SAVE THE DATE
Homecoming Week – Monday, October 21st – Thursday, October 24th
There are many activities planned throughout the whole week of Homecoming – and even prior to homecoming week – that employees, students, alumni and even families can get involved in. Come show your Raider Spirit and take part in one or all of the activities being planned!
Encouragement Bags –
At Fall Opening Day, all faculty and staff were asked to write encouraging notes to our students. We are making bags – Encouragement Bags – filled with healthy snacks, our encouraging notes, and information about homecoming. We are asking for help in a couple different ways for this project.
- Filling Encouragement Bags –
- Donate a healthy snack to Student Life and Conduct by Wednesday, October 16th. View the list of items needed.
- Sign-Up to help pack the encouragement bags on Thursday, October 17th.
- Distributing Encouragement Bags –
- Sign-Up to help distribute encouragement bags to our students across campus on Monday, October 21st.
Office Decorating Contest –
Departments are encouraged to get into the Homecoming spirit by decorating their offices using the theme – GRCC Raider Pride and Spirit! Review guidelines, deadlines and rules, at this link.
- Wednesday, October 16 by 5:00 p.m. – deadline to register online to be considered an official part of the contest.
- Friday, October 18 at 8:00 a.m. – begin decorating
- Monday, October 21 by 9:00 a.m. – final touches and decorating completed
- Monday, October 21 (afternoon) – judging will take place
- Tuesday, October 22 – winner announced
- Grand Prize Winner receives bagels and coffee for their office!
Wednesday, October 23
Winter Clothing Drive
Give what you can, take what you need.
Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center – 2nd Floor (near elevators)
- If you have more than you need – please pass on your gently used winter clothes.
- Drop-off: 6:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
- If you are in need or know someone in need, please stop by and pick-up anything that will help you or your family.
- Pick-up: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
- For a list of suggested items, please visit our webpage or contact Phoenix Noelle (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
GRCC Alumni Basketball Games
Gerald R. Ford Fieldhouse
Women’s Game – 5:30 p.m.
Men’s Game – 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 24
All Day – Wear your GRCC gear or blue and gold to show your Raider Spirit!
Golden Raider Retiree Reception
A time for retirees to connect with current retirees and current employees.
Heritage Restaurant – 1st floor Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
This is an RSVP only event. To RSVP, please contact Angela Salinas at email@example.com.
Pep Rally – Sponsored by Campus Activities Board
Dr. Juan R. Olivarez Student Plaza
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Food Trucks – D.J. – Live Music – Games – Giveaways
Tailgate & Volleyball Games
5:00 p.m. – Alumni Volleyball Game
6:00 p.m. – Tailgate
6:30 p.m. – GRCC Raiders Volleyball Game vs. Jackson Jets
Free Admission – Free Food (while it lasts) – Family Friendly – Games and Activities
For questions about Homecoming, please contact-
Lina Blair (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Erin Van Egmond (email@example.com).
Homecoming is planned and sponsored by Campus Activities Board, Alumni Relations, Student Life and Conduct, Athletics, and Human Resources.