Homecoming 2012 at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff kicked off last weekend with the theme “Experience the Pride.” Other activities for the week include:
• At noon, “Jazz in the Café” will be presented in the L.A. Davis Sr. Student Union Cafeteria. The cost is $7.05 for non-meal plan diners. All alumni, students, family and friends are invited to attend this SGA sponsored event.
• Miss UAPB will be officially crowned during the Coronation Ceremony at 6:30 p.m., in the Kenneth L. Johnson Sr. Health Physical Education Recreation Complex. The Coronation Ball will begin immediately following the ceremony at the same location.
• The Homecoming Alumni Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held at 8:30 a.m. at Harbor Oaks Golf Course. Registration information can be obtained by calling (870) 575-8498.
• The annual Street Jams and Bonfire will be held from 5 to 11:30 p.m. on the HPER Complex parking lot. This activity will include a variety of foods, vendors, outdoor games and a pep rally with the marching band.
• The Annual Alumni Assembly will be held at 10 a.m. in the HPER Arena.
• An alumni awards luncheon will be held at 12:30 p.m. at PJ’s Event Center.
• A Ground Breaking Ceremony for the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Building will be held at 12:45 p.m. on the parking lot on L.A. “Prexy” Davis Sr. Drive across from the Post Office.
• SGA will sponsor a Greek Show at 6 p.m. at the Pine Bluff Convention Center. Admission is $10 in advance and $20 at the door. Details: Call 575-7061.
• Alumni Hall of Fame Banquet will be held at 7 p.m. at the Pine Bluff Convention Center. Tickets are $75. Details: Call 536-2309.
• The Annual Homecoming Parade will begin at 10 a.m. in Downtown Pine Bluff.
• Pre-game activities will begin at 12:30 p.m. in the Golden Lion Stadium.
• Homecoming game kick off time is 2:30 p.m. when the Golden Lions play Mississippi Valley.
• Alumni and friends can visit the student union for a Homecoming Mix and Mingle at 6 p.m. and the Band Marching Festival at 7 p.m. in the HPER Arena.
Details: Visit uapb.edu or call (870) 575-8946.