• Alumni Events

    Alumni & Family Homecoming Weekend — October 24-27, 2019

    The Inauguration of MARTIN S. ROTH, Ph.D.

    Alumni and Family activities will kick off on Thursday evening with festivities and barbecue on the lawn. The weekend will include the National Alumni Board Meeting, special reunion gatherings on Friday, Athletic Hall of Fame Brunch, Tailgate and Football Game on Saturday, and Sunday brunch. Classes of 1969, 1974 and 1979 will be honored at a Friday luncheon. Make plans to attend the inauguration as well as the traditional homecoming activities.

    For information on Homecoming, contact Molly Ballard: 304-357-4734 — mollyballard@ucwv.edu

    For inauguration information, contact Deborah Morris: 304-357-4849 — deborahmorris@ucwv.edu or Dr. Bren Stevens: 304-357-4911 — brenstevens@ucwv.edu


    Wednesday, October 23

    Executive Breakfast
    Kelly King, Chairman & CEO, BB&T – “Leadership”
    Erma Byrd Gallery – 7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.
    (Maximum Capacity – 128)
    Ticketed Event
    EXCLUSIVE SPONSORSHIP - $2,500 (includes 2 tix to VIP Reception)

    “You can call me Marty!”
    Community Reception and Networking Event
    Innovation Center Atrium – 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
    Free to Community
    EXCLUSIVE SPONSORSHIP - $2,000 (includes 2 tix to VIP Reception)

    Thursday, October 24

    Pep Rally, Barbecue, Concert & Fireworks
    For students, neighbors, parents and alumni
    River Bank - 4 p.m.

    Friday, October 25

    Milestone Reunion Luncheon for Classes of 1969, 1974, and 1979
    Erma Byrd Gallery – 11:30 a.m.

    Installation of Martin S. Roth, Ph. D.
    The H. Bernard Wehrle Sr. Arena - 3:30 p.m.

    Celebratory Reception
    Rotunda – 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
    Ticketed, Live Music

    Saturday, October 26

    Athletic Hall of Fame Brunch
    Ballroom - Ticketed Event

    Pre-Game Tailgate
    12 p.m. – Laidley Field
    Kick-off 2 p.m.
    Special Homecoming and Inauguration Festivities

    Alumni Gatherings
    Saturday night – Downtown Charleston
    6 – 9 p.m. Location TBD

    Sunday, October 27

    Alumni Art Exhibit
    Frankenberger Art Gallery 10 a.m. – 12 noon
    Featuring the work of alum Todd Lowe. Free and open to the public.

    Farewell Brunch
    Rotunda 10 a.m. – 12 noon

    Hotel Info

    Book your room by October 11 to receive the discounted rate. Simply use the code "UCH" when booking to receive the rate.

    Fairfield Inn & Suites Charleston
    402 2nd Ave, SW, Charleston, WV 25303

    Holiday Inn & Suties
    400 Second Ave, Charleston, WV 25303