PhilaU Homecoming 2016




Join us for the 2016 Homecoming Weekend at PhilaU.

We have a weekend full of activities and events for alumni, friends and family.

The weekend is filled with events for everyone including favorites such as the 5k Ram Run and Homecoming Dinner Dance. The Dinner Dance is our signature event and sells out every year. It’s an event you don’t want to miss!

Schedules and events may be updated periodically. Please check back to stay informed.

All events, including those free of charge, require pre-registration. Please register for all events you plan to attend and include the total number attending.

Schedule of Events

Friday, September 23, 2016

Event NameTimeLocationCostMore Information
Observe a Knit Design Class 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Hayward 005 Free Read More
Students will learn through individual development how to create a range of texture and color effects within knit design. Independent needle selection and the use of the presser foot will be explored within design areas involving Jacquard, held-stitch and tuck-stitch structures. Design ideas will be developed through to swatch/sketch proposals suitable for sweater production.
Observe a Print Design Class 9 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. TBA Free Read More
Students will learn techniques, materials, tools and basic information needed for the design on paper of printed fabrics for the apparel and home furnishing fields are studied. Hands on approaches with gouache and watercolor are used to prepare colorway and repeats. Students prepare a portfolio and learn to keep a sketchbook.
Observe a Textile Design Research Class 11 a.m - 4:45 p.m.
TBA Free Read More
Students will gain insight from industry representatives throughout the global supply chain. Students meet every Friday to learn from industry professionals in textile design, fashion design, marketing, merchandising, sourcing, production, entrepreneurship, and business development.
3rd Annual Philadelphia University Baseball Golf Outing 12 p.m.
1 p.m.
6 P.M.
Middletown Country Club $150 per
person
$600 per
foursome
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Campus Tour 1 p.m. Depart from Gallagher Center Free Read More
Haven’t been to campus in a while? Enjoy a tour of the beautiful campus and find out what’s new with a Rambassador leading the way!

First 5 Happy
Hour

5:30 - 8:30 p.m. TBA $10 Read More
Join fellow alumni for a fun night of food, drink, and reminiscing, hosted by the First 5 Alumni Council. (All alumni are welcome.)

 

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Event NameTimeLocationCostMore Information
Welcome Station 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Gallagher Lobby Free Read More
Stop by our Welcome Station for a campus map, a list of Homecoming events and complimentary beverages.
Ram Run/5K 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Meet in front of Gallagher Athletic and Recreation Center $20-$25 Read More
Join the PhilaU Community for the annual 5K Ram Run. The run, open to all runners and recreational walkers, will benefit the Future Alumni Association student organization at PhilaU. The race is sanctioned by the U.S. Association of Track and Field.

Register for the run here.

Join the PhilaU Community for the annual 5K Ram Run. The run, open to all runners and recreational walkers, will benefit the Future Alumni Association student organization at PhilaU. The race is sanctioned by the U.S. Association of Track and Field.
Flag Football Mini-Tounament 10 a.m. - 12:25 p.m. Ravenhill Campus Quad Free Read More
Sign up as a team or as an individual for our flag football mini tournament.
First Game
10:00 a.m.

Second Game
10:45 a.m.

Third Game
11:30 a.m.
Campus Tours 10:30 a.m. Depart from Gallagher Center Free Read More
Join alumni, parents and friends for breakfast with the PhilaU Deans and faculty members.
Flag Football Mini Tournament 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Ravenhill Campus Free Read More
Sign up as a team or as an individual for our flag football mini tournament.

First game
10 a.m.

Second Game
10:45 a.m.

Third Game
11:30 a.m.
Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University Breakfast Presentation 10:00-11:30 a.m. Kanbar Performance Space Free Read More
Join President Spinelli of PhilaU and President and CEO, Steve Klasko, of Thomas Jefferson University, for breakfast and to learn more about the recent integration.
Campus Tours 11:30 a.m. Depart from Gallagher Center Free Read More
Haven't been to campus in a while? Enjoy a tour of the beautiful campus and find out what's new with a Rambassador leading the way!
Golden Ram Alumni Lunch 12 - 1:30 p.m. Ravenhill Mansion $10 Read More
Celebrate the Class of 1966 and all “Golden Alumni” who have been part of the alumni association 50 or more years.
Annual Alumni Tailgate and PhilaU Street Fair 12:00-3:00 p.m. $15/$20 Read More
Open to the entire PhilaU community – alumni, students, families and friends! Join us for local eats, live DJ, street performers, face painting, pie tossing and much more fun, family activities.

Relive the good ol’ college days by stopping through the tailgate area.

Registration for the PhilaU Street Fair will be available on the Family Day website shortly.
Campus Tours 4:30 p.m. Depart from Gallagher Free Read More
Haven't been to campus in a while? Enjoy a tour of the beautiful campus and find out what's new with a Rambassador leading the way!
Faculty and Alumni Beer and Cheese Tasting Event 6 - 7 p.m. TBA Free Visit Page for More Information
Homecoming Dinner Dance 7 - 10 p.m. Gallagher Athletic Center View Site

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