GLENVILLE, W.Va. – The Glenville State College Homecoming Committee has planned a number of activities for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends during the week of October 8 for GSC’s annual Homecoming celebration. This year’s theme is ‘Pioneers Go Places.’ Everyone is encouraged to make plans to come back to Glenville for the annual celebration.
Coronation of the Homecoming royalty will be held on Monday, October 8 at noon in the amphitheater.
A chili cook-off is scheduled for Thursday, October 11 alongside the spirit competition for current student organizations.
On Friday, October 12 the Lady Pioneer Softball team will sponsor a Homecoming Golf Outing at the Glenville Golf Club. The event is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. For more information about the golf tournament call (304) 462-6229.
The week culminates on Saturday, October 13 with the Homecoming Parade in downtown Glenville starting at 10:00 a.m. Anyone interested in participating in the parade should call (304) 462-4115 for more information. All GSC alumni and friends are then invited to enjoy a tailgate picnic in the Morris Stadium parking area beginning at 11:00 a.m.
Alumni members of returning Greek organizations Lambda Chi Alpha, Theta Xi, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Sigma Sigma Sigma, and Delta Zeta will be holding tailgate reunions before the game. The groups will have special sections under the tailgate tent in close proximity to the larger alumni tent in which to visit and reminisce on Saturday.
Kickoff between the GSC Pioneers and the West Liberty University Hilltoppers happens at 1:00 p.m. with a post-game tailgate that will feature pizza, wine, and refreshments from Lambert’s Winery immediately following the game. The post-game event is open to alumni and friends and will be held at the Waco Center.
Closing out Homecoming Week will be the Alumni Softball Game on Sunday, October 13 beginning at noon at the Sue Morris Sports Complex. Call (304) 462-6229 for more information or to sign up.
Other events, specifically for current students, will also take place throughout the week.