Alumni Events

Homecoming 2024 - Road Trip: It's all about the Journey

You're invited to join us for Homecoming 2024! This year's theme is "Road Trip: It's all about the Journey", a celebration of traveling, locations, and fun along the way towards the final destination.

Monday, February 12

Biscuits & Brew with the Alumni Crew
8:00 AM
Library Atrium
Alumni and Employee alumni are invited to join us for biscuits and brew as we kick-off Homecoming & Alumni week 2024.

Tuesday, February 13

Lifelong Learning Virtual Series
12:00 PM
Join us for a virtual lunch and learn session. This will be session two in a four part series on Alumni Wellness.

TOPIC: Mental Health and Well-Being: Beyond the Breaking Point: Crafting Compassion in Chaos, with Dr. Emily Bailey ('14)

Dr. Bailey will discuss how to prevent and respond to stress and burnout by embracing self-compassion and living a values-based life. This will emphasize practical strategies to find balance in the midst of life’s challenges and chaos. Through experiential exercises, we will seek to uncover your core values. We will explore how aligning with these values through a self-compassion lens can help guide you toward a more balanced life.

Register now for this event

Wednesday, February 14

#I Heart GCSU
2:00 PM
Front Campus & Social Media
Meet us on front campus to pick up your I Heart GCSU button and to share with us reasons why you love GCSU. Alumni are invited to post their favorite memories or reasons why they love GCSU on social media.

Friday, February 16

Alumni Association Board Meeting
1:30 PM
Old Governor's Mansion Education Room

Alumni Weekend Check-In
2:00-5:00 PM
Old Governor's Mansion Education Room Porch

Homecoming Parade & Alumni Watch Party
3:00 PM
Old Governor's Mansion Lawn
Join us on the lawn of the Old Governor's Mansion to watch the Homecoming parade, mingle with other alumni, and enjoy a midday meal. Sponsored by Amici's.

Alumni Awards Ceremony
6:00 PM Cocktail Reception
6:30 PM Awards Ceremony
Magnolia Ballroom

Milly Night Out: Reunion Edition
8:00 PM
Velvet Elvis Patio

Saturday, February 17

Alumni Weekend Check-In
10:00 AM-12:00 PM
The Depot
Alumni are invited to take tours of the Old Governor's Mansion, Andalusia and the Sallie Ellis Davis house. Tours will be offered  on Saturday, February 17, 2024 between 10:00 AM-4:00 PM, on the hour during that time. Please present your Alumni Weekend nametag for entry. We also invite you to visit the refreshed NPHC plaza near Bell Hall.

Tent City & Alumni Tailgate (Featuring Future Bobcat Den)
12:00 PM
Centennial Center Parking Lot


GCSU Basketball vs. Lander
3:30 PM (Women's Game)
5:30 PM (Men's Game)
Centennial Center