Monroe College Kicks Off Homecoming Week Celebrating Students and Alumni

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Monroe College announces its schedule of athletic and social events in celebration of Homecoming Week.

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This year’s theme is “Monroe Magic,” which pays tribute to the myriad ways in which Monroe College helps transform its students’ lives.

Monroe College, a national leader in educating urban and international students, today kicked off its annual Homecoming Week, a celebration of alumni accomplishment and college pride that runs through Saturday, October 22.

Homecoming Week is an annual fall tradition that brings together students, alumni, faculty, and staff in a celebration of Monroe College pride and community spirit. This year’s theme is “Monroe Magic,” which pays tribute to the myriad ways in which the College helps transform its students’ lives.

Monroe’s Homecoming Week features a number of athletic and social events, beginning today with “Meet the Mascot” photo opportunities on both campuses, a charity volleyball game, and a pep rally. The final Homecoming event is a football game against Hudson Valley Community College at home (City Park, New Rochelle) on Saturday afternoon.

The full schedule of events:

-- Tuesday, October 18
Meet the Mascot: 12:00 pm and 5:30 pm
King Hall Lobby (Bronx campus) and Main Hall Lobby (New Rochelle campus)

“Big Pink” Breast Cancer Awareness/Fundraiser Volleyball Tournament: 6:30 pm
MAC (New Rochelle campus)

Pep Rally: 9:00 pm
MAC (New Rochelle campus)

-- Wednesday, October 19
Blue and Gold Clothing Day: (all day)
(All locations)

-- Thursday, October 20
Student Homecoming Dance: 9:00 pm
Eastwood Manor

-- Friday, October 21
Glow at SkyZone Event: 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm
New Roc City complex (New Rochelle)    

-- Saturday, October 22
Pumpkin Parade and Carnival: 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
MAC (New Rochelle campus)
Open to the public / prizes given for best children’s costumes

Men’s Football game against Hudson Valley Community College: 1:30 pm
City Park (New Rochelle)    

Some homecoming events require advance registration or tickets. For more information, please contact Monroe College's Office of Alumni Relations office at 914-632-5400 ext. 6550 or monroealumni(at)

Founded in 1933, New York-based Monroe College is a nationally ranked private institution of higher learning with a real-world learning approach that prioritizes hands-on academic experiences, practical and relevant academic programs, flexible learning schedules, best-in-class instructional technologies, and committed and engaged faculty to ensure that students are well positioned for career success upon graduation. Monroe is among the leading higher education institutions in the country for graduating minority students.

Monroe College offers Certificate, Associate, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degree programs. It has campuses in the Bronx, New Rochelle, as well as in the Caribbean nation of St. Lucia, with programs offered through its Schools of Criminal Justice, Information Technology, Nursing, Education, Business & Accounting, Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts, and Allied Health, as well as through its liberal arts and continuing education programs and its King Graduate School. For more information and admissions criteria, please visit the College online.

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Jacqueline Ruegger
Monroe College, Public Affairs
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