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Homecoming 2014 Event Schedule
Click or tap a day below to learn more!
|Friday, October 17||Saturday, October 18|
Friday, October 17
The Unity Center 20th Anniversary Event
A celebration of the Multicultural Center at RIC
$30 per person, $15 for students, $250 for a table of 8 - Buy tickets online!
Donovan Dining Center
For information call 401-456-8791 or email email@example.com
A Night to Shine
Dinner and silent auction to support the RIC School of Nursing Dean’s Development Fund
$100 per person
5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
RI Country Club, Barrington
For information call 401-456-8014 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Ribbon-Cutting for the outdoor Bee Education Center at RIC
3 p.m., Everyone welcome!
Located between buildings 7 and 8 near the Sherlock Center
For more information call Jim Murphy 401-456-8799
50th Reunion Kickoff Reception for the Class of 1965
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Recital Room 198, Nazarian Center for Performing Arts
$35 per person. Register online https://www.ric.edu/AlumniEvents/
For more information call 401-456-8827
Saturday, October 18
Homecoming Welcome Tent opens
9:30 a.m., Campus Quad
Schedules and maps for all activities available. Call 401-456-8086 for specific questions
RIC Homecoming 5k Run/Walk
8 a.m. Registration at Track Facility
$20 pre-registration /$25 day of race. $10 student pre-registration/$20 day of race.
Registration includes race t-shirt and cash prizes will be awarded.
Register on line at: https://g2racereg.webconnex.com/ric5k2014 or by mail.
Make check payable to RIC Road Race and mail to Jay Jones, RIC Recreation Center, Suite 138, 600 Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Providence, RI 02908
Ongoing RIC Homecoming Activities and Events
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
All events are FREE, unless otherwise noted.
Family and Children’s Activities
- Pumpkin painting, finger painting, musical groups, crafts, activities, games, and more
ARTS under the Tent
- Special Art Students’ Exhibit
- Arts and Crafts Vendors - featuring ceramics, artwork, handcrafted jewelry, handcrafted fabric bags, accessories/gifts from recycled and vintage textiles, crocheted and knitted bags items, handmade soaps, wearable art in wire and stone, gifts, and more
Tours of Alex and Ani Hall
10 a.m. – 12 noon
Open Ceramics Workshop – Throw your own pot on the wheel!
10 a.m. – 12 noon
Book Sale and Signing
- Adams Library Book Sale
- Book Fair and Signing - featuring 24 Rhode Island -based authors
RIC Greek Life Alumni Reunion
RIC Student Union 307
Fraternity and sorority alumni are invited to attend a reception to reconnect with their classmates and the undergraduate members of our Greek community. Refreshments will be served. Register at 401-456-2706 or email@example.com
RIC Homecoming Cookout
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Cookout Lunch complimentary courtesy of Liberty Mutual Insurance.
Register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call 401-456-8086.
Jewelry Fashion Show featuring the designs of RIC students
11:30 a.m. 12:15 p.m.
Campus Quad/Under the Tent
RIC Homecoming Parade
Area dance troupes, student and alumni groups, parade floats, musicians, and classic cars
*Children and families welcome to march!
Call 401-456-8086 for parade guidelines and details
Little East Conference Men’s Soccer vs. Eastern Connecticut State University
Student tickets free, Alumni tickets available by calling Athletics at 401-456-8007
RIC Athletics Golf Ball Drop Event/Raffle
1:45 p.m. (half-time)
*$10 per chance
Raffle tickets available at the Kauffman Center, Murray Center Athletics Office, and the Recreation Center Front Desk. Contact 401-456-4615 for more information
- Greek Alumni Reunion
- 1984 Reunion including former members of Student Community Government
- Health and Physical Education Reunion
RIC Athletic Recognition Event and Hall of Fame Dinner
5:30 p.m. cocktails, 6:30 p.m. dinner
Donovan Dining Center
Tickets are $45 and can be purchased by calling (401) 456-8007