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Come Home Again: College Announces Schedule for Homecoming 2007 on September 28 and 29

Posted July 29, 2007

fball_prehomecoming06.gifAnyone for football—or “skydiving” on campus? A family fun-filled Homecoming Weekend is in store at Western New England College on September 28 and 29, including comedy, live music, children’s activities, and hospitality and food tents, along with a full slate of athletic contests: Golden Bear football, men’s and women’s soccer, field hockey, women’s tennis, and women’s volleyball. To view the full Homecoming schedule, click here.

New activities this year include campus tours on a double-decker bus, along with a skydiving simulator, in which participants float in a vertical wind tunnel. No experience is needed in this exhilarating skydiving adventure—no jump from 3,000 feet, no parachute, and no hard landing. To view a photo album/slide show of last year’s Homecoming, click here.

On Friday, October 28, activities include the Alumni Association Skookum Awards Dinner, an event that recognizes student excellence in co-curricular activities, athletics, volunteer work, and community service. The dinner will take place at 5:30 p.m. at Rivers Memorial Hall.

On Saturday, September 29, the parking lot of the Alumni Healthful Living Center will be transformed into Golden Bear Boulevard, which will be filled with hospitality and food tents, along with such children’s activities as magic shows, face painting, giant inflatables, and balloon sculpting. Saturday’s events also include a men’s soccer game against Roger Williams (11:00 a.m. at Suprenant Field), a football game against Plymouth State (1:00 p.m. at Golden Bear Stadium), and a comedy night (time and location TBA).

To register for Homecoming 2007, click here, call the Office of Alumni Relations at 800-413-782-1327, send an email to, or wait for the upcoming registration postcard.


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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