Red Tie Affair

Homecoming Schedule - October 19 - 24, 2015

2015 Homecoming - "Red Tie Affair"

APSU Homecoming 2015 is set for October 19-24, 2015.

This year's homecoming will be a Red Tie Affair!

For a complete list of student homecoming events visit: www.apsu.edu/student-life/aphomecoming

Monday - October 19, 2015

Fight Song Competition/Bonfire/Court Announcement

5 p.m., Foy Center

Free and open to the public. APSU’s favorite new tradition. Student organizations perform the traditional “Smash Bang” fight song then an altered rendition (based on Homecoming theme of Red Tie Affair). Contact Student Life and Engagement, (931) 221-7431.

Tuesday - Ocotber 20, 2015

APSU Apollo (Student Talent Show)

7 p.m., Foy Center

Free and open to public. Sponsored by Govs Programming Council. Students amaze the audience with their talent. Contact Student Life and Engagement, (931) 221-7431.

Wednesday - October 21, 2015

Governor Games

4 p.m., Intramural Fields

Competitions/games for student organizations to participate in to have fun and display their athletic ability. Contact Student Life and Engagement, (931) 221-7431.

Thursday - October 22, 2015

Student Concert (valid APSU ID required)

7 p.m., Foy Center

Nationally known artist performs for APSU students in a lively concert experience.


Friday - October 23, 2015

 37th Annual Homecoming Golf Tournament

10 a.m., Swan Lake Golf Course, $60 per person.  Open to the public.  Sponsored by Budweiser of Clarksville.  Fee includes ditty bag, refreshments on the golf course and light lunch.  Frazier Allen (’99), chair.
Contact Alumni Relations Office, (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586. 

To sign your team up, visit the link below:
https://www.apsu.edu/alumni/34th-annual-national-alumni-association-homecoming-golf-tournament

Pep Rally / Soul Fest

11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Morgan University Center Plaza

Free and open to alumni and students. Sponsored by Student Life and Engagement, African American Alumni Chapter and WNDAACC.

Join us as we cheer on the Govs as they prepare to play host to JSU for our homecoming game! Following the Pep Rally, stick around for the Soul Fest block party! For more information, contact Jasmine Jones at jonesj@apsu.edu or 931-221-7210.

 

WNDAACC Alumni & Current Student Homecoming Mixer

(Greeks and Non-Greeks are all welcome) 2-4 p.m., Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center (Clement 120). Free and open to all alumni and current students.

*Food will be catered by Monell’s of Nashville

Contact Henderson Hill at hillh@apsu.edu or Tammy Sanchez at sanchezt@apsu.edu or (931)221-7120 for more information.


Study Abroad Alumni & Current Student Reception

4-6 p.m., Harned Hall Gallery. Come and connect with former study abroad scholars, faculty coordinators, and current students. Refreshments will be provided. Free event. Sponsored by the Office of International Education and the Languages and Literature Department.

Please RSVP at internationaled@apsu.edu or call 931-221-6851.


School of Nursing Alumni & Friends Reception

5-7 p.m., Lobby of McCord Building. Reception and tour of the Nursing Department and demonstration of simulation manequines. Refreshments will be provided. Free event. Sponsored by the Nursing Alumni Chapter and Nursing Department.

For more information, e-mail Linda Darnell at darnelll@apsu.edu. 

 

50 Year Reunion Dinner (Class of 1965)

5:30-7:30 p.m., Morgan University Center (Room 305)

This will be an exciting time for the class of 1965 as they celebrate this momentous occasion!
For more information or to RSVP, contact the Alumni Relations Office at (931) 221-7979 or email keanr@apsu.edu.

 

Military Alumni Chapter Dinner & Scholarship Endowment

6-8 p.m., Morgan University Center Ballroom. $30 per person. Open to all. Portion of proceeds to benefit Military Scholarship Endowment.

To RSVP for this event and for more information on becoming a member of the APSU Military Alumni Chapter, contact the Alumni Relations Office at (931) 221-7979 or email leszczakto@apsu.edu.

 

College of Business Homecoming Reception

6-8 p.m., F&M Bank (Franklin Room)

All College of Business alumni are welcome and invited to attend. Food will be provided.

To RSVP or for more information, contact April Williams at (931) 221-7674 or williamsan@apsu.edu.

 

Governors Own Alumni Band Rehearsal & Cookout

5:30-8 p.m., Governors Stadium. All former Governors Own Band Members are welcome! Rehearsals will take place at 5:30 p.m., followed by a cookout. The alumni band will be rehearsing the Fight Song along with other stands tunes. At 6 p.m., alumni will join current band members for a mix and mingle cookout to take place in the Choir Room (MMC Building). This is a free event for band alumni.

Please RSVP no later than October 16, 2015 to vcobb1@my.apsu.edu. For more information, email Vanessa Cobb at vcobb1@my.apsu.edu.

African American Alumni Chapter Scholarship Mixer

8 p.m. - midnight, Riverview Inn (50 College St)

$15 per person (proceeds benefiting the Marvin Posey Jr. Scholarship Endowment and African American Cultural Center Scholarship funds). Join us as we celebrate homecoming and raise scholarship money for future Governors.

Light refreshments, cash bar.  Sponsored by the APSU African American Alumni Chapter & Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center. Alumni enjoy a discounted rate of $109 per night (plus tax) at the Riverview Inn. Reservations must be made by Sept. 23, and must be booked for Friday, Oct. 23 and Saturday, Oct. 24 for Homecoming Weekend rate. Call (931) 552-3331 to make reservations.

For more information, contact the Alumni Relations Office, (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586.

 

Block Party in the “Alley”

8-11 p.m., Strawberry Alley, downtown Clarksville.

$3 per person (wrist band and first beverage included in price). Must be 21 and over show a valid I.D.

Join us as we celebrate APSU Homecoming 2015 to the sounds of Neil Brock and the Cover Ups. 

Sponsored by Budweiser of Clarksville, Edwards Steakhouse and Section 125.

For information, contact Alumni Relations Office, (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586.

Saturday - October 24, 2015

Governors Football Alumni Breakfast

8-9:30 a.m., Governors Football Stadium (Club Level)

Free.  All former football players are invited to reunite for this special event in support of APSU football. Advance reservations requested. Contact Alumni Relations Office, (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586.

 

Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education Alumni Reception

9 a.m., Claxton (Room 308)

Join Dr. Carlette Hardin and APSU faculty/staff for the Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education alumni mix and mingle. Food will be provided. To RSVP or for more information on the College of Education Alumni Chapter, contact Matt Bucy at (931) 221-7130 or bucym@apsu.edu.

 

Greek Alumni Parade “Watch Party”

9:30 a.m., Clement Lawn (off of College Street – Greek Tent). Join current APSU Greeks and reconnect with your fraternity brothers and sorority sisters during the Homecoming Parade.

Free event. For more information, contact Victor Felts, Greek Alumni Chapter President, at 931-221-7431 or feltsv@apsu.edu.

 

College of Science and Mathematics Alumni Reception

9:30-11:30 a.m., Maynard Mathematics and Computer Science Building (Ken and Amy Landrum Courtyard). Join us as we reunite with alumni, professors and staff of the college for this year’s Homecoming and Homecoming/Veteran’s Day Parade! For more information, please contact Tami Fraley at fraleyt@apsu.edu or 931-221-7971.

 

Homecoming Parade

10 a.m., APSU Campus

Free and open to the public. APSU gathers together to celebrate Homecoming 2015. Tailgate Alley opens at 2 p.m. Contact Athletics to reserve a spot, (931) 221-7904. Contact Student Life and Engagement, (931) 221-7431 for parade details and information.

 

Governors Own Alumni Band Rehearsal & Social

9 a.m., All former Governors Own Band Members will meet in Choir Room (MMC Building) for final rehearsals, followed by Parade, Tailgate Alley and Game Performances. This is a free event for band alumni. For more information, email Vanessa Cobb at vcobb1@my.apsu.edu.

 

Alumni Awards Lunch

Noon, Morgan University Center Ballroom

$25 per person. Open to the public.  Meet and mingle with other alumni and friends as we honor this year’s selection of outstanding alumni award recipients: Maggie Kulback (’77), Mike O’Malley, Michael Wall (’00), Chad Kimmel (’02), Fred Landiss (’69) and Dr. Joe Greer (’70).  (Advance reservations required by Wednesday, Oct. 21. Contact Alumni Relations Office, (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586. 

 

Lady Govs Softball Alumni Chapter Tailgate

2-4 p.m., Tailgate Alley

Join us for an alumni tailgate during Homecoming before the Govs Football game against Tennessee State University at 4 p.m. There will be free food, so come by and mingle with former and current Lady Govs Softball players as well as the coaches. We encourage you to contact other teammates to spread the word. To RSVP, please text or email Jessica Ryan at (81) 598-8451 or jessryan19@gmail.com.

 

Alumni Hospitality Tent 

(Alumni Chapters that will be present at the Alumni Tent are listed below)

2-4 p.m., Tailgate Alley

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 trinkets.  If your group is interested in setting up a table at the Alumni Tent, contact the Alumni Relations Office.

Alumni Relations Office, (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586. 

  • Governors Own Alumni Band Chapter - Vanessa Cobb (’10), president

  • Hispanic Alumni Chapter - Rosa Ponce (’03), president

  • Nursing Alumni Chapter - Linda Darnell (’88), president

  • African-American Alumni Chapter - Makeba Webb (’00), president

  • Montgomery County Alumni Chapter - Kevin Fee (’09), president

  • Lady Govs Softball Alumni Chapter - Jessica Ryan (11’, ’13), president

  • APSU Pom Squad Alumni Chapter - Nicole Aquino Williamson (’04), president

 

Homecoming Game – APSU vs. JSU

4 p.m., Governors Stadium

Open to the public. Presentation of 2015 Homecoming King, Queen and court at halftime.

For admission prices, contact Athletics Ticket Office, (931) 221-7761.

 

Homecoming Step Show

7:30 p.m., Foy Center (Doors open at 6 p.m.)

$10 APSU students with I.D., $15 in advance;

$20 at the door.

Call Fraternity & Sorority Affairs 931-221-6570 or visit www.apsugreeks.com for more information.

Hotel Information

STAYING OVERNIGHT?
 
Please enjoy the Homecoming/Alumni discounted rate at these following choice hotels:
Please reference “APSU Alumni Homecoming” when making your reservation.
 
The Riverview Inn is preferred hotel partner of Austin Peay State University and Austin Peay Athletics
Riverview Inn (50 College St)
·         $119 plus tax
·         2 night minimum
·         931-552-3331
·         All Riverview Inn reservations made, must be booked by Sept. 23, 2015 for Homecoming Weekend.

HomeTowne Suites (129 Westfield Ct)
·         $69 plus tax (Single) / $79 plus tax (double)
·         931-551-7711
·         Will offer Alumni Homecoming rate all week (Oct. 19-24)
 
Candlewood Suites (3050 Clay Lewis Rd)
·         $99 plus tax (single beds)
·         $109 plus tax (double beds)
·         931-906-0900
·         Will offer Alumni Homecoming rate all week (Oct. 19-24)
 
Mainstay Suites (115 Fairbrook Place)
·         $84 plus tax (single beds)
·         $99 plus tax (double beds)
·         931-648-3400
·         Will offer Alumni Homecoming rate all week (Oct. 19-24)
 
Courtyard by Marriott (155 Fair Brook Place)
·         931-551-4480
·         $119 (plus tax)
·         Will offer Alumni Homecoming rate all week (Oct. 19-24)
 
Home 2 Suites (3020 Mr. C Drive)
·         931-645-7771
·         Open in July
·         $109 (plus tax)

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