Celebrate Homecoming, Nov. 7-13
5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10
SHIFT Retail Lab Opening
Celebrate the grand opening of VCU’s newest space, where students can sell their ideas and market products to generate feedback and even make some money. Take a tour of the Broad Street facility and network with student founders, alumni and members of the local entrepreneurial ecosystem.
6 p.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 10
Let’s BinGO Rams: Homecoming Edition
Hop online for a chill night of music and virtual bingo (you might win some awesome prizes!) and catch up and reconnect at our virtual game night.
8-11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11
Meet the Military Veterans Alumni Council
The VCU Military Veterans Alumni Council invites all alumni, student, faculty and staff veterans to stop by the student commons for complimentary breakfast and swag items, as well as a chance to learn how to get involved with the council. Visit the council on Facebook or contact Larry Powell (B.S.’85/MC), director of alumni affinity programs, to learn more.
5-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11
STAT Barnes and Noble Black Out
Sponsored by Students Today Alumni Tomorrow and Barnes & Noble at VCU, this after-hours event of entertainment, food and fun is open to all students (and alumni, parents and families if you’d like to stop by). Free swag and food and a 20% discount on one clothing item for STAT members who download the bookstore app.
6 p.m. EST Thursday, Nov. 11
2021 Alumni Pitch Competition
Grab a virtual front-row seat for the third annual VCU Alumni Pitch Competition to watch alumni entrepreneurs pitch their product, service or company to a panel of judges. The winner receives a $6,000 cash prize and the title of 2021 champion. (In-person attendance is by invitation only.)
VCUarts Theatre presents ‘Men on Boats’
“Men on Boats” is a gender-expansive reimagination of the 1869 expedition of the Green and Colorado rivers to the Grand Canyon, as documented by John Wesley Powell. This is the first in-person production with a live audience inside the Singleton Center in almost two years. Discounted tickets are available for VCU alumni and community members.
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4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12
Golf Cart Parade
Before heading over to the women’s basketball game, enjoy a pregame parade featuring golf carts creatively decorated by student and alumni groups, and try to catch some candy and prizes the riders will be tossing to the crowd..
6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12
Women’s basketball vs. Middle Tennessee State University
Grab your tickets and join us in the Stu to cheer for the Rams as they take on the Blue Raiders of MTSU.
3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13
Pregame Picnic on the Plaza
We’ll bring the picnic and the party, you bring your student and family members. A DJ, picnic fare, beer, wine, sweet treats from alumni-owned businesses, swag, performances and more round out the party. Several ticket options available. Registration required.
7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13
Men’s basketball vs Wagner College
Get ready to rock the Stu as the men’s basketball team faces the Wagner College Seahawks.