Week of Activities Planned for Homecoming
by Emilie Jenson, Public Information Office
Posted on 9/29/2023
Iowa Central has an event filled week planned for Homecoming 2023.
Starting Monday, a week of themed dress up days will kick off with Jersey Day. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to represent their favorite high school, college, or professional sports team by wearing a jersey. Monday evening will be college movie night at the Fort 8 Theater, offering reduced admission rates for Iowa Central students and employees.
Tuesday will feature a Disney and cartoon theme. Participants may dress in costume or wear clothing with their favorite Disney or cartoon characters. A campus favorite, Bingo and Pizza Night will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Resource Center.
On Wednesday, everyone is welcome to get out their Iowa Central gear for Triton Pride Day leading up to the home volleyball game versus Ellsworth at 7 p.m. in Hodges Fieldhouse.
Thursday will be a day to dress for the beach or for cooler weather with a tropical/flannel theme. Thursday evening will get the school-pride flowing with the Homecoming pep rally featuring the Triton Marching Band, cheer and dance squads, and fall sports coach speeches at 7 p.m. in Hodges Fieldhouse. Following the pep rally, there will be a bonfire with S’mores and amusement rides in the parking lot near the football practice field.
Friday will be Fun Shirt Friday with an all-campus cookout served at the Triton Café during regular lunch hours.
Homecoming week festivities wrap up on Saturday with a tailgate at Dodger Stadium beginning at 5 p.m., The football game against Coffeyville will follow at 7 p.m. The theme for Saturday’s game is Neon Night with everyone encouraged to wear neon or brightly colored clothing.
Iowa Central President Jesse Ulrich said the week is a way to build spirit, companionship and pride among Iowa Central students and employees.
“We want it to be a week that increases the engagement of our students and improves the positive experience they have here,” Ulrich said. “It is a way for all of us to connect more and build relationships with students.”
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