Homecoming


It's (Virtually) A Blast: Homecoming 2021

Homecoming this year was celebrated virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but good times still rolled. We enjoyed the many events below!  #FinsUp!

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Monday, February 15

  • Homecoming Virtual Comedy Show at 7pm | Zoom

Featuring Arvin Mitchell (Co-Host, BET’s Club Comic View) & Kelsey Cook (seen on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon). 

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and the Sand Sharks Activities Board

Tuesday, February 16

  • Sip & Paint at 7:30pm | Bluffton Campus - Campus Center 105

Experience the joy of painting with a friend, solo, or with someone who wants to get creative while sipping on a cool and refreshing Cheer wine. No art skills needed, and all supplies included. Hosted by Tyree “agape” Barnes (@agape__).

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and the Sand Sharks Activities Board

  • Trivia Night at 7pm | Beaufort Campus - Newcastle Building

Come test your “nickel knowledge” to win a Sand Shark prize pack.

Sponsored by Student Experience - Beaufort Campus

Wednesday, February 17

  • Casino Night XL at 7pm | Bluffton Campus - Sand Shark Recreation Center

We can’t go to the casino, so the casino comes to us! Experience a musical, visual, and inclusive atmosphere, while playing fun traditional and non-traditional casino games.

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and the Sand Sharks Activities Board

  • Movie Night at 7pm | Beaufort Campus - Newcastle Building

Sponsored by Student Experience - Beaufort Campus

Thursday, February 18

  • Sand Sharks Got Talent at 7pm | Bluffton Campus - Sand Shark Recreation Center

Step Up! Let Loose! And help unite the campus community in a celebration of what makes Sand Sharks truly special. Get your act together and audition for Sand Sharks Got Talent.

Hosted by Jamelah Hogan, SSAB President (@uscb.ssab) & CJ the DJ, 94.1 The Beat On-Air Personality (@cJthatsmydj)

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and the Sand Sharks Activities Board

  • Grocery Bingo at 7pm | Beaufort Campus - Newcastle Building

Try your hand at bingo to win grocery items!

Sponsored by Student Experience - Beaufort Campus

Friday, February 19

  • Virtual Tour (at your leisure)

Haven’t been home in a while to the Bluffton, Beaufort, or Hilton Head Island campuses? No problem! Scan the QR Code to access the link to see USCB from wherever you are!

Sponsored by Enrollment Management

  • Life After USCB: Virtual Alumni Career Panel at 11am | Teams

Here’s an opportunity to talk to people who were once in your shoes. Tune in to hear from a great group of USCB Alums, who have found successful and satisfying careers! Find out what they’re doing and how they got there.  Link: Click here to join the meeting

Sponsored by Alumni Affairs and Career Services

USCB Homecoming

  • Homecoming Game at noon | Richard Gray Sports Complex - 205 Main Street, Hardeeville

Fins Up, Sand Sharks! It’s Game Time! Hit the stands or Hit this link: https://thesundigitalnetwork.com/uscb/

Sponsored by Sand Shark Athletics

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  • Cooking Demonstration at 7pm | Teams

Hang out with fellow alums and learn to cook up a great dish! Link: Click here to join the meeting

Late Night Breakfast Edition
Brown Sugar Grilled Peaches and Cream French Toast
with a Raspberry Mimosa  and a side of bacon

Vanilla Bean Cream
1 cup heavy cream cold
1/2 tablespoon powder sugar
1/2 cup vanilla extract
Peaches + French Toast
2 ripe peaches quartered
4 tablespoons butter melted + plus more for spreading
2 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 tablespoons brown sugar
6 slices thick bread
1 cup milk
3 eggs
3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
*maple syrup 

Raspberry Mimosa 
1 lemon wedge
¼ c. granulated sugar, for rim
¼ c. raspberry sorbet
1 bottle of sparking Moscato
Raspberries
*Raspberry Juice of choice 

Sponsored by Alumni Affairs

French Toast

  • Silent for the Night Homecoming Dance Party at 8:30pm | Bluffton campus-Sand Shark Recreation Center

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and the Sand Sharks Activities Board 

Saturday, February 20

  • Virtual Tour (at your leisure)

Haven’t been home in a while to the Bluffton, Beaufort, or Hilton Head Island campuses? No problem! Tour Link: https://admissions.uscb.edu/visit-campus/#

Sponsored by Enrollment Management

  • Homecoming Game at 12pm | Richard Gray Sports Complex - 205 Main Street, Hardeeville

Fins Up, Sand Sharks! It’s Game Time! Hit the stands or Hit this link: https://thesundigitalnetwork.com/uscb/

Sponsored by Sand Shark Athletics

  • Mixology Demonstration at 8pm | Teams (*For 21 and older)

Hang out with fellow Alums and learn to mix up a mean Sand Shark cocktail! Join your alma mater, as we mix up a cocktail and catch up on good memories. Click here to join the meeting.

The Blue Fin Margarita
*uscb Signature drink
Muddle
3 slices cucumber
2 slices jalapeños
Add 2 oz of Hornitos tequila
1 oz sour mix (can be fresh lime juice with simple syrup or sour mix of your choice)
Shake vigorously
Strains over ice into rocks glass with salted rim
Sink blue curaçao liqueur into glass
Garnish with cucumber wheel and lime wheel

Raspberry Lemondrop
1 1/2 oz Tito’s
1 oz fresh lemon juice
1/2 simple syrup (can be made with sugar and hot water or purchased from the grocery store)
Shake vigorously
Strain into sugar rimmed glass
Sink 1 oz Chambord
Garnish with raspberry

Sponsored by Alumni Affairs

HOMECOMING VIRTUAL TOOL KIT

Regardless of where you are – on your couch, in your office, or in your dorm room – you can be part of this year’s USCB Homecoming events! We’ve got fun digital and print-at-home items to help you celebrate and share your Sand Shark pride no matter where you are. So, show off your Sand Shark Pride all week by utilizing the items in the Homecoming Tool Kit and tagging #USCBAlumni or @uscbalumni to be featured throughout the week! FINS UP!

Pennant

Show off your Sand Shark Pride with a USCB themed banner! Download, print, and cut out the letters you want. Each flag can be printed out on a sheet of paper. Then punch holes in the top corners of each flag, string them into garland, and hang it up.

Flag with letter U
Flag with Letter S
Flag with Letter C
Flag with Letter B
Homecoming Flag 1
Homecoming Flag 2
Fins Up Mask Up Baseball Flag
Fins Up Mask Up Finnegan Flag
Sand Sharks Flag

Coloring Pages 

Print out these Homecoming-themed images and color them in your own style! 

Homecoming Coloring 1
Homecoming Coloring 2
Homecoming Coloring 3

Instagram Templates

Download these Homecoming-themed templates to share on your Instagram stories. 

Homecoming Instagram 1
Homecoming Instagram 2
Homecoming Instagram 3

Social Square Graphics

Use these Homecoming-themed graphics on your social media pages to spread your Sand Shark Pride throughout the week.

Social Media Square 1
Social Media Square 2

Zoom Backgrounds

Get Zoom backgrounds just for this year's Homecoming! Whatever event you join, we have desktop and mobile backgrounds for you.Homecoming 2021 Zoom Background 1Homecoming 2021 Zoom Background 2

Desktop Background 

Download this background just for this year's Homecoming. Save it as your background to show off your Sand Shark Pride. 

Homecoming 2021 Desktop Background