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Homecoming 2015

Monday, October 5, 2015

USF Homecoming Week Kick Off Festivities

5:30 p.m., Marshall Student Center Amphitheater, USF Tampa
5 p.m., Harbor Walk, USF St. Petersburg

Alumni, students, staff and faculty gather for pep rallies in preparation for an exciting week ahead.

David C. Anchin Center presents: Our Common Thread: Art & Education United Art Exhibition

(Monday through Friday)

College of Education building, USF Tampa

The arts have an incredible power to stimulate creativity, provoke thought and drive inquiry. Join us to celebrate the impact of Art in Education.  



Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Working Bulls Alumni Lunch

Noon-1 p.m., Marshall Center Ballroom, USF Tampa

Honoring faculty and staff that are USF graduates. Enjoy a complimentary lunch, door prizes and more. RSVP required at www.usfalumni.org/alumnilunch.

Sponsored by the USF Federal Credit Union



Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Marshall Mayhem Pep Rally

Noon, Marshall Student Center Amphitheater, USF Tampa

The USF Sun Dolls, Cheerleaders, the Herd of Thunder and Rocky will be on hand to get you ready for the big game!

Cardboard Boat Race

5 p.m., Bayboro Harbor, USF St. Petersburg 

During this annual event, teams will take their hand made boats out and race in the water!

Bulls in Biz

5-7 p.m., USF Sarasota-Manatee Courtyard

After-hours networking connecting students and alumni. RSVP at usfsm.edu/bullsinbiz



Thursday, October 8, 2015

Homecoming Carnival 

USF Sun Dome parking lot 

2015 USF Alumni Awards Dinner
Presented by NorthStar Bank

6 p.m. reception; 7 p.m. dinnerMarshall Student Center Ballroom, USF Tampa

Join the University of South Florida and the Alumni Association as five recipients of the university's most prestigious awards are honored for their professional accomplishments and service to USF. RSVP at http://www.usfalumni.org/awards.

Women’s Soccer vs. Tulsa

7 p.m., Corbett Stadium, USF Tampa

Tickets at www.USFBullsTix.com.



Friday, October 9, 2015

Homecoming Carnival 

4p.m., USF Sun Dome parking lot

2015-16 Alumni Board of Directors Meeting

1-4 p.m., Traditions Hall at the Alumni Center, USF Tampa

USF Softball vs Manatee State College

6 p.m., USF Softball Stadium, Tampa 

Tickets at www.USFBullsTix.com

Running with the Bulls Homecoming Parade

6:45 p.m., USF Tampa

Bring the family and stake out a prime bead-catching spot along the parade route on starting on Holly Dr. and ending on Alumni Dr. 

Alumni Association Welcome Home Party

5-7 p.m., Fowler Fields, USF Tampa

All USF alumni are welcome to come back and unite at this pre-parade party. Enjoy family-friendly games, music and dinner on us (until the food runs out). Beer will be available for purchase. Bring your chairs or blanket to enjoy watching the Running with the Bulls Parade. No cost or reservation needed to attend.

Life Members of the Alumni Association will be rewarded with special treats as they enjoy prime parade-watching seats.

Not a Life Member? Call 1-800-299-2855 to join today!

 College/Department Special Events

Several colleges and departments are hosting events on Friday for their alumni and friends. Check back for more information soon.

College of Arts and Sciences, Parade watch party

College of the Arts, Open house and reception at 4 pm; HOT alumni march in the parade

College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, Parade watch party

Muma College of Business, Playing to Win: WTA's Strategic Plan for Growth.  Lecture by Stacey Allaster, chairman and CEO of the Women's Tennis Association.  4:30 p.m. Free event, limited seating.  RSVP at bit.ly/homecomingrsvp15.  Parade watch party to follow.

College of Education
Art and Alumni Reception, 4:30 p.m. College of Education Rotunda
The College of Education Distinguished Alumni Awards, 5:30 p.m. TECO hall of the College of Education Anchin center

College of Engineering, Electrical Engineering Alumni Reunion, 4:00 p.m.

Engineering Alumni Society, Parade entry - 1967 M35 Military Troop Transport Truck.

USF Health, Parade watch party

Honors College, Parade watch party

Athletics, Varsity Club, Parade watch party


After Party Concert Featuring Big Sean- SOLD OUT
(Click here for info and tickets | Code: ALUMTIX)


Saturday, October 10, 2015

USF Alumni Association Homecoming Spirit Tent

12:30 p.m., Raymond James Stadium, Bulls Zone

Stop by before the game for your FREE spirit supplies, including tattoos, class year stickers, koozies, and more! Show your current alumni membership card to get your special collectors beads, exclusively for USF Alumni Association members.

Engineering Society Pre-Game Tailgate

 1:30 p.m., 3417 W. Leroy Street

Hosted by GHD and Engineering Alumni Society
RSVP by Oct. 7 at http://usfengineeringghdtailgate.eventbrite.com


2nd Annual COPH Day at RayJay

1:30 p.m., No Fly Zone, Raymond James Stadium

Meet up with public health faculty, staff, students, alumni, family and friends for a Bullish time in the No Fly Zone near Gate B (click here for a stadium map). The college is providing food and non-alcoholic drinks for the first 100 Bulls at the tailgate.  Get a reduced-price ticket through midnight on Friday, Oct. 9. Password is: COPH15. Visit publichealth.usf.edu for more information.


USF Bulls vs. Syracuse Homecoming Football Game 

Kickoff 3:30 p.m., Raymond James Stadium

To purchase tickets to the game please click here! Special Offer Code: alumni15

Men’s Soccer vs Cincinnati

7:00 p.m., Corbett Stadium, USF Tampa

Tickets at www.USFBullsTix.com.


USF Alumni Association
Gibbons Alumni Center University of South Florida
4202 E. Fowler Ave., ALC100 | Tampa, FL 33620
813-974-2100 | 800-299-BULL (2855)