Homecoming 2014 Event Schedule

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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 - Outside LinkBuy tickets online!
5-9 pm
Donovan Dining Center
For information call 401-456-8791 or email unitycenter@ric.edu

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 cpeck@ric.edu

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: Outside Linkhttps://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

RIC Greek Life Alumni Reunion

10-11:30 a.m.
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 greeklife@so.ric.edu

RIC Homecoming Cookout

11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Cookout Lunch complimentary courtesy of Liberty Mutual Insurance.
Register by emailing alumni@ric.edu 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

12:30 p.m.
Campus Quad
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

1 p.m.
Soccer field
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)
Soccer Field
*$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


Page last updated: October 17, 2014