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Homecoming Committee announces events for alumni to celebrate TRUEMU

by Homecoming Committee 2012, Published September 13, 2012

Greetings from the 2012 EMU Homecoming Committee!

We are excited to announce a full range of Homecoming activities taking place Sunday, September 30 - Saturday, October 6. This year, we celebrate Homecoming united under the theme, "Together." We hope all of our alumni will adopt the phrase, "Together, we are coming home!"

Below is a sampling of events designed for alumni to celebrate Homecoming. Please visit to learn more about all of the Homecoming festivities.

Green & White Day
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Time: All-day
Alumni, students, faculty and staff, wear green and white all day, no matter where you are in the world!

TRUEMU Alumni Happy Hour
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Corner Brewery
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Connect with alumni and make new friends as we gather to celebrate Homecoming 2012. Bring your business cards to share and to enter to win some EMU swag. Appetizers will be provided.

Homecoming Club House Jam
Friday, October 5, 2012
Marriott-Ypsilanti Eagle Crest - Club House, 1275 Huron St. Ypsilanti, MI
Time: 8:30 p.m. - 2 a.m.
The EMU Black Alumni Chapter and the Professional Men of Omega Psi Phi Faternity Inc., Sigma Rho Chapter has partnered to bring the Homecoming Club House Jam to EMU! Come celebrate the 60th year of the Theta Gamma Chapter at EMU!
Hor's d' oeuvres, cash bar, party favors and fun with alumni from all over the state. Tickets are available online: Tickets are $20 in advance. For every ticket sold, a percentage will go toward EMUBA/Mathis Book Scholarships.

Golden Years Reunion Breakfast
Saturday, October 6, 2012
University House
Time: 9 - 11 a.m.
For all the 1962 graduates, you are invited to enjoy a delicious breakfast, hosted by President Susan Martin at the University House. Following the breakfast, a medallion ceremony will also be held. To RSVP, contact the Office for Alumni Relations at 734.487.0250.

EMU Alumni and Friends Homecoming Tailgate
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Rynearson Stadium
Time: 11 a.m - 1 p.m.
Join us this year in our Alumni tent at our usual spot outside the main gates to the stadium. We have something for everyone and for all ages. Giveaways, historic EMU t-shirt sales, a caricaturist and more await our faithful alumni and friends who return to support their University. Did we mention the food? Come hungry and head into the stadium satisfied wearing your green and white and ready to cheer on the Eagles! $5 per person.

TRUEMU Homecoming Football Game
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Rynearson Stadium
Time: 1 p.m.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles led by Coach Ron English, will take on Kent State on Saturday, October 6, 2012 for the annual homecoming celebration!

Greek Alumni Reunion
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Tap Room
Time: 4 p.m.
Join your fellow Greek alumni to celebrate your fraternity/sorority memories.

Together, we celebrate TRUEMU!

EMU Homecoming Committee 2012