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HOMECOMING 2005: BACK IN THE HAPPY DAYS

Monday, October 24, Spirit Day
4 p.m. Dinner on the Midway. Join in the fun as we kick off Homecoming week with live music, games, and more!

Tuesday, October 25
Hang your banner and let the good times roll‹organizations and groups will hang their banners throughout the campus.

3 p.m. Annual Sports Competition. Who will be the ultimate team and walk away with a prize? Come cheer for your team on the Midway.

Wednesday, October 26
4 p.m. Annual Academic Bowl, Storer Ballroom, Student Center. Entry fee for each team; teams must register by 3:30 p.m. Each four-person team must have one faculty/staff player. A cash prize will be given to the winner.

Thursday, October 27
8 p.m. Annual Skit Competition, Storer Ballroom, Student Center. Come hear the singing and watch the dancing, acting, and hilarious antics of Shepherd students as they create and perform a thematic skit for Homecoming. Come early. Seating is limited.

Friday, October 28
8:30 a.m. 14th Annual Alumni Association Golf Tournament. The tournament will be held at Cress Creek Golf and Country Club in Shepherdstown and begins with registration and breakfast at 8:30 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 10 a.m. To play in the tournament participants must register in advance. To register or for more information, please call the Alumni Relations Office at 800/344-5231 ext. 5157 or 304/876-5157. Proceeds from this event support Shepherd athletic teams who do not generate their own revenue.

7:30 p.m. 1955 Undefeated Football Team Reunion Reception, Dining Hall, Lower Level. This year marks the 50th anniversary of Shepherdıs only undefeated athletic team in program history and the first WVIAC conference title in any sport. We are happy to host them during Homecoming for a variety of reunion activities including this special reception.

Saturday, October 29
9:30 a.m. Alumni Brunch on McMurran Hall lawn. The brunch is free to all and will kickoff a big day of events. Cosponsored by the Alumni Association and the Foundation.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Scarborough Library Tours. Members of the Scarborough Society will be on hand to lead tours of the expanded and renovated Scarborough Library.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Little House Tours. Take the opportunity (weather permitting) to tour the Little House. Volunteers will be on hand to greet you and answer questions about the house, its history, and the recent restoration.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Shepherd University Bookstore Welcomes Alumni. Youıll find a great selection of gift ideas and new Shepherd University items. You can also visit online at www. shepherdbook.com.

10:45 a.m. Homecoming Parade begins at 10:45 a.m. on German Street and will wind its way through town. Grand Marshals in the parade will be captains from the 1955 Undefeated Football Team, Barry Hall, George Hott, and John Shearer. Find a spot along the way to see all the action and celebrate Homecoming 2005.

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Multicultural Reception, Ramıs Den Bistro, Student Center. This event is free and open to all. For more information, please contact Larry Dowdy at 304/876-5174 or e-mail him at ldowdy@shepherd.edu.

11:30 a.m. Activities on the Midway, including inflatable games for the whole family, reunion tables, and more immediately following the parade.

11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Alumni Pig Roast on the Midway. Looking for a great lunch where you can reunite with follow alumni? Join us on the Midway for the third annual Pig Roast and all-you-can-eat picnic. Cost is $5 per person and students are free with their Rambler card. This event will be hosted by the Shepherd University Alumni Association and the Dining Hall. For more information call the Alumni Relations Office at 800/334-5231 ext. 5157 or 304/876-5157.

12:40 p.m. Pre-Game Ceremony. The 1955 Undefeated Football Team will be introduced before the game to honor them for their achievements at Shepherd.

1 p.m. Game Time. Meet friends, alumni, and students at the stadium to cheer on the Rams as they challenge West Liberty State. Tickets: adults, $6; students and senior citizens, $3; children six and under, free; upper reserve seats, $16; and lower reserve seats, $11. All tickets will be available at the gate or you can purchase them in advance by calling Chip Ransom at 304/876-5228.

Halftime. Crowning of Homecoming King and Queen and their court. Kiss the Ram contest winner will be announced (the winner gets a free kiss from Shepherd Universityıs mascot Livingston). Homecoming Spirit Awards announced!

4 p.m. Basketball Scrimmage between WVIAC Tournament Champs of 1992 and the Shepherd Rams Menıs Basketball Team, following the Homecoming game. Event is free and open to the public.

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