Homecoming 2014

 Monday, October 6, 2014

Tampa Library’s Special Collections Homecoming Photo Exhibit
View the online photo exhibit anytime or see the exhibit in person during Tampa Library business hours all Homecoming week
Please join the Tampa Library’s Special Collections for this photo exhibit documenting the history of homecoming at USF, named after the theme for the festivities of 2014, “Once Upon a Homecoming.”

USF Homecoming Kick Off
5:30 p.m., MLK Plaza
Alumni, students, staff and faculty gather for this pep rally featuring the USF cheerleaders and Sun Dolls.

 Tuesday, October 7, 2014

USF Faculty & Staff Alumni Lunch
Noon, Marshall Center Ballroom
Celebrating USF faculty and staff that are USF graduates.

 Wednesday, October 8, 2014

USF St. Petersburg Cardboard Boat Race & Carnival
noon-5 p.m.
, Harborwalk - USFSP

USF Sarasota-Manatee Speaker Series

5:30 p.m., USFSM Selby Auditorium (8350 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, reception to follow
Join Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood (USF MBA '92) for an exciting look into the big business of motorsports at the number-one racing venue in the world.

RSVP recommended to http://www.usfsm.edu/series

Honors College Reception
5:30-7:30 p.m., Honors College, ALN 241
"Back to School" social for Honors College alumni to meet the new Dean, students and mingle with other alumni.

USF St. Petersburg Alumni Reception
5:30 p.m.USFSP University Student Center
Join other USFSP alumni to mix and mingle with USFSP dignitaries, students and other alumni while viewing the new facilities on campus.

USF Women’s Volleyball Game
7 p.m., USF Sun Dome Corral
Cheer on USF as they face in-state rival UCF.
Visit http://gousfbulls.com/tickets to purchase tickets

USF Men’s Soccer Game
Enjoy this conference match up as the Bulls take on the Tulsa Golden Hurricane.
Visit http://gousfbulls.com/tickets to purchase tickets

 Thursday, October 9, 2014

Homecoming Carnival
4 p.m. - midnight, USF Sun Dome parking lot

USF 2014 Alumni Awards Dinner and Presentation
presented by NorthStar Bank

6 p.m. reception; 7 p.m. dinner
Marshall Student Center Ballroom
Join the University of South Florida and its Alumni
Association as six distinguished 2014 Alumni Award
recipients are celebrated at a reception and dinner in
their honor.
RSVP to http://www.usfalumni.org/awards

 Friday, October 10, 2014

Graphicstudio Benefit Sale and Reception
10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sale and 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Graphicstudio 3702 Spectrum Blvd.
One day sale with substantial discounts on more than 100 original fine art prints and sculptures.  All sales benefit Grahicstudio's continuing research and educational programming.  Visit the studio website for more information.

Homecoming Carnival

4 p.m. - midnight, USF Sun Dome parking lot

2014-15 Alumni Board of Directors Meeting
1-4 p.m., Traditions Hall at the Alumni Center

College of Engineering NASA Speaker and 50th Anniversary Alumni Reception
4 p.m. Speaker, Engineering II Room 118 and 5:30 p.m. Alumni Reception, Hall of Flags
Engineering doctoral student Anne Caraccio will speak about her experience on the recent Mars simulation mission.  After the speaker alumni and guests will enjoy a Homecoming reception and celebrate the College's 50th Anniversary.
For more information visit the College of Engineering website

College of Public Health Social
4-6 p.m., Shells Restaurant - 2101 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL
The #usfcophrocks tour is headed to Shells Restaurant for a networking social. Join us for a Bullish good time in recognition of the College of Public Health’s 30th anniversary.

 Visit the coph30.health.usf.edu for more details or e-mail kwolfequ@health.usf.edu

College of Business Using Creativity and Analytics to Catch Crooks
4:30 p.m., College of Business
Hear from a panel featuring current Forbes contributor and former white-collar criminal Walter Pavlo on business ethics and how analytics and creativity can be used to curb white-collar crime. 
RSVPs are essential to attend.  To reserve a seat click here or call 813-974-7280.

College of Education Homecoming Reception

4:30 p.m. Reception, College of Education Rotunda and 5:30 p.m. Awards, TECO Hall
Celebrate Homecoming and recognize the recipients of the Inaugural Dean's Lifetime Achievement and Spirit of Partnership Alumni Awards
For more information contact the College of Education Development Office at 813-974-0378

School of Music Homecoming Open House & Reception
4:30-6:30 pm, School of Music Lawn
Return to the School of Music with your friends and family.  Tour and enjoy the new School of Music facilities, reconnect with classmates and catch-up with faculty and staff members.

Click here
for more information and to RSVP for this event.

Alumni Association Welcome Home Party

5-7 p.m., Fowler Field
Spend an
enchanted evening in storybook land as we welcome home our alumni from around the world to celebrate USF’s 50th homecoming. This magical land will include food on us for members and one guest (until food runs out). Beer and food trucks will be onsite for purchase. Stay after to enjoy the parade. 

Life Members of the Alumni Association and one guest will enjoy the Enchanted Forest, food, beer and wine on us and and a prime parade watching location thanks to our partners, Liberty Mutual Insurance and the USF Federal Credit Union. 

College of Behavior and Community Sciences Pre-Parade Watch Party
6-7:30 p.m., USF Maple Drive, north of BSN building.
Join Dean Julie Serovich and fellow CBCS alumni, students faculty, staff and friends at the 2nd annual watch party before the USF Homecoming Parade. Bring your chairs, families are welcome.
RSVP to clevelan@usf.edu

H.O.T. Band Alumni Parade Performance
6 p.m., School of Music
Alumni are invited to perform with the band during the Homecoming parade.  All alumni marching in the parade will meet at the School of Music Open House and Reception at 6 pm. 
Click here for more information and to register to march in the parade

College of Education Parade Watch
6:30 p.m.
Watch the parade with fellow College of Education alumni.
For more information contact the College of Education Development Office at 813-974-0378

College of Arts and Sciences Parade Watch
6:30 p.m., In front of the Social Sciences Building facing Maple Dr.
Watch the parade with fellow College of Arts and Sciences alumni and enjoy light snacks and drinks.
Please RSVP at

Running with the Bulls Homecoming Night Parade

7 p.m., USF Tampa Campus USF Holly and Maple Drives

Grab your favorite spot along the parade route to enjoy USF and the community as we celebrate Homecoming SuperBull XVIII.

School of Music Choral Concert
7:30-9:00 p.m., School of Music Concert Hall
Hear selections performed by the USF Choral.  Choral alumni will be recognized during the concert.

For more information, including how to purchase tickets, please visit the
College of the Arts events calendar

USF Women's Soccer vs UCF
8 p.m., Corbett Stadium
Please visit www.goUSFbulls.com/tickets to purchase tickets

 Saturday, October 11, 2014 

USF Alumni Association Homecoming Spirit Tent
4 p.m., Raymond James Stadium, Bulls Zone
Stop by before the game for your FREE spirit supplies, including tattoos, class year stickers, spirit bands, and more! Show your current alumni membership card to get your special collectors beads, exclusively for USF Alumni Association members.

USF Undergraduate Psychology Society Tailgate
4 p.m., Raymond James Stadium, Lot 9. Join your fellow alums for a casual tailgate before watching the Bulls take on ECU! For more information, contact Kimberly Read or Monica Jackson at USFpsychBA@gmail.com.

H.O.T. Band Alumni Game Day Performance
TBD, Raymond James Stadium
Alumni are invited to purchase a Homecoming game ticket and sit in a special section (139) of H.O.T. Band alumni adjacent to the band.  Alumni also have the opportunity to perform during the pre-game performance and the 4th quarter in the stands.
Click here for more information, to purchase tickets and to sign-up to participate in the performance with H.O.T. alumni.

USF Bulls vs. East Carolina SuperBull XVIII Homecoming Football Game
Kickoff 7 p.m.
To purchase tickets to the game please
click here!    Special Offer Code: GOBULLS


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4202 E. Fowler Ave., ALC100 | Tampa, FL 33620
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