Schedule of Events


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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31

Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Show starts at 6:30 p.m.

150 Voices for Shaw Gospel Concert featuring Kiki Sheard
Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater| 2 E South St., Raleigh

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SUNDAY, November 1
9:00 a.m. Homecoming Opening Service
Speaker: Rev. Dr. Antoinette Wright
Thomas J. Boyd Chapel 

Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Event starts at 7:00 p.m. 

Miss Shaw University Coronation
Event will include former “Miss Shaw University” Queens!
Raleigh Marriott City Center | 500 Fayetteville St., Raleigh 
Free

THURSDAY, November 5

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Vendor Village Opens
The Quad
[ Vendor Information]
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Alumni Ticket Pick Up
Estey Hall Auditorium
7:00 p.m.

Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet
Willie E. Gary Student Center Ballroom | $55
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2015 Inductees

  • Melvin Bolds '68 - Football
  • Milton Boone '83 - Baseball
  • Lloyd D. Carter, Sr. '85 - Track & Field
  • Adrena Livingston Foy '85 - Softball
  • Jessica L. Hawkins '06 - Basketball
  • Edward Randolph '83 - Baseball
  • Charles Sparks '62 - Baseball
FRIDAY, November 6
8:00 a.m.  50th Class Reunion Breakfast
Estey Hall Auditorium | Invitation Only

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Alumni Ticket Pick Up
Estey Hall Auditorium
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Vendor Village
The Quad
[ Vendor Information]
10:00 a.m. Founder's Day Memorial Service
Tupper Memorial Garden
11:00 a.m. Founder's Day Convocation
Keynote Speaker: U.S. Congresswoman Alma Adams 
Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
Raleigh Memorial Auditorium | 2 E South St., Raleigh
12:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Shaw Family Reunion featuring the NAA Alumni-Student Ice-Cream Social
The Quad
Free to enter
$10 for meal | Students: meal plan required

12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Shaw University History Museum
James E. Cheek Library
View artifacts from Shaw University’s history. Museum will also have on display the 150th Anniversary Quilt.

2:00 p.m.  - 5:00 p.m.

National Alumni Association Business Meeting
Willie E. Gary Student Center - Ballroom

4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Men’s and Women’s Basketball Games (scrimmage)
Word of God Church
$10

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

150th Anniversary Gala (TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT)
Host: K. Foxx
Raleigh Marriott City Center | 500 Fayetteville St., Raleigh
$107
SATURDAY, November 7

8:00 a.m.

Zumba Fitness Party
Estey Hall Auditorium
$5 (pay at the door)

8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

HOMECOMING TAILGATE
Durham County Stadium | 750 Stadium Dr., Durham
$30 for tailgate parking space | $60 for RVs
General parking is free

10:00 a.m.

Shaw University Homecoming Reception
Hosted by Shaw alumni and attorneys Willie E. Gary ’71 and Lorenzo Williams ’74.
Raleigh Sheraton Hotel | 421 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh
Free
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1:00 p.m. HOMECOMING GAME
Shaw University vs. Saint Augustine’s University 
Durham County Stadium | 750 Stadium Dr., Durham
Free for Shaw Students w/ Valid ID
$17 (advance) | $25 (day of)
Every person entering the stadium must have a ticket. Your ticket will be good for entry to the game and the tailgating area. Children 5 and under are free.
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SUNDAY, november 8
11:00 a.m.

Homecoming Closing Worship Service
Speaker: Rev. Dr. Clifford Chambliss 
Thomas J. Boyd Chapel

Immediately following worship service

Estey Hall Historic Designation Plaque Mounting
Estey Hall

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

From Harlem to Broadway, 150 Years at Shaw University: A Musical Revue
Estey Hall Auditorium


NAA Events

For a listing of all NAA events during homecoming, please visit www.shawunaa.com