Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Happy Homecoming!

It's time to start getting your BLUE and GOLD ready, because Homecoming 2014 is just around the corner. Homecoming festivities will be held during the first week in October this year with plenty of events for both current students and alumni.

Some of the featured events for the weekend are the: 

  • MSU Homecoming Parade on Main Street (Thursday, Oct. 2 at 6 p.m.) Take part in a long standing Homecoming tradition! Bring the entire family and find a spot along Main Street.  Parade attendees will enjoy floats, balloons and the marching band, as well as a variety of exciting special entries.  Campus and community groups interested in parade entry should call 606-783-2863 or email cngilliam@moreheadstate.edu. Prizes for the best campus and community entries will be awarded! 

  • Nearly Naked Mile at ADUC (Thursday, Oct. 2 at 8:30 p.m.) Donate a coat and "run in your skivvies"!  The “Nearly Naked Mile”, presented by the Student Alumni Ambassadors, is a coat drive for families in the Morehead community. Faculty, staff, students and community members are encouraged to participate donate new or unwanted coats, which will be given to Rowan County Family Resource Center for distribution.  Clothing is required to participate. Participants can come dressed in costume or comfortable running clothes. Popcorn and plenty of water will be provided. 

  • Homecoming Cookout in Eagle Rally Zone (Saturday, Oct. 4 at 11 a.m.) FREE FOOD!  Look for the Big Tent! Stop by to meet and mingle with other alumni, check and/or update your alumni information, register for a door prize and pick up the latest alumni gifts. Register online here. Interested in reserving your own tailgate spot? Contact Eric Windell at 606-783-2088 or email j.windell@moreheadstate.edu.

  • Homecoming Football Game at Jayne Stadium (Saturday, Oct. 4 at 1 p.m.) Fill the stands at Jayne Stadium and cheer on the Football Eagles as they take on Campbell.  As traditions stand, the presentation of the 2014 Homecoming Court will be announced and the Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned at Halftime.  Tickets to the football game can be at the ticket window at Jayne Stadium on game day.  Advance ticket purchases can be made by calling 877-690-4483 or emailing events@moreheadstate.edu or by visiting MSU Athletics.

Whether you come to Homecoming for the fun-filled atmosphere or to catch up with new and old friends alike, it is definitely something you don't want to miss!

For a full schedule of Homecoming events, including reunions and special operating hours on campus, please visit Alumni & Friends

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