Homecoming 2012

It’s that time of year again...Homecoming Week!!

Starting Saturday Homecoming will be in full swing with tons of fun events and activities for students to partake in. 

October 13th multiple student organizations will start “Painting the Town Blue” to get the city of Lexington in the spirit. 

October 14th will be the DanceBlue 5K Run for the Kids 2012 at Commonwealth Stadium.

October 15th is the Homecoming Pep Rally held at the new Wildcat Alumni Plaza with the newest edition to our UK Family, the Wildcat Mascot. In edition to the bronze beauty, there will be appearances by student athletes, the cheerleaders and the UK Band. 

The Kitty Karnival will be held at on the South Campus Courtyard the following day on October 16th. Join in on the community fun while children from surrounding schools come to campus and join in on some fall festival fun.

Its a time old tradition here at UK that started in the 1980s, the Mr. and Miss Black UK Pageant will be hosted at Memorial Hall on October 17th.

Two big Homecoming events will be hosted on October 18th: Golden Wildcat Reception and Dinner along with the Big Brew Networking Event. These are wonderful events for anyone that is looking into networking with some notable UK alumni. 

And culminating the exciting week, we end with the Homecoming Parade on October 19 and the big game against UGA on October 20! Be sure to come out and support our Homecoming Court both days and see who our newest King and Queen will be. 

It’s sure to be an exciting week for UK and the Lexington community alike! LET’S GO BIG BLUE!



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