Join us for Homecoming 2014
Homecoming Schedule October 2-4, 2014
Thursday, October 2
Homecoming Parade (Main Street) 6 p.m.
Take part in a long standing Homecoming tradition! Bring
the entire family and find a spot along Main Street. Parade attendees will enjoy floats, balloons and the marching band, as well as a variety of exciting special entries. Campus and community groups interested in parade entry should call 606-783-2863 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Prizes for the best campus and community entries will be awarded!
Naked Mile (ADUC) Registration 8:30 p.m.
Donate a coat and "run in your
skivvies"! The “Nearly Naked Mile”,
presented by the Student Alumni Ambassadors, is a coat drive for families in the
Morehead community. Faculty, staff, students and community members are
encouraged to participate donate new or unwanted coats, which will be given to
Rowan County Family Resource Center for distribution. Clothing is required to participate. Participants
can come dressed in costume or comfortable running clothes. Popcorn and plenty
of water will be provided.
Friday, October 3
and Gold Day
your MSU Pride by wearing Blue and Gold!
By the way, the Alumni Association encourages you to celebrate Blue and
Gold day every Friday. So don’t forget
to stock up on your MSU gear at the University Bookstore!
Association Welcome Table (Adron Doran University Center), 10
a.m – 6 p.m.
by the welcome table and meet YOUR Alumni Association staff. Check and/or update your alumni information,
register for a door prize and pick up the latest alumni gifts.
Brick Ceremony (Little Bell Tower Memorial Plaza) 10:30 a.m.
the Morehead State community to honor the years of faithful service given by
deceased faculty and staff. Former faculty and staff who passed away during the
last year will be recognized. The public is invited, and we extend a special invitation
to the families and friends of honorees. A list of honorees is available at www.moreheadstate.edu/memorialbricks. To request more information please call
Class of 1964 50th Reunion
Luncheon (Heritage Room, ADUC), Noon
Join classmates and the University President to celebrate
your 50th Reunion. Advanced reservations
required. Reunion attendees are hosted
by the Alumni Association. Guests
tickets available for $15 each. Register online here. To
request more information or to RSVP call 877-690-4483 or email email@example.com
Alumni Association Welcome Reception (3rd Floor, ADUC), 5-7p.m.
your homecoming weekend off with a warm welcome from the Alumni Association at
the annual Alumni Reception. The reception will take place in the Adron Doran
University Center. Admission is
complimentary and includes wine and light appetizers. Register online here.
Homecoming Banquet (Crager Room, ADUC)
Join us for a special dinner banquet as we honor the 2014
recipient of Founders Award for University Service and induct the newest
members of the Alumni and Athletic Halls of Fame. Advanced reservations are required. Tickets Price: $25. Register online here. To request more information or to RSVP
call 877-690-4483 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Kickoff Celebration (Buffalo Wild Wings) 7 p.m.
with classmates, reconnect, and enjoy all Buffalo Wild Wings has to offer! An outdoor area will be open for additional
mingling space. DJ Music provided by JWagner
Saturday, October 4
Association Welcome Table and Continental Breakfast (Adron Doran University
YOUR Alumni Association staff for continental breakfast. Check and/or update your alumni information,
register for a door prize and pick up the latest alumni gifts. Activate your
Alumni Membership and receive a MSU Bookstore discount along with other
Got Talent. Are you Recruiting Here Yet? (Career Center), 9:30 a.m.
you an employer or recruiter of talented and highly skilled MSU students and alumni?
If not, you should be! Meet the Career Center's staff to learn about the talent
at MSU and how the Career Center can support your company or organization's
recruitment efforts. http://www.moreheadstate.edu/career/
Admission Information Session (Location TBA), 10 a.m.
with the Office of Enrollment Services to gain extensive advice about the
college search and selection process and hear about all the great things MSU
has to offer. This event is geared towards alumni with high school-aged
children. Presentation and tour of campus will run from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Please register in advance by calling Holly
Pollock at 606-783-2514 or emailing email@example.com. Location of
session will be confirmed during registration.
You LinkedIn? (Career Center) 10:30 a.m.
us for a workshop on LinkedIn basics and learn how it can help you grow your
professional network and be an essential tool in any job search. We’ll review
creating a strong profile, using professional and alumni groups for outreach,
how to follow companies and individuals, and much more. http://www.moreheadstate.edu/career/
Tailgate (Eagle Rally Zone), 11 a.m.
FOOD! Look for the Big Tent! Stop by to
meet and mingle with other alumni, check and/or update your alumni information,
register for a door prize and pick up the latest alumni gifts. Register online here. Interested in reserving your own tailgate spot? Contact Eric Windell at 606-783-2088 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eagle Football (Jayne Stadium), 1 p.m.
the stands at Jayne Stadium and cheer on the Football Eagles as they take on
Campbell. As traditions stand, the
presentation of the 2014 Homecoming Court will be announced and the Homecoming
King and Queen will be crowned at Halftime.
Tickets to the football game can be at the ticket window at Jayne
Stadium on game day. Advance ticket
purchases can be made by calling 877-690-4483 or emailing email@example.com or
by visiting MSU Athletics website at http://www.msueagles.com/sports/2012/6/19/GEN_0619124922.aspx
Baseball Alumni Reunion, 1 p.m.
Baseball Alumni will gather at noon for a tailgate and enjoy the football action from inside the baseball stadium. Bring your chair and pack your cooler! Food provided by the MSU Alumni Association. Please RSVP by calling 606-783-2033 or register online. An Alumni baseball game will take place immediately following the football game.
Theatre Show (Smith-Booth Hall/Space Science Center), 10a.m and 11a.m.
MSU’s 110-seat digital theater that projects video and graphics on a 40-foot
dome screen using six digital projectors and state-of-the-art surround sound.
a.m. – 10:45 a.m.: “Cosmic Journey” Planetarium show
a.m. – 11:45 a.m.: “Laser Country” Laser show
Sunday, October 5
Homecoming Worship Service hosted by the Black Gospel Ensemble 10 a.m.
MSU’s Black Gospel Ensemble and its partner campus ministry
groups invite the campus community, alumni and students to a worship service to
culminate Homecoming weekend. MSU Alumni, Rev. Dr. Felix Williams (73),
Senior Pastor of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Lexington, Kentucky, will bring
the message. The MSU Black Gospel Ensemble will perform. A special
offering will support the BGE’s 2014-2015 competition
Ongoing Throughout the Weekend
Bookstore (Adron Doran University Center)
by the University Bookstore to browse their selection of MSU gear. Shop online to get your gear early www.bookstore.moreheadstate.edu
October 3: 8am-6pm
October 4: 8am-5pm
Bookstore will also offer a limited selection at a booth near the entrance to
Jayne Stadium before the football game on Saturday.
Recreation and Wellness Center
the state of the art Recreation & Wellness Center for free! All Homecoming participants will enjoy a
complimentary guest pass for the weekend. Take advantage of this 24 million dollar
facility that was 100% student funded. It merges the aquatics, fitness and
wellness, and intramural departments. The 100,000 square foot building houses 3
basketball courts, a competition size pool with zipline and vortex, fitness
area complete with various types of workout equipment, walking track,
racquetball courts, and locker rooms. http://www.moreheadstate.edu/campusrec/
and Wellness Center Hours:
October 3: 6am-9pm
October 4: 9am-8pm
October 5: 2-11pm
The Kentucky Folk Art Center (102 West
houses a permanent collection of nearly 1,400 pieces of self-taught art.KFAC
is a cultural, educational and economic development service of Morehead State
University. Admission is free. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday through Saturday. http://www.moreheadstate.edu/kfac/
Eagle Trace Golf Course (1275 Eagle Dr,
Trace is a gently rolling, beautifully wooded public 18 hole golf course
designed to challenge the skills of the most seasoned players, yet enjoyable
and playable to all golfers. This par 72 course covers a maximum distance of
6,902 yards from the championship tees.
Discounts for Active members of the Alumni Association are
available. Call 606-783-9073 for more
details or to book a tee time. http://www.moreheadstate.edu/eagletrace/
Group Reunion Events
Agricultural Sciences Alumni Reunion (Derrickson
p.m. Hayride Tours of the Derrickson Agricultural Complex
p.m. Reunion Dinner in the Indoor Arena (Advanced Reservations Required - $15
Agricultural Sciences Alumni are invited to reconnect and learn about exciting things happening with
the program. The MSU Collegiate FFA Chapter will host a Silent Auction. Comments from university leaders and special
recognition will take place during dinner.
The evening agenda will include a special remembrance of Mike Padula.
RSVP, you may register online here or call 877-690-4483 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Marching Band Alumni Reunion
Gather with other MSU Band Alumni for a continental breakfast at 9:30 on Saturday, October 4 in Baird Music Hall. For
additional information, contact Dr. Susan Creasap at 606-783-2488 or email@example.com
Football Alumni Special Events
game tickets will be available to all football alumni. Tickets must be reserved in advance. Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and
Development at 877-690-4483 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your
The 2004 PFL Championship team will be recognized during the
Homecoming football game. Discounted Football game tickets will be
available to all football alumni. Tickets must be reserved in
advance. Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at
877-690-4483 or email email@example.com
to reserve your tickets.
MSU Football Alumni are invited to gather on Saturday
following the football game. Gather location TBA. Check back often
for event updates. Additional information available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org