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Homecoming

Homecoming Schedule of Events

Monday, April 18

Be Our Guest Station | 10 a.m.-Noon | University Center & Noon-2 p.m. | University Commons 
Stop by one of our locations to pick up a personal Homecoming schedule and take a photo at our photo booth in University Commons.

The Magic Begins Here Kickoff*  | 7-8:30 p.m. | Pyramid Row & Streamed on Microsoft Teams
Join us as we kickoff our most magical Homecoming yet, "The Happiest Homecoming at UHV", inspired by Disney, happening on Pyramid Row! Cheer on our athletes, meet your 2022 Homecoming Court and enjoy some awesome performances.

Tuesday, April 19

Be Our Guest Station | 10 a.m.-Noon | University Center & Noon-2 p.m. | University Commons 
Stop by one of our locations to pick up a personal Homecoming schedule and take a photo at our photo booth in University Commons.

Monster’s University Block Party | 8-10 p.m. | University Commons
Join us for this magical Homecoming event where we'll have Disney themed food, fun and games including "Getting Goofy Karaoke"!  

Wednesday, April 20

Spirit Cup Showcase | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | UHV Campus  
Students are encouraged to pick up a passport, visit our decorated offices across campus and vote for the most spirited office! Students who visit every office will have an opportunity to win special Disney themed prizes.

Retired Faculty & Staff Lunch | Noon-1:30 p.m. | University North, Multi-Purpose Room  
 
To Katy and Beyond | 3-5 p.m. | UHV Katy Lobby
Join us for some Homecoming fun, in Katy, including crafts, games and give-a-ways. It's going to be magical!
 
UHV  Alumni Career Panel* | 5:30-6:30 PM | Microsoft Teams 
Join us for our second annual UHV Alumni Career Panel, during Homecoming Week. Hear from some of our incredible alumni, who have found rewarding careers and learn how they have developed into leaders of their communities. Panelist include:
Jessica Shawver-Savino - First Assistant District Attorney, 63rd Judicial District Attorney's Office
Rohan Thomas - Director, Information Security & Compliance, Cogent Communications
Moses Olukoya - Area Manager, American Campus Communities

Thursday, April 21

UHV Discovers* | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | University North, Room 111 OR Microsoft Teams
Two UHV College of Business faculty members, Nazif Durmaz, associate professor of economics, and Tong Kang, assistant professor of management, will showcase their research. Durmaz will give a presentation, “Time-Varying Mean Reversion in Cloud-End Mutual Fund Discounts, " to explore mutual fund persistence in the closed-end fund (CEF) market. Kang’s research presentation is titled “Real Options and Strategic Bankruptcy.” In this research, he and his collaborators develop a theoretical prediction about when a “strategic” bankruptcy will facilitate a firm’s emergence from bankruptcy and ability to continue operating as an independent entity.” This event is free and open to the public.

Seventh Annual Talent Show* | 7-9 p.m. | University North, Multi-Purpose Room & Streamed on Microsoft Teams
Join us for the 7th Annual Talent Show during Homecoming Week. You won’t want to miss this performance of talented UHV students. Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place winners decided by a panel of judges and the audience. It's going to be a great show and we hope to see you there!

Friday, April 22

Earth Day & Upcycle Event | 1-3 p.m. | UHV Community Garden
Join Student Life, during Earth Day, while we work in our new UHV Community Garden and create some fun Disney themed upcycled crafts. 

Jaguars Baseball* | 3 p.m. | Riverside Stadium
UHV Baseball vs. Texas A&M University-Texarkana
Free for UHV students, faculty and staff. $5 for community members.

Villians vs. Heroes Powderpuff | 5:30-7 p.m. | YMCA Field
Jaguars, are you ready for Powderpuff Football, during Homecoming Week? If interested in playing, sign up on JagSync. All players will receive a free t-shirt for participating. Everyone is welcome to come watch and cheer on our Villians or Heroes teams!

Alumni Banquet* | 6:30-9 p.m. | University North, Multi-Purpose Room
The evening includes a beer and wine reception, dinner, door prizes, university update from President Bob Glenn, award presentations to Loveth Ohenhen and Bishop Gary Janak and after-dinner entertainment. All UHV alumni and friends of the university are invited to join us for this event. Dress is business or cocktail attire. Tickets are $15 a person and you can register online at https://www.uhvconnect.org/event/alumnibanquet22.

Saturday, April 23

President's Tailgate and Jaguars' Neverland Fair | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Riverside Stadium
Join the UHV President for food, fun, games and give-a-ways and help us cheer on our Jaguars!

Jaguars Baseball Doubleheader* | Noon | Riverside Stadium
UHV Baseball vs. Texas A&M University-Texarkana
Free for UHV students, faculty and staff. $5 for community members. Our 2022 Royal Jaguars will be announced and crowned in between the games.

Royal Celebration with SGA | 7-9 p.m. | University North, Multi-Purpose Room  
Join us in this magical night of music and fun! The 2022 Homecoming dance will take you back to your childhood in the realm of Disney.

For our Saturday HOCO events, transportation will be provided from our Katy campus to Victoria. A shuttle will pick up students from the Katy campus at 9 a.m. on Sat., April 23 and the shuttle will leave Victoria that evening at 8 p.m. to return students back to the Katy campus around 10 p.m. If you are interested in utilizing the provided transportation, you must complete the Katy Student Homecoming Transportation form by Wed., April 20.

Events open to the public are noted by a *.

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