MSU Homecoming celebration set for Oct. 13-15

Staff Report

MOREHEAD – Morehead State University alumni and friends are invited to campus for the annual Homecoming celebration, Oct. 13-15.

The annual homecoming parade will be held on Main Street at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct.13.

Friday has been designated Blue and Gold Day. Campus and community members are encouraged to show their Eagle pride by wearing the school colors. If you need something to wear, the University Bookstore will extend its hours until 6 p.m. that day. The bookstore also will be open on Saturday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. A variety of MSU apparel, books and gifts are available.

A Memorial Brick Ceremony will be held on Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the Little Bell Tower Memorial Plaza.

At noon at the Morehead Conference Center, the class of 1966 will hold its 50th Reunion.

All campus visitors are encouraged to attend the MSU Alumni Association Kickoff Celebration at the Morehead Conference Center from 5 until 7 p.m. The Homecoming Banquet will begin at 7 p.m. The program will include the induction of the Alumni and Athletic Hall of Fame recipients and presentation of the Founders Award.

Throughout the evening, the Brew and Gold event will be held at Buffalo Wild Wings.

Several events are scheduled for Saturday morning.

At 9:30 a.m., the Legacy Program’s “Breakfast with Beaker” will be held in the East Lobby of the AAC.

Before the homecoming football game, the traditional tailgate will begin at 11 a.m. in the Eagle Rally Zone in the Academic-Athletic Center parking lot adjacent to Jayne Stadium.

Kickoff for the game will be at 1 p.m. at Jayne Stadium as the Eagles take on Marist. Halftime activities will feature a performance by the MSU Marching Band and the crowning of the Homecoming Queen And King.

After the game, the Alumni Association will host a free chili supper at the AAC and several organizations will host dinners, reunions and other events during the evening.

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For additional information on Homecoming 2016, or to purchase tickets for the events, contact the MSU Alumni Association at 606-783-2080 or 800-783-ALUM.

Staff Report

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