Celebrate Homecoming Week Feb. 24-29

UA Little Rock will celebrate Homecoming Week from Feb. 24-29.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will celebrate Homecoming 2020 Feb. 24-29. 

Homecoming Week begins with an on-campus decorating contest. All UA Little Rock departments are encouraged to show their Trojan spirit by decorating their offices in maroon and silver. Departments can sign up for the contest via this link.

Students can enjoy a Game Night from 6-9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, in Housing Commons and the WOW Café. The event includes free food, games, and a mobile gaming truck.

The UA Little Rock family can give back to the community by helping to pack 10,000 meals for families in need. Pack Shack will be held from 2-4 p.m. in the Donaghey Student Center Fitness Center. All meals will be donated to the Trojan Food Pantry.

Discover who has the talent on campus during Karaoke from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 25, in the Donghey Student Center Ledbetter Hall. Free food and prizes will be available.

Trojan fans can meet their favorite student-athletes and grab prizes during the Trojans Meet and Greet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, in Chi Omega Courtyard outside Ottenheimer Library.

Wednesday’s festivities will continue with the fan favorite Faculty/Staff v. Students Basketball Game at 1 p.m. Feb. 26 in the Donaghey Student Center Fitness Center. Head to Dave and Buster’s, 10900 Bass Pro Parkway in Little Rock, for a game night from 6-9 p.m. The first 100 students who sign up will enjoy free food and games.

Come cheer on the Trojan men’s basketball team as they take on the University of Louisiana at Monroe at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Jack Stephens Center.

On Friday, Feb. 28, the hilarious Cardboard Boat Regatta will begin at 12:30 p.m. in the Donaghey Student Aquatic Center. This event will consist of students sailing in their handmade cardboard boats, hoping to stay afloat for as long as possible before their ships inevitably sink.

A Black Alumni Mixer will take place at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Bailey Alumni Center. Email Kristi Smith at klsmith4@ualr.edu for more information.

Homecoming Day will kick off with a tailgate at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, in Lot 15, next to the Windgate Center of Art and Design, followed by the game at 2 p.m. The Trojan men’s basketball team will take on Lafayette at 2 p.m. with the announcement of the Homecoming Court during halftime.

For more information, check out the Homecoming Week schedule of events.

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