Near or Far, Don’t Miss Homecoming Weekend 2014!

GW men’s hoops player Isaiah Armwood on the court in 2013.

Itching for an excuse to come back to campus? GW’s 2014 Homecoming Weekend is just around the corner! From Feb. 7-9, the Foggy Bottom campus will be abuzz with several special events to Raise High the Buff and Blue.

Festivities kick off on Friday, Feb. 7 with the annual George Washington’s Birthday Bonfire at 6:00pm in the University Yard (on H Street, between 20th and 21st Streets NW). This longstanding tradition brings the GW community together by celebrating George Washington’s birthday, and the GW spirit, just before Homecoming begins!

Before the Colonials hit the court on Saturday, Feb. 8, GW’s Department of Athletics and Recreation will recognize the accomplishments of seven alumni athletes at its 2014 Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

As evening approaches, the fun will continue—you won’t want to miss these highlights:

GW Basketball Tailgate (Saturday, Feb. 8)
1:00pm, Lerner Health & Wellness Center 3rd Floor (corner of G and 23 Sreets NW)
Join fellow alumni and current students at this Homecoming Block Party co-hosted by the GW Alumni Association!  Enjoy food and beverage stations, live entertainment and family-friendly games and activities before heading over to the Smith Center for the GW vs Fordham game. Register today!

GW Men’s Basketball vs. Fordham (Saturday, Feb.8)
4:00pm, Charles E. Smith Center (600 22nd St NW)
Root for the Colonials on their home court as GW men’s basketball welcomes the Fordham Rams to the Smith Center. Be there as GW celebrates its 100th season of intercollegiate basketball—buy tickets now!

Don’t miss this unique chance to get into the spirit and Raise High with your fellow Colonials!

Can’t make it back to DC this year? Follow the action online (#GWHW14): Twitter | Facebook. For more information more about the 2014 Hall of Fame alumni inductees, visit


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