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Homecoming 2013

November 1, 2013

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Daily until November 2, 2013

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Inauguration of 8th President William N. LaForge, Nov. 1st

Special Reunions:

  • Class of 1963
  • 50-year Graduates; Golden Circle: Classes 1928-62
  • DSU Swimming and Diving Biannual Reunion
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha 35th Year Reunion
  • Alpha Phi Alpha 30th Year Reunion
  • Kappa Alpha Psi 25th Year Reunion

 Friday, November 1, 2013

10:30               Investiture Ceremony

Noon                Inaugural Luncheon, Quad

5:00-6:30              Class of 1963 Social and Reunion, Kent Wyatt Hall, Leroy Morganti Atrium

6:00-7:00              Social Prior to Alumni Awards & Gala Dinner, Walter Sillers Coliseum

7:00                        Alumni Awards and Gala Dinner, Walter Sillers Coliseum (Outstanding Alumnus of the Year & Service Awards, Golden Circle, Class of 1963, Athletic Hall of Fame (players/coaches), Alumni & Friends) 

Saturday, November 2, 2013

8:00-11:00           Homecoming Registration, Alumni House & Student Union

9:00-11:00           Delta Music Institute Open House, Old Whitfield Gymnasium

10:00                     Athletic Alumni Board meeting in Dorgan Center Conference Room

11:00                     Athletic Alumni Board General meeting in Bob M. Dearing Hall of Fame Room, Chadwick-Dickson Field House         

10:00                     Veterans Exhibit and Refreshments (Jobe Hall)

11:00                     Ceremony for Veterans Atrium (Jobe Hall)

11:00                     Organizations, Constituent Group Meetings, & Open Houses

12:00                     Lunch Young-Mauldin DSU Dining Hall

10:00-3:00     Wright Art Gallery

8.00                        National Pan-Hellenic Council Stomp Fest (BPAC)


Sunday, November 3, 2013

9:00                        Homecoming Brunch for Golden Circle & Class of 1963 (Simmons Room, Hugh Ellis Walker Alumni & Foundation)


Statesmen Park Homecoming Festivities (Park opens at 11am)

Noon                     Tailgating, Cheerleaders, and Band

Noon-3:00           Reunions, Open Houses, Tents at Statesmen Park (N. Field), DSU All-Star Cheerleaders – Continuing Education, Ol’ Skool Revue & Delta Rox

4:00                        Football Game DSU vs. Valdosta State University 

Queen and Court Presentation at Half Time


·         BluesLand -University Archives & Museum (662.846.4781 – For more information)

·         Patriotic Exhibit – Jobe Hall Atrium.

·         50/50 Raffle – Student Athletic Advisory Committee (662-846-4300 – For more information)

·         AITP/CIS Homecoming Tailgate

·         Student Government Association will ask all DSU Alums to stand and be recognized at halftime of the football game.

·         Homecoming T-Shirts for sale in the H.L. Nowell Student Union (SGA).

·         Jimmy R. Williams Bookstore Open 10am-3pm, H.L. Nowell Union; 11am – 3pm, Statesmen Park; 3pm, Parker Field-McCool Stadium (10 % discount with presentation of alumni membership card)

  • 3rd Annual Partnership Properties Turkey Trot

Benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

5k/10k run, 5k walk, & Kid’s fun run



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