Glenville State University Homecoming Events Planned for October
Wed Sep 20, 2023
Homecoming 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 20, 2023 

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Glenville State University Homecoming Events Planned for October 

GLENVILLE, WV – Glenville State University will celebrate its annual Homecoming during the week of October 9, culminating on Saturday, October 14. A number of events are planned throughout the week for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends. Everyone is encouraged to make plans to come back to Glenville. 

The special Homecoming honoree group will include members of Glenville State’s 1973 and 1993 national runner-up football teams. Any team members, coaches, or support staff of those teams should contact or call (304) 462-6116 for more information about participating in the Homecoming festivities. 

On Saturday, October 14 the Homecoming Parade will take place in downtown Glenville starting at 10:00 a.m. Community groups, classic car owners, bands, and others who wish to participate in the Homecoming Parade may sign up by visiting and clicking on the Community Homecoming Parade Entry Form link. 

All Pioneer alumni and friends are then invited to enjoy tailgating in the Morris Stadium parking area beginning at 11:00 a.m. 

Former members of the Pioneer Marching Band are again invited to participate in this year’s Alumni Band. Returning members can register at the Fine Arts Center at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday morning, will march through the parade playing the GSU fight song, will be special guests at the alumni tailgate at Morris Stadium, and will be recognized and play the fight song during the homecoming pregame show. To sign up, contact or 


Alumni members of returning Greek organizations Lambda Chi Alpha, Theta Xi, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Sigma Sigma Sigma, and Delta Zeta will be holding tailgate reunions before the game. The groups will have special sections under the tailgate tent in close proximity to the larger alumni tent in which to visit and reminisce on Saturday. 

Kickoff between the Glenville State Pioneers and the Wheeling University Cardinals happens at 1:30 p.m.  

Other events, specifically for current students, will also take place throughout the week. 

For additional information about Homecoming, contact Alumni Director Dustin Crutchfield, or 304-462-6116.