Ohio Valley University’s annual Homecoming Weekend returns to campus Thursday, September 19-21, 2019. A full weekend of 80’s-themed celebrations begins at 6:00 PM with a pig roast, a car bash, and a concert to kick off the weekend. Friday’s activities open at 11:00 AM with the Alumni Chapel Service followed by the inauguration of President Michael Ross. A Taco Bar & 80’s Trivia follows. Planned events of the day close with the Alumni Soccer Game.
Starting at 9 AM Saturday is the anticipated annual Homecoming 5K. An 80’s Alumni Breakfast honors graduates from 1980-1989. A traditional Tailgate Party precedes the women’s soccer game, which begins at 1:30 PM. Pageantry is on full display with the annual crowning of Homecoming King and Queen, the traditional focal point between the women’s and the men’s games. Men’s soccer follows, and the Highlander Awards Dinner begins at 6:00 PM. The fun-filled weekend closes with hot chocolate and a bonfire, accompanied by an 80’s DJ playing 80’s hits.