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APSU’s 2010 Homecoming themed ‘Peay Paradise,’ October 4th-9th

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will celebrate Homecoming 2010 with the theme, “Peay Paradise,” from October 4th-9th. Homecoming 2010 includes events for all ages, and most of the events are open to the public.

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

Monday, October 4th

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

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

Wednesday, October 6th

APSU Apollo (student talent show)
7:00pm, Red Barn (Memorial Health Building)
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, October 8th

31st Annual Homecoming Golf Tournament
8:00am, Swan Lake Golf Course
$60.00 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.

44th Annual Alumni-Varsity Golf Match
1:00pm 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 – 1:00pm.

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

20th Annual Dave Aaron Reception
6:00pm, Riverview Inn Montgomery Room, 50 College Street.
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.

APSU Soccer Alumni Reception
Immediately following the APSU vs. Jacksonville State soccer game
(game start time, 7:00pm at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field) 9:00pm, post-game
reception (Dunn Center).

Contact coach Kelley Guth, 931-221-7972.

African-American Alumni Mixer
7:00pm-9:00pm, Riverview Inn, 50 College Street.
Free. Light refreshments, cash bar. Makeba Webb (’00), chair.

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

Homecoming Street Dance
8:00pm-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.

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

Saturday, October 9th

Homecoming Scholarship 5K Run
8:00am, Clement Building, front lawn, College Street.
Registration $20.00 in advance, $25.00 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.

Governettes Reunion
8:30am, Pace Alumni Center at Emerald Hill
Free. All former Governettes twirlers and band members from this era are invited to reunite for this special event.

For more information or to RSVP, contact chair, Linda Robertson Long. 931-647-6259 or jwllrl@bellsouth.net.

Football Lettermen Chapter Breakfast
9:00am-11:00am, 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.

Agriculture Alumni – Family Farm Fun Day
9:30am–11:30am, APSU farm (Environmental Education Center)
All APSU agriculture alumni and their families are welcome to come out to the APSU farm to see some of our new additions including Belted Galloway cattle, a prize Angus bull and renewable energy technologies. Other activities will include hayrides and games for the kids. Refreshments will be served.

Contact Dr. Don Sudbrink or Chad Pugh, 931-221-7272, or e-mail sudbrinkd@apsu.edu.

Alumni Awards Brunch
11:00am, Morgan University Center Ballroom
$25.00 per person. Open to the public. Advance reservations required by Monday, October 4th. 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
11:00am-4:00pm, 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 schlangerg@apsu.edu.

Alumni Band Rehearsal
Noon, Music/Mass Communication Building
Band alumni are invited to dust off their instruments and batons for the 2010 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 cvilletn81@yahoo.com or 931-801-8870.

African-American Alumni Chapter “Stroll Off”
12:30pm–3:30pm, MUC Plaza. Free event.

For more information, please contact Makeba Webb (’00) at webbm@apsu.edu.

APSU Cheerleaders Alumni Reunion
1:30pm, Pace Alumni Center at Emerald Hill.
Judy Cherry (’65) and Barbara Sledd (’66), co-chairs. If you are a former APSU cheerleader and you are interested in attending the Cheerleader Reunion, please call the Alumni Relations Office, 931-221-7979, or e-mail Nikki Loos Peterson at petersonn@apsu.edu to update your contact information.

Homecoming Parade
1:00pm, (College, North Second and Marion streets)
Free and open to the public. APSU gathers together to celebrate Homecoming 2010. Tailgate Alley opens at 2:00pm.

Contact Athletics to reserve a spot, 931-221-7904. Contact Student Life and Leadership, 931-221-7431.

College of Business Alumni Reception
2:00pm-3:00pm, Kimbrough Building, Dean William Rupp cordially invites you to attend. Free.

For more information, contact the College of Business, 931-221-7674.

Alumni Hospitality Tent
2:00pm-4:00pm, 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.

Here is a list of organizations participating in Tailgate:

  • African-American Alumni Chapter Tailgate
    Makeba Webb (’00), president.
  • Governors Band Alumni Chapter Tailgate
    Matt Whitt (’03), president
  • Hispanic Alumni Tailgate
    Rosa Ponce (’03), president
  • Nursing Alumni Chapter Tailgate
    Dr. Doris Davenport (’91), president
  • Lady Govs Softball Alumnae Chapter Tailgate
    Cheryl Bidwell (’85), district director
  • Football Letterman Chapter Tailgate
    Gary Shephard (’73, ’80), president.

Homecoming Game – APSU vs. Tennessee Tech
4:00pm, Governors Stadium
Open to the public. Presentation of 2010 Homecoming King, Queen and court at halftime.

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

Homecoming Step Show
7:30pm, Memorial Health Gym
$10.00 APSU students with I.D.; $15.00 in advance online; $20.00 at the door.

Contact Student Affairs, 931-221-7341.


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