• Alumni Events

    Alumni Weekend — June 23-25, 2017

    Join us for an alumni gathering on the Party Deck at Appalachian Power Park on Friday evening. Watch the baseball game from the best seats in the house while enjoying all you can eat food and drinks until the 7th Inning. Space on the Deck is limited and tickets are $15 each. There is a maximum of 2 reduced-priced tickets per alum and must be purchased by June 14th.

    The fun continues on Saturday afternoon at 2:00 pm with the annual Wine and All That Jazz festival on UC’s Riverbank featuring jazz music, wine from local vineyards, and food. The fun lasts until 10:00 pm. Tickets are offered to alumni at a reduced rate.

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      Friday, June 23

      Alumni Gathering on the Party Deck @ Appalachian Power Park
      WV Power vs. Lexington Legends
      Game time @ 7:05 pm (Party Deck opens an hour before game time)
      Only two reduced-price tickets per alum. Tickets must be purchased by June 14th.
      Click here  to purchase tickets.

      Saturday, June 24

      Alumni Buffet Brunch in the Rotunda (no charge)
      10:00 - 11:00 am
      Please contact Stephanie Martin at stephaniemartin@ucwv.edu or (304) 357-4734 to reserve your spot.

      Private Tour of the Russell and Martha Wehrle Innovation Center
      11:00 am – noon
      Guests will be able to see the new athletic arena and key locations within the Innovation Center.
      Leaves from the Rotunda @ noon.

      Wine and All That Jazz Festival on the UC Riverbank
      2:00 – 10:00 pm
      Featuring jazz music, wine from local vineyards, and food.
      Ticket information will be posted when available.

      Hotel Accommodations

      Special room rates for alumni are available at the following local hotels. Book your reservations early to take advantage of the special rates.

      For those on a budget, there is the option of staying in a dorm room each night. The cost for the dorm is $32/night (not including sheets, blankets, towels or a pillow). For $42/night your room will include sheets and towels (bring a blanket and a pillow). For $48/night your room will include everything but a blanket.

      Hampton Inn
      Double room @ $104/night
      1 Preferred Place
      Charleston, WV 25309
      304-746-4646 (call the hotel directly to make reservations)
      **Mention code “UCA” when making reservations (must be made prior to June 1st)

      Holiday Inn Express @ Charleston Civic Center
      Standard room @ $89/night
      100 Civic Center Drive
      Charleston, WV 25301
      855-729-5133 or Click Here to Make a Reservation
      **Mention code “UCA” when making reservations (must be made prior to June 9th)

      Charleston Marriott Town Center
      Standard room @ $99/night (does not include breakfast)
      200 Lee St E.
      Charleston, WV 25301
      (800) 228-9290 or (304) 345-6500 to make a reservation
      **Mention “University of Charleston Alumni Group” when making reservations (must be made prior to June 2nd)

      Red Roof Inn
      Standard room @ $50/night
      6305 MacCorkle Avenue SE
      Charleston, WV 25304
      (800) 733-7663
      **Mention code “B059ALUMNI” when making reservations (must be made prior to June 6th)

     

    Homecoming & Family Weekend — October 6-8, 2017

    There are lots of fun events planned during Homecoming this year. Make plans to join us for this fun, fall weekend! The Class of 1967 will be celebrating its 50th Class Reunion this year. We hope you will come out to help them celebrate!

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      Below is a tentative list of events. Be sure to check back often as the schedule is updated

      Thursday, October 5

      Homecoming Festival (for students and alumni)
      Fun for all: games, rock wall, homecoming crafts, laser tag, bungee run
      (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)

      Golden Eagle Alumni Gathering (for local alumni and those coming into town early)
      (5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, TBD)

      Friday, October 6

      King Adams Kovach Athletic Alumni Reunion Reception
      (4:00 pm – 6:00 pm in the Appalachian Room)

      SGA Pep Rally (sponsored by SGA)
      (5:00 pm in the GSU Circle)

      Bonfire and Cookout (sponsored by SGA)
      (6:00 pm – 8:00 pm on the Riverbank)

      Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner & Inductions
      (6:30 pm – 8:30 pm in the H. Bernard Wehrle Sr. Athletic Arena)

      Saturday, October 7

      Men’s and Women’s Track Meet
      (9:00 am at the UC Stadium)

      Pre-game Tailgate (for alumni, students, faculty/staff, and friends)
      (11:00 am – 1:00 pm at the UC Stadium)

      Golden Eagles Football vs. West Virginia Wesleyan College
      (kickoff @ 1:00 pm)
      The Class of 1967 will be recognized on the field during the football game.

      Milestone Reunion Celebration Dinner
      (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm in the Rotunda)
      Dinner, drinks and music featuring The Band Wagon.
      Celebrating milestone reunions for all class years ending in "2" & "7" with special recognition for the Class of 1967 celebrating its 50th Class Reunion this year!
      All alumni and friends are invited to attend.
      Please RSVP to Stephanie Martin at stephaniemartin@ucwv.edu or (304) 357-4734.

      Women’s Volleyball Game vs. WV Wesleyan
      (7:00 pm in the H. Bernard Wehrle Sr. Athletic Arena)

      Sunday, October 8

      Alumni Farewell Brunch
      (10:00 am – 11:30 am in the Rotunda)

      Women’s Volleyball Alumni Game
      (more details to follow)

      Hotel Accommodations

      Special room rates for alumni are available at the following local hotels. Book your reservations early to take advantage of the special rates.

      Hampton Inn
      Double room @ $109/night
      1 Preferred Place
      Charleston, WV 25309
      304-746-4646 (call the hotel directly to make reservations)
      **Mention code “UCH” when making reservations (must be made prior to Sept. 21st)

      Holiday Inn Express @ Charleston Civic Center
      Standard room @ $119/night
      100 Civic Center Drive
      Charleston, WV 25301
      855-729-5133
      Click Here to Make a Reservation
      **Mention code “UCH” when making reservations (must be made prior to Sept. 6th)

      Charleston Marriott Town Center
      Standard room @ $119/night (does not include breakfast)
      200 Lee St E.
      Charleston, WV 25301
      (800) 228-9290 or (304) 345-6500 to make a reservation
      **Mention “University of Charleston Homecoming Group” when making reservations (must be made prior to Oct. 5th)

      Red Roof Inn
      Standard double room @ $50.99/night, superior king @ $55.99/night
      6305 MacCorkle Avenue SE
      Charleston, WV 25304
      (800) 733-7663
      **Mention code “B059ALUMNI” when making reservations (must be made prior to May 23rd)