Homecoming 2021

Thank you to all that joined us for Homecoming!

Here are a few pictures from our Distinguished Alumni Award ceremony for
The Honorable Bud L. Williams '73.

Distinguished Alumnus award winner Bud L. Williams '73 and nominator Mike O'Rourke '73
Bud Williams '73
Associate Director of Alumni Relations Ryan Meersman introducing at the Distinguished Alumni Award ceremony
WSU President Linda Thompson speaking at the Distinguished Alumni Award ceremony
WSU President Linda Thompson speaking at the Distinguished Alumni Award ceremony
Bud Williams speaking
Bud Williams thanking his friends and family
Distinguished Alumnus Award winner Bud Williams speaking to a student
Bud Williams speaking to a student
Bud Williams speaking to a student, with President Thompson looking on
Bud Williams accepting a gift from WSU's Urban Ed students
Bud Williams with family and friends

Pictures from Homecoming at Gameside coming soon!

Friday, October 15

4:00pm- Alumni Poetry Reading with the Department of English
Arno Maris Art Gallery
Ely Campus Center, 2nd Level

To attend via Zoom Register Here

6:00pm- Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony
Scanlon Banquet Hall
Register Here

Saturday, October 16

Day Time Events

11:00am - Distinguished Alumnus Award Ceremony: The Honorable Bud L. Williams, '73
Peter Mazza Student Government Room 
Ely Campus Center, Lower Level

11am - Men's Soccer at Alumni Field vs Bridgewater State

1-5pm - Join us at Game Side (far end zone of Alumni field)

  • $5 for online registration, $2 for Lifetime Owls, $10 day of for everyone
  • Entry is free for class of 2020 and 2021 (must sign up ahead of time)!
  • Current students who are 21+ enter free!
  • Enjoy great food and beverages for purchase through Westfield State Dining. There will be specialty burgers and sandwiches, fall favorite snacks, soda, water, beer, and much more!
  • Lawn games galore: Compete in the corn hole game tournament for a chance to win your own Westfield State corn hole set!
  • Try your chance at winning a T Shirt during Trivia!
  • Class year reunion tables for years ending in 0, 1, 5, & 6. Contact us today.

2pm - Westfield State Football vs UMass Dartmouth

Bring a non-perishable item for our Common Goods Food Pantry.  Bring an item to donate and receive a raffle ticket!  Bring 5 items and receive 2 raffle tickets, 10 or more items and receive 5 raffle tickets. Win Westfield State SWAG!

 

Evening Event

Join all your friends in the Scanlon Banquet Hall for a multiyear reunion event. Remember living there, or somewhere else on campus? What a great place and time to reconnect.

7-11pm

  • $10 for online registration, $7 for Lifetime Owls, $15 at the door for everyone
  • Entry is free for class of 2020 and 2021 (must sign up ahead of time)!
  • DJ BOOGY, Kashawn Harris '13 will play from 7- 8pm, and again from 9:30 - 11:00pm
  • Alumnus "Just George" will rock the house from 8 - 9:30pm
  • Appetizers and other snacks from Westfield State Dining
  • Cash bar with beer, wine, soda, and water
  • Reunion tables for years ending in 0, 1, 5, & 6. Get 10 or more people from your class year for a reserved table. Come early and decorate! Contact us today.

Other Information

HOTELS

The Hampton Inn, Westfield (formerly the Holiday Inn Express). Located right off the Mass Pike, A block of rooms has been reserved for October 15 and 16. the Westfield State rate is $99/ night for two queen beds or a king. $109/ night for a larger room including a pull out bed. Please call the front desk directly at 413-564-6900. 

Quality Inn & Suites, 2 Southampton Rd, Westfield (right off the Mass Pike exit). A block of rooms has been reserved for October 15 and 16. The Westfield State Homecoming rate is $115/night for a 1 King bed room, and $125 for 2 queen beds. Call (413) 572-0663 or (413) 568-2821 by September 22!

TRANSPORTATION

For the Scanlon Hall event on the evening of October 16, a shuttle will be available to and from the hotel to Scanlon. 

QUESTIONS?

Contact the alumni office at (413) 572-8652 or alumni@westfield.ma.edu 

For current COVID-19 protocols, click here.

Ticket registrations for Homecoming events are nonrefundable. 

SPONSORS

A special thank you to our Homecoming 2021 Sponsors! 

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Pre-registration has ended, tickets available Saturday at the ticket booth.  See you there!

Would you like to sponsor future events? Contact us at alumni@westfield.ma.edu 

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