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True to SUU, Homecoming Traditions Promise Fun for All

October 16, 2009
Category: Special Events


Southern Utah University will celebrate Homecoming next week with various activities planned for each day leading up to the Thunderbirds Homecoming football game on Saturday, October 24 at 2 p.m. in the Eccles Coliseum. 

The campus and local communities are invited to participate in festivities throughout the week: 

True to SUU: Homecoming 2009 

Tuesday, October 20 
7 p.m. Volleyball vs. Utah Valley University, Centrum Arena 
8:30 p.m. Hoedown: Country Dancing and Games, Sharwan Smith Student Center 

Wednesday, October 21 
5 p.m. Powder Puff Football, Upper Quad 
6 p.m. Basketball Bash, Centrum Arena 

Thursday, October 22 
12:30 p.m. Cardboard Boat Races, SUU Pool 
7 p.m. Homecoming Pep Rally, Business Quad 

Friday, October 23 
4 p.m. Sterling R. Church Auditorium Dedication, Sharwan Smith Student Center 
5:30 p.m. Service & Learning Center Ribbon Cutting and Open House, 185 S. 300 W. 
8 p.m. Mentalist Craig Karges, Randall Jones Theater 
Midnight True T-Bird Ceremony, Old Sorrel Statue 

Saturday, October 24 
8 a.m. SUUper Sorrel 5k Fun Run & Walk, Coal Creek Trail (baseball field trailhead) 
10 a.m. Alumni Brunch and Awards, Gilbert Great Hall 
11:30 a.m. Homecoming Parade, University Boulevard 
Noon Thunderbird Village Tailgate west of Eccles Coliseum 
2:00 p.m. Football vs. North Dakota State University 

In addition, there will be several SUUSA, Thunderbird Athletics and fraternity/sorority reunions over Homecoming weekend. These reunions include a gathering for the 1973-75 football teams, SUUSA representatives from the 1989-90 and 1994-95 school years, Delta Sigma Chi, Alpha Phi Sorority and the SUU Athletics' Varsity Club, open to all former student-athletes. 

Details regarding all Homecoming events throughout the week are available on the alumni association's website, the SUUSA website or by calling 435-586-7777.

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