Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021
There are plenty of reasons to return to campus Nov. 5 through 7
by Ethan Duer
Rider will welcome students, alumni, family, friends and faculty back to campus for 2021 in-person Homecoming weekend.
Slated for Nov. 5-7, the Homecoming weekend schedule is jam packed with events that will be sure to bring the Rider community together for celebration and gatherings that encompass everything it means to be a Bronc.
A full schedule of events is available at rider.edu/homecoming. Some highlights of the weekend include:
Open Oct. 30 through Nov. 7
Participate in either a one-mile walk, a 5K run/walk or a 10K bike ride to support the Alumni Association; upload your times and photos beginning Oct. 30.
Join psychic medium Edward Nunzio for an evening of entertainment.
Plant-a-Flag to Honor Veterans
Nov. 6 and 7
Did you know that Rider University was founded in 1865 with an inaugural class largely composed of Civil War veterans? Honor the veterans and military in your life and beyond by planting flags inside the outline of a huge Rider "R" on the Campus Mall.
Mercer Room, Daly Dining Hall
Can you believe that 50 years have gone by since you graduated from Rider? Celebrate your milestone reunion with your fellow classmates and enjoy a private celebration with President Dell’Omo.
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Ribbon cutting at 11:15 a.m.)
Radio station, Fine Arts, 2nd floor
Help us celebrate the official ribbon cutting for the new 107.7 The Bronc radio station studios.
11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Faculty/staff parking lot tent
Students, alumni, families, faculty and staff are invited for an afternoon of live music, activities and free food from local food trucks before the men’s exhibition basketball game at 4 p.m. This event will also honor frontline and health care alumni, and retired faculty/staff.
Calling the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021! Come back and see the unveiling of your bricks while catching up with your classmates. After the ceremony, alumni are invited to join the Broncs pre-game tailgate.
Come show your Bronc pride and cheer on three teams on Saturday and Sunday!
Women’s volleyball vs Manhattan
Men’s basketball vs Kutztown (Exhibition)
*Alumni and families, visit gobroncstix.com to obtain tickets using redemption code: HC21MBB (code is for General Admission tickets only)
Wrestling vs Purdue
*Alumni and families, visit gobroncstix.com to obtain tickets using redemption code: HC21WR. (code is for General Admission tickets only)
Women’s volleyball vs Iona