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Home Sweet Homecoming 2013

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Homecoming season is a thrilling time at the UH College of Education – when current students, faculty and staff join our alumni and friends to celebrate our Cougar Pride. Each day, between Oct. 14-18, gave students, faculty and staff a different way to be involved with the festivities. 

Thoa Duong
HDFS Major, Thao Duong (center) shows off her winning Hat on "Crazy Hat" Day at the College of Education Dean's Office during Homecoming week.
Antonia Adams and Samantha Coyle
College of Education students, Antonia Adams and Samantha Coyle won the Twin Day Contest during Homecoming week at the College of Education.

The main event of the week, the 3nd Annual COE Ice Cream Social was held on Wednesday October 16th and was full of fun activities for all.  College of Education Community Members got the chance to visit a variety of booths, network with COE Alumni Board Members, and eat lots of ice cream!  As an added surprise, the UH Band kicked off the event and filled the crowd with extra UH Homecoming Spirit!

Six raffle winners won prizes and the COE Spirit Award was given to the LITE Lab and the BOUNCE (Behavior Opportunities Uniting Nutrition Counseling and Exercise) team for the best decorated office suite for Homecoming week.  Among the raffle winners was COE student, Anne Nguyen, winner of the "Guess How Many?" contest.

Ice Cream Social Raffle Winners
Raffle Contest Winners receive their gifts at the Ice Cream Social on October 16, 2013 in KIVA Farish Hall, College of Education.
Heily Rangel
COE student, Heily Rangel won the Cougar Tat Day Contest during Homecoming week 2013.

Please see the slide show above for Ice Cream Social Pics!

Karina Alfaro
College of Education student, Karina Alfaro won the Cougar Spirit Video Day Contest during Homecoming week 2013.

The College of Education would like to send special thanks to the following who kindly donated prizes in order to make Home Sweet Homecoming such a success:

  • Aramark Dining Services (Complimentary Meals at residential halls)
  • UH Bookstore (Complimentary UH gear and spirit items)
  • Alonti (Complimentary tray of cookies/brownies and other sweets)
  • Shasta’s Cones n’ More (Complimentary Scoops)

Exceptional Homecoming spirit was highly encouraged during the week and the College certainly delivered!

  • On Monday COE Coogs celebrated Twin Day on COE Facebook.   
  • On Tuesday COE Coogs wore crazy, wacky hats and posted them to Facebook.
  • Wednesday was the Ice Cream Social.
  • Thursday was Cougar Tat day. 
  • The week ended with "Make a video to show your Cougar spirit" Day - what a way to end the week!

We appreciate  all those who participated and liked us on COE Facebook!  Thank you for a memorable Homecoming!

Go Coogs!