Student Life's Welcome Week to feature live band, free food

Student Life's Welcome Week to feature live band, free food

Wed Aug 7, 2013


The fall semester is almost here, and Brazosport College’s Office of Student Life is welcoming everyone back to campus with a variety of fun activities.

From Aug. 19-29, BC Student Life will host Gator Welcome Week, which consists of food, drinks, a live band, activities and much more.  Better yet, everything is free.

The festivities kick off from 4 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 19 on BC Central’s front lawn with free barbecue, inflatables, a rock climbing wall, a mechanical bull and lawn games. Highlighting the afternoon will be a performance by the Buck Yeager Band from 6 to 8 p.m.

Based out of Houston, the Buck Yeager Band is one of the premier country acts in southeast Texas. The group has entertained audiences of all ages throughout the state and has received airplay on 92.9 KKBQ. To learn more about the group, visit

While Gator Welcome Week opens the new semester with a bang, there are many more events on tap. From Aug. 26 through Aug. 29, daily events are scheduled to introduce students to the BC campus and the Office of Student Life.

On Monday, Aug. 26, everyone is invited to drop by the Student Pavilion from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. for free coffee and donuts.

One day later, on Aug. 27, visit the popular college hangout, the Swamp, for free root beer floats. While at the Swamp, take in a few games of pool, table tennis or foosball. Root beer floats will be available from 4 to 6 p.m.  

Welcome Week continues with a Student Organization Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 28. Stop by the Student Pavilion between 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 4 to 6 p.m. and learn about the various student organizations and other opportunities to get involved at Brazosport College. Prizes and giveaways will be handed out during the event.

The opening week concludes on Thursday, Aug. 29 with an Intramural Open Gym event from 4 to 8 p.m. Meeting at the BC Gym, students will learn about the numerous opportunities for competitive fun through BC’s Intramural sporting program.

For more information about Gator Welcome Week, visit More information can also be obtained by calling the Office of Student Life office at 979.230.3412.


Pictured above: The Buck Yeager Band