Homecoming Event Schedule

All events are free unless a cost is noted. All events are hosted on the NC Wesleyan main campus unless an alternate address is provided. For specific event details, please email the individual listed as the main contact.  

Thursday, September 28

7:00 PM- Gospel Choir Reunion: Worship Service

  • Location: Church on the Rise, 3520 Bishop Rd., Rocky Mount, NC 27804
  • Cost: $5.00- NCWC students are free (All proceeds given to Voices of Triumph, COTR and the NCWC Alumni Association)
  • Brief Description: Come kick-off the 2017 Homecoming festivities with a time of worship, led by the beautiful Voices of Triumph.
  • Contact: Scott Cooper ’11 at s.coop80@yahoo.com

Friday, September 29

12:30 PM- Alumni Golf Outing

  • Location: Belmont Lake Golf Club, 201 Belmont Lake Dr. Rocky Mount, NC 27804
  • Cost: $35 per person and please pay at the Club prior to teeing off
  • Brief Description: Tee times have been reserved starting at 12:30 PM. Teams will be placed on the course according to the email registrations received.
  • Contact: Traditional Alumni: Eddie Coats ‘87- ecoats@ncwc.edu  Baseball Alumni: Greg Clark-gclark@ncwc.edu

6:00 PM- Nu Gamma Phi Meet and Greet Dinner Reunion

Contact: Ed Taylor ‘73 at egt51@yahoo.com or Steve Brown ‘80 at blkbeard48@yahoo.com or 919-218-9973 for more information and registration.

6:00 PM- Alumni Reunion

  • Location: The Rocky Mount Mills, 1151 Falls Rd., Rocky Mount, NC 27804
  • Cost: Complimentary appetizers will be available from 6:00-7:00 PM
  • Brief Description: Come see the transformation of the Mills while enjoying a family fun atmosphere with your fellow Battling Bishops!  Wear your NCWC gear and win alumni prizes!
  • Contact: Rebekah Cain ‘13 rcain@ncwc.edu

7:30 PM- The Unexpected Boys

  • Location: The Dunn Center for the Performing Arts- Minges Auditorium
  • Brief Description: Oh, What a Night you will experience as this fabulous tribute to Frankie Valli rolls into The Dunn. Go ahead and expect The Unexpected Boys to razzle dazzle with the likes of Big Girls Don’t Cry and other great hits from The Four Seasons. And while you’re at it, also expect that you’re in store for a truly incredible Dunn deal!
  • Cost: Alumni Tickets are $15.00: to order your tickets, contact The Dunn Center of the Performing Arts – 252-985-5197.

7:30 PM- Dinner of Champions: Baseball Reunion

  • Location: The Main Course, 201 Belmont Club Way, Rocky Mount, NC 27804
  • Brief Description: Enjoy a wonderful dinner with your fellow Baseball Alumni.
  • Contact baseball alumni- Zach Alexander ‘13- zalexander@ncwc.edu

8:00-10:00 PM- Bishop Bowling Night

  • Location: Bowling Center, 3250 N Church St, Rocky Mount, NC 27804
  • Cost: Mention the NCWC Homecoming Rate– $5.00 per game (Shoes Included)
  • Brief Description: Come battle it out with your fellow Bishops!
  • Contact: Scott Cooper ’11 at s.coop80@yahoo.com

9:00 PM- Alumni Awards Reception

  • Location: The Carlton Board Room- Dunn Center
  • Cost: Complimentary desserts and beverages provided
  • Brief Description: Come join your fellow Alumni as we celebrate the Award Recipients
  • Contact: Rebekah Cain ‘13 rcain@ncwc.edu

9:00 PM- Bishop Bonfire

  • Location: Gateway Field-Front of NCWC Campus
  • Cost: Free, if you would like s’mores please bring supplies for you and your family
  • Brief Description: Join the student body for a fun night around the campfire.
  • Contact: Rebekah Cain ‘13 rcain@ncwc.edu

Saturday, September 30

8:00-9:00 AM- Alumni Association Meeting (open to all Alumni)

  • Location: Taylor Center Conference Room
  • Brief Description: Enjoy breakfast and see what the Alumni Association is doing in your area!
  • Contact: Rebekah Cain‘13 – rcain@ncwc.edu

9:00-11:00 AM- Alumni Brunch Meet & Greet and Campus Tour

  • Location: Rachel T. Dix Bookstore
  • Brief Description: Enjoy brunch in the bookstore, take a moment to see the wonderful changes on campus, take a tour and update your contact information. Update or confirm your contact information and receive 20% off your purchase! Be sure to stock up on your NCWC apparel.
  • Contact: Marcus Rich ‘08 – mrich@ncwc.edu

9:00 AM-12:00 Noon- Mims Gallery- Art Exhibit

  • Brief Description: Gayle Blackerby – “Abstract Paintings”
  • Location: Dunn Center for the Performing Arts

9:00 AM- Baseball Alumni Reunion/Game

  • Location: Bauer Field
  • Contact: Zach Alexander ’13-  zalexander@ncwc.edu

10:00 AM- Softball Alumni Reunion/Game

  • Location: Edge Field
  • Contact: John Brackett ‘88– jbrackett@ncwc.edu

11:00 AM-12:30 PM- Battling Bishop Blast

  • Location: Bishop Stadium-the RMT Sports Complex, 600 Independence Dr., Rocky Mount, NC
  • Cost: FREE Admission, Food and Drinks are available for purchase
  • Brief Description: Before kickoff join this family affair, as we have a blast! Wear your Wesleyan gear and enjoy bounce houses, corn hole, ice cream, funnel cakes and Webby’s Shaved Ice. The tailgating competition will take place at this time!
  • Contact: To register for the tailgating competition email Rebekah Cain ‘13 rcain@ncwc.edu

1:00 PM- NCWC Football vs Ferrum

  • Location: Bishop Stadium-the RMT Sports Complex, 600 Independence Drive, Rocky Mount, NC
  • Cost: $6 at the gate;  kids 6 and under are FREE!

2:00 PM- Men’s Soccer: NCWC vs. Ferrum

Location: Scalf Field

4:00 PM- Women’s Soccer: NCWC vs. Averett

Location: Scalf Field

5:30 PM- Nu Gamma Phi Fifty Year Reunion

  • Brief Description: Enjoy a casual mix and mingle with your Nu Gamma Phi family.
  • Contact: Ed Taylor ‘73 at egt51@yahoo.com or Steve Brown ‘80 at blkbeard48@yahoo.com or 919-218-9973 for more information and registration.

6:00 PM- Celebration of Excellence Dinner

  • Location: Everett Gymnasium
  • Cost: $35 per person
  • Brief Description: Celebrate the Hall of Fame inductees as we honor their athletic achievements while enjoying a lovely dinner.
  • Contact: Martha Proctor at mproctor@ncwc.edu for more information.

Sunday, October 1

9:00 AM- Nu Gamma Phi Farewell Breakfast

Contact: Ed Taylor ‘73 at egt51@yahoo.com or Steve Brown ‘80 at blkbeard48@yahoo.com or 919-218-9973 for more information and registration.

10:00 AM- Family Worship Service

  • Location: Leon Russell Chapel
  • Brief Description: Family worship service with your fellow Battling Bishops.
  • Contact: Kenny Dickerson- kdickerson@ncwc.edu for more information.



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