Browse > Home / Alumni News / Once Upon a Homecoming 2012

| Subscribe via RSS

Once Upon a Homecoming 2012

October 8th, 2012 Posted in Alumni News

Homecoming 2012 will take place on Oct 29-Nov 3. This year’s theme, selected by the students on the Homecoming Crew, is Once Upon a Homecoming. Students, faculty, staff and alumni are encouraged to attend many of the Homecoming events that are planned throughout the week like the Homecoming Picnic, Spirit March and Bonfire and the Homecoming game as we watch the Mean Green take on Arkansas State.

Alumni Events

Friday, Nov.2

11:30 a.m. 
Golden Eagles Luncheon/Reunion ¾  Class of ʼ62

University Union, Silver Eagle Suite. Reservations, $20. RSVP: or 940-565-4851.

7:30-10 p.m.
 Black Alumni Network Reception

UNT Alumni Center, Gateway Center. For information: or 940-369-8234.

Saturday, Nov. 3

10 a.m. to Noon
 Chi Omega Open House

Refreshments served. 930 S. Welch St. For information: or 817-275-2940.

10 a.m.
 Black Alumni Network Brunch
University Union, Golden Eagle Suite. For information: or 940-369-8234.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
 Floyd Graham Society

40th anniversary celebration featuring Jack Petersen, guitar, with UNT jazz alumni and faculty. 115 S. Elm St. Petersen attended UNT, and later was the Resident Artist in Jazz from 1976 to 1988. Reservations, including lunch, $30 prepaid by 5 p.m. Oct.. 31. RSVP: 940-565-0804, or fax 940-891-0690, VISA/MC, Paypal to or mail checks to Floyd Graham Society, 815 Ector St., Denton, Texas 76201.

11 a.m. 
Homecoming Parade

Begins at Welch and Hickory Streets, travels around the Denton town square and up Oak Street. From Oak to Welch, right on Hickory (going the wrong way on Hickory through campus), left on North Texas Boulevard to Highland Street.

1-3:30 p.m.

Tailgating around campus starts early and ends 30 minutes before kickoff. Organizations, department and college tents at UNT’s Apogee Stadium add to the Homecoming spirit along with live music, the Junior Mean Green Fun zone, and the Mean Green March featuring the cheerleaders, dancers, marching band, Head Coach Dan McCarney and the Mean Green football team. For tent reservations:

Alumni Pavilion Party*

Join UNT Alumni Association members and friends three hours prior to kickoff at the alumni pavilion near UNT’s Apogee Stadium. For information: or 940-565-2834.

Black Alumni Network*

For information: or 940-369-8234.

College of Business*

Refreshments served. For information: or 940-565-4333. RSVP:

College of Education Alumni Reunion/Teacher of the Year Recognition*
Special honors for alumni who were named 2012 Teachers of the Year by area school districts. RSVP to: or 940-369-7805.

College of Public Affairs and Community Service*
BBQ and games. For information: or 940-369-7349.

Department of Political Science & Legal Eagles*

RSVP: or 940-565-2276.

Department of Psychology* 

RSVP: or 940-565-2339.

Speech and Hearing Sciences*

Refreshments served. For information: or 940-565-2481.

TAMS Alumni Reception*

Featuring the Class of 2007’s 5th anniversary, Class of 2002’s 10th anniversary, Class of 1997’s 15th anniversary and Class of 1992’s 20th anniversary. Photos and cake at 3 p.m. For information: or 940-565-3726.

UNT Career Center*

Second annual Cake Decorating Contest, theme “Dream Jobs.” For information: or 940-565-2706.

4 p.m.
 Mean Green vs. Arkansas State
Ticket options start at $15. For information:, 800-868-2366 or visit

*Events are part of Mean Green Village at UNT’s Apogee Stadium.

For more information visit

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.