Student 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 
10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

Student Union Takeover
Willie E. Gary Student Center

MONDAY, November 2
7:00 p.m. Women's Volleyball Game - Shaw vs. Winston-Salem State
C.C. Spaulding Gymnasium
Free for Shaw Students
10:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Midnight Madness
C.C. Spaulding Gymnasium

TUESDAY, november 3
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Spoken Word Festival
The Quad

9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

DJ Battle
The Quad

WEDNESDAY, november 4
7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Wild Out Wednesday
C.C. Spaulding Gymnasium
Free for Shaw Students | $5 for Non-Shaw Students
Valid student ID required
THURSDAY, november 5

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

NPHC Cookout
The Quad

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

I am Shaw
Yancy Building Auditorium
Event highlighting successful Shaw graduates and former student athletes. Presented by Shaw Women’s Basketball.

8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

NPHC Step Show
C.C. Spaulding Gymnasium
$10 Shaw Students | $15 for Non-Shaw Students
Valid student ID required
FRIDAY, november 6
10:00 a.m. Founder's Day Memorial Service
Tupper Memorial Garden | Free
11:00 a.m. Founder's Day Convocation
Keynote Speaker: U.S. Congresswoman Alma Adams
Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts - Meymandi Hall | Free
12:30 p.m. - 3:00 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.

4:00 p.m.  - 8:00 p.m.

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

8:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. Homecoming Student Fashion Show 
C.C. Spaulding Gymnasium 
SATURDAY, november 7
1:00 p.m.

Shaw University vs. Saint Augustine’s University 
Durham County Stadium | 750 Stadium Dr., Durham
Free for Shaw Students w/ Valid ID

8:00 p.m.

The Official Shaw University Homecoming Concert featuring Tyrese 
Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
2 E South St., Raleigh
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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
C.C. Spaulding Gymnasium
$10 (advance) | $12 (door)
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