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Homecoming 2008 Schedule of Events

Monday, Oct. 20
Decade of the Day:
The Roaring ‘20s
Step-Off and Homecoming Court Announcement
12:30 p.m., Morgan University Center Plaza (rain locationFoy Fitness and Recreation Center)
Enjoy the traditional Organization Step-Off and meet the 2008 Homecoming Court.
Contact Student Life and Leadership, (931) 221-7431.


Tuesday, Oct. 21
Decade of the Day:
‘50s Rock & Roll Party
Govs Games
5 p.m., Intramural Field Monday, Oct. 20
Decade of the Day:
The Roaring ‘20s
Step-Off and Homecoming Court Announcement
12:30 p.m., Morgan University Center Plaza (rain locationFoy Fitness and Recreation Center)
Enjoy the traditional Organization Step-Off and meet the 2008 Homecoming Court.
Contact Student Life and Leadership, (931) 221-7431.


Tuesday, Oct. 21
Decade of the Day:
‘50s Rock & Roll Party
Govs Games
5 p.m., Intramural Field
Sponsored by Interfraternity Council (IFC), Panhellenic Council (PC) and National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC). Kickball Tournament, Tug of War, Chariot Races and cotton candy.
Contact Student Life and Leadership, (931) 221-7431.


Wednesday, Oct. 22
Decade of the Day:
The Psychedelic ‘60s
APSU Apollo (student talent show)
7 p.m., Clement Auditorium
Free and open to the public. Students amaze the audience with their talent.
Contact Student Life and Leadership, (931) 221-7431.


Thursday, Oct. 23
Decade of the Day:
‘70s Disco Party
Alumni and Friends Card Party
10 a.m., Morgan University Center Ballroom
Cost is $13 per person. Open to the public. Advance registration is required. Co-chairs are Larry ('67) and Kay ('62) Martin and Margaret Ann Marshall.
Contact Alumni Relations Office, (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586.


Friday, Oct. 24
Decade of the Day:
Totally ‘80s
30th Annual Homecoming Golf Tournament
8 a.m., Swan Lake Golf Course
$60 per person. Open to the public. Fee includes ditty bag, refreshments on the golf course and light lunch. Nelson Boehms ('86), Frazier Allen ('99) and Jeff Turner, co-chairs.
Contact Alumni Relations Office, (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586.

42nd Annual Alumni-Varsity Golf Match
1 p.m. shotgun start, Clarksville Country Club
Men's varsity golf alumni compete against the current men's golf team in this annual event. Includes lunch from noon - 1 p.m. Sherwin Clift ('60), Steve Miller ('65) and Jim Smith ('68), co-chairs.
Contact Jim Smith, (931) 645-6586 or (931) 648-0343.

Pep Rally/Bonfire/Yard Party
3-6 p.m., Intramural Field
Free. Students, alumni and friends are invited to attend. Activities include Costume and Wing Tasting contests, Dance Off, Yard Party (impromptu stepping is welcome), introduction of Homecoming Court, deejay, food and booths. Appearances by APSU head football coach Rick Christophel, the Governors Marching Band, cheerleaders and pom squad prior to the pep rally and bonfire at 5:30 p.m. Sponsored by IFC, PC, NPHC, Student Life and Leadership and African-American Alumni Chapter/APSU National Alumni Association.
Contact Student Life and Leadership, (931) 221-7431.

17th Annual Dave Aaron Reception
6 p.m., Riverview Inn, Montgomery Room, 50 College St.
Free. Open to the public. RSVPs are recommended. Friends and former players of the late Dave Aaron are encouraged to reunite during this special event. George Fisher ('52), Hendricks Fox ('51), Dick Hardwick ('49), Brandon Buhler ('51) and Bill Cashion, co-chairs.
Contact Alumni Relations Office, (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586.

Homecoming Step Show
7 p.m., Foy Fitness and Recreation Center
Ticket information TBA. Sponsored by the National Pan-Hellenic Council. For tickets and/or more information, go to www.apsu.edu/sll.
Contact Student Life and Leadership, (931) 221-7431.

APSU vs. Jacksonville State (volleyball)
7 p.m., Dunn Center
Free and open to the public.
Contact Women's Volleyball Office, (931) 221-1002.
Athletic Letter-Winners Reunion
8-10 p.m., Blackhorse Pub and Brewery, 132 Franklin St.
Free. Light refreshments, cash bar. Hosted by APSU Athletics Office.
Contact Athletics Office, (931) 221-7903.

Homecoming Street Dance
8 p.m. — midnight, Franklin Street (downtown)
Free admission and open to the public. Reunite with friends and dance the night away to music by Mike Robinson. Food and beverages for sale. Sponsored by Budweiser of Clarksville, the Blackhorse Brewery and the Front Page Deli. Terry ('80) and Debbie Griffin, Craig ('85) and Lori ('87) O'Shoney, Garnett ('83) and Nancy ('80) Ladd, co-chairs, along with JoDee Wall Wright ('98), Justin Wamble ('06) and Sherry Weaver ('81).
Contact Alumni Relations Office, (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586.


Saturday, Oct. 25
Homecoming Scholarship 5K Run
8 a.m., Clement Building, front lawn, College Street
Registration $20 in advance, $25 day of race. Open to the public, all ages. Fee includes T-shirt and refreshments; prizes and cash awards. Mike ('78) and Lisa ('81) Kelley, co-chairs, along with Gloria Henshaw ('82), Amelia Wallace ('66), Bill Harpel ('74), Lori O'Shoney ('87), Evelyn Morrison, Sandra Fladry, Anna Murray ('83), Jimmy Clark ('07) and Doug Malnar.
Contact Alumni Relations Office, (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586.

Football Lettermen Chapter Breakfast
9-11 a.m., Morgan University Center Ballroom
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.

Volleyball Alumni Breakfast
9 a.m., Dunn Center (third level)
Free. All former volleyball players and their families are invited to attend.
For more information or to RSVP, contact Lindi Bankowski, (931) 221-7654 or bankowskil@apsu.edu.

Alumni Awards Brunch
11 a.m., Morgan University Center Ballroom
$25 per person. Open to the public. Advance reservations required by Wednesday, Oct. 22. Meet and mingle with other alumni and friends as we honor this year's selection of outstanding alumni award recipients. Nell Northington Warren ('74), chair.
Contact Alumni Relations Office, (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586.

APSU vs. Tennessee Tech (volleyball)
2 p.m., Dunn Center
Free and open to the public.
Contact Women's Volleyball Office, (931) 221-1002.

Homecoming Parade
4 p.m., through center of campus (Browning Drive to Marion Street)
Free and open to the public. Floats will be on display near Governors Stadium after the parade and throughout the game.
Contact Student Life and Leadership, (931) 221-7431.

Alumni Hospitality Tent
4-6 p.m., Tailgate Alley (west side parking lot)
Hosted by Montgomery County Alumni Chapter. 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.
Contact Alumni Relations Office, (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586.

African-American Alumni Chapter Tailgate Party
4-6 p.m., Tailgate Alley (west side parking lot)
Free. Co-chairs are Nancy Washington Vaughn ('99) and Makeba Webb ('00).
Contact Alumni Relations Office, (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586.

Governors Band Alumni Chapter Tailgate Party
4-6 p.m., Tailgate Alley (west side parking lot)
Free. Matt Whitt ('03), president.
Contact Alumni Relations Office, (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586.

Hispanic Alumni Tailgate Party
4-6 p.m., Tailgate Alley (west side parking lot)
Free. Rosa Ponce ('03), president.
Contact Alumni Relations Office, (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586.

Football Lettermen Chapter Tailgate Party
4-6 p.m., Tailgate Alley (west side parking lot)
Free. Charles Woods ('94), president.
Contact Alumni Relations Office, (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586.

Homecoming Game —
APSU vs. Tennessee Tech
6 p.m., Governors Stadium
Open to the public. Presentation of 2008 Homecoming King, Queen and court at halftime; Wyatt Award announcement and presentation.
For admission prices, contact Athletics Ticket Office, (931) 221-7761.

Post-Game Alumni Homecoming Social
Immediately after the game (tentatively 9-11 p.m.), Pace Alumni Center at Emerald Hill
Open to alumni and friends. $10 per person. Payment in advance or at the door. Advance reservations requested. Payment in advance or at the door. Light hors d'oeuvres and adult beverages. Casual attire. Sponsored by the APSU National Alumni Association and Budweiser of Clarksville. Hosted by the Greek Alumni Committee. Group reunions of Greek alumni are encouraged. Lee Peterson ('90), Gloria B. Humphrey ('89), Robert Price (‘03), co-chairs.
Contact Alumni Relations Office, (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586 or rosssw@apsu.edu.


Sunday, Oct. 26
G.H.O.S.T.
4-7 p.m., Morgan University Center Plaza
Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Student Government Association. Annual Halloween event where community children are invited to dress up and visit organization-sponsored booths.
Contact Student Government Association, (931) 221-7262.