Schedule of Events

A number of events are planned leading up to and during 2014 Homecoming and Family Weekend. We have listed all of the week's events for your convenience. Please check back often for any updates or changes to the schedule. Please note that there is an admission charge for some events. Registration is appreciated.

Homecoming and Family Weekend Headquarters will be located in the SERC Lobby.

Information packets for all registrants can be picked up there on Friday (9/19) from 4 pm to 7 pm and Saturday (9/20) from 10 am to 6 pm. If you purchased your football game tickets through this Homecoming and Family Weekend website, you may also pick up your tickets at the headquarters.

Wednesday, September 17

Naturalization Ceremony

11:15 am, Seymour College Union Ballroom
Each year, Brockport’s American Democracy Project celebrates Constitution Day (also known as Citizenship Day) by holding a naturalization ceremony as individuals take the oath of citizenship. Eighty new citizens took the oath during last year’s ceremony.

Brockport’s Got Talent ***CANCELLED***
9 pm, Seymour College Union Ballroom

Thursday, September 18

Courage Bowl Luncheon

Noon, Seymour College Union Ballroom
(By invitation only)
Parking/Location Information

Homecoming Pageant
8 pm, Seymour College Union Ballroom
Come cheer on your favorite Homecoming King and Queen candidates. Voting will take place at the pageant!

Friday, September 19 (Map)

Liberal Arts Building Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
10 am, Liberal Arts Building Plaza
(Free • Registration Appreciated)

Liberal Arts Building Luncheon
Noon, Cooper Hall (New York Room)
(By invitation only)

Liberal Arts Academic Presentations (View Schedule of Presentations)
2 pm, Liberal Arts Building (McCue Auditorium)
Join us for a brief presentation from our faculty about their programs from the Departments of English, History, Modern Languages and Cultures, Philosophy, and Women and Gender Studies.
(Free • Registration Appreciated)

Q&A with Albert Paley
3:30 pm, Liberal Arts Building (McCue Auditorium)
(Free • Registration Appreciated)

Dedication of Conclave by Albert Paley
4:15 pm, Between Dailey Hall, Hazen Hall and the Albert W. Brown Building
(Free • Registration Appreciated)

Legacy Reception
5 pm, Alumni House
(By invitation only)

Brockport Volleyball vs. Alfred
6 pm, Jim and John Vlogianitis Gymnasium

Annual Benefactors and Scholars Dinner
6:30 pm, SERC
(By invitation only)

Men's Lacrosse Alumni Game
7:30 pm, Bob Boozer Field in the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Stadium
In 2014, the program will be celebrating 15 years since the re-institution of men's lacrosse as a varsity sport at the College. We encourage all alumni, especially those from the 2000-01 team, to return and be a part of the exciting weekend on campus. Please contact head coach Ben Wineburg at (585) 395-5067 or

Homecoming Pep Rally
9 pm, SERC
In collaboration with BSG, the annual pep rally will feature its traditional events such as the performance from the winner of the talent show and the crowning of the king and queen. A headliner will be announced shortly.
(Free • Registration Required)

Saturday, September 20 (Map)

Stuff-a-Bear **SOLD OUT**
10 am, SERC (House of Fields)
Join us for one of Family Weekend's most popular events! Select your choice from a variety of animals, including an eagle, to stuff and take home with you. Tickets are $5 per person.
(Registration is required for this event, and attendance will be capped at 225. This event is intended only for students and their families.)

Scavenger Hunt
10 am, Check-in at SERC Lobby
Can you collect the pieces to complete the puzzle? Join us to explore everything that The College at Brockport has to offer!
(Free • Registration Required)

Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
10 am, Cooper Hall (New York Room)
(By invitation only)

Brockport Volleyball vs. D'Youville
11:00 am, Jim and John Vlogianitis Gymnasium

Softball Alumni Game
11:00 am, Clark V. Whited Complex

Alumni game with a cook-out following the contest.
To register, please contact assistant coach Caitlyn Rana at (585) 395-5955 or

Eat, Engage, Explore **SOLD OUT**
Noon, Seymour College Union Ballroom
Join us for lunch sponsored by the International Education Office. Learn more about study abroad and other opportunities at Brockport.
(Free • Registration required with attendance capped at 200)

Baseball Alumni Game
1:00 pm, Clark V. Whited Complex
Pre-game batting practice and registration from 1-2 pm followed by the 12th Annual Alumni Baseball game from 2-4:30 pm and a post-game BBQ. To register, please contact head coach Justin Beach at (585) 395-2347 or

Homecoming Parade Festival
2:30 - 4:30 pm, Hartwell Lawn
Come watch the parade next to the judges at the family/kid friendly festival. We will have games, bounce houses, and prizes for free!

Brockport Volleyball vs. Pitt-Bradford
3 pm, Jim and John Vlogianitis Gymnasium

Homecoming Parade
3:30 pm, Begins at Lot D
This year's parade will start and end at Lot D on Holley Street. Meet us at the family-friendly festival on Hartwell lawn for games and prizes and watch the parade.

Homecoming Family BBQ (Students and Families)**SOLD OUT**
4 pm, Harrison
Students and families are invited for dinner before the football game in Harrison. Outdoor seating and a live band (weather permitting) will be available.
($10 • Advance Registration Required • Students must register in advance but will not be charged admission so long as they use their already established meal plan.)

Homecoming Pregame Tailgate (Brockport and St. John Fisher Alumni, Friends, Faculty and Staff are invited to attend)
4 pm - 6 pm, SERC
Enjoy pregame with traditional tailgate food and a cash bar (beer and wine).
($10 • Advance Registration Required • No students permitted) REGISTER NOW

Brockport Football vs. St. John Fisher - 2014 Courage Bowl (Fireworks immediately following the game)
6 pm, Eunice Kennedy Shriver Stadium
(Tickets are $5 and free for Brockport students and children 12 and under. TICKET POLICY BUY TICKETS NOW)

10 pm, Brockport Bowl (4660 Lake Rd.)
Are you ready for some good old fashioned fun? Join us at Brockport Bowl for the annual evening of strikes, spares, and Golden Eagle spirit! Lanes are available on a first come, first served basis. Tickets include shoes, games, and snacks.
($7 • Registration is required for this event, and attendance will be capped at 100.)

Sunday, September 21

Homecoming 5K Run, Walk and Roll
10 am, Cooper Hall
(Advance registration is required. Please contact Campus Recreation at 585-395-2681 or

National Society of Collegiate Scholars Inductions Ceremony
10 am, Cooper Hall (New York Room)
Since it was founded in 2011, the Brockport chapter of the NSCS has inducted over 300 students. It honors first- and second-year students for their academic excellence.
(By invitation only)

Newman Mass and Reception
11:20 am, Newman Center

Brockport Women's Tennis vs. Cortland
Noon, Brockport Tennis Courts