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Homecoming Week 2014

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The Rotten Brothers kick off Homecoming Week entertainment.

Tuesday, September 30th

  • 7 p.m., Corley Auditorium. The Rotten Brothers Sideshow is a motley crew of misfits who combine their talents to produce a spectacle that will be remembered. A bed of nails, contortion, sword swallowing, illusion, fire eating and escapes are just a few of the stunts that will comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.  Performance in Corley Auditorium in Webster Hall.

Wednesday, October 1st

  • 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Fried Oreos and funnel cakes, campus Oval. Student Activities will be giving away free fried treats while supplies last.

Thursday, October 2nd

  • 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. - Tammy,  2:30 and 6:30 p.m., Phelps Theater. After losing her job and learning that her husband has been unfaithful, a woman hits the road with her profane, hard-drinking grandmother. Rated R.

Friday, October 3rd

  • 5:30 - 7 a.m. - KSN Morning Show Airs Live from Young Gymnasium.
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - 37th Annual Homecoming Picnic on the Oval.  Come celebrate Homecoming in the best possible way: Free food for students and employees. $6 for alumni and community members.  Enjoy music, games and more!
  • houndz11:00 - 11:30 a.m. - Flying Houndz Frisbee Trick Dog Show, Campus Oval.
  • 12:00 p.m. - Coronation on the Oval.
  • 5:00 - 10:00 p.m. - Alumni Family Fun Night at Carousel Park.
  • 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. - All Alumni Reception at Ralph L. Gray Alumni Center.
  • 6:00 p.m. - International Media Seminar Reunion at Keltoi Winery.
  • 7:00 p.m. - Outdoor Movie on the Oval - Tammy (rated R).  

Saturday, October 4th

  • 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. - Lion Pride Brunch in Connor Ballroom of Billingsly Student Center. $8 for alumni and $10 for general public.
  • 11:30 a.m. - Homecoming Parade on campus.  Show your school and community spirit as the parade winds its way through campus.
  • 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. - Pre-game Tailgate at Ralph L. Gray Alumni Center. Grab a bite before catching the game.
  • 1:30 p.m. - Pre-game Ceremonies at Fred G. Hughes Stadium.  Special honorees and reunion groups will be recognized.
  • 2:00 p.m. - Game Kick-off  for Homecoming Game: MSSU vs. Central MIssouri, Fred G. Hughes Stadium.  Tickets are $5 and can be purchased through the Alumni Association.  Call 625-5466 for more information.
  • 6:00 p.m. - Honors Program Reunion at Keltoi Winery.
  • 6:00 p.m. - KGCS-TV 30th Anniversary Reunion in Connor Ballroom of Billingsly Student Center.
  • 6:00 p.m. -  Theatre Department Reunion in Bud Walton Theatre

football playerReunion Groups

  • Honors Program
  • International Media Seminar
  • KGCS
  • Theatre Department
  • 1980 Tennis Team
  • 1984 Volleyball Team
  • 1990 Softball Team

More Information:

  • Schedule of Alumni Reunion Events planned for Homecoming weekend, click HERE.
  • On the 2014 Outstanding Alumni and Lion-Hearted Award recipients, click HERE.
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