Homecoming 2012 Set To Be A Year To Remember
Live at 85! That is the phrase that will be plastered on posters and t-shirts alike as Texas Southern University’s alumni, students, staff, faculty and friends prepare to celebrate the schools 85th Homecoming and Anniversary. A full week of activities has been scheduled highlighted by appearances of comedians Rob Stapleton, Dominque, Double D and Cocoa Brown at the Comedy Show on Nov. 1 and musical guests Erykah Badu and Kendrick Lamar at the Hip-Hop Concert/Greek Show on Nov. 2nd. Other highlight events include the kick-off pep rally on Oct. 29th; Tiger Paw Golf Classic on Nov. 1; and the football game versus Arkansas Pine-Bluff on Nov.3rd. Below is a full list of Homecoming activities from OCTOBER 26 – NOVEMBER 3, 2012.
HOMECOMING ACTIVITIES: OCTOBER 26 – NOVEMBER 3, 2012
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2012
10:00 am – 6:30 pm Yard Festival (Back of the Student Life Center)
9:00 am College/Schools Open House (Campus wide)
5:00 pm TSU Women’s Volleyball vs UAPB Recreation Center
6:00 pm – 11:00 pm President’s 85th Anniversary Gala - Westin’ Galleria
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Pan Hellenic Council Greek Show – Sawyer Auditorium
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2012
6:00 am – 6:00 pm Tailgating Tiger Stadium
6:00 am – 9:00 pm - Tailgating TSU Campus
10:00 am – 12 noon Homecoming Parade Downtown
2:00 pm TSU vs UAPB Tiger Stadium
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Hip Hop/R&B Concert (Kendrick Lamar & Erykah Badu) H&PE Arena
When & Where
Texas Southern University
Texas Southern University was founded in 1927 and became a state institution in 1947.
Texas Southern possesses an impressive array of undergraduate and graduate programs, a diverse faculty, more than 80 student organizations, and an alumni network comprised of educators, entrepreneurs, public servants, lawyers, pilots, artists, and more, many of whom are change agents on the local, national and international stage. Nestled upon a sprawling 150-acre campus, Texas Southern has served as a cornerstone for developing the greatest potential in leaders from various socioeconomic, cultural, and racial backgrounds.
Texas Southern is located in the heart of the city, giving its students and faculty easy access to the Museum District, neighboring educational institutions, the Texas Medical Center, downtown Houston, two major airports and all of the city’s major freeways. More than 9,487 students, along with nearly 1,500 faculty and staff comprise the University’s community making it one of the nation’s largest Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s). For more information, visit www.tsu.edu.