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Homecoming Celebration Set for October 24-26


Morehead State University alumni and friends are invited to campus for the annual Homecoming celebration, Oct. 24-26. 

The annual homecoming parade will be held on Main Street at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24. 

Morehead Hysteria is slated for 7:30 p.m. at Johnson Arena. The annual event is free of charge and will feature both 2013-14 Eagle basketball teams, along with the MSU cheerleaders and dance team. 

The Student Alumni Ambassadors will present the Nearly Naked Mile run later in the evening. Registration will begin at 8:30 p.m. at the Academic-Athletic Center. 

During the homecoming weekend, everyone is invited to view the art exhibition in the main gallery of the Claypool-Young Art Building. The exhibit is open for viewing from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., weekdays. 

Friday has been designated Blue and Gold Day. Campus and community members are encouraged to show their Eagle pride by wearing the school colors. If you need something to wear, the University Bookstore will extend its hours until 6 p.m. that day. The bookstore also will be open on Saturday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. A variety of MSU apparel, books and gifts are available. 

A Memorial Brick Ceremony will be held on Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the Little Bell Tower Memorial Plaza. 

At noon in the Heritage Room of the Adron Doran University Center, the class of 1963 will hold its 50th Reunion. 

All campus visitors are encouraged to attend the MSU Alumni Association welcome reception on the third floor of ADUC from 5 until 7 p.m. The Homecoming banquet will begin at 7 p.m. in the Crager Room. The program will include the induction of the Alumni and Athletic Hall of Fame recipients and presentation of the Founders Award. 

Also at 7 p.m., the Homecoming Kickoff Celebration begins at Buffalo Wild Wings. 

Several events are scheduled for Saturday morning. 

Before the homecoming football game, the traditional tailgate will begin at 11 a.m. in Eagle Rally Zone in the parking lot in front of the Space Science Center. 

Kickoff for the game will be at 1 p.m. at Jayne Stadium as the Eagles take on Dayton. Halftime activities will feature a performance by the MSU Marching Band and the crowning of the homecoming queen and king. 

After the game, several organizations will host dinners, reunions and other events during the evening. 

For other planned events, a complete schedule is available at www.moreheadstate.edu/homecoming/. 

Additional information on Homecoming 2013, or to purchase tickets for the events, is available by contacting the Office of Alumni and Constituent Relations at 606-783-2080 or 800-783-ALUM.