Pioneer Pride Week 2020


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Pioneer Pride Week

September 28 - October 2, 2020

 “Pioneer Pride: Celebrate Wherever You Are!” 


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Schedule

Sunday, September 27 – Submissions Due
WP Pride Decorating Contest  
Show your Pioneer Pride by creating a single display to celebrate Pioneer Pride Week. Pick a favorite spot in your home, University office, or inside your residence hall room and start decorating. Be creative and use your imagination! “Pioneer Pride: Celebrate Wherever You Are!” Let your design illustrate exactly what that means to you. Submit photos of your WP Pride by Sunday, September 27. A winner will be selected in each of the following categories: alumni, student, university office/department.
Winners will be announced on Friday, October 2 at 3:00 p.m.

Sponsored by:
Alumni Relations  Open to: Alumni, students, faculty and staff
Learn more and participate click here

Monday, September 28
2020 Outstanding Senior Awards Announcement
Kick off Pioneer Pride Week by celebrating members of the most recent graduating class who were nominated for the 2020 Outstanding Senior Award. The Outstanding Senior Award recipient will be announced and all nominees will be recognized. The announcement will be shared on the University’s social media, website and via email.
Sponsored by: Alumni Relations Read the announcement

Tuesday, September 29
Make and Take a WP!
12:30 – 2:00 p.m. | Multipurpose Room, Machuga Student Center
Decorate your own large WP to hang in your room to show your Willy P Pride! 
Sponsored by: Campus Activities, Service and Leadership  Open to: Students
Registration: RSVP in Pioneer Life.  Limited to 24 students.

Virtual Trivia Night with SGA
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. | Virtual / Zoom
Who knows more about WP and trivia – students or alumni? Test your knowledge in this fun, interactive trivia game. Win a WP Bookstore gift card! Guests will play four rounds of trivia. Categories will include WP trivia along with other popular trivia categories. Visit Kahoot.it or download the Kahoot app. When the event begins, we recommend logging on to Kahoot on one device and Zoom on the other, or use a split screen on one device. Once you log in to the Zoom event, you’ll receive the game code and instructions.
Sponsored by: Student Government Association, Campus Activities, Service & Leadership and Alumni Relations 
Open to: Alumni, students, faculty and staff  Registration: Students, please RSVP in Pioneer Life. For alumni, faculty and staff, registration is not required. Zoom link to participate and Passcode: wpurocks
Download Kahoot, get the game code and play!  

Wednesday, September 30
Pioneer Pride Paint Night
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. | Multipurpose Room, Machuga Student Center
Select your paint-by-number kit and have fun creating your masterpiece. No experience required. 
Sponsored by: Campus Activities, Service & Leadership Open to: Students
Registration: RSVP in Pioneer Life. Limited to 24 students.

Thursday, October 1
Pioneer Pride for New Students!
12:30 – 2:00 p.m. | Multipurpose Room, Machuga Student Center
This hybrid event will allow for New First Year and Transfer Students to join us in person as well as log in on Zoom. Remember to wear your Pioneer Pride t-shirts and be ready to showcase your Pioneer Pride!
Sponsored by: Student Development  Open to: Students
Registration: Registration is required. You may participate in-person or virtually.
To register for an in-person spot please contact martinm27@wpunj.edu. Only 24 spots available in person. You may also register and participate via Zoom. Upon registering, you will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link.

Billy’s Birthday Virtual Baking Class
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. | Virtual / Zoom
Celebrate Billy’s 12th Birthday with a virtual baking class led by Aramark Chef Brian and make cupcakes for Billy’s birthday. Gather ingredients ahead of time, prepare and bake cupcakes live with Chef Brian and then celebrate Billy’s birthday with cake and a song!
Sponsored by: Aramark and Campus Activities, Service & Leadership  Open to: Alumni, students, faculty and staff 
Registration: Students, please RSVP in Pioneer Life. For alumni, faculty and staff, registration is not required.
Zoom link to participate.
View the recipe and ingredients

Alumni Virtual Wine Tasting
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. | Virtual / Zoom
Join fellow alumni for a virtual wine tasting from the comfort of your own home. Explore wines from the Paso Robles region of California. Two wine educators will be your guides for the evening, as you are led through a tasting of four wines from two popular vineyards. You will learn about the rich history and traditions of the area along with the details, similarities and variances of the featured wines.
Sponsored by: Alumni Relations Open to: Alumni, faculty and staff; Must be 21 or older to participate.
Registration: Learn more and register. Registration is required. Upon registering, you will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link.

Friday, October 2
WP Pride Decorating Contest Winners Announced!
Close out Pioneer Pride Week by celebrating the alumni, student and university office/department winners. Winners will be announced on social media at 3:00 p.m. and photos of the winning displays will be shared.