Celebration Day Is Here - Schedule

While Thursday marked day one of the Bearcats entry in the Big East, Friday marks the official celebration by the University of Cincinnati into their new home. With many special events planned for the day, Bearcat Insider has published the days schedule of events. Hope to see you there!

BIG EAST Celebration Day Schedule

Friday, July 1

 

7:30 a.m.         Breakfast Event Begins

                        UC Band Plays to begin event

7:45 a.m.         Breakfast lines open

                        UC employees and students given free hats

8-8:30 a.m.      Program

                        Speakers:  Bob Goin, UC Director of Athletics; Nancy Zimpher, UC President;

                        Michael Tranghese, BIG EAST Commissioner

9:00 a.m.         Breakfast Event Ends

                  Bob Goin, Dr. Zimpher and Michael Tranghese tour UC facilities

11:45 a.m.       Celebration on Fountain Square Begins

                        Band Plays

                        Participatory Games

                        Student-Athletes Available for Autographs

                        Give-aways

12:30 p.m.       Program

                        MC:  Dan Hoard

                        Speakers:  Bob Goin, UC Director of Athletics; Nancy Zimpher, UC President;

                        Michael Tranghese, BIG EAST Commissioner; Mayor Charlie Luken

3:00 p.m.         Media Conference at Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center - Mt. Auburn Room

                        Participants:  Bob Goin, Mike Tranghese

7:00 p.m.        Mike Tranghese throws out first pitch at the Reds Game; Great American                        Ballpark

7:00 p.m.         UC Baseball Stadium opens for Free Concert and Fireworks

                        Concert begins at 8:00;  Bands:  Only Everything, The Avenues, The Mystics

9:40 p.m.          Patriotic Program

10:00 p.m.         Fireworks


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