An Olympic gold medalist is just one of hundreds of alumni the University of Louisville will welcome back to campus during 2017 Homecoming.
Kelsi Worrell, a 2016 graduate and Olympic champion swimmer, will serve as grand marshal for the 2017 Homecoming Parade on Oct. 13. The family-friendly parade is one of several signature events planned for the week-long “Welcome Home”-themed celebration from Oct. 7-14.
The week also includes several opportunities to give back. Alumni across the country are encouraged to participate in UofL Alumni/Cardinal Day of Service. Volunteer opportunities are available nationwide on Saturday, Oct. 7 through various UofL Alumni councils and chapters. Thanks to a partnership with UofL’s Office of Community Engagement, local alumni can also volunteer at locations across Louisville on Friday, Oct. 6. Register here for either date.
Cardinal supporters can “Raise Some L” during the annual UofL Day of Giving on Oct. 11. The 24-hour call to action helps fund essential areas of need across campus. Become a Raise Some L Ambassador here to help spread the word and track your impact.
The Homecoming Golf Scramble tees off Monday, Oct. 9 at the UofL Golf Club in Simpsonville. The scramble is presented by Alumni Association board member and 1993 graduate Chris Puffer of Creative Capital Group.
Other events for the week include the annual Wilson Wyatt Alumni Awards, the Class of 1967 Golden Reunion and the Homecoming football game against Boston College.
For a full schedule of events and registration opportunities, visit the 2017 UofL Homecoming page.