FHSU's Homecoming schedule includes special celebration of Alumni Association's 100th birthday

Homecoming 2016

09/28/16 aa/kb
HAYS, Kan. -- Homecoming 2016 at Fort Hays State University marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the FHSU Alumni Association.

This weekend's celebration of Homecoming 2016 -- "Welcome to Tiger Town" -- will include a special celebration at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30, in the Memorial Union.

The special program and refreshments will feature photos and other memorabilia from throughout the years. The fourth installment of the "Journey" murals will be unveiled in the Sunset Atrium.

THURSDAY, Sept. 29
Tiger Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament
8 a.m. registration; 9:30 a.m. shotgun start, Smoky Hill Country Club, 3303 Hall

Tiger Bonfire & Pep Rally
7:30 p.m., Robbins Center (east lawn)
Join members of the football team and coaches, the FHSU Marching Band, the cheerleaders, the 2016 Alumni Award recipients and the Homecoming King/Queen candidates as the Tigers prepare to take on the Lindenwood University Lions. Sponsored by Tigers4Ever & Greek Life.

FRIDAY, Sept. 30
Dane G. Hansen Entrepreneurial Hall dedication
8:30 a.m., Dane G. Hansen Scholarship Hall

100-year Celebration & "Journey" Mural Unveiling
10 a.m. social, Memorial Union

11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Frontier Park, South Main Street

Half Century Club Luncheon & Induction
11 a.m. social; noon luncheon, Memorial Union

Campus Walking Tour
2 p.m., Memorial Union

Class of 1956 & 1966 Reunion Social and Tour of Campus and Hays
2:30 p.m. tour (meet in Sunset Lounge); 3:30 p.m., social, Memorial Union

Biological Sciences Reunion Reception
3-5 p.m., Robbins Center

Alumni Awards & Recognition Banquet
6 p.m. social, 7 p.m. banquet, Memorial Union

5K Tiger Run/Walk
6:30 a.m. registration, 7:30 a.m. race, Robbins Center

Class of 1956 Reunion Breakfast
8 a.m. breakfast, 9 a.m. board parade vehicle, Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

Class of 1966 Reunion Breakfast
8 a.m. breakfast, 9 a.m. board parade vehicle, Stouffer Lounge, Memorial Union

Biological Sciences Reunion Breakfast
8 to 9:30 a.m., Black and Gold Room, Memorial Union

Homecoming Parade
10 a.m., Main Street

Biological Sciences Reunion Campus & Department Tour
10 to 11:30 a.m., Memorial Union and Albertson Hall, room 303

Biological Sciences Reunion Luncheon & Behind the Scenes Tour
Noon, Sternberg Museum of Natural History, 3000 Sternberg Drive

FHSU vs. Lindenwood University Football
1 p.m. pre-game ceremonies, 2 p.m. kickoff, Lewis Field Stadium

Established in 1916, the Fort Hays State University Alumni Association serves FHSU graduates by identifying needs and providing solutions. More than 63,000 graduates live throughout the United States and in approximately 75 countries. For more information, contact the Alumni Office at 785-628-4430, toll free at 1-888-351-3591 or by email at alumni@fhsu.edu.

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