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Black Alumni Society

Homecoming Reunion 2021

The Black Alumni Society is looking forward to our Homecoming Reunion – Oct. 28 to 31, 2021. As we celebrate another year of BAS, we’ll be offering you events ranging from Harambee! to BASFest and brunch.

Homecoming Reunion 2021 Schedule (Look for the registration button at the end of the event schedule.)

Virtual Trivia Night with the Latinx Alumni Network
Thursday, Oct. 28 | 8 – 9:30 p.m.
Virtual | Link to join will be sent at a later date

Expect twice the fun when the Black Alumni Society (BAS) and Latinx Alumni Network (LAN) collaborate and test your trivia skills against fellow members of the Pack. Join the two groups for some trivia and a chance to make new friends. Winners will receive NC State swag – and bragging rights. Teams will be randomly assigned so you can meet new people.
Cost: Free to attend.

Harambee! Witherspoon 30th Celebration Block Party
Friday, Oct. 29 | 3 – 6 p.m.

Harris Field at Witherspoon Student Center | 2810 Cates Ave.
The African American Cultural Center is celebrating 30 years of home at NC State. Teaming up with the other units in the Witherspoon building, our NC State home, we’ll welcome the campus community to join us in Harambee! a celebration of a unified campus community that pulls together. Join us at a block party celebration outside on Harris Field and open the doors to Witherspoon to showcase the African American Cultural Center, Student Media, Military and Veterans Affairs and several campus partners.
Cost: Free to attend.
(You will need to register for this event separately as the African American Cultural Center is hosting it.)

BAS Welcome Reception
Friday, Oct. 29 | 6 – 8 p.m.
Sheraton Raleigh Hotel (Downtown) | 421 S. Salisbury St.

Enjoy fellowship and music by DJ Hindu with fellow Black alumni as we look ahead to an exciting weekend.
Cost: Free to attend, pre-registrants will receive hors d’oeuvres and one drink ticket.

BASFest!
Saturday, Oct. 30 | 2 hours before kick-off
The Pavilion at the NC State Fairgrounds | 1084 Youth Center Drive

Wazup! Wazup! Wazup!, Once again, the Black Alumni Society proudly presents BASFest! The reunion will feature games, fellowship and music from NC State alum DJ Club Rheub. We’ll serve pulled pork barbecue and barbecue chicken plates beginning an hour after the event starts for two hours.
Cost:

Alumni Association members: $20 (Meal and drink tickets included) | $10 (Entry with no food or drink)
Alumni Association nonmembers: $30 (Meal and drink tickets included) | $15 (Entry with no food or drink)
Children (age 5-12) and current NC State students: $10 (meal ticket) | Children (age 5-12): $5 (Entry with no food or drink)
Children (under age 5): Free

Not a member? Join the Alumni Association and save on ticket costs.

Parking: A limited number of parking spaces will be available for $25.

BASFest Porches: Purchase a porch and read guidelines.

BAS Brunch
Sunday, Oct. 31 | 11:30 a.m.
Terrace Dining Room | Lonnie Poole Golf Course | 1509 Main Campus Drive

Closeout Homecoming with a delicious brunch with fellow Black alumni, family and friends before everyone heads back home.
Cost: $25

See who’s coming to this year’s events:
View attendee list

Football Game Tickets:
Purchase your tickets to the NC State vs. Louisville football game as part of the BAS/LAN block. The deadline for purchasing tickets is Oct. 25.

Hotel Information:
Sheraton Raleigh Hotel
421 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
Book your room as part of the special BAS room rate: $159/night plus tax
The hotel room deadline is Oct. 8 at 5 p.m.

BAS Homecoming T-shirts:

BAS 2021 T-shirt

Purchase your BAS Homecoming T-shirts.

BAS Homecoming Volunteers:
Volunteers are needed to help with events. Email ncstateblackalumnisociety@ncsu.edu for more information.

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Support:
Please consider an optional donation to the A. M. Witherspoon Graduate Scholarship, Lawrence M. Clark Memorial Scholarship and Dr. Thomas E.H. Conway Jr. Scholarship. Donate online today.