FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 20, 2002
CONTACT: Kathleen Shields
DOWN AND DIRTY FUN SIGNALS THE START OF EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY'S HOMECOMING FESTIVITIES
YPSILANTI - Eastern Michigan University students and alumni are encouraged to "Come Home" for a week-long celebration starting Sunday, Sept. 22. Events include:
Fifth Annual Oozeball Mud Volleyball Tournament
€ Sunday, Sept. 22, 1 p.m., Hoyt Residence Hall lawn. Registration is $40.00 for each four-person co-ed team. For information, call the Rec/IM at 734.487.1338.
Reunions, Reunions, Reunions
€ Alumni baseball, cheerleaders, marching band, Communication and Theatre Arts, 1987 MAC champion football team, Greek chapters, and various other groups will be hosting reunion events on and around campus. Check out www.emich.edu/alumni for a complete schedule.
€ Basic football instruction with head football coach Jeff Woodruff. All alumni, students, faculty, staff and community members are invited. Tuesday, Sept. 24, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Rynearson Stadium; $5 donation benefits Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels. Students free; free T-shirt to all participants. To register, contact Doug Kose at 734.487.5642.
€ Wednesday, Sept. 25, 8 p.m., University Park (Lake House, center of campus).
12th Annual Greek Step Show
€ Presented by the Black Alumni Chapter. Thursday, Sept. 26, 7 p.m., Convocation Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets $12/advance, $15/day of show. Contact the ticket office at 734.487.2282.
€ Rapper Ludacris, Friday, Sept. 27, 8 p.m., Convocation Center. Contact the ticket office at 734.487.2282.
Teaching Excellence Awards
€ 12th Annual Excellence in Teaching Awards. Saturday, Sept. 28, 9:30 a.m., McKenny Union Ballroom. Tickets $13 through Alumni Relations, 734.487.0250.
The Big Day!
€ Go Green Alumni Tailgate, 4 p.m. outside Rynearson Stadium. The tailgate will feature the Alumni Chapter of the Year presentation at 5 p.m.
€ Homecoming Game, 6 p.m. EMU Eagles take on the Southern Illinois Salukis at Rynearson Stadium. Parking is free. Game tickets $10-$12 at the gate, or call 734.487.2282.