– From ‘Paint your Ride with Maverick Pride’ to a chili cook-off to a basketball
game, this year’s homecoming festivities are sure to unite students, faculty,
staff and alumni in a special way at UT Arlington.
is a time to celebrate for UT Arlington students, alumni and our supporters,” said Frank Lamas,
vice president of Student Affairs at The University of Texas at Arlington. “The
College Park Center opening was a tremendous success, and we fully expect
homecoming to shine an even bigger spotlight on the great things taking shape
here in Maverick Country.”
the first time in school history, homecoming will include The Festival on the
Plaza, a street party featuring food, music, activities, a pep rally and an
all-new homecoming parade.
Malone, executive director of the UT Arlington Alumni Association, said the
event will be unlike anything alums have experienced.
“The celebration will be a true testament of the commitment of the
University to keep the alumni involved and connected,” Malone said.
week kicks off with a residence hall decorating contest Thursday, Feb. 9, and wraps
up with the homecoming king and queen coronation Saturday, Feb. 11.
men’s basketball team will host Texas State at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at
College Park Center, 601 S. Pecan St.
The free, general
admission tickets have all been claimed, but premium seats are still available for sale by calling 817-272-5706. Check www.utatickets.com or the College Park Center box office for turn-back tickets and other seating availability.
- Paint your Ride with Maverick Pride,
noon Feb. 9, Arlington Hall Turn-around, 600 S. Pecan St.
- Homecoming Step Show-Breaking the Stage, 7
p.m. Feb. 9, Texas Hall, 701 W. Nedderman Drive
- The Bash, for
one night, 9 p.m. Feb. 10, College Park Center will turn into the biggest
nightclub in town. College Park Center, 601 S. Pecan St.
- Chili Cook-Off,
noon Feb. 10, E. H. Hereford University Center Mall, 300 W. First St.
- Homecoming Golf Tournament, 8
a.m. Feb. 11, Mansfield National Golf Club, 3750 National Parkway, Mansfield.
- Movin’ Mavs Alumni Basketball Game, 1
p.m. Feb. 11, Maverick Activities Center, 500 W. Nedderman Drive.
on the Plaza, 3:30 p.m. Feb. 11, Pecan Street.
www.uta.edu/homecoming for the full Maverick Homecoming 2012 schedule.
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