Penn State Altoona Homecoming 2016

With the theme of tradition and unity, Homecoming will be focused on creating fun and engaging events for the Penn State community in mid-October.

Students: Vote now for your Homecoming Queen, King, Princess, and Prince.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Calendar of Events

8:00 p.m.

Bingo with Court Talents
B-I-N-G-OOOO! You know is going to be awesome! Bring your spirit to one of Penn State Altoona’s favorite games. We will be playing five games to win awesome Penn State gear. Between each game the court will be presenting a less than two minute skit for your entertainment.

Pond View Lounge, Slep Student Center

Friday, October 14, 2016

Calendar of Events

8:00 p.m.

Women's Volleyball
Come watch the women take on Susquehanna University. Bring your spirit as you cheer them on, as this will be a match you won’t want to miss!

Adler Gymnasium

9:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Voice Singer: Kristen Merlin
Sponsored by Campus Activities Board
Mesmerizing crowds across the country, Kristen Merlin will be stopping by Penn State Altoona to share her talents of singing both country and contemporary songs. She sang with multi-platinum Country band Sugarland and placed Top 5 in Season 6 of NBC’s Emmy Award Winning show The Voice. Coffee house snacks and drinks available, while supplies last. We will have 2 $50 raffles for attendees. Attendees who stay will be entered into a raffle for one of two $50 giftcard raffles!

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Pond View Lounge, Slep Student Center

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Calendar of Events

Midnight – 1:00 a.m.

Midnight Madness
Come support the basketball teams as they host a Midnight Madness event! They will be kicking off their first official practice day with this fun event that invites you to watch a short game and a shoot-out.

Adler Gymnasium

10:00 a.m. - noon

12:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Yoga Workshop
Penn State Altoona’s Division of Education, Human Development, and Social Sciences presents a Yoga Workshop and Eyes of the Roshi Film Screening (rated R) with Grandmaster Adam Nguyen. This event is open to the public. Penn State Altoona Faculty, Staff, and Students FREE, while General Admission is $5.

Yoga Workshop: Knights of Columbus (1508 12th Avenue)

Film: Devorris Downtown Center

2:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Ice Hockey
Come support the ice hockey club and fight cancer with "Pink the Rink!" The first 45 students to sign up at a table in Hawthorn with Ice Hockey to ride the bus will receive free entry, free swag, and transportation (they will receive tickets upon getting on the bus). Regular admission is $3 for students. See the Homecoming Court in a shoot-out, as well as potentially enter one to win tickets to a Pens game or Penn State Altoona ice hockey!

Galactic Ice

9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

Homecoming Dance
Dance the night away to good music and in good company with friends. We will have a photo booth and digital graffiti wall – never before at Penn State! We will have some snack foods, including a potato bar, nachos, pretzels, and cookies. The Court will be crowned at the dance. There will be swag bags given to those who stay till the end of the event. A limit of 400 tickets will be available on first-come, first-serve basis. They are free for students.

Adler Gymnasium

Please check back for updates, as more events will be added. Contact for more information.