Edward Waters College Homecoming and 150th Anniversary Celebration

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Edward Waters College 

Homecoming Game & 150th Anniversary Celebration

​October 15, 2016



Our Mission

Now is the time for all Edward Waters College Alumni to become involved with the EWC National Alumni Association.  Whether you are a recent graduate or graduated more than fifty years ago, your importance as an Alum is of value to the EWCNAA (click here to join)

Save The Date!

President Nathaniel Glover’s Annual Alumni Reception

Kicking Off the Homecoming Weekend

Thursday, October 13, 2016

5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Adams – Jenkins Sports & Music Complex

 

RSVP by October 7, 2016:  Call 904-470-8252

Other Scheduled Alumni Homecoming Events

Friday - October 14: The “ Alumni Meet and Greet Reception” and 150th
Anniversary Banquet - DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel (Jax Airport) 2101 Dixie Clipper Road, Jacksonville, FL 32218Cost:  $60 - includes the Meet & Greet Reception, Banquet and admission to the

  • Continental Breakfast on Saturday morning. 


  • Meet & Greet & Reception from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.  


  • The 150th Anniversary Banquet starts at 7:30 p.m.  


Additional Alumni Events

Friday - October 14th
70’s & 80’s Party  8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. at The Jessie Ball DuPont Center40 East Adams Street, Jacksonville, FL  32202  Cost:  $20 Visit www.ewcroundup.com for more details.    Ticket information is forthcoming.       

Saturday - October 15th
The “Continental Breakfast on the Lawn” will start at 7:30 a.m. on the lawn of the Health Disparities Building – across from Milne Auditorium. 

Saturday - October 15th
The Homecoming Parade will begin at 10:00 a.m. 

Saturday - October 15th
The Homecoming Game will start at 3:00 p.m.,  EWC Field behind the gym.  Bring your chairs for the game.  Tailgating will be allowed.  RV’s and tailgate tents are welcomed – fees apply. 


Saturday - October 15th
​Annual Homecoming Step Show 8PM.  Adams/Jenkins (Additional Information Forthcoming)

Saturday - October 15th
The “150th Anniversary “Denim & Diamonds” Celebration - Crown Plaza Hotel-Airport. Doors open at 8:00 p.m.   Music by D.J. Mal   Cost: $30 – includes one drink and heavy hors d’oeuvres. 

Sunday - October 16th
Sunday Worship at St. Stephen AME Church, 10:00 a.m. – President Glover’s Church 913 West 5th Street, Jacksonville, FL  32209  (Corner of 5th and Davis Streets)

Host Hotel
The Doubletree by Hilton Hotel(Jacksonville Airport) is the host hotel for Homecoming. The facility offers easy access to I-95, shopping and restaurants. A special group rate is available.

You must mention Edward Waters College to receive the special room rate. 

For reservations, please call 904-741-1997 or visit JacksonvilleAirport.DoubleTree.com.
The cost is $77.00 per night for standard rooms (two double beds, queen or king). There is complimentary self-parking. 

For additional informationcontact:
Anita L. Walton,
Director of Development and Alumni Affairs
Office of Institutional Advancement
Edward Waters College
904.470.8252


Additional Information is forthcoming - Updated 9/27/2016
 

National Programs

The mission of the Edward Waters College National Alumni Association is to foster and enhance the relationship between Edward Waters College, its Alumni and friends and to support the Colleges mission as it seeks to develop excellence in scholarship, research and service for the
betterment of humanity​.

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