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Rain or Shine—Homecoming 2009 will be Mighty Fine!

Posted September 1, 2009

homecoming09rockgifAlthough rain is forecast for Saturday, October 3, rest assured: Homecoming 2009 will take place as scheduled—rain or shine. In fact, the first 100 alumni to show up will receive rain ponchos!

Come support the Golden Bear athletic teams. Enjoy the BBQ lunch, the hospitality tent (for alumni and guests 21 and over), children’s activities, and more. See your classmates, friends, and faculty. Check out the Homecoming schedule.

Most of the festivities on Saturday will take place on Golden Bear Boulevard: the Campus Utilities Building (CUB) parking area across from the tennis courts. Homecoming participants should park at the Kevin S. Delbridge Welcome Center lot. On-campus transportation will be provided to and from Golden Bear Stadium, or just follow the “paw prints” to the athletics area.

Be sure to register for free admission to the football game. On October 3 check in at the registration table and receive your hand stamp for the 1:00 p.m. game vs. Plymouth State and to purchase lunch tickets.

Greg Proops and Chip Esten, acclaimed for their comedy work on the ABC Family network show Whose Line Is It Anyway?, will perform at the Alumni Healthful Living Center at 8:00 p.m. Tickets cost $10 and are available at the registration tent in front of the Campus Utilities Building (CUB) and at the door.


Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,955 students, including 2,575 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.


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