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ENMU 2013 Homecoming will take place in conjunction with the Oct. 5 ENMU vs. Tarleton State University football game; stay tuned for more information!

 

Friday, Oct. 4

The Homecoming Golf Experience – 8 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m.
The department of Athletics invites you to participate in a great day of golf. Due to popular demand and an overwhelming number of participants, this event will be split into morning and afternoon tee times. Advance registration is required. Please contact the Department of Athletics by calling 575.562.2153 for more information.

Last Chance Paradise, 2013 Homecoming Show – University Theatre Center, Studio Theater, 7 p.m.
Come enjoy a great evening of theatre as the ENMU Department of Theatre presents an original production, Last Chance Paradise, written and produced exclusively for the 2013 ENMU Homecoming. It will be an evening of good laughs, heartfelt tears and a chance to return to paradise. For more information about show times and ticket sales, please contact the University Theatre Center at 575.562.2711.

Alumni Registration – Campus Union Lobby, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Stop by the alumni registration table, and let us know you are here! The office of Alumni Affairs will be giving out name tags, traditional homecoming buttons, and other freebies. General admission tickets to the Greyhound Homecoming football game will be available for purchase in the lobby.

Alumni Authors Book Signing – Campus Union Lobby, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Take a chance to visit with alumni authors when passing through the Campus Union Lobby. New Mexico's Centennial Author Don Bullis will be attendance along with many more.

1960-1969 Class Reunion Luncheon – Campus Union Pecos Room, noon
The weekend kicks off Friday with alumni registration in the Campus Union Lobby and a luncheon at noon in the Pecos Room. Dr. Gamble, ENMU president, will stop by to visit and give an update on the University. Then hold on tight as we board the carts for a campus tour provided by the President's Ambassadors.

COPE Reception – COPE Center, 1700 South Avenue I, 3-5 p.m.
The Council of Professors Emeriti will sponsor a special reception for emeritus and former faculty members. Current faculty,
alumni, and members of the community are invited to attend this event.

Health and Human Services Alumni Reception, Lea Hall Room 164, 2-5p.m.
Health and Human Services will host an alumni reception for the corresponding programs: CDIS, Social Work, Emergency Management, and Nursing.  This is the second year that that HHS will host an alumni event. Contact Sharon.Duran@enmu.edu for more information.

College of Education and Technology School Carnival Education Building Lawn, South Avenue N, 3:30-7 p.m. A school carnival with all the traditional merriment of fun, food, games, entertainment, book fair, and petting zoo will be hosted by the College of Education and Technology. Bring your extra change and be ready to have an afternoon of fun!

St. Thomas More Newman Center 75th Anniversary Mass and Blessing, – 1600 S. Ave O 6-9 p.m.
The St. Thomas More Newman Center celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. A variety of activities are scheduled from Friday to Sunday. Contact Olympia.Chino@enmu.edu for more information.

Alumni Meet and Greet, President's House, (CUB) 6-8 p.m.
Alumni and friends are invited to join us for a casual cookout located at President Steven G. Gamble's residence. Special guests will include recipients of the Alumni Association and ENMU Foundation Awards and the Education Hall of Honors and members of the 1960-1969 reunion class.

Bonfire – Greyhound Arena, 7 p.m.
Student Government, ENMU cheerleaders, athletic teams, and Greyhound Sound invite you to attend a pep rally and the lighting of the bonfire. The 2013 Homecoming King and Queen will be announced!

 

Saturday, Oct. 5

The ENMU Foundation 38th Annual Breakfast – Campus Union Ballroom, 8 a.m.
Homecoming 2013 marks the 38th ENMU Foundation Breakfast to honor donors. Everyone is invited to attend the breakfast. Invitations are mailed to donors and special guests to this annual event. For all other guests, it is $10 per person. Additional tickets can be requested by calling the ENMU Foundation toll free at 888.291.5524. Serving begins at 7:30 a.m. for early arrivals. During the breakfast program, ENMU Foundation and ENMU Alumni Association awards will be presented. Members of the Class of 1963, Educator Hall of Honor recipients, and the Distinguished Emeritus Faculty Award recipients will be recognized.

The Homecoming Parade, 10:30 a.m.
Everyone loves a parade! The ENMU Homecoming parade has traditionally provided fun and entertainment for everyone. Please contact the office of Alumni Affairs at Alumni.Affairs@enmu.edu or call 575.562.2125 for entry information.

Sodexo Buffet – Crossroads, Campus Union, 11:30a.m.-1:15 p.m.
Immediately following the parade, join us for the traditional buffet in the Crossroads dining facility. This is a feast at its finest, and everyone is invited; no reservations are needed. Tickets will be available at the door for $9.00 per person.

The Homecoming Football Game – Greyhound Stadium, 2 p.m.
The Homecoming game will match the Greyhounds against Tarleton State University. Halftime activities at the football game will include the presentation of the Homecoming King and Queen and their court. Winners of the 2013 ENMU Homecoming floats will be announced along with local business sponsors for this event. Be a Greyhound fan! Wear green and show your ENMU pride!

ENMU Educator Hall of Honor Gala – Campus Union Ballroom, 6:30 p.m.
Everyone is invited to attend the sixth annual ENMU Educator Hall of Honor Gala. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. with dinner served at 7 p.m. Free tickets will be mailed to honorees and special guests of this annual event. For all other guests, the cost is $15 per person. Advance tickets can be requested by calling the College of Education and Technology at 575.562.2443. The new ENMU Educator Hall of Honor Awards will be presented along with musical entertainment.

For a more detailed and updated schedule please visit the alumni page.