2015 marks Eastern New Mexico University's 81st Homecoming celebration. Students selected ‘1950s: Sock Hops, Malt Shops and Happy Days' as this year's Homecoming theme. Homecoming unites current and former students. The week's activities begin with the student favorite ‘Songfest' on Monday, Sep. 28 and end on Saturday, Oct. 3 with the Homecoming parade and football game against Texas A&M Kingsville. Friday, Oct. 2 features an alumni volleyball game, Homecoming picnic at President Gamble's residence, and concludes with everyone's favorite: the bonfire!
Friday, Oct. 2
The Homecoming Golf Experience, 8 a.m.-noon or 1-5 p.m.
Advance registration is required. Contact the Department of Athletics at 575.562.2141.
Homecoming Picnic, University President's Home, 1600 W Cherry St, 5-6 p.m.
President Gamble invites alumni, students and friends for a casual picnic at his residence.
Alumni Volleyball Game, Greyhound Arena, 6 p.m.
Come out to this alumni game that pits former players versus current players.
Bonfire, Greyhound Arena, 8 p.m.
ENMU will announce the 2015 Homecoming King and Queen. Join current and former students for this revered tradition.
Saturday, Oct. 3
40th Annual Foundation Awards Breakfast, Campus Union (CUB) Ballroom, 8-10 a.m.
Invitation and pre-registration is required. Contact the ENMU Foundation at 575.562.2412.
The Homecoming Parade, Down S Ave C, right onto 18th St., 11 a.m.
Contact Alumni Affairs at email@example.com or 575.562.2125 for entry information.
Sodexo Buffet, Crossroads, Campus Union (CUB), 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
Sodexo will sell tickets at the door.
The Homecoming Football Game, Greyhound Stadium, 3 p.m.
The Greyhounds take on Texas A&M Kingsville. Halftime activities include the presentation of the Homecoming King and Queen and their court along with parade float winners.
Athletic Hall of Honors, Campus Union (CUB), 6:30-7 p.m.
The Greyhound Club hosts a brief meet and greet honoring the 2015 inductees. 7-9 p.m. The Greyhound Club hosts a formal dinner honoring the 2015 inductees.