming Jeopardy and answer our Buffalo State what-would-you-do question to win the first-place prize of a $450 gift card for books at Barnes & Noble. The Homecoming King and Queen will be announced at half-time during the football game. 

From Buffalo To Bihar with Dr. David Dror, '66 | Ciminelli Concert Hall

Thursday, September 22 | 6:00 p.m. | FREE

Dr. David Dror, ’66, has been at the forefront of improving the lives of those living in impoverished countries for more than 30 years. His humanitarian efforts will be recognized when he receives the Buffalo State Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumnus Award before his lecture at Ciminelli Recital Hall on Thursday, September 22 at 6 p.m. 

Homecoming Parade & Post Parade Party 

Friday, September 23 | 3:45pm

The parade begins at 3:45pm near the Burchfield Penney Art Center and will travel through the City of Buffalo back to campus. Immediately following the parade, join us for a Post Parade Party outside the Sports Arena

View more Parade details and information.

Welcome Home Reception | Outside the Sports Arena

Friday, September 23 | 5:00 p.m. | $5 per person | Register 

Alumni and friends are invited to join us for a reception following the parade and pep rally to celebrate Homecoming Weekend. Pizza and Flying Bison Brewing Company beer (owned by Tim Herzog, ’80) will be available for attendees. Photo ID is required for anyone who will be drinking alcohol, no exceptions.

Bengals and Bagels | Science and Mathematics Complex

Saturday, September 24 | 9:45 a.m.

Join us for a family breakfast!

FOOTBALL GAME VS. MORRISVILLE | COYER FIELD

Saturday, September 24 | 12:00 p.m. | FREE for Buffalo State students with ID; $5

It’s time to cheer on the Bengals when they battle the Morrisville Mustangs. Tickets are FREE for Buffalo State students with ID and just $5 for others, and are available the day of the game at Coyer Field.

FOOD TRUCK RODEO | COYER FIELD

Saturday, September 24 | Before and during the game

Come out to to Coyer Field early for the Food Truck Rodeo featuring local Buffalo food trucks. 

Men's Soccer | Coyer FIELD

Saturday, September 24 | 4:00 p.m. | FREE

The Bengals take on Brockport at Coyer Field at 4pm. Admission is FREE!

A Night of Comedy | Campbell Student Union Social Hall

Saturday, September 24 | 7:00 p.m. | FREE

Join us for a night of comedy featuring local comedians! 

 

 

Homecoming & Family Weekend

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Buffalo, NY 14222  •  Phone: (716) 878-4631