By Caroline Ryan
Homecoming activities kick off this Thursday, Oct. 12.T here will be many events for students and alumni to attend.
The Bleachers concert at the Tilles Center begins the festivities on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. The opening band will feature Post alumni in Fox Hollow, followed by Bleachers, an indie pop genre featuring producer and singer, Jack Anto . To purchase tickets, visit the Tilles Center box office or Tillescenter.org. Student tickets are $15 with LIU Post ID.
The School of Health Professions and Nursing will host a ribbon cutting to launch the grand opening of the Interprofessional Simulation Center located in Pell Hall, room 270. The event, on Saturday, Oct. 14, is free for all attendees. To register visit, https://community. liu.edu/2017phcregistration
The homecoming football game will take place on Saturday, Oct. 14. The Pioneers will face Southern Connecticut State University at 1 p.m. A carnival and tailgate party will begin in front of Pratt at 11 a.m.
To wrap up homecoming weekend, there will be a historical lecture and campus tour followed by breakfast on Sunday, Oct. 15 at 10 a.m. in the Winnick House – Great Hall. Rita Langdon, Executive Director of Operations & Strategic Partnerships, will be the guest speaker. Fee is $10. To register for the event visit https:// community.liu.edu/2017phcregistration
Alumni will have a chance to visit and attend a pre-show wine tasting and a Blondie concert. The wine tasting event will be at 6 p.m. on Oct, 13 in the Winnick House – Great Hall. Fee is $20. The Blondie concert will follow the wine tasting at 8 p.m. at the Tilles Center. Tickets are $45 or $60, depending on seating.
Alumni Athletic Games: All alumni athletes are invited to participate in a scrimmage game for the following sports, M\W lacrosse, softball, baseball, M\W basketball and women’s volleyball on Saturday, Oct.14 at 11 a.m. Location varies based on sports games. Free admission.
To register visit https:// community.liu.edu/2017posthomecoming
The WCWP alumni association will be hosting a BBQ after the homecoming game. The BBQ will begin at 5 p.m. at the Abrams Communication Center behind Hillwood Commons. Alumni are asked to give $20.18 in honor of the senior class. To register visit https:// community.liu.edu/2017phcregistration