Our week. Our Homecoming. Our USF, Oct. 9-14

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SuperBull XXI is here and this year’s offerings include something for everyone!

The USF Health festivities commence on Monday, October 9 and keep going #BullStrong for a full seven days.

MONDAY – October 9
Living WELL
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.—Health Rotunda
Kick off homecoming with free massages, DIY stress balls, a bath salt bar and more! Attendees can create their own healthy acai bowl and trail mix, pick up this year’s homecoming t-shirt and giveaways!
Dress up day: Mismatch Monday

Bulls embrace superhero dress up day for the 2016 USF Health homecoming festivities.

TUESDAY – October 10
Service Day
Noon-1 p.m. and 5-6 p.m.—James A. Haley V.A. Hospital
USF Health unites to make life better! All students and employees are welcome to assist with an ice cream social at the hospital. To sign up, visit http://tinyurl.com/HC2017service.
Dress up day: Tacky Tourist Tuesday

WEDNESDAY – October 11
WELL Walk and Bike Safety Event
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.—WELL Lobby
Take a walk, stay active and earn prizes while competing against other USF Health colleges. All participants will be entered to win a beach cruiser bicycle!
Dress up day: Workout Wednesday

Mental Health Awareness Day
4-6 p.m.—Marshall Student Center Amphitheater
The Disaster and Humanitarian Relief Student Collaborative aims to #BreakTheStigma that surrounds mental health! Activities include a poetry slam, giant puzzles, Jenga and more. Attendees earn stamps for participation and a fully stamped card equals free food! For more information, contact Brian Leenknecht at bleenknecht@mail.usf.edu.

THURSDAY – October 12
Mindfulness Coloring Lunch
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.—Health Rotunda
Enjoy a zen-filled lunch while coloring away the cares of the world in a stress-free and welcoming environment! Lunch will be provided.
Dress up day: Throwback Thursday

 

FRIDAY – October 13
Noon-3 p.m.—WELL Courtyard
It’s Friday. It’s homecoming. It’s a party! This carnival-themed event will feature inflatable games, cotton candy, hot dogs, popcorn, giveaways and more! Attendees can dunk a dean for charity. Homecoming contest winners will be announced and prizes given out.
Dress up Day: USF Spirit Friday

COPH graduate student Cauchavius Watts at the 2016 USF Health homecoming carnival.

 Week-long events include:

To obtain more information on USF Health Homecoming events, please contact Amy Phillips, MPH, CPH, at (813) 974-5260 or aphilli6@health.usf.edu.

Here’s a sampling of other do-not-miss homecoming activities on the USF Tampa campus:

On Tuesday, USF alumni employees are invited to a “members only” Working Bulls Luncheon. Later that evening the USF community will gather for a free Stampede Comedy Show.

Get social with the USF alumni association or concert goers on Thursday night. The association recognizes trailblazers in the community and in the work place at their annual Alumni Awards Dinner. In the mood for something more lively? Then get tickets to one of the biggest parties of the year—USF’s Homecoming Concert!

This year USF Homecoming is paired with Family & Friends Weekend, which begins on Friday, October 13.

Things get started early on Friday with the Carnival and Student Talent Showcase. In the evening, Bulls can take their pick from an Alumni Welcome Home Party to the Running of the Bulls Parade to several athletic events.

Be sure to join football FANatics for the Bulls vs. the Bearcats on Saturday and volleyball against Connecticut on Sunday.

For a complete list of USF Homecoming events on all campuses, visit http://www.usf.edu/student-affairs/homecoming/.

Story by Amy Phillips, USF Health The WELL, and Natalie D. Preston, USF College of Public Health

 

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