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ASU Announces Schedule for 2014 Turkey Day Classic (6194 hits)

ASU is hosting an exciting week of activities in celebration of Hornet Homecoming and the 91st annual Turkey Day Classic football game, which for the first time will be played on the Saturday before Thanksgiving.

Mark your calendars and save the dates -- ASU has planned a fun-filled schedule of events for Hornet Homecoming 2014.

This year’s schedule features a major change, with the Turkey Day Classic football game slated for Nov. 22, the Saturday before Thanksgiving.

President Gwendolyn E. Boyd said the new date is a win-win for students and for alumni.

“The move will allow ASU’s students to be more involved in their Homecoming tradition, will allow the Hornets football team the opportunity to compete for FCS championships and will provide our out-of-town alumni more flexibility to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with their families,” Boyd said.

This year’s celebration will include everything from a Gospel Fest to our exciting Homecoming Concert to an on-campus Block Party, Pep Rally and the annual TDC Parade in downtown Montgomery.

Check out the schedule (times and locations to be determined) and make your plans to come home!
Friday, November 14

Alabama State University Men’s Basketball Game

Monday, November 17

Multiples Mix and Mingle
Powerful Evening of Praise

Tuesday, November 18

ASU Day of Service
Faculty/Staff Talent Show

Wednesday, November 19

Fashion Show
WVAS Glowstick Party

Thursday, November 20

Block Party and Pep Rally featuring Greek Old School vs. New School Stroll Off
Homecoming Stepshow

Friday, November 21

Alumni Brunch with special acknowledgement for Class of the 4s, 9s, and Silver Class of 1989
National Alumni Association Mini Conference
I Support The Athletic Program (ISTAP) Annual Meeting
Welcome Home Reception
90.7 Perspectives (Special Edition)- “Live” interviews with President/Alumni/Coaches
Homecoming Concert
Young Professionals Mixer - Classes of the 1990s and 2000s

Saturday, November 22

91st annual TDC Parade
Tailgate Party/Sponsors Village featuring winner of Greek Old School vs. New School Stroll Off
Hornet Walk
91st Annual TDC Football Game vs. Stillman College

Sunday, November 23

Worship Celebration

Monday, November 24

Future Hornet Day

For more information, contact ASU’s Office of University Relations at 334-229-6795.
Posted By: Elly Moss
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