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30 September 2008

"125 & We're Still the One"
Student Life, Alumni Office
Announce Homecoming Events

October brings weeks of celebration to Jacksonville State University as the Friendliest Campus celebrates its 125th Anniversary and prepares for the Homecoming game against Murray State on October 18.

Following is a complete list of activities, furnished by the Office of Student Life and the Alumni Office.

Wednesday, October 1

Homecoming Pageant
Leone Cole Auditorium
7 p.m.

Thursday, October 9

Homecoming Court Elections
TMB Auditorium
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Tuesday, October 14

Karaoke in the Café
Jack Hopper Dining Hall
11a.m. - 1 p.m.

Homecoming Semi - Formal Extravaganza
Celebrating 125 years of Academic Excellence
Leone Cole Auditorium
7:30 - 11:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 16

Homecoming Queen Elections
TMB Auditorium
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

TMB Lawn
11 a.m. - 5 p.m

Calhoun County Alumni After Hours*
Coxwell Room, Field House
6 - 8 p.m.

Queen Announcements/ Banner Judging

Homecoming Pep Rally
8 p.m.
Paul Snow Stadium

Friday, October 17

National Alumni Association Alumni Golf Tournament*
Sponsored by Black Alumni Chapter
Silver Lakes Golf Course

60s Group Annual Alumni Reunion*
Miller Sports Arena, McClellan
5:30 p.m.

African American Alumni Celebration Mixer*
Tent Area, Paul Snow Stadium
5:30 p.m.

Annual ROTC Alumni Banquet*
6 p.m.

Class of 1958, "Golden Gamecock" 50th Year Reunion*
11th Floor, Houston Cole Library
6 p.m.

Criminal Justice Alumni Dinner*
Alumni House
6 p.m.

JSU Housing Alumni Reunion*
6 - 8 p.m.

Class of 1983, 25th Year Reunion*
11th Floor, Houston Cole Library
6:30 p.m.

National Panhellenic Sponsored Step Show
Leone Cole Auditorium
7 p.m.

Saturday, October 18

Southerners and Marching Ballerinas Reunion*
(Registration and Rehearsal)
8 a.m.

1955 Refrigerator Bowl Team Reunion*
Breakfast at Alumni House Pavilion, Followed by Reunion at Dillon Field
8:30 a.m.

Alumni House Open
9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Cole Drive will close to thru traffic
10 a.m.

President's Brunch
10 - 11:30 a.m.

Departmental Open Houses
11 a.m. - noon

Alumni Board of Governors Meeting
11:45 a.m.

Homecoming Parade (North Pelham Road)
Cock Walk (Players walk from Gamecock Center to Stadium)
1 p.m.

J Club Football Reunion*
Dillon Field
1:30 p.m.

RV/Tailgating Area with Food and Entertainment
For Family Day and Homecoming Activities
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Regular Ticket Booth and Will Call Open
2 p.m.


Full Performance by the Southerners and the Marching Ballerinas
Now Included in PRE-GAME Festivities

Homecoming Game
Jacksonville State vs. Murray State
Paul Snow Stadium
4 p.m.

Football Game Halftime Festivities
Alumni of Year Awards and Homecoming Queen and Court,
Performance by Southerners and Alumni

Football Game Postgame Festivities

African American Alumni Celebration Mixer*
Alumni House

Sunday, October 19

U.N. Day Tea
Hosted by International House Program
International House

* For more information or to register for Alumni Events, please visit

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