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Delta State’s 2009 homecoming schedule set, slate of activities planned

By October 15, 2009General

Delta State will celebrate its annual Homecoming weekend with a full slate of activities scheduled,

beginning Friday, Nov. 6, – Sunday, Nov. 8.
      9:30 – 11:00 am   Alumni Board of Directors Executive Committee Meeting, H.L. Nowell Union
          10:00 – Noon   Foundation Board of Directors Meeting, Alumni House
                12:30 pm   Awards and Business Luncheon: Outstanding Alumnus of the Year and Service
                                 Awards, H.L. Nowell Union, State Room
        2:00 – 4:00 pm   Alumni Board of Directors Meeting, Alumni House
                    4:00 pm   Delta State’s Homecoming Parade
                  6:00 pm   Student Pep Rally, Statesmen Park
        5:30 – 6:30 pm   Golden Circle (classes ’28 –’59)Social and Reunion, Cleveland Country Club
                  7:00 pm   Class of ’59 Induction and Dinner, Cleveland Country Club
                  7:30 pm   Swimming and diving alumni reunion, The Warehouse Restaurant
      9:00 – 11:00 am   Homecoming registration, H.L. Nowell Union, First Floor
      9:00 – 10:00 am   Athletic Alumni Meeting, H.L. Nowell Union, Room 302
          10:00 – Noon   “Backyards and Beyond, Mississippians and Their Stories” Exhibit,
                                 University Archives and Museum
      9:00 – 11:00 am   Delta Music Institute Open House
     10:00 – 10:45 am   Dialogue with University Officials, Alumni House
                10:00 am   Veterans exhibit and refreshments, Jobe Hall
 9:00 am2:00 pm   Wright Art Center Gallery Faculty Open House
                11:00 am   Ceremony for Veterans Atrium, Jobe Hall
                11:00 am   Organizations, Constituent group meetings, and Open Houses.
                      Noon   College of Education Awards Luncheon, H.L. Nowell Union, State Room
                      Noon   Lunch, Young-Mauldin Delta State Dining Hall
                  7:00 pm   Kappa Alpha Order 45th Reunion, Cleveland Country Club
·      The Student Government Association will ask all Delta State Alums to stand
and be recognized at halftime of the football game.
·      Jimmy R. Williams Bookstore open from 9 am2 pm, H.L. Nowell Union
(10% discount with presentation of alumni membership card)
·      Downtown Merchant window displays, Downtown Cleveland
·      Homecoming T-Shirts for sale, H.L. Nowell Student Union
Statesmen Park Homecoming Festivities:
                      Noon   Tailgating, tent parties, cheerleaders and band
      Noon3:00 pm   Reunions, Open Houses, Tents, Statesmen Park, North Field
                  1:30 pm   Football team Walk-through
                  4:00 pm   Delta State vs. the University of West Georgia
                                 Queen and court presentation at half-time
·      Ol’ Skool Revue, TBA, Statesmen Park
                  9:00 am   Golden Circle and Class of ’59 Brunch, Alumni House
For more information, please contact the Alumni Association at (662) 846-4660 or visit the Delta State
website at Click on “Alumni and Guests,” followed by “Alumni Happenings.”