Homecoming Week 2022 Festivities Planned, USI Community Invited to Celebrate

Southern Indiana University will host its 2022 Homecoming Week, featuring a variety of events for USI students, faculty, staff, and alumni, Monday, January 31 through Saturday, February 5. Court, will take place at 8 p.m. on Friday, February 4 at the Screaming Eagles Arena. Two Returning Majesties will be selected at the ceremony to reflect the University’s gender inclusion mission. The week ends Saturday, February 5, as ISU women’s and men’s basketball take on William Jewell College at 1 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. in Screaming Eagles Arena.

“We are hosting many student events this week to celebrate both the spirit and involvement of the school,” said Center for Campus Life program coordinator Nathan Payne. “This year also introduces a new element to Homecoming, which is a family day. We [New Student and Transitional Programs] are looking to diversify our festivities and provide more opportunities for families to come to campus and participate on Saturday, February 5.

“We are always thrilled to see alumni from near and far return to campus for Homecoming and cheer our Screaming Eagles to victory,” said Janet Johnson, director of alumni and volunteer relations at the ‘USI. “Alumni are invited to visit the USI Alumni Association table on the second level of the Screaming Eagles Arena (during return games on Saturday February 5) to catch up with classmates, meet board members, take selfies , pick up USI swag and learn more about our engaging graduate programs.

USI Homecoming is designed to build school spirit leading up to USI Basketball Homecoming games. The USI community can participate in a range of spirit-driven activities, such as choosing ingredients for an exclusive USI pizza to showcase Homecoming Week at Azzip Pizza (Pearl Drive), getting creative for the housing and residence or office door decoration. Decoration contest, pose for photos at the USI Selfie Museum and more. A complete list of 2022 Homecoming activities is available on the USI Homecoming webpage at USI.edu/homecoming.

Face coverings and physical distancing are required in all academic buildings in accordance with USI’s COVID-19 policy.

For more information on Homecoming Week 2022, contact Jennifer Garrison, Associate Director of the Center for Campus Life, at 812-465-7167

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