Homecoming 2014 Schedule

HomecomingHomecoming is set for the weekend of October 17-19.

More information on the homecoming schedule is coming soon. If you have any schedule additions, please email them to lisa.dilts@daa.duke.edu.


Thursday, October 16
Friday, October 17 
Saturday, October 18

= Highlight events

Thursday, October 16

5:30-7:30 p.m. | DUHLAA Conference Reception

Frederic Jameson Gallery, Friedl Building, East Campus
The Center for Latino Studies will host DUHLAA alumni and students for an informal reception. Attendees will be introduced to Claudia Milian, the new director of the Duke Center for Latino Studies.

Friday, October 17

10 a.m.-Noon | DUBAC Board Meeting [ invitation only ]

Mary Lou Williams Center, 101 Flowers Building, West Campus

10 a.m. - 4 p.m. | DUBAC Electrified Beauty Bar

Mary Lou Williams Center, 101 Flowers Building, West Campus
Complimentary makeovers, facials, and manicures using multicultural beauty products designed specifically for women of color. Reservations are required.

Noon-2 p.m. | DUHLAA Conference Lunch

Scharf Hall, Michael W. Krzyzewski Center for Academic and Athletic Excellence (next to Cameron Indoor Stadium)
This special luncheon features remarks by Maria Cardona, A.B. ’88, Principal at the Dewey Square Group (DSG) leading the Public Affairs Practice, and founder of Latinovations. Cardona is also a Democratic strategist and CNN/CNN en Español political contributor where she provides political analysis on US domestic issues.

1 p.m. - 4 p.m. | DUBAC Freestyle Friday : Homecoming Edition

Mary Lou Williams Center, 101 Flowers Building, West Campus

2:30 p.m. | DUHLAA Roundtable Discussion

Center for Multicultural Affairs, lower level, Bryan Center
DUHLAA alumni are invited to participate in this discussion with administrators, faculty, and student leaders.

3:30-4:30 p.m. | Alumni Admissions Information Session

136 Social Sciences Building, West Campus
A member of the undergraduate admissions department will explain the process and the challenges of selecting the entering class of undergraduates each year, as well as the admissions process for children and grandchildren of alumni. Carole LeVine ’86, director of the alumni admissions program, will also be on hand to answer questions.

4-5:30 p.m. | Sanford School of Public Policy Faculty Panel and Reception

Fleishman Commons, Sanford Building
Fritz Mayer will speak about the Sanford School’s Strategic Vision and Emerging New Initiatives.

4-6 p.m. | National Pan-Hellenic Council Plot Dedication

Bryan Center Garden-Level Patio
The Grand Opening of the NPHC Plot Garden will take place on the Bryan Center Garden-Level Patio immediately before the Homecoming Step Show. All are welcome to join the NPHC in celebrating this historic occasion.

4:30-6:30 p.m. | Breaking Out Exhibit Opening

Duke Chapel
The mission of the Breaking Out Project is to encourage healing through art, and counter the culture of silence that isolates, blames, and shames survivors of sexual violence. The program includes light refreshments and brief words from Chapel staff and the exhibit curator regarding the inspiration of the work.

 4:45-5:45 p.m. | BLUE DEVIL PEP RALLY

Bryan Center Plaza, West Campus
The cheerleaders are ready, the band is all warmed up, and Coach Cut is ready for his boys to “rip ‘em up, tear ‘em up, give ‘em [‘heck’] Duke!” That’s right—it’s time to show those Cavaliers who’s boss. Make sure you’re part of the official #DukeGang that comes out to show love for the Blue Devils!

4:45-7:45 p.m. | Duke University Marching Band Rehearsal and Cookout

East Campus, Adjacent to the Field Hockey Stadium
All are welcome to attend the band’s marching rehearsal located on East Campus adjacent to the field hockey stadium. An informal cookout for undergrads and DUMB alumni will follow rehearsal (which ends at 6:45), so bring blankets and lawn chairs and plan to stay for food and camaraderie. Parking is available near the Bivins and Biddle buildings.

6-8 p.m. | Honor Council Discussion

Student Life Conference Room, West Campus
Were you on the Honor Council or Conduct Board? Are you an alumni who is passionate about living a life of integrity, moral courage, and ethics? The Honor Council invites you to connect and reconnect with current members to share meaningful conversation and learn about your post-Duke experiences. Please enjoy a light dinner with us in the Student Life Conference Room, across from Red Mango in the Bryan Center.
RSVP at honorcouncilduke@gmail.com and visit sites.duke.edu/honorcouncil for more information on Honor Council.

6:30-7:30 p.m. | LGBTQ Network and Friends Reception

Perkins Library Gallery, West Campus
LGBTQ friends and alumni are invited to attend a reception to see the exhibit Queering Duke History. The Library is hosting this event and will be providing cheese and wine.

7-9 p.m. | DUHLAA Conference Dinner

Piazza Italia, 905 W Main St #18a, Durham, NC 27701

8-9:30 p.m. | The Graduate School Reception

Kirby Horton Hall and Patio, Doris Duke Center, Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Dean Paula D. McClain, Duke Alumni Affairs, and the Graduate School Board of Visitors cordially invite you to join Graduate School students and alumni for a reception preceding President and Mrs. Brodhead’s Homecoming Dance.

8-10 p.m. | National Pan-Hellenic Council Step Show

Reynolds Theater, upper level, Bryan Center
This annual event is a crowd-pleasing, foot-stomping show presented by Duke's National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC). It's not only a celebration of the proud history of each organization, but also a fundraiser that will allow the Duke NPHC to form and sustain community outreach. Tickets must be purchased through the Duke Box Office, in person or online.

8-9:30 p.m. | VIP Lounge for Alumni (early entry to President’s Homecoming Dance)

Tent outside of Wilson Gym, Krzyzewskiville Quad
Duke alumni are invited to enjoy VIP status at the annual President’s Homecoming Dance; meet up with your group/friends/classmates before the crowds descend at 9:30 p.m.—nosh, sip a beverage, and get your Homecoming 2014 weekend off to a festive start!

 9:30 p.m. - 1 a.m. | President Brodhead’s Homecoming Dance

Wilson Basketball Court and Tent on Krzyzewskiville Quad
This highlight event takes place in the Wilson gym basketball court and under a giant tent on K-ville Quad… a true Duke tradition not to be missed! Light reception fare, beverages, a live band, and student performers add to the festive atmosphere.

**All guests must enter the dance from the tent on Krzyzewskiville Quad on the side closest to Cameron (just in front of the Wilson Center); walkway from IM Building to Wilson will be closed.

Tent on Krzyzewskiville Quad and Wilson Gym, West Campus

11 p.m. - 2 a.m. | Zeta Phi Beta Step Show After Party

Penn Pavilion, West Campus

Saturday, October 18

9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. | Chi Omega Alumni Breakfast

302A Anderson Street, Central Campus

10 a.m. | Alumni Leadership Awards Lunch [Invitation Only]

Hart House, Residence of President and Mrs. Brodhead (2324 Duke University Road)
After enjoying lunch together, President Brodhead will honor the 2014 Charles A. Dukes award winners, 2014 Beyond Duke Service and Leadership award winners, and the 2014 Forever Duke award winners.

 10:30 a.m. | Duke Alumni Association Pregame Celebration

Hall of Honor and Patio, adjacent to upper concourse of Cameron Indoor Stadium
Get ready for some football at the DAA pre-game gathering. The DAA will provide the food, beverages (beer, sodas, water) and fun for the whole family, including face painting, a photo booth, and a balloon artist It’s also a great place to meet up with members of your affinity group: sign your group up here, and we’ll provide a meet-up area—and a banner to help group members find each other. Don’t miss this pre-game tradition!

Participating affinity groups include:
Benjamin N. Duke Scholarship Alumni, Classes of '81-'84 Cluster Reunion, DUBAC, DUHLAA, DukeEngage, Delta Gamma Alumni, Kappa Alpha Theta Alumni, Duke Interfraternity Council Alumni, Duke LGBT Network, Duke Band Alumni Association, First Year Reunion (Class of 2014), Neuroscience and the Robertson Scholars Leadership Program

10 a.m.- Noon | LGBT Network Stakeholder Meeting

Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, upper level, Bryan Center

11 a.m. | Delta Gamma 75th Anniversary Celebration Luncheon

R. David Thomas Executive Conference Center, Science Drive, West Campus
Beta Theta chapter of Delta Gamma celebrates the 75th anniversary of the original founding of the chapter in 1939. After lunch, alumnae will have the opportunity to tour the chapter housing on Central Campus.

12:30 p.m. | Duke Football vs. University of Virginia

Wallace Wade Stadium
Cheer for football and Coach Cutcliffe when the Blue Devils take to the gridiron against the University of Virginia’s Cavaliers in Wallace Wade Stadium.

4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.| DUBAC Town Hall Meeting

Mary Lou Williams Center, 101 Flowers Building, West Campus

6 p.m. - 8 p.m. | DUBAC "Make the Connection" Students and Alumni Networking Event

Mary Lou Williams Center, 101 Flowers Building, West Campus

8:30 p.m.-Midnight | Duke Band Alumni Association Party

Dining Room (“Blue Express”) in the Levine Science Research Center
After the game, join DUMBlings past and present for a party! All current DUMB members and DUMB alumni (and their guests) are invited. Previous directors Paul Bryan, Jim Henry, and Neil Boumpani will be in attendance. The evening will include the ticket raffle drawing for the 2014 fundraising efforts.

10 p.m. | Class of 2014 “Saturday Night at Sati’s”

Satisfaction Restaurant and Bar, 905 W Main St #37, Durham, NC 27701
Join the Class of 2014 at Sati’s for karaoke and drink specials!

Sunday, October 19

9 a.m. - Noon | Duke University Union Alumni Brunch

Duke Coffeehouse, East Campus
Live jazz, free brunch, and great company! Please email duualumni@gmail.com with any questions about this event.