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WVU Tech announces 2022 homecoming schedule

Homecoming 2022

West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech) has announced its full schedule of homecoming events, many free and open to the public. The Homecoming theme is the 1950s. WVU Tech’s homecoming is sponsored this year by  Raleigh General HospitalWVNS 59 News, Paul Mattox and the  Tech Golden Bear Alumni Association.


Wednesday, February 9
Join WVU Tech Diversity Programs and Sodexho as we celebrate Black History Month with a variety of delicious dishes in the Bears Den from 11:30-1. While you're there, make sure to check out the information regarding important figures and events in African American history.

Thursday, February 10
In the Learning Commons (512 S. Kanawha St. Beckley), The True Black History Museum will be displayed. This traveling Black History exhibit includes over 1,000 artifacts dating to the late 1700s and celebrates the contributions of African Americans in the arts, sciences, entertainment, politics and more. Sponsors of this event are WVU Tech, the WVU Tech Student Activities Board and the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.

Friday, February 11 
The Golden Bears will be wrestling against Liberty University and Southern Virginia University at Van Meter Gymnasium on Tech’s campus at 4 p.m. The wrestling match is free for all to attend. This is the last home match of the season and will be senior night for the wrestling team. 

Saturday, February 12 
It’s a basketball doubleheader, with the men’s team tipping off at 1 p.m. and the women’s game at 3 p.m. at the Raleigh County Convention Center. You can purchase tickets from the  Raleigh County Convention Center

February 13 
Join us in the Learning Commons for a Superbowl Watch Party sponsored by the Student Activities Board. The fun starts at 6:30 p.m.!

Thursday, February 17 
Campus President Carolyn Long will deliver the State of Tech address in Carter Hall Auditorium. A live streaming option will be available at for those who wish to tune in.

Friday, February 18 
The Distinguished Alumni Awards Reception and Dinner will be at The Resort at Glade Springs. The reception will begin at 6:30 p.m., and dinner at 7 p.m. The reception is made possible by the generous support from WVU Tech alumnus Paul Mattox. Tickets and sponsorships for the event are available online. Tickets can be purchased from

Saturday, February 19 
The parade will begin at 11:00 a.m. The route is through campus and South Kanawha Street. At 1:00 p.m., the men’s basketball team will be playing at the Raleigh County Convention Center. Homecoming Royalty and Alumni Award winners will be recognized at halftime. Women’s basketball begins at 3:00 p.m. with Athletic Hall of Fame inductees recognized during halftime. These games will be the last home games for the men's and women's basketball seasons. At 5:30 p.m., join us at the Paul Cline Memorial Sports Complex for the Alumni soccer game. Current and alumni players will take to the field. 

The WVU Tech basketball games on February 19 are  free to the public thanks to the generous support from our homecoming game sponsors  Raleigh General Hospital and the  Tech Golden Bear Alumni Association.

A complete homecoming schedule and ticket information can be found at