The community is invited to join North Dakota State College of Science (NDSCS) as the College celebrates Homecoming during the week of September 20-25 in Wahpeton. The public can show their Wildcat spirit and enjoy a full line-up of events for alumni and community members. The full schedule of events can be found online at

A variety of community-wide events will take place on Friday, September 24, including the Catbacker Luncheon at 11 am, followed by the Homecoming Pep Rally (outdoors) from 12-1 pm, and campus tours for alumni and friends from 1-4 pm.

Distinguished alumni and friends will be recognized during the Alumni and Friends Awards Ceremony on Friday, September 24 at 7pm, at the Hektner Student Center. A social will precede the awards ceremony, beginning at 5:30 pm. Reservations are available online at This year’s honorees are: Vanessa Kummer, Alumnus of the Year; the Louis & Bernice Keller Family, Family Tradition Award; Kara Gruenberg, Wildcat of the Year; Smith Motors, Friend of the College; Ardith Richter, Parade Grand Marshal; Tana Erbes and Leslie Shirek, Commitment to Excellence Award.

On Saturday, September 25, the Homecoming Parade will begin at 10 am.; followed by a Tailgate Party form 12-2 pm, at Clair T. Blikre Activities Center (East parking lot).