Homecoming 2016 – Schedule

This is the schedule for the weekend of Fall Festival.  All activities listed are subject to changes or cancellation.

* signifies that the event is not complimentary


Friday, September 30

5:00 PM- 6:30 PM
Barbecue on the Oval
Cheer on the Seahawk Football team as they prepare for Saturday's Homecoming game while you enjoy a BBQ dinner on the Oval. The Wagner College Marching Band and the Wagner Seahawk himself will also make appearances!
9:00 PM
A Cappella Fest
Spiro 2
It's the a cappella music event of the semester! Each of Wagner College's three student a cappella groups will be featured at this free showcase event for Wagner students, families, and alumni.

Saturday, October 1

10:00  AM – 12:00 PM
Continental Breakfast
Union Patio
Enjoy a continental breakfast of bagels, pastries, coffee, juice, and tea served on the Union Patio by our own Wagner Dining Services. Come and go as you please, mingle with fellow Seahawks, and nourish yourself for a day packed with more food, music, football, and lots of campus events.
10:30 AM
Book Sale
Trautmann Square
Each year, the Horrmann Library staff hosts a very popular Book Sale.  The Book Sale is sponsored by Friends of the Library and is cash only.
10:30 AM
History of Wagner Tour with Lee Manchester
Begins from the Trautmann Square Clock
Was Wagner really built on British soil? And how did Wagner make its journey to Staten Island from upstate? All of your questions answered and more by joining Lee Manchester for an insightful journey through the past of Wagner College.
10:30 AM- 11:30 AM
Study Abroad Then and Now
MH 6
Alumni and current students alike will share their memories, insights, and experiences from studying abroad during their time at Wagner.
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Student Research Showcase

Take the opportunity to view research prepared and presented by Wagner College students.
 
 
1:45 PM
Wagner College Theatre Presents: Sneak Peek of Avenue Q
Main Hall Front Steps
 Wagner College is bringing you a sneak peek of the musical Avenue. This high energy musical features puppetry and performers. You won't want to miss this inside look at this fall's first Main Stage production.
1:00 PM- 2:00 PM
Q & A with President Guarasci and Senior Administration
Spiro 2
Wagner College President, Dr. Richard Guarasci, and the Senior Administration of the college share the latest information regarding the campus and engage in an open dialogue about your questions and concerns.
2:00 PM
Black Student Union Alumni Reception
Main Hall Lobby
Meet and greet with Alumni and current members of the Black Student Union. Share memories and experiences over refreshments.
2:00- 5:00 PM
Homecoming on the Oval *
Sutter Oval
The can't-miss event of the weekend, join us on Sutter Oval for a day of Wagner pride. We will have about 10 food trucks featuring some of your New York favorites. Head on over to our beer garden for a few drinks before the big game, and enjoy the live music styles of bands Easy Company and Sons of Origin. Put on your game face and challenge your friends to various lawn and inflatable activities. Watch as the Wagner College Marching Band leads our Homecoming Court onto the football field. You won't want to miss this jam-packed kickstart to the big game.
2:45 PM
March of the Seahawks
Union Patio to Field
Cheer on the boys in green as they are led by the marching band from the Union Patio following their team meal to the locker room at Wagner College Stadium
4:00 PM
Royal Court Reception
Main Hall Lobby
A private reception for the Homecoming Royal Court candidates, their guests, and families to celebrate the occasion. By invitation only.
5:00 PM
Homecoming Parade
Sutter Oval
Led by the Wagner Seahawk and Wagner College Marching Band, the 2nd Annual Homecoming
Parade will march from Main Hall over to the Stadium in time for kick-off, featuring the Homecoming Royal Court and the student organizations supporting their Royal Court candidates! All Homecoming guests should follow the parade and grab a seat in the Stadium for the big game.
6:00 PM
Wagner Football vs. Sacred Heart *
Wagner College Stadium
Bring your Seahawk pride over to Wagner College Stadium and cheer on your Wagner College Seahawks as they take on the Sacred Heart Pioneers.
 

Sunday, October 2nd

11:00 AM- 1:30 PM
Brunch
For family members and alumni looking to share one last meal on campus before the end of the weekend, the Main Dining Hall will be open for brunch and the Hawk's Nest will be open beginning at 9 am. Guests will pay on site.