Join faculty, staff, students and visiting alumni in celebrating all UMBC has to offer at Retriever Fever: Homecoming 2013, October 9-12. This year’s Homecoming has something for everyone:
Faculty and Staff Social
Wed., Oct. 9, 5 – 6 p.m.
Flat Tuesdays, The Commons
Help us kick off Homecoming with an evening of casual conversation, laughter and a little live music. The winners of the annual office decorating competition will also be announced.
Outstanding Alumni of the Year Awards
Thurs., Oct. 10, 6:30 p.m. reception, 7:30 p.m. ceremony
Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery
Join us in honoring our distinguished alumni for their accomplishments and dedication UMBC and the surround community.
A Morning with Arrested Development Star Jeffrey Tambor
Sat., Oct. 12, Breakfast, 9:15 a.m.; Lecture at 10 a.m.
University Center Ballroom
Arrested Development star Jeffrey Tambor speaks candidly with faculty, staff, students and alumni about his optimistic view on life. Jeffrey has been captivating television, film, and theatre audiences for four decades and is most known for his roles in Arrested Development, The Hangover, There’s Something About Mary, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
Community Picnic Lunch with Dr. Hrabowski
Sat., Oct. 12, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
There will be something for everyone at our community picnic lunch, including inflatable games, carnival booths with prizes, face painters, balloon twisters, raffles and giveaways. Also, be sure to stay for the energetic and entertaining Q&A session with Dr. Freeman Hrabowski and Tim Hall, our new director of athletics.
UMBC Crab Feast
Sat., Oct. 12, 5 – 8 p.m.
Enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet including Maryland blue crabs; homemade Maryland crab and cream of crab soups; beef, turkey, and ham carving stations; BBQ chicken, Italian sausage, pulled pork, baked ziti, corn on the cob, potato salad and much more.
Comedy Show Featuring Nick Offerman of Parks and Recreation
Sat., Oct. 12, 7 p.m. doors, 8 – 9:30 p.m. show
Don’t miss your chance to see Nick Offerman take the stage at UMBC’s annual Homecoming comedy show! This isn’t your traditional stand-up comedy – you’ll hear everything from his ridiculous tips for college students to some of his hilarious stories and songs.