Schedule of Activities
Theme: Purple Pride Let It Ride
Sunday, October 31st
10:00 a.m. Worship at the church of your choice.
2:00 p.m. Wiley vs. Philander Smith Basketball Game, Alumni Gymnasium
The women and men Wildcats will take on Philander in this pre-homecoming showdown.
(General Admission: $6; Faculty & Staff: $5; Students: $4; Wiley College Students: Free)
6:00 p.m. Wiley Style Sunday’s Best, Julius S. Scott Sr. Chapel
Gospel talent search.
Monday, November 1st
2:00 p.m. Homecoming Door Decorating Judging, Campus-wide
All buildings and doors on the campus should be decorated for Homecoming.
6:00 p.m. Clash of the “Classes” Basketball Championship, Alumni Gym
The championship game culminates a tournament comprised of teams from each class fielding
their own all-star basketball teams.
TBA Freshman Class Activity, Location TBD
The freshman class will present its own unique Homecoming event.
Tuesday, November 2nd
11:00 a.m. Chapel Services, Julius S. Scott, Sr. Chapel
1:00 p.m. The Wiley Challenge, Julius S. Scott, Sr. Chapel
A mini version of the Honda All-Star Challenge Bowl, an academic competition.
6:00 p.m. Queen’s Dinner, Pemberton Community Service Center (by invitation only)
All campus queens representing various divisions and units across campus will attend this
celebratory dinner honoring Miss Wiley 2009-2010, Miss Nyelle Kelley.
TBA Sophomore Class Activity, Location TBD
The sophomore class will present its own unique Homecoming event.
Wednesday, November 3rd
12:00 p.m. Taste of Wiley, Hodge Center
Faculty, staff and students will serve their favorite recipes during the Campus “pot luck” lunch.
Everyone is invited to attend this annual taste tempting event. (faculty, staff and students: $2)
3:00 p.m. East Texas Flag Football Classic, Football Field
An opportunity for football enthusiasts to brush up on their football skills.
9:00 p.m. Student Union Game Night, Fred T. Long Student Union Building
Faculty, staff and students will gather to participate in board games, card games, bowling,
dominos and a pool tournament. A great time for fellowship and friendly competition.
Thursday, November 4th
TBA Junior Class Activity, Location TBD
The junior class will present its own unique Homecoming event.
TBA Senior Class Activity, Location TBD
The senior class will present its own unique Homecoming event.
Friday, November 5th
11:00 a.m. Alumni Day Convocation, Julius S. Scott, Sr. Chapel
This annual event will feature outstanding Alumnus.
12:15 p.m. Fashion Show Luncheon, Hodge Center
This annual event will feature fashions modeled by members of the Wiley College
family. Lunch is included with each ticket purchase. (Admission $15)
12:30 p.m. Pep Rally (campus grounds in front of the Fred T. Long Student Union Building Cafeteria)
Show your support for the Wiley College Wildcats during this campus-wide pep rally.
5:00 p.m. Wiley vs. Texas Wesleyan Volleyball Game, Alumni Gymnasium
The women Wildcats will take on Texas Wesleyan in this homecoming volleyball showdown.
7:00 p.m. Miss Wiley Coronation, The Lawn
This annual event is the formal coronation ceremony for the 2010-2011 Miss Wiley College and
her inner court. Campus queens will don their finest gowns to honor the new Miss Wiley.
8:15 p.m. Miss Wiley Coronation Reception, Hodge Center
A reception honoring Miss Wiley College and her inner court will be held immediately following
the coronation, ceremony.
9:00 p.m. Alumni Mixer, OS2
Welcoming mixer for returning Alumni and friends. (General Admission: $5)
10:00 p.m. Student Party, Alumni Gymnasium
Pre-Homecoming game party with a surprise DJ.
(General Admission: $20, Wiley College Students: $10)
Saturday, November 6th
3:00 a.m. Sunrise Breakfast, Fred T. Long Student Union Building Dining Hall
Get up early or stay up all night to have an early breakfast prior to Saturday’s activities.
(Non-residential Students and General Public: $5)
7:00 a.m. Alumni Golf Tournament, Oak Lawn Golf Club, State Hwy 80 West, Marshall, TX
The annual three-man scramble is for alumni, faculty and staff golfers. ($50 per golfer)
8:00 a.m. High School Day, Hodge Center
Area high school students will have a unique opportunity to experience Wiley College.
10:00 a.m. Homecoming Parade
The annual Homecoming Parade will feature floats, classic cars, marching bands, riding clubs
and campus queens. Line-up will begin at 9:00 a.m. at the Hodge Center.
11:00 a.m. Wiley vs. Bacone Volleyball Game, Alumni Gymnasium
The women Wildcats will take on Southwest Assemblies of God in this homecoming volleyball showdown.
(General Admission: $2, Wiley College Students: Free)
2:30 p.m. Wildcats Homecoming Basketball Game, Alumni Gymnasium
The women and men Wildcats will take on Tougaloo College Bulldogs in this homecoming showdown.
(General Admission: $8, Wiley College Students: $5)
6:30 p.m. Greek Reception, Wiley-Pemberton Complex Community Services Center
This reception is specifically hosted for Greek alumni to remember the good ‘ole days.
9:00 p.m. President’s Blues Concert, East Texas Conference Center
President Haywood L. Strickland invites everyone to join him for this annual event featuring nationally
renown recoding artists Floyd Taylor with opening act Mamasita. Tickets are available at the Wiley College
Business Office. ($30 advance, $35 at the door and $350 for a table of ten)
10:00 p.m. Student Homecoming Dance, Alumni Gymnasium
The annual student homecoming dance ($5 for Wiley students w/ID, $20 off-campus visitors)
Sunday, November 7th
6:00 p.m. Gospel Concert