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2013 Homecoming Schedule

ALUMNI ACTIVITIES & EVENTS—UNIVERSITY SPONSORED
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20

Robert Murrell Oratorical Contest
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Floyd Payne Campus Center
Robert N. Murrell Forum

Gospel Explosion
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Floyd Payne Campus Center
Kean Hall

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23
*Inaugural Presidential Processional
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: President’s Home to Amphitheater
Mr. and Miss Tennessee State University
Coronation and Ball
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Floyd Payne Campus Center
Kean Hall

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24
*Ecumenical Prayer Breakfast
Time: 7:30 a.m.
Location: Farrell Westbrook Building
(the “Barn”)

*Inaugural Symposium
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: Avon Williams Campus
Auditorium

President’s & Legacy Societies Luncheon
(by invitation only)
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: Jane Elliott Building
Jane Elliott Hall

*“From the Rough” Reception
(by invitation only)
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Avon Williams Campus
Atrium

*“From the Rough” Movie Presentation
(by invitation only)
Time: 6:45 p.m.
Location: Avon Williams Campus
Auditorium

Alumni Blue Out Mixer
Time: 9:00 p.m.
Location: Gaylord Opryland Hotel
Delta A Ballroom
Cost: $10.00 per person in advance
$15.00 at the door
Attire: TSU Blue
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2013 Homecoming Supplement 9

“Tennessee State University: New Century, New Direction for Excellence”

*Inauguration Events
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25
*Investiture of President Glenda Glover
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Howard C. Gentry Complex

*Inaugural Luncheon
(by invitation only)
Time: Noon
Location: Kean Hall

Charles Campbell Fish Fry
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: President’s Lawn
Cost: $10 per person
*Advance tickets are available.

Homecoming Pep Rally
Time: 11:45 a.m.
Location: Hale Stadium (the “Hole”)
*Inclement weather —
Howard C. Gentry Complex
(limited seats)

TSU National Pan-Hellenic Step Show
Time: 5:00 p.m. (doors open at 4:00 p.m.)
Location: Howard C. Gentry Complex
Cost: $15 in advance (for non-students)
$20 at the door (for non-students)

*Inaugural Reception &
Scholarship Gala
Time: 6:00 p.m. (reception)
7:00 p.m. (gala)
Location: Gaylord Opryland Resort
Delta A Ballroom
Cost: $150 per person

Jesse James Football Mixer
Time: 9:00 p.m.
Location: Gaylord Opryland Resort
Washington B Ballroom
Cost: $10 in advance ($15 at the door)

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26
Homecoming Parade
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Location: 14th Avenue & Jefferson
Street to 33rd Avenue
and Albion Street

Showcase of Bands
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: LP Field
Cost: Game Ticket

Pre-Game
Time: 3:45 p.m.
Location: LP Field – Downtown Nashville
Cost: $15-$35

Homecoming Game
(TSU vs. Eastern Illinois)
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: LP Field – Downtown Nashville
Cost: $15-$35

TSU Homecoming All-Access Granted VIP
Farewell Finale
Time: 9:00 p.m.
Location: Gaylord Opryland Resort
Tennessee Ballroom
Cost: TBA
Contact: www.tsu-alumni.org