Homecoming 2019: ROWDY AND PROUD!
September 30th– October 6th
MSU Denver's Homecoming has officially moved from spring to fall! Homecoming is a weeklong celebration of MSU Denver. Each year, we promote Roadrunner pride with fun activities, programs, and athletic events.
Schedule of Events:
Monday, September 30th
Kickoff Celebration & Pancake Breakfast
Open to all MSU Denver students, faculty, staff and alumni.
9-11am | Tivoli Turnhalle
Tuesday, October 1st
Women Leaders in Business Panel Discussion
Join members of MSU Denver's board of trustees for a discussion about their path in the business world. This discussion will be available online.
11am | Online | Register
Rowdy Through the Decades
Let’s celebrate the Rowdy & Proud history of MSU Denver through the decades. This student social will include music, free swag and food. This will be a fun opportunity to share what makes YOU a Rowdy & Proud Roadrunner.
12:30-3:30pm | Tivoli Turnhalle
Wednesday, October 2nd
Keynote Speaker: Chris Mosier
Chris Mosier is a trailblazing hall of fame triathlete, All-American Duathlete, and a 6-time member of Team USA. In 2015, he became the first known transgender man to make a men's US National Team and was the catalyst for change for the International Olympic Committee policy on transgender athletes. In 2016, he was sponsored by Nike and featured in his own Nike commercial which debuted in prime time in Rio Olympics and was the first trans athlete in the ESPN Body Issue. His website Transathlete.com is widely regarded as the go-to source for policy and information on transgender people in sport
11am | Tivoli Turnhalle
Thursday, October 3rd
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Gina Garcia
Dr. Gina Ann Garcia is an Associate Professor in the Department of Administrative and Policy Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. She will be giving a public lecture on issues of equity and justice in higher education with an emphasis on three core areas: Hispanic Serving Institutions, Latinx college students, and race and racism in higher education. Join the Center for Multicultural Excellence and Inclusion (CMEI) in exploring the ways that HSIs are re-framing what it means to serve Latinx college students.
9am | St. Cajetan's
Video Game & Movie Night
Join Campus Recreation and Student Activities for a video game night that includes an eSports tournament followed by a movie night.
4pm | Tivoli Turnhalle
Friday, October 4th
Come to the Regency Athletic Complex for a tailgate party before the home soccer games! There will be yard games and a live band! Students and Alumni are invited to participate in the students vs. alumni kickball game at 2pm.
1 p.m. | Regency Athletic Complex
Women's Soccer vs. Dixie State
4 p.m. | Regency Athletic Complex
Men's Soccer vs. South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
6:30 p.m. | Regency Athletic Complex
Women's Volleyball vs. Colorado Mesa
7p.m. | Auraria Event Center
Saturday, October 5th
Alumni Awards Brunch
Help us recognize our 2019 alumni award winners. Awards include: 2019 Alumni Philanthropist of the Year; 10 Under 10 Alumni Awards; and the 2019 Distinguished Alumni/a Awards.
11 a.m. | Spring Hill Suites at MSU Denver | RSVP
Roadrunners Athletics Hall of Fame Banquet
Join us as we celebrate the 2019 Hall of Fame inductees: Stefani Allison (volleyball), Steven Emory (men's soccer), Nancy Kogle (softball) and the 2007 men's soccer team. Read more.
6:30 p.m. | Spring Hill Suites at MSU Denver | RSVP
Sunday, October 6th
Women's Soccer vs. Westminster
12 p.m. | Regency Athletic Complex
Men's Soccer vs. Colorado School of Mines
2:30 p.m. | Regency Athletic Complex
*All men's and women's soccer alumni and their families are invited to the games for a social.