October 8, 2013

PrintUC-Beckley and the Beckley Area Alumni Council will induct Dan Bickey, Sherrie Hunter, Linda Sumner, Mona Wiseman and Frank Wood into the UC-Beckley Hall of Achievement during a ceremony and dinner at the John W. Eye Conference Center tonight at 6:30 p.m. http://www.ucwv.edu/nbews/UC-Beckley_to_Induct_Five_Into_Hall_of_Achievement.aspx
bowlingPinsSAB Free Bowling is tonight from 9-11 p.m. at Galaxy Lanes in Kanawha City! Sign up in Student Life on Meghan Sparrow’s door. Transportation will be available in the GSU Circle at 8:30pm.
Today’s dress-up day: Wear your neon!
  • Dress-up: Western Day
  • Snack Attack: Nacho Bar from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Food Court
  • Dress-up: Nerd Day
  • Powderpuff Football Game at 7:30 p.m. on the Riverbank
  • Haunted Masquerade Homecoming Ball 9:30 p.m. – Midnight in the Ballroom
  • Dress-up: UC Spirit
  • Homecoming Parade and GSU Pep Rally at 5:30 p.m. in the GSU Circle
  • Golden Eagle Cookout and Bonfire at 6 p.m. on the Riverbank


Upcoming Events:

cropped-talon21.jpgSupport your Golden Eagles women’s tennis & men’s soccer teams this Wednesday!

  • Free donuts at the women’s tennis match vs. WV State! Schoenbaum Courts 3 p.m.
  • Free pizza and games at the men’s soccer game vs. Notre Dame! Schoenbaum Stadium 7 p.m.


UC open house events are coming up! Invite your family and friends to tour UC! 

Maroon & Gold Open House – UC-Charleston

  • Saturday, October 12th
    • Check-in will begin at 9 a.m.
    • Continental breakfast provided
    • Concluding at 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 9th
    • Check-in will begin at 9:30 a.m.
    • Continental breakfast provided
    • Concluding at 2 p.m.

Maroon & Gold Open House – UC-Beckley

  • Saturday, October 26th
  • Saturday, December 7th
In The News:
For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Charleston has been named to the Military Friendly Schools list, as chosen by Victory Media. The 2014 list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus. http://www.ucwv.edu/news/University_of_Charleston_Named_to_
Find the University of Charleston on LinkedIn! Connect with UC on LinkedIn to keep updated on current events and network with current students, alumni, and staff. http://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=19710&trk=tyah&trkInfo=tas%3Auniversity%20of%20charles
Cheering Section:
rp_primary_Men_s_Golf_ChampionsThe men’s golf team captured another event title on Monday, winning by eight strokes. http://ucgoldeneagles.com/news/2013/9/30/MGOLF_0930132819.aspx?path=mgolf
rp_primary_IMG_3174The women’s soccer team beat Concord 2-1 Tuesday and fell to Wesleyan Saturday. http://ucgoldeneagles.com/news/2013/10/1/WSOC_1001133755.aspx?path=wsoc
The volleyball team took out Glenville, before losing a close match to Wesleyan. http://ucgoldeneagles.com/news/2013/10/1/WVB_1001135329.aspx?path=wvball
The women’s golf team placed third at the Converse Fall Invitational. http://ucgoldeneagles.com/news/2013/10/2/WGOLF_1002131041.aspx?path=wgolf
The men’s soccer team beat Concord 2-0 on Tuesday and Wesleyan 3-1 on Saturday. http://ucgoldeneagles.com/news/2013/10/3/MSOC_1003131508.aspx?path=msoc
The women’s tennis team rammed Shepherd 8-1 and defeated Wesleyan 7-2 this weekend. http://ucgoldeneagles.com/news/2013/10/6/WTEN_1006132435.aspx?path=wten
rp_primary_IMG_4992The football team fell to Shepherd 28-9 on Saturday. http://ucgoldeneagles.com/news/2013/10/5/FB_1005130326.aspx?path=football
This Week in Sports:
  • Women’s soccer is at home vs. Notre Dame at 2 p.m. today, then travels to Shepherd on Friday.
  • Volleyball is at WV State at 7 p.m. tonight and at home vs. Urbana on Friday at 7 p.m.
  • Women’s tennis is home Wednesday vs. WV State at 3 p.m. and Saturday vs. Bluefield State at 10am.
  • Men’s soccer takes on Notre Dame at home on Wednesday at 7 p.m. and travels to Shepherd on Friday.
  • The cross country team runs against Concord on Wednesday then faces their alumni on Saturday as part of Homecoming.
  • Football plays their Homecoming game on Saturday vs. Glenville State at 1 p.m.

This Talon was prepared by UC senior Megan Bauman. Megan is a communications major interning in the UC Communications Office, and a member of the women’s soccer team.

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