Various Homecoming Festivities Scheduled for This Week
Oct. 5, 2009
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - - Various homecoming festivities are scheduled for this week leading up to Saturday night's Tiger football game against UTEP. A complete list of festivities is below.
Monday, October 5
Tuesday, October 6
Tiger Volleyball vs. Central Arkansas, 7 p.m., Elma Roane Fieldhouse (not part of Homecoming Competition)
Wednesday, October 7
Health Fair, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Student Plaza
Wednesday Night Live
Thursday, October 8
Friday, October 9
University of Memphis Heritage Room Brister Hall (formerly the John Willard Brister Library), 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Cheer Reunion, 4:30 p.m. - All former cheer, mascots and mic-men are invited back for this year's Homecoming to reconnect with the University and former teammates. The weekend's activities include meeting at 4:30 p.m. Friday in front of the University Library for the Alumni Association Parade and Pep Rally. Saturday events start with a practice at Frankie Conklin's gym at 1 p.m., followed by tailgating at the M Club Tent at 5:30 p.m. and the game at 7 p.m. To learn more about the sideline performance (including attire and other details), tickets and weekend accommodations, visit the Cheer Reunion's Facebook page.
Homecoming Parade, 5:30 p.m., Click here for the parade route
Homecoming Pep Rally, 6:30 p.m. - With special guest coach Tommy West. Located at the end of the parade route. Food provided from the Thomas Boggs ('72) Family of Huey's restaurants.
Tiger Volleyball vs. East Carolina - 7 p.m., Elma Roane Fieldhouse
Pouncer Party, 9 p.m. - 1 a.m., Cadre Building (downtown)
Class of 1959 Reunion - Class of 1959 members are invited to a 50th Reunion Brunch at the home of the U of M President Shirley Raines, followed by a guided campus tour. Reservations required by contacting Ryan Jones at 901-678-1333 or email@example.com.
Half Century Club Reception - The Half Century Club and Alumni Association will host the Golden Reception for the class of 1959 and all previous years in the Alumni Center. Appetizers and beverages will be provided. For reservations, call 901-678-ALUM.
Saturday, October 10
For more information, contact Alumni Coordinator Shawn Carter at 901-678-5016 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Football vs. UTEP, 7 p.m., Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium