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1215 Wilbraham Rd

Springfield, MA 01119

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There's no place like HOMEcoming and there's never been a better year to show your Golden Bear pride than this, our centennial year! Dig out your most nostalgic WNE gear, bring your family, connect with friends, and reminisce about your college experience while making new memories.

Please register for each event you plan to attend.

Golden Bear Boulevard Activities
Saturday, October 5, 2019 | 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. | Pine Grove Area
The hub of afternoon activities – Connect with classmates and professors, indulge in the food trucks, cheer for athletic competitions, join in the kids activities and more. Be sure to check in at registration to claim your WNE swag!

24th Annual Supreme Court Review
Saturday, October 5, 2019 | 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. | Pellegrini Moot Court Room - Blake Law Center
The Western New England University School of Law Institute for Legislative and Governmental Affairs will host the 24th Annual United States Supreme Court Review Conference. This event is free and open to the public. A special WNE School of Law Centennial Luncheon will precede the conference, featuring an address by Dean Sudha Setty. The luncheon will be held in the Blake Law Center Common, beginning at 12:00 p.m. (doors open at 11:30 a.m.). Tickets for the luncheon are $10 per person, and advance registration is requested.

Parade of Classes
Saturday, October 5, 2019 | 11:00 – 1:00 p.m. | University Commons
The first 200 people to pre-register and check-in will receive a Parade of Classes commemorative t-shirt! Join in the fun and demonstrate your class pride during our Homecoming Parade of Classes! After meeting in the Parade of Classes registration area in the University Commons, we will march along Golden Bear Boulevard to the football field with our drumline, mascot, and class banners. Poster making materials will be provided if you want to get creative, and cookies will be available to energize you along the way! Bring your family and friends to join in the festivities – all are welcome.

Cheers to 100 Years – Centennial Celebration
Saturday, October 5, 2019 | 4:00 – 7:30 p.m. | Commonwealth Lawn
Join fellow alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends in raising a glass to toast the first 100 years of Western New England University. Enjoy sparkling cider, food and beverage trucks, and Centennial-themed desserts at this casual, complimentary outdoor celebration.

While enjoying the Centennial Celebration on Commonwealth Lawn, stop into our Affinity Tents from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. to visit with current students representing a variety of WNE clubs and organizations. Each participating group will provide interactive tables which highlight their club/organization’s history and current happenings. The tents will also provide a space to connect with other alumni and students who share your passions and interests!

For a full listing of the weekend's activities, visit wne.edu/homecoming.

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