University Hosting First Virtual Homecoming This Saturday

University Hosting First Virtual Homecoming This Saturday

Amidst the tentative plans of what spring 2021 semester looks like for University of Redlands staff and students, the cancellation of spring study abroad programs, and a growing list of virtual university-hosted events, U of R Homecoming weekend is following suit of adapting to the times and will be going virtual for 2020.

U of R Homecoming 2020 will be hosted on Saturday, Oct. 24, and features a variety of virtual speakers, events, and activities for students and alumni alike. Club and organization meet-ups will create space for alumni reconnection, university student theatre productions will be hosted via Zoom, Drag Bingo hosted by U of R Pride Center offers a classic bingo experience with a fun (and educational) twist, and much more — all from a distance.

In addition to student and alumni-run events and activities, the university will be hosting two featured convocation speakers.

From 3:00-4:00 p.m., you can tune into mental health speaker and best-selling author Mike Veny’s convocation “on staying positive through various ages and challenges throughout life.”

And from 4:00-5:00 p.m., you can join Professor Janee Both-Gragg in “Coping with Covid” for a convocation speaker debrief and a discussion led by MGSA member Natalie Carlson.

More information on U of R 2020 Homecoming weekend, including the full schedule and how to register, can be found here.