Homecoming Week

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Date(s) - September 17, 2018 - September 22, 2018
12:00 am - 2:00 pm


Penn Highlands Richland


Event Info

Constitution Day – 9/17

  • Dress in Red, White, & Blue
  • Transfer & Career Panel: 12:15pm, LGI
  • Students and Employees Volunteer at the Cambria County Backpack Project: 5:00pm, The Learning Lamp, Johnstown
  • Bowling at Holiday Bowl for Blair Center Students, Altoona, 6-8pm
  • Register to Vote!

Two-Riffic Tuesday – 9/18

  • Find a Friend and Dress as Twins
  • Pizza & Punch with the Vice Presidents: 12:05pm, Student Café
  • Student Athletes Volunteer at ABLE Ministries

Talk Like a Pirate Day – 9/19

  • Dress like a Pirate (Pittsburgh or Sea Captain)
  • Penn Highlands Bingo: 9am-12pm, Student Café (stop by in between classes to enjoy a game of bingo and win Penn Highlands apparel)
  • Employees Volunteer at the United Way Day of Caring

High School Colors Day – 9/20

  • Dress in your High School Apparel
  • Free Ice Cream: 12:05pm, Student Café

Penn Highlands Spirit Day – 9/21

  • Dress in your Penn Highlands Apparel
  • Employees can participate in “Jeans Day” – Benefitting the College Employee Supported Scholarship
  • Bowling at Holiday Bowl for Huntingdon Center Students, Altoona, 9:30pm-midnight

*Bring a non-perishable food item to donate to a local food pantry.
**Students participating in all activities will have a chance to win a Penn Highlands Gift Basket!

Family Day – 9/22

  • Black Bear 5K
    • Race Starts at 9:00am
    • Proceeds from the event will support Student Scholarships, Program Development, and College Initiatives. Registration includes a t-shirt (guaranteed to all pre-registrants received by September 10, 2018), post-race snacks, and awards for top finishers.
    •  Event Information and Registration
  • 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
    • Begins at 10:00am in the East Hills Recreation Auxiliary Gym
    • Contact Student Activities to register
  • Interactive Inflatables, Kids Crafts, Games, Caricatures
    • 10:00am to 2:00pm, East Hills Recreation Gym
    • Free family-friendly activities to include interactive inflatables (72’ obstacle course, hungry hippo, and 5 in 1 combo), wax hands, spin art, glitter tattoos, interactive play, and more.
  • Picnic Lunch & Music
    • Beginning at noon in the Café