Hampton, Va. – The Hampton University Office of Alumni Affairs looks to host its first ‘Weekend of Giving’ this Fall. This year’s theme, the Ultimate Blue & White Weekend, encourages alumni returning to their Home by the Sea to ‘Party with a Purpose’ for Homecoming 2016. The Office of Alumni Affairs will host a variety of events to allow alumni to raise money for student scholarships while they celebrate the relationships and memories they have gained through their time at Hampton.
University alumni, friends and supporters are challenged to raise $50,000 by attending offical Alumni Affairs events during this Weekend of Giving to support the educational endeavors of current and future Hamptonians through the general scholarship fund.
Official Weekend of Giving events include:
Friday, October 14, 2016: The Hampton Nation Homecoming Golf Classic at the Kiln Creek Golf Course (Newport News, Virginia) 7am Registration/8:30 Tee Off
Saturday, October 15, 2016: The HUYAC Biggest Day Party Ever at the HU Convocation Center (Hampton University) 4:30pm-8:30pm
Saturday, October 15, 2016: The Platinum Experience at the Hampton Roads Convention Center (Hampton, Virginia) 9:00pm-2:00am
Saturday, October 15, 2016: The True Blue Old School Cabaret at Holland Hall (Hampton University) 9:00pm-1:00am
“The future of Hampton depends on the nearly 27,000 alumni that have entered the doors of this great institution,” said Brint M. Martin, Director of Alumni Affairs. “It is the support of the Hampton family that will nuture the next generation of Hamptonians. They will stand upon our shoulders, just as our experiences were shouldered by those that came before us. This time we hope alumni will truly make their Homecoming weekend count.”
Tickets can be purchased online, at oaa.hamptonu.edu, now though Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 5:00pm.
Ticket pick up and sales will be available onsite at the Alumni Hospitality Suite Friday, October 14, 2016 at the Student Center Ballroom from 12:00pm until 6:00pm, and will resume Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 9:00am to 2:00pm at the Hampton University Convocation Center ticket window.