Feel the Teal at UNCW Homecoming 2012, Feb. 4

Sammy Seahawk takes photos with alumni. UNCW's 2012 Homecoming is Feb. 4.

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Thursday, January 12, 2012

Seahawks from around the nation will soar back to Wilmington and paint the town teal during the University of North Carolina Wilmington's annual Homecoming on Saturday, Feb. 4. UNC Wilmington alumni, friends, fans and families are invited to come back to campus to enjoy alumni reunions, the TEALgate pregame party, the Alumni Homecoming Celebration and other spirited events.

Media are welcome to cover Homecoming events by request. On Feb. 4:

Free alumni receptions - various times and locations
9:30 a.m. - Cameron School of Business Alumni Breakfast - CIS Building Atrium
9:30 a.m. - School of Nursing Alumni Breakfast - McNeill Hall Multipurpose Room
11 a.m. - African American Graduate Association Luncheon - Fisher University Union Azalea Coast Room
11:30 a.m. - Housing and Residence Life Alumni Reunion - Seahawk Crossing Building Two
Noon - Psychology Department Alumni Reception - Fisher Student Center Clock Tower Lounge
Noon- Watson School of Education Alumni Luncheon - Education Building Atrium
2 p.m. - Communication Studies Alumni Reception - Leutze Hall Lobby
2:30 p.m. - Student Government Association Reunion - Fisher Student Center CAIC Suite
3 p.m. - Honors College Alumni Reception - Randall Library Room 2007

TEALgate pregame party - 4:30 p.m., tent outside of Trask Coliseum
This celebration before the men's basketball game is open to all alumni and friends.

Admission tickets, including a basketball game ticket and all you can eat and drink (including beer and wine), are $25 per adult and $15 for ages 3 -12. TEALgate admission-only tickets, including all you can eat food and beverages, are $15 per adult and $5 for ages 3 -12. Admission is free for children ages two and under. TEALgate packages are available at www.uncw.edu/homecoming or by calling 1.800.596.2880. A limited number of TEALgate tickets will be available at the door for an increased fee by cash or check only. The men's basketball game will begin at 7 p.m.

Alumni Homecoming Celebration, following the game around 9 p.m., Burney Center
This free event is open to all alumni and their families, but attendees are asked to register online for complimentary tickets. Food, refreshments and live entertainment will be provided.

A complete listing of UNCW Homecoming events, registration details and other helpful information can be found at www.uncw.edu/homecoming.

Media Contact:
Joy Davis, Marketing and Communications, 910.916.8603 or davisjc@uncw.edu