Homecoming 2012 – Events

Our Homecoming game, Oct. 20 is the same day as the SEC battle between LSU and Texas A&M University. The kick-off has not been announced, however, the game will impact the traffic on US-290. As you make plans to come to campus, please plan for large amounts of traffic and long delays.

Pay close attention to traffic signs and postings for alternate routes and notifications.

Homecoming 2012 Events

Working Schedule

“Our Homecoming Our Tradition”

October 14-20, 2012

Welcome to our Homecoming 2012: Our Tradition, Our Homecoming Event Page

Homecoming is an exciting weeklong tradition that generates enthusiasm among faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members alike. Our activities culminate with the 2 Chainz and Melanie Fiona Concert featuring on Saturday, October 20, 2012, 8:00PM, as well as the always popular Stage Breakers Step Show and After Party on Friday, October 19, 2012, 8:00PM.

For all ticketed events, visit the Panther Marketplace where you will be able to utilize the online PVAMU purchasing experience. Get your tickets now!

The Homecoming schedule is subject to change. Check back often for updates

10/14/2012 | 10/15/2012 | 10/16/2012 | 10/17/2012 | 10/18/2012 | 10/19/2012

Sunday, October 14, 2012

The Charles Gilpin Players  present  FABULATION  – October 4–October 14, 2012

Written by Lynn Nottage *** Directed by Vickie Washington
A riches-to-rags, satirical comedy that follows Undine, a successful, career-woman whose picture-perfect life unravels, forcing her to return to her family in the projects on the brink of social and financial ruin–where she must finally come to accept herself.
Tickets: $5-$10. Buy Tickets Online! Visit www.pvamu.edu/theatre or email theatre@pvamu.edu for reservations.

10 am: Chapel Service

Johnson-Phillip All Faiths Chapel

11 am – 6 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 2012.

7 pm: Gospel Fest

Willie A. Tempton, Sr. Memorial Student Center
Opal Johnson-Smith Auditorium
Various Gospel Artist will take the stage and grace you with lyrical blessings as we celebrate “Our Tradition, Our Homecoming” You will also bear witnessed to PV’s own Baptist Student Movement and PV Mine Ministry, as well as other local performance groups.
Admission: FREE

Monday – October 15, 2012

6 pm: Century II Book Review and Signing

A noted author, a Prairie View A&M University Alum, will be featured for their literary works.
Willie Albert Tempton, Sr. Memorial Student Center
2nd Floor Student Lounge
Admission: FREE

7 pm: Black Cat Café

Tantalizing poetry and the soothing sounds of live jazz featuring various alumni poets and a student Open-Mic feature. The show will be hosted by Jirmar Proctor, PV Alum and feature various poets from the surrounding areas.
Willie Albert Tempton, Sr. Memorial Student Center
2nd Floor Ballroom
Admission: FREE

 

Tuesday – October 16. 2012

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)

7 pm: PVAMU Volleyball and Comedy Show

William “Billiy” J. Nicks, Sr. Field House aka The “Baby Dome”
Come out and join the members of the PVAMU family as the Lady Panthers Volleyball Team take on the Texas Southern University Tigers.  Then stick around for a night filled with laughter at our Homecoming Comedy Show feature emerging talent. This will be an event you don’t want to miss!
Admission: FREE

Wednesday – October 17, 2012

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 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 Timothy Bryant II and Chasmine Cousins, our Mr. and Miss PVAMU 2012 – 2013, 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 18, 2012

5 pm – 9 pm: Club 1876 – Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Reception

Pardus Dining Hall
Break away from the traditional Homecoming crowd and truly “Set Your Homecoming Out!” Featuring the sounds of Joe Carmouche, this reprise of Club 1876 will be the perfect opportunity for faculty, staff, and alumni to mix and mingle in the spirit of Homecoming.
Admission: FREE

6 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 Football Game. Helps us “put to rest” the Alcorn State Braves 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 lighting the Bon Fire
Admission: FREE

9 pm: Tent Party

Alumni Field
Looking for your classmates or old friends? The place to find them is at the Homecoming Tent Party. This is your chance to mingle with your buddies from across The Yard. Come and hear the latest tunes and learn the recent dances at the ever so popular tent party.
Admission: Free

Friday – October 19, 2012

10 am: Guided Campus Tours

Guided walking campus tours will be available through the Office of Alumni Relations during the weekend of Homecoming Friday, Oct. 19-20. Don’t miss you chance to reminisce on old college days and catch-up on all the exciting changes taking place on campus. For more information call 936-261-1566.

11am: Fallen Panther Memorial Service

Abner Davis Bust, near Woolfolk Building
Join us for a memorial service honoring PVAMU alumni, faculty, administration, staff and students who have passed away. Bring pictures of your loved ones to be remembered.
Admission: FREE

11am: Campus Decoration – Contest Judging Begins

Please register before judging begins.

12 pm: Guided Campus Tours

Guided walking campus tours will be available through the Office of Alumni Relations during the weekend of Homecoming Friday, Oct. 19-20. Don’t miss you chance to reminisce on old college days and catch-up on all the exciting changes taking place on campus. For more information call 936-261-1566.

2 pm: Guided Campus Tours

Guided walking campus tours will be available through the Office of Alumni Relations during the weekend of Homecoming Friday, Oct. 19-20. Don’t miss you chance to reminisce on old college days and catch-up on all the exciting changes taking place on campus. For more information call 936-261-1566.

8 pm: Stage Breakers Step Show and After Party

William “Billy” J. Nicks Sr. Field House aka the “Baby Dome”
Come see National Pan Hellenic Council (NPHC) and Council of Student Organizations (CSO) compete for over $9,000 in cash and prizes.

 

Admission: $15 pre-sale; $20 at the door
Doors open at 6:45pm

Saturday – October 20, 2012

9 am: Guided Campus Tours

Guided walking campus tours will be available through the Office of Alumni Relations during the weekend of Homecoming Friday, Oct. 19-20. Don’t miss you chance to reminisce on old college days and catch-up on all the exciting changes taking place on campus. For more information call 936-261-1566.

9:15 am: Homecoming Parade

The “Parade of Champions” returns featuring bands, floats and other participating groups. Brace yourself as the sounds and sites travel through beautiful downtown Prairie View, Texas via University Drive. Emceed by KPVU, The “Parade of Champions” culminates on the campus of PVAMU by way of L.W. Minor Street. Get there early for a good seat!

Admission: FREE

11 am: Reunion Row Opens.

O.J. Thompson Street in front of the “Baby Dome”
With everything from food to games, exhibits and vendors, Reunion Row is the place to be seen. Booths will be set up well into the evening.

11 am: Guided Campus Tours

Guided walking campus tours will be available through the Office of Alumni Relations during the weekend of Homecoming Friday, Oct. 19-20. Don’t miss you chance to reminisce on old college days and catch-up on all the exciting changes taking place on campus. For more information call 936-261-1566.

11:30 am – 01:30 pm: College of Juvenile Justice & Psychology Alumni Reception

Don K. Clark Building, 1st Floor foyer.

12 pm: Guided Campus Tours

Guided walking campus tours will be available through the Office of Alumni Relations during the weekend of Homecoming Friday, Oct. 19-20. Don’t miss you chance to reminisce on old college days and catch-up on all the exciting changes taking place on campus. For more information call 936-261-1566.

2:30 pm: Football Game – PVAMU Panthers versus the Alcorn State Braves (Televised Event)

Blackshear Stadium
Watch as the Panthers take on the Alcorn State Braves as there 2012 Homecoming competitors.

8 pm: Homecoming Concert with 2 Chainz and Melanie Fiona

William “Billy” J. Nicks, Sr. Building
Doors open at 6:45pm. Show starts at 8:00pm
2 Chainz and Melanie Fiona will hit “The Hill” for this years’ Homecoming Concert.  Prepare to experience “Mr. Turn Up” and Melanie Fiona’s 4AM live right here in Pantherland.

Tickets:

Pre-Sale Tickets (ONLINE ONLY – September 14, 2012 – October 3, 2012 11:59pm)
General Admission $20
Floor Seats $25
*Available ONLINE at PVAMU Marketplace
*All ticket sales are non-refundable
* see the “TICKETS” page for additional ticket info.
Door Tickets (October 20, 2012)
General Admission: $25
Floor Seats: $30
*Available ONLY at the event starting at 5:30pm day-of-show
*All ticket sales are non-refundable

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