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ARE YOU READY FOR HOMECOMING 2019?

Thursday, October 17

Meet & Greet Happy Hour & Speed Networking Event

Kick-off your homecoming weekend at this Meet & Greet Happy Hour event. DJ & light hors d'oeuvres provided. Cash bar available. Pick up your tickets to other homecoming events on-site as well. Be sure to bring cash for the 50/50 raffle! New this year: Seasoned and recent alumni come together across the table at 6 PM for a special 1-hour networking opportunity that’s like speed dating, but for networking!

  • Alumni interested in the speed networking must sign up to participate by Friday, Sept. 27 by emailing mariadjames@gmail.com. Use “Speed Networking” in the subject line. Be sure to include your graduation year and major.

Richmond Marriott, 500 East Broad Street Richmond, VA 23219 5pm to 9pm

Free: Open to All Alumni & Supporters

Attire: Casual

Friday, October 18

Annual Carol S. McCall Alumni Awards Breakfast

Start your Friday morning by joining alumni from across the country in this celebration of outstanding achievements. Meet and hear from University President, Dr. Hakim Lucas. Full buffet breakfast provided. VUUNAA member business meeting begins after 10:30 AM.

Claude G. Perkins Living and Learning Center (Campus of VUU)

9am to 11am

Open to All Alumni & Supporters

Attire: Business Casual

VUUNAA Members - $25

Non-Members/At the Door - $30


Friday, October 18

Panther's Paradise Alumni Party

Alumni know that a Hendo Jam means it’s time to party! “The Panther’s Paradise” (a play on Colio’s Gansta’s Paradise) will be the Ultimate Hendo Jam! This event combines two DJs and two locations offering different ways to party for one price. One location welcomes lovers of stepping, line dancing and top 100 music, and the other location welcomes lovers of Hip hop, Go-go and Reggae music spanning from the 70s to the 2000s. Special wristbands grant access to parties in both locations. Light hors d'oeuvres included. Cash bar available.

Henderson Center & Claude G. Perkins Living and Learning Center (Campus)

9:30pm to 2am

Doors open at Living & Learning Center at 9:30pm

Doors open at Henderson Center at 10pm

Adults 21 and older only

Attire: Casual or 90's attire

VUUNAA Members - $20

Non-Members/At the Door $25


Saturday, October 19

Black Diamond Signature Affair

Theme: Masquerade at the Museum

This is THE must-attend homecoming event! Attendees are welcomed to adorn masquerade masks or come dressed in full costume. Special prizes awarded for best masquerade mask and best costume. Attendees can enjoy a self-guided tour of the museum. For safety, we ask that masks not cover your full face. A DJ, heavy hors d'oeuvres and non-alcoholic beverages included with price. Cash bar available. Free, secured parking included on-site.

Black History Museum and Cultural Center, 122 W. Leight St. Richmond, VA

8:00pm to 12am

Adults 21 and older only

Attire: Grown & Sexy or Costumes

VUUNAA Members - $40

Non-Members/At the Door $45


Sunday, October 20

Alumni & Students Joint Worship Service

Join us for a Homecoming chapel service co-hosted by the VUUNAA and SGA. All alumni and students are welcomed. A special offering will be raised during the service to pay off school debt for a graduating senior in financial need. Guest speaker will be VUU Alumni Rev. Dr. Michael Moore, senior pastor of Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Richmond, VA.

Coburn Hall, Allix B. James Chapel (Campus of VUU)

10:00am to 11:30am

Open to Alumni, Students & Guests


Sunday, October 20

Annual Farewell Mimosa Jazz Brunch (VUUNAA)

Say farewell and best wishes to your classmates at the annual Farewell Mimosa Jazz Brunch. Enjoy bottomless mimosas and a full brunch buffet while listening to a live jazz band.

Claude G. Perkins Living and Learning Center (Campus of VUU)

11:30am to 1:30pm

Students - $20

VUUNAA Members - $30

Non-Members/At the Door - $35














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