Homecoming Hotspot at Goerke Park

When: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. (CST) Saturday, Oct. 8

Where: Goerke Park

Our UWSP Homecoming tradition at Goerke Park is growing!

Native American Center Invocation and Drums will open our event as we honor the land on which we celebrate.

Warrior Jungle Gym Obstacle Course – test your strength and meet Jason Barber ’07 and Drew Knapp, competitors on the American Ninja Warrior Show.

Free pizza donated by Papa John's (while supplies last)

Homecoming giveaways (while supplies last)

Inflatable games!


FOOD TRUCKS! Grab a snack at one of our featured food trucks


Live Country and Rock Music spanning five decades by Brad Emmanual
Brad Emanuel | Music Done Fun

POINTER GEAR! The University Bookstore will be selling Pointer merchandise during the event and will have special Homecoming hours throughout the week.

Scholarships! Alumni can enter for the chance to have a scholarship named in their honor for one year from one of UWSP’s colleges! A few lucky students could win a scholarship in your name! Visit the College Tent for more information.

College Showcases: Meet up with members of the College of Fine Arts and Communication, College of Letters and Science, College of Natural Resources, College of Professional Studies and University College and Archives under the College Tent.

The UWSP STEM Shuttle – check out some hands-on science.

Pointers Go Global Tent – experience different cultures under this unique tent:

  • Language Conversation Tables: Practice your German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish
  • Information Table: majors, minors, study abroad, NSE, language clubs (Japan Club, Spanish Club, LSA, HAASEAC, French Club, German Club, International Club
  • Discover Japan Area
    • Chopstick Challenge
    • Dissolve Worry Dolls
    • Fortune Table: Kendama & Omikuji
    • Write Haikus and Practice your Calligraphy
    • Fold Origami Cranes for Ukraine

REUNIONS GALORE! Check out all the groups getting together in the Alumni Reunion tent below. If you’d like to host a reunion group under the tent, or are wondering if one already exists for your group, email us at alumni@uwsp.edu.

Reunion Groups under the Alumni Reunion tent:

  • Iris Reunion
    • Class of 2012
    • Class of 1997
    • Class of 1972
  • Cornerstone Press - check out their new books written by UWSP alumni
  • 90FM
  • SPTV
  • SGA
  • The Pointer
  • Native American Center
  • Multicultural Resource Center
  • The Players
  • Queer Resource Center
  • Sigma Tau Gamma
  • Alpha Phi Omega Chi
  • Archives
  • International Programs and Study Abroad
  • Tutoring and Learning Center
  • Albertson Award winners
  • International Programs/Study Abroad
  • Wildlife Society Student Chapter


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