Georgia College Homecoming 2021

Homecoming will take place from April 19 - 24. From the Homecoming Court to cheering on the Bobcats, there's plenty of activities for all to enjoy.
Logo for Homecoming 2021 at Georgia College, Diners, Drive-Ins and Diamonds

You're invited to join us for Homecoming 2021! This year's theme is Diners, Drive-Ins, and Diamonds. Homecoming festivities kick-off on Monday, Apr. 19. From cheering on the Bobcats to announcing the Homecoming Court, there will be a lot of fun and exciting activities for all ages to participate in. 

two female students pose for a photo at Homecoming 2019.

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Document the fun times, reflect on the memories, and archive the occasion with the hashtag: #GCHC21

 

Learn More about This week's Events

Events

Monday

8:00 a.m. - Office Decorating Contest Begins

8:00 a.m. -  Paws on a Cause Dog House Decorating Contest Begins

7:00 p.m. - Think Fast Trivia, Magnolia Ballroom

 

Tuesday

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Be The Match Campaign, Location TBD

8:00 p.m. - CAB Drive-In Movie , West Campus Parking Lot

 

Wednesday

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Be The Match Campaign, Location TBD

12:00 p.m. - Homecoming Candidate Voting Begins

7:00 p.m. - RSA Carnival, West Campus Parking Lot

 

Thursday

Time TBD - Various RSO Programming, Location TBD

 

Friday

12:00 p.m. - Homecoming Candidate Voting Ends

3:30 p.m. - Homecoming Parade

6:00 p.m. - Baseball vs. Augusta, John Kurtz Field

8:30 p.m. - Live Performance (Blanton Reed Band), West Campus Intramural Fields

 

Saturday

9:00 a.m. - Homecoming 5k, West Campus

Sign up to run in the 5k

11:00 a.m. - Homecoming Candidate Brunch, Old Governor's Mansion (Invite Only)

  • Homecoming King and Queen and Duke and Duchess will be announced at brunch

1:00 p.m. - Baseball vs. Augusta, John Kurtz Field

4:00 p.m. - Baseball vs. Augusta, John Kurtz Field

Additional Information

Alumni

Register for Alumni Events

ALUMNI EVENTS

Monday April 19

  • Alumni Homecoming Event Box
    • Want some GC Swag to enhance your virtual experience? Purchase an Alumni Homecoming Event Box! You will receive a GC branded water bottle, baseball jersey towel and a hand fan for just $10. Those who purchase an event box will have the option to pick up their box from the Summerlin House or have it mailed to them with free shipping. Show your Bobcat Pride and purchase an Alumni Homecoming Event Box by Thursday, April 15!
  • Thunder's Run to Home Plate: A Virtual 5K
    • The Georgia College Alumni Association is excited to bring you Thunder's Run to Home Plate: A Virtual 5k. Participating is easy! Simply complete your registration, run the specified distance (3.1 miles) between April 19 and 24. You can submit your time by emailing a photo to Assistant Director of Alumni Awards, Reunions & Collaborations, Tre' Juan Johnson at trejuan.johnson@gcsu.edu. No crowds, no waking up at dawn to find parking, no rushing to get to the start line on time and no worrying about bad weather at race time! All participants will receive a t-shirt, and the top five participants will receive additional prizes. Race Registration will be open until 5pm on April 22.
  • Taste of Milledgeville, A Virtual Series 7:00 p.m.
    • The GC Young Alumni Council is excited to host their annual Homecoming event with a bit of a twist this year! Alumna and Executive Director of the Milledgeville Visitor's Bureau, Rebekah Snider '06, will lead us in an experience we have never witnessed before with some of our Milledgeville favorites. Join us as we learn the history of a few Milledgeville eateries and how they make some of their famous dishes we know and love. Make sure to register for the virtual premier of this event and enter for a chance to receive one of our raffle prizes. We will broadcast two episodes throughout Homecoming Week, April 19-24. Winners of the raffle will be announced at the end of each episode. The restaurants and the exact date of the Taste of Milledgeville Series will be announced soon!

Wednesday April 21

  • LGBTQ+ Alumni Council Meet & Greet 6:00 p.m.
    • Alumni, friends and students are invited to attend the LGBTQ+ Alumni Council's Virtual Meet & Greet on Wednesday, April 21 at 6 pm. Guests will have an opportunity to meet the Council's Executive Committee, network with fellow alumni and students, and discuss opportunities for the LGBTQ+ Alumni Council to make an impact on campus. We will also have a few surprise guests pop in, so you will not want to miss this event! The Zoom link to attend the event will be located in your confirmation email.

Thursday April 22

  • Legends of Honors Series: Dr. Ken Saladin, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
    • Dr. Ken Saladin discusses "The Evolution-Creationism Controversy: A Multifaceted Honors Colloquium" as part of the Honors College's Legends of Honor Series. The link to the event will be located in the confirmation email.

Friday April 23

  • GC African American Alumni Council Virtually Presents A Night Under the Stars: Our Strength Has Been Renewed 7:00 p.m.
    • Colonial and Bobcat Nation, you are cordially invited to the GC African American Alumni Council's Annual A Night Under the Stars Gala on Friday, April 23. Join us virtually to mingle and enjoy the talents and performances of the Georgia College Voices of Joy and fellow Alumni. During this event, we will auction off prizes to raise funds for AAAC Scholarships, highlight our Promise Keepers and Dr. Helen Hill Scholarship recipients, and honor this year's recipients of the AAAC Trailblazer Dove and Keepers of the Promise Awards. Please RSVP by Monday, April 19. The Zoom link to attend the event will be located in your confirmation email. Business attire is required.
Contact

Have a question? Email homecoming@gcsu.edu.

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Still not sure about coming back? See some of the sites and sounds from last year's Homecoming celebration, The Golden Twenties.