Homecoming 2014 Events “PV Amped: The Best Week Ever” October 5-11, 2014

10/3/2014, 2:59 p.m.
Homecoming is an exciting weeklong tradition that generates enthusiasm among faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members alike. Our activities ...
Prairie View A&M University's Marching Storm

Sunday, October 5, 2014

10 am: Chapel Service

Johnson-Phillip All Faiths Chapel

Start your homecoming week off right with a great message during morning service in our Johnson-Phillip All Faiths Chapel.

11 am – 4 pm: Panther Prep Day

Willie A. Tempton, Sr. Memorial Student Center – North Lawn

Student organizations and volunteers will decorate the campus and paint the streets purple and gold in preparation for Homecoming Week 2014.

7 pm: Gospel Fest

Willie A. Tempton, Sr. Memorial Student Center

Opal Johnson-Smith Auditorium

PVAMU welcomes Byron Cage as the headlining gospel-recording artist for our Homecoming 2014 Gospel Fest. You will also bear witness to PV’s own Baptist Student Movement and the PV Mime Ministry, as well as other local performance groups.

Admission: FREE (Limited seating)

Monday – October 6, 2014

6:30 pm: SPIT Knowledge

Willie A. Tempton, Sr. Memorial Student Center

Opal Johnson Smith Auditorium

Admission: FREE (Limited Seating)

Tuesday – October 7, 2014

7 pm: Roller Jam Game Night

Willie A. Tempton, Sr. Memorial Student Center

1st and 2nd Floor

Roller Skating and novelty games will set the scene for this night of homecoming. Come test your balance on 8 wheels and the many games we will have for our Roller Jam game night. Door prizes will be given away.

Admission: FREE

Wednesday – October 8, 2014

Noon – 2 pm: Hump Day on the Hill – The Homecoming Edition

Alumni Field

Come see and be seen at Hump Day filled with special guest and performances. This year, we are calling out all Greek alumni, faculty and staff to come out and show the campus how we use to get down! Wear your paraphernalia and be recognized by the crowd.

Admission: FREE

7:30 pm: Mr. and Miss Prairie View A&M University Coronation and Ball

Willie A. Tempton, Sr. Memorial Student Center

Opal Johnson-Smith Auditorium

Join the PVAMU family for the official crowning of Mr. Roger Thomas III and Miss Ashlee Sherman, our Mr. and Miss PVAMU 2014 – 2015, during the Annual Homecoming Coronation and Ball. During this formal affair, spectators will witness the presentation of the student organization royalty as they salute the Pantherland Royal Court. The Royal Ball immediately follows in the Memorial Student Center Ballroom.

Admission: FREE

Thursday – October 9, 2014

11 am: Lunch with the President and Administration

Willie A. Tempton, Sr. Memorial Student Center Dining Hall

Come and enjoy a Homecoming lunch with the President of Prairie View A&M University and the University’s administrative team. Dress to impress and have your photo taken with the Prez! (1 print per person)

3 pm: Book Review

John B. Coleman Library

“Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou”

Speaker: Dr. Clarissa Gamble Booker

Graduate of Prairie View A&M University

5:15 pm: Purple and Gold Preview – Mock Funeral, Pep Rally, and Bon Fire

Willie Albert Tempton, Sr. Memorial Student Center – North Lawn and the

William “Billy” J. Nicks, Sr. Athletic Complex (outside).

This series of spirit events marks the eve of the Homecoming Weekend and Football Game. Helps us “put to rest” the Alabama State Hornets at our Mock Funeral performed by the Gilpin Players on the MSC North Lawn. Then follow the processional to a pep rally featuring the PVAMU Marching Storm and Cheerleaders, all before the lighting of the Bon Fire.