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GRU to celebrate Homecoming, Feb.16-21

Georgia Regents University will celebrate Homecoming Feb. 16-21 with a week-long celebration for students and alumni.

Prowl’d to be a Jaguar is the theme for this year’s celebration, which includes the Jaguar Jam tailgate and bonfire, a virtual scavenger hunt, and a variety show.

Highlighting this year’s events will be the CBS Sports Network  televised game between the GRU men’s basketball team and Lander University at noon Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 from GRU’s Christenberry Fieldhouse.

The National Collegiate Athletic Association will live stream the game on NCAA.com and the NCAA Sports mobile app.

To make sure alumni  and Jaguar fans living in Savannah and Atlanta get in on the action, GRU will be hosting two Alumni Basketball Watch Parties in those cities from 11:30a.m.- 2:30 p.m.

In Savannah, the game will be aired at B & D Burgers  Bar and Grill located at 209 W. Congress Street and, for those in Atlanta,  the program will be shown in Taco Mac on 685 Crossville Rd. Ste. 146 in Roswell, Ga. To RSVP for for these parties, email alumni@gru.edu or call 706-737-1759.

For the latest GRU Homecoming information, visit gru.edu/students/homecoming

View a complete list of Homecoming Week events below:

Monday, Feb.16- Wednesday, Feb. 18

The GRU Race

Students will participate in a virtual scavenger hunt. Email gruhomecoming@gru.edu for more information.

 

Monday, Feb. 16

Wear GRU, Get Food

11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Jaguar Student Activities Center Ballroom (Summerville campus)

All students wearing GRU clothing or school colors will receive free food and have a chance to participate in other interactive events throughout the JSAC.

 

 Tuesday, Feb. 17

Karaoke Day

11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Jaguar Student Activities Center Breezeway (Summerville campus).

GRU students will be lip syncing their favorite songs.

 

 Wednesday, Feb. 18

GRU vs. Francis Marion Basketball Game

5:30 p.m. women’s game; 7:30 p.m. men’s game

Christenberry Fieldhouse (Forest Hills campus)

 

Thursday, Feb. 19

Variety Show

7:30-9:30 p.m. in the Lee Auditorium (Health Sciences campus)

GRU students will showcase their talents through lip syncing, dancing, and acting.

 

Friday, Feb. 20

Jaguar Jam

7-9 p.m. in the Christenberry Fieldhouse Lot (Rain location: Christenberry Fieldhouse Mezzanines)

The GRU community will enjoy an evening of food and live entertainment around a bonefire.

Admission is $5 or free with two canned food items.

 

Saturday, Feb.21

GRU vs. Lander University Basketball Game

Noon men’s game; 1:30 p.m. women’s game.

 Men’s Halftime: Induction ceremony for new recruits and a reading of the “Soldier’s Creed”

Women’s Halftime: Court coronation ceremony and Pass the Paw award recipients announced. 

Christenberry Fieldhouse (Forest Hills Campus)

 

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