Southern University Homecoming 2012, Oct. 7-13

Southern University’s Homecoming week, “Southern University: Accepting the Challenge, Making a Difference, Forever United” activities.

Oct. 7-13


Here are some of the week’s events:


Oct. 7:

  • “Sound of Fashion” fashion show in the F.G. Clark Activity Center at 7:30 p.m. $1 donation and open to the public.


Oct. 8:

  • Convocation Ecumenical Service in the Union Royal Cotillion Ballroom at 11 a.m. Free and open to the public.
  • 4th Annual Art Exhibit in the Visual Arts Gallery in Frank Hayden Hall at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public.
  • Comedy Show in F.G. Clark Activity Center at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 with ID for public and free to SU students with Valid ID.


Oct. 10:    

  • BET Black College Tour is from noon- 4 p.m. on Mayberry Lawn. Free and open to SUBR community.
  • Health & Wellness Annual Fair on the SU Museum of Art Lawn from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free and open tot SUBR community.
  • Miss Southern Coronation, 7:30 p.m. in the F.G. Clark Activity Center. Mask and formal attire is required. Free and open to the public.  


Oct. 11:

  • Secondline to the annual Pep Rally, at 11:30 a.m., from the Student Union to Seymour Gym, featuring the Human Jukebox, football team, fall sports, cheerleaders, Gold’N Bluez and special guest. Pep Rally at noon in Seymour Gym. Free and open to the public.
  • Alumni Open House, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Alumni House, 124 Roosevelt Steptoe Drive. The house is located next to the John B. Cade Library and across from the Law Center.
  • Homecoming Concert in the F.G. Clark Activity Center at 7:30 p.m. Free admission for SU students with valid ID and $35 for the public 18 and over with valid ID.


Oct. 12:

  • Reunion Kick-Off presented by Peoples Health noon-2 p.m. in A.W. Mumford Fieldhouse.  Free and open to the public.
  • Alumni Round up featuring Vick Allen and SU Alum Maya Neiada in the Union Cotillion Ballroom at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $40.
  • Greek Show in the F.G. Clark Activity Center at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $10 at the door. The event is open to the public.
  • Gala on the Bluff: The Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards at the Belle of Baton Rouge. Show starts at 7:30 p.m.  Semi-formal event. Tickets are $75.


Oct. 13:

  • Homecoming Parade begins at 8 a.m. on Harding Boulevard.
  • The Southern University School of Nursing’s annual Homecoming Health Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the School of Nursing building on Swan Street.
  • Alumni Tailgate from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. at School of Nursing Lawn.
  • Pregame featuring SU Alumni Band at 4:45 p.m. followed by kick-off at 5:30 p.m. at A.W. Mumford      Stadium.  




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