Calling all Wolf Pack Fans — It’s time to Back the Pack for Homecoming Week. Join the Nevada Alumni Association along with Nevada Athletics and the Associated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN) for a fun-filled week of activities. GO PACK! Spirit Contests - Homecoming Week (Oct. 11-15) It’s time Wolf Pack to break out your best Nevada gear and enter one or all of our Wolf Pack spirit contests. Each day we will be featuring entries on social media and winning entries will receive prizes from the Nevada Alumni Association and the Wolf Pack Athletics Association. Categories will include Best Dressed Future Wolf Pack, Best Dressed Wolf Pack Pet, Favorite Campus Memory, Best Tailgate Recipe and Best Dressed Wolf Pack Fan for Wolf Pack Friday. Follow @nevadaalumni and @nevadawolfpack on social media to join in the fun! Wednesday ASUN Bleed Silver & Blue Blood Drive 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. | JCSU Great Room Thursday Nevada Alumni Association and College & Unit Distinguished Alumni Awards Reception 5:30 p.m. program | 6:15 p.m. reception | Atlantis Casino Resort Spa – Paradise Ballroom Tickets are $50 and can be purchased online or by calling the Office of Alumni Relations at (775) 784-6620. Traditionally Nevada Alumni Association Award winners along with College and Unit Distinguished Alumni are recognized at multiple events during Homecoming weekend. call 775-784-6620 for questions or you can RSVP online. Alumnus of the Year Keith Lee ’65 (Physics) Alumni Association Service Kris Layman ’93 (Marketing) Jan Brady ’63 (Nursing), ’88 MBA Outstanding Chapter of the Year College of Business Alumni Association Outstanding Young Alumni Ivon Padilla-Rodriguez ’15 (History) Selena Torres ’16 (English) Victor A Wowo ’11 (Management), ’17 MBA Professional Achievement Nicola Cannizzaro ’06 (Mangement) Diaz Dixon ’94 (Social Psychology) Larry Sage ’06 M.J (Trial Judge) Tiffany Young ’02 (General Studies), '14 ME.d. Silver & Blue Appreciation Edna B & Bruno Benna Foundation Kappes, Cassiday & Associates University Service Deena & Jim Behnke Derek Furukawa Michael T. & Barbara C. Heffner College and Unit Distinguished Alumni award winners: Athletics Rayona Sharpnack ’73 (Physical Education) College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources Jeremy Drew ’04 (Civil Engineering), ’04 (Environmental & Natural Resources Sciences) College of Education & Human Development Joe Nannini ’00 (Human Development & Family Studies). ’10 Ed.S (Educational Leadership) College of Engineering’s James G. Scrugham Medal Recipient Kedar Deshpande ’03 M.S (computer engineering) College of Liberal Arts Tierra Jones ’03 (criminal justice) College of Science’s Samuel Abraham Goudsmit Medal Recipient Rick Michael Gardner ’68 M.A (Psychology), ’69 Ph.D. (Psychology) Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering's John William Mackay Medal Recipient Mark Scott Svoboda ’88 M.S (Geology) Orvis School of Nursing Christina Alsop ’08 (Nursing), ’12 MSN, ’18 DNP Reynolds School of Journalism Warren Lerude ’61 (Journalism) School of Public Health Jessey Bargmann-Losche ’02 (Health Ecology), ’05 MPH School of Social Work Wendy Charlebois ’97 M.S. (Social Work) The College of Business Thomas Kerestesi ’72 (Accounting) Honors College Chul Yim ’04 (computer science) University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Dr. John Rhodes ’84 (Premed), ‘88 M.D ASUN Howl Fest 7:30 - 9:30pm | Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center Lawn A family friendly event that will highlight the University's athletics, student talent, clubs and organizations. Come enjoy carnival games, live entertainment and more. Fireworks to end the event, weather permitting. Sponsored by the Nevada Alumni Association and Nevada Athletics Friday PACK MidTown! 5:30–7p.m. | Whispering Vine and Chuy’s Patio in MidTown Join us for a Homecoming celebration as we PACK MidTown! Wear your favorite Nevada gear, and head down to MidTown to rally the Pack before they take on Hawaii at Mackay Stadium. Enjoy a night exploring Midtown’s unique bars and restaurants surrounded by fellow Wolf Pack Fans. You won’t want to miss this inaugural event with appearances from Wolfie, the Wolf Pack marching band, and more! Alumni chapters including the API, Denver, Fallon, Football Alumni, Latino, Orvis School of Nursing, School of Public Health, Southern California Alumni, UNR Med, Veteran’s and Young Alumni as well as a 2000s decade and ASUN gathering are taking place throughout the MidTown District. Additional events are being added weekly so for details and locations visit our website. Sponsored by Sierra Pacific Federal Credit Union and Whispering Vine Saturday Nevada Alumni Association Football Pregame Party 5:30 p.m | We Are Nevada Fan Zone north of Mackay Stadium Lifetime Members: Free | Annual Members: $5 | Non-Members $20 No RSVPs required. Sponsored by Battle Born Beer, GEICO and Sierra Pacific Federal Credit Union Nevada vs. Hawaii Homecoming Football Game 7:30 p.m. at Mackay Stadium Don’t forget to get your tickets to the big game by visiting www.NevadaWolfPack.com/promoand use the code HOMECOMING21. For information, call the ticket office at 775-348-PACK or email WolfPackTicketInfo@unr.edu.