Homecoming 2014 set for February 3 – 9

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – Primed, pumped and poised with pride, Homecoming 2014 at Florida Memorial University (FMU) has been filled with great expectations. All week long, FMU friends and family, along with the community at large have joined in the celebration of south Florida’s only Historical Black College and University (HBCU) and reflect on the honor and unity of the 135 year-old institution.

“Homecoming 2014 sets the tone for an energetic, alumni-centered celebration while offering diverse activities in which students and community supporters can participate,” states Erica McKinney, J.D., Director of Public Affairs and Marketing. “We invite the community to join us in letting pride abide!”

Recognized during Black History Month, Homecoming 2014 delivers a memorable affair that reflects the institution’s rich heritage, and highlights new traditions that educate, enlighten, and entertain.

Key events scheduled include:

Monday, February 3, 2014- “Color Day”
Event Time Location Ticket
SGA Field/Fun Day 12 – 5 pm Front Lawn at Florida Memorial University  
SGA Inner Expressions of the Soul 8 – 11 pm Smith Conference Center at Florida Memorial University  
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 – “Spirit Day”
Event Time Location Ticket
Yard Show 2 – 5 pm Goode Hall Circle  
Campus Wide Decoration Judging 3 – 5 pm Residence/Offices at Florida Memorial University  
Mr. & Miss Homecoming Pageant/Homecoming Fashion Show

 

8 – 10:30 p.m. Smith Conference Center at Florida Memorial University $3 for students with ID; $5 for guests

FMU HOMECOMING 2014

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 – “Unity Day”
Event Time Location Ticket
All University Worship Service 11 am – Noon Susie C. Holley Religious Center at Florida Memorial University

 

 

 
Event Time Location Ticket
Lions on Stage (Dance Competition)

 

6 – 9 pm

 

A. Chester Robinson Athletic Center at Florida Memorial University $5 in advance and $7 at the door for FMU students/faculty/staff; $10 in advance and $12 at the door for guests
FMUNAA Mix-n-Mingle 9 pm Prince J’s Soul Food; A Taste of Royalty; 18450 NW 2nd Ave; Miami Gardens, FL visit www.fmuparty.com
Thursday, February 6, 2014 – “Cultural Pride Day”
Event Time Location Ticket
Voting for Mr. & Miss Homecoming 9 am – 6 pm Bookstore Breezeway  
Black Executive Exchange Program “BEEP” 9 am – 5 pm Campus Wide  
Cultural Pride Carnival Noon – 2 pm Front Lawn at Florida Memorial University  
FMU Homecoming Spirit Parade 5 pm Campus Wide  
Pep Rally & Stroll Off 6:30 – 7 pm A. Chester Robinson Athletic Center at Florida Memorial University  
Alumni vs. Student Basketball Game 7 – 10 pm A. Chester Robinson Athletic Center at Florida Memorial University  
Alumni Fish Fry 8 – 10 pm A. Chester Robinson Athletic Center  
SGA Block Party 10 pm – 1 am Robinson Circle at Florida Memorial University  
Friday, February 7, 2014 – “Reunion Day”
Event Time Location Ticket
Lions 5K Run/Walk (see FMU website for registration)   Campus  
Alumni Reunion Registration 9 am – 4 pm Alumni Affairs Office  
Reunion & Remembrance Exhibit 10 am – Noon Library at Florida Memorial University  

FMU HOMECOMING 2014

Friday, February 7, 2014 – “Reunion Day”
Event Time Location Ticket
Alumni & Student BBQ Noon – 2 pm Clock Tower Pavilion $5.45 per person
Alumni Class Reunion Photo 2 – 3 pm Library Breezeway at Florida Memorial University  
National Alumni Association Town Hall Meeting 3 – 4 pm

 

Lehman FIU Auditorium  
Homecoming Greek Step Show/Concert 7 – 11 pm A. Chester Robinson Athletic Center $25 for FMU students; $35 for alumni/guests – FMU students must show FMU ID

 

 

FMUNAA After Party 10 pm – 5 am Jokes on the Beach; 1601 79th Street Causeway; Miami, FL (North Bay Village)

 

visit www.fmuparty.com
Saturday, February 8, 2014 – “Lions Day”
Event Time Location Ticket
Alumni Homecoming Presidential Luncheon 12:30 – 2 pm Smith Conference Center $50
Homecoming Tailgating/Post Game Celebration 2 – 11 pm FMU Campus  
FMU Homecoming Basketball Games 4 pm – Lady Lions vs. Northwood; 7 pm – Lions vs. College of the Bahamas A. Chester Robinson Athletic Center $20 (includes both games)
The Brown Girls and FMUNAA North Dade Alumni Chapter (Shades of Grey Official Grown & Sexy After Party)

Information: www.thelionaffair.eventbrite.com

10 pm Shula’s; 15255 Bull Run Road; Miami Lakes, FL $15 in advance and $20 at the door
Alumni Reunion Gospel Concert Midnight – 2 am Susie C. Holley Religious Center at Florida Memorial University  
Sunday, February  9, 2014 – “Worship Day”
Event Time Location Ticket
Worship Service 10:50 am – 1 pm New Birth Cathedral of Faith International; Bishop Victor T. Curry; 2300 NW 135th Street; Miami, FL  

FMU HOMECOMING 2014

Sunday, February  9, 2014 – “Worship Day”
Event Time Location Ticket
Power Hour Evening Service 7 pm Susie C. Holley Religious Center at Florida Memorial University  

About Florida Memorial University

Located in the City of Miami Gardens, Florida Memorial University is a private, historically Black institution offering 41 undergraduate degree programs and four graduate degree programs to a culturally diverse student body. Since its inception in 1879, the University has upheld a commitment to providing a solid foundation for thousands of young people and opening doors to educational opportunities that may have otherwise been closed to them. As South Florida’s only Historically Black College or University (HBCU), it is widely recognized for being the birthplace of the Negro National Anthem, “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing” and the home of Barrington Irving, Jr., the first and youngest pilot of African descent to fly solo around the world. Florida Memorial University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). For more information about FMU, visit www.fmuniv.edu.


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