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APSU’s 2009 Homecoming themed “Fear the Peay,” Oct. 25-31

 

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For a bone-chilling good time, join Austin Peay State University for Homecoming 2009 with the theme, “Fear the Peay,” from Oct. 25-31. Homecoming 2009 includes events for all ages, and most of them open to the public. A full schedule of events is available below the fold. The Austin Peay State University National Alumni Association will also be sponsoring a couple of sports events during Homecoming 2009 that will be open to full public participation:

  • The 31st Annual Homecoming Golf Tournament will be at 8 a.m., Friday, Oct. 31 at Swan Lake Golf Course. Cost is $60 per person, and advance registration is required. Fee includes ditty bag, refreshments on the golf course and light lunch. The event, sponsored by Budweiser of Clarksville, is co-chaired by alumni Nelson Boehms (’86) and Frazier Allen (’99).
  • The Homecoming Scholarship 5K Run will begin at 8 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 31 on the front lawn of the Clement Building on College Street. Registration is $20 in advance, $25 day of race. Advance registration is preferred. The fee includes T-shirt and refreshments. Prizes and cash awards will be announced. Co-chairs are alumni Mike (’78) and Lisa (’81) Kelley, along with Gloria Henshaw (’82), Amelia Wallace (’66), Bill Harpel (’74), Lori O’Shoney (’87), Sandra Fladry, Anna Murray (’83), Jimmy Clark (’07) and Doug Molnar.

Full Schedule of Homecoming Events

The following is the full schedule, which also can be accessed at http://apsu.edu.

Sunday, Oct. 25
G.H.O.S.T.
5 p.m., Morgan University Center Plaza
Free and open to the public. Annual Halloween event for community children.

Contact Student Government Association, (931) 221-7262

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The 2008 G.H.O.S.T event

Monday, Oct. 26
Step-Off
12:30 p.m., Morgan University Center Plaza (rain location – Memorial Health Gym)
Enjoy the traditional Organization Step-Off.

Contact Student Life and Leadership, (931) 221-7431.

Paranormal Expert Peter Jordan
6:30 p.m., Clement Auditorium
Sponsored by Student Affairs. Peter Jordan will present “A Multimedia Investigation of Haunted Places and People.”

Contact Student Affairs, (931) 221-7341.

Wednesday, Oct. 28
APSU Apollo (student talent show)
7 p.m., Clement Auditorium
Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Govs Programming Council. Students amaze the audience with their talent.

Contact Student Life and Leadership, (931) 221-7431.

Friday, Oct. 30
31st Annual Homecoming Golf Tournament
8 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. Nelson Boehms (’86) and Frazier Allen (’99), co-chairs.

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

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43rd 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.

Contact Jim Smith, (931) 645-6586 or (931) 648-0343.

APSU Percussion Ensemble Halloween Concert
6 p.m. and 8 p.m., Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall
Open to the public. Admission is $3 or two cans of food per person. Tickets on sale starting Oct. 26 and at the door (if available).

Contact APSU Department of Music, (931) 221-7818.

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The 2008 Percussion Ensemble Halloween Concert

18th 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.

African-American Alumni Mixer
7-9 p.m., Riverview Inn, 50 College St.
Free. Light refreshments, cash bar. Makeba Webb (’00), president.

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

Softball Alumnae Game
7 p.m., Lady Govs softball field

Contact coach Casey Dickson, (931) 221-6190 or .

Athletic Letter-Winners Reunion
8 p.m., Front Page Deli, 105 Franklin St.

Contact Athletics, (931) 221-7904.

Homecoming Street Dance
8 p.m.-midnight, Strawberry Alley (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 and 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.

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Saturday, Oct. 31
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), Sandra Fladry, Anna Murray (’83), Jimmy Clark (’07) and Doug Molnar.

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

Football Lettermen Chapter Breakfast
9-11 a.m., Dunn Center (Governors Club area, third floor) 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.

Alumni Awards Brunch
11 a.m., Morgan University Center Ballroom
$25 per person. Open to the public. Advance reservations required by Wednesday, Oct. 28. Meet and mingle with other alumni and friends as we honor this year’s selection of outstanding alumni award recipients.

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

Alumni Art Exhibit and Reception
11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Trahern Gallery
In conjunction with the exhibit, a free reception will be held on the front lawn of the Trahern Building for presenters and attendees.

Contact Gregg Schlanger, (931) 221-7789 or .

Alumni Band Rehearsal
12:30 p.m., Music/Mass Communication Building, room 152
Band alumni are invited to dust off their instruments and batons for the 2009 edition of the Alumni Band. APSU’s band staff looks forward to continuing this great tradition, which will feature a special performance during the Homecoming game.

For more information and to RSVP, contact Matt Whitt (’03), president at or (931) 801-8870.

Homecoming Parade
2 p.m., through center of campus (Browning Drive to Marion Street)
Free and open to the public. APSU gathers together to celebrate Homecoming 2009. Tailgate Alley opens at 2 p.m. Contact Athletics to reserve a spot, (931) 221-7904. “Trunk and Treat” available for all kids
under the age of 12 in costume.

Contact Student Life and Leadership, (931) 221-7431.

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Alumni Hospitality Tent
2-4 p.m., Tailgate Alley (west side parking lot) 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
2-4 p.m., Tailgate Alley (west side parking lot)
Free. Makeba Webb (’00), president.

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

Governors Band Alumni Chapter Tailgate
2-4 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
2-4 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.

Nursing Alumni Chapter Tailgate
2-4 p.m., Tailgate Alley (west side parking lot)
Free. Dr. Doris Davenport (’91), president.

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

Lady Govs Softball Alumnae Chapter Tailgate
2-4 p.m., Tailgate Alley (west side parking lot)
Free. Ashley Elrod (’09), president.

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

Football Letterman Chapter Tailgate
2-4 p.m., Tailgate Alley (west side parking lot)
Free. Gary Shephard (’73, ’80), president.

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

Homecoming Game – APSU vs. Jacksonville State
4 p.m., Governors Stadium
Open to the public. Presentation of 2009 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 (7-9 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. Light hors d’oeuvres and adult beverages. Casual attire.
Sponsored by the APSU National Alumni Association and Budweiser of Clarksville. Group reunions of the classes of ’49, ’59, ’69, ’79, ’89, ’99 and ’09 are encouraged to attend this event. Lee Peterson (’90), Gloria B. Humphrey (’89) and Robert Price (’03), co-chairs.

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

Homecoming Step Show
7:30 p.m., Memorial Health Gym
$10 APSU students with I.D.; $15 in advance online; $20 at the door.

Contact Student Affairs, (931) 221-7341


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