Homecoming Schedule - October 17-22, 2016
APSU Homecoming 2016 is set for October 17-22, 2016.
This year's homecoming will be a Home is Where the Govs Are!
For a complete list of student homecoming events visit: www.apsu.edu/student-life/aphomecoming
Pep Rally/Bonfire/Court Announcement
7 p.m., Dunn Center Front Lawn
Free and open to the public. Contact Student Life and Engagement, (931) 221-7431.
APSU Agriculture Alumni Harvest & Open House
5:30-7 p.m., 1991 Pickens Rd.
5:45 p.m. Ceremony; 6:15 p.m. Reception/Tours
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.
4 p.m., Intramural Fields
Tug of War for student organizations to participate in to have fun and display their athletic ability. Contact Student Life and Engagement, (931) 221-7431.
Student Concert (valid APSU ID required)
7 p.m., Foy Center
Nationally known artist performs for APSU students in a lively concert experience.
38th 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.
38th Annual Homecoming Golf Team Sign Up Form
12 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Morgan University Center Plaza
Free and open to alumni and students. Sponsored by African American Alumni Chapter and WNDAACC. For more information, contact Jasmine Jones at email@example.com 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.
Call (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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 931-221-6851.
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 email@example.com.
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) 221-1283 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
African American Alumni Chapter Scholarship Mixer
8 p.m. - midnight, Riverview Inn (50 College St)
$10 per person – If you purchase your ticket July 1- Oct. 15/ $15 per person at door (proceeds benefiting the Marvin Posey Jr. Scholarship Endowment). 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. 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. 21 and Saturday, Oct. 22 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. Open to all!
$3 per person (wrist band and first beverage included in price). Must be 21 and over show a valid I.D. We encourage all Class of 1966 & Class of 1991 Alumni to join us at this event!
Sponsored by Budweiser of Clarksville, Edwards Steakhouse and Hops Java & Juice.
For information, contact Alumni Relations Office, (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586.
50 Year Reunion Breakfast (Class of 1966)
8- 10 a.m., Morgan University Center (Room 305)
This will be an exciting time for the class of 1966 as they celebrate this momentous occasion!
$30 per person. For more information or to RSVP, contact the Alumni Relations Office at (931) 221-7979 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 watching the Parade, Tailgate Alley and Game Performances. This is a free event for band alumni. For more information, email Barb Syme Cramer at email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
College of Science and Mathematics Alumni Reception
9-10 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 Parade! For more information, please contact Tami Fraley at email@example.com or 931-221-7971.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
10 a.m., APSU Campus
Free and open to the public. APSU gathers together to celebrate Homecoming 2016. 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.
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: Jim Holleman, Roy Gregory, Maxie Shatoya McClintock (’02), Staci Lynch (’10), Wilma Newton (’73) and George Leavell (’84). Contact Alumni Relations Office, (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586.
Political Science Alumni Reunion
Noon, Morgan University Center- Room 305
Join us to mix and mingle with alumni and current students. Lunch provided. Free event.
For more information or to RSVP, contact Sage Disney at email@example.com or 931-221-7515 by Friday, Oct. 14.
College of Science & Mathematics Tailgate Tent
1-4 p.m., Tailgate Alley (adjacent to Alumni Tent)
Following the Homecoming Parade, join your fellow alumni, students, faculty and staff in Tailgate Alley.
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 Mercer 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alumni Hospitality Tent
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. This will be a great time to mix and mingle with your Class of 1966 and Class of 1991 Reunion classmates!
APSU Communications Department Alumni Tailgate
2-4 p.m., Tailgate Alley – Alumni Tent (in front of indoor tennis center)
Communications Alumni …come out and mix and mingle with fellow classmates, professors and friends as the Govs prepare to take on Mercer for a 4 p.m. homecoming kickoff! For more information, call Heather Legg at (931) 302-1904.
Homecoming Game – APSU vs. Mercer
4 p.m., Governors Stadium
Open to the public. Presentation of 2016 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 6:30 p.m.)
* Students/Military - $10 in Advance
* Community/Alumni - $15 in Advance
* Tickets at the Door - $20
Call Fraternity & Sorority Affairs 931-221-6570 or visit www.apsugreeks.com for more information.
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
* All Riverview Inn reservations made, must be booked by Sept. 23, 2016 for Homecoming Weekend.
HomeTowne Suites (129 Westfield Ct)
* $69 plus tax (Single) / $79 plus tax (double)
Candlewood Suites (3050 Clay Lewis Rd)
* $99 plus tax (single beds)
* $109 plus tax (double beds)
Mainstay Suites (115 Fairbrook Place)
* $84 plus tax (single beds)
* $99 plus tax (double beds)
Courtyard by Marriott (155 Fair Brook Place)
* $119 (plus tax)
Home 2 Suites (3020 Mr. C Drive)
* $109 (plus tax)