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Texas Southern University celebrates Homecoming 2017 - A Tiger Dynasty (132 hits)

Texas Southern University salutes Homecoming 2017 with a distinctive theme, Tiger Dynasty - 90 Years, The Reign Continues. Homecoming Week will be held October 7-14 and promises to be packed with lots of Tiger action. Reconnect with your alma mater and join in commemorating 90 years of education and service.

The coronation ceremony of Miss TSU Tramauni Brock and Mr. TSU Chad Zeno will be held Saturday, October 7, and is the first of 22 scheduled student activities. Alumni events will begin Wednesday, October 11 with an Old School vs. New School Game Night. Click here for a complete listing of Homecoming events.

The annual Tiger Paw Golf Tournament is scheduled for Thursday, October 12 at Hermann Park Golf Course. This yearís format is a two-person Florida Scramble that will feature Longest Drive, Closest to the Pin and Best Dressed Team contests. First-, second- and third-place awards will be presented to the lowest team score. There is an 8:00 a.m. shotgun start. Entry fees are $300 per team or $150 per person for individual golfers. Visit https://tsu.thankyou4caring.org/16th-annual-tiger-paw-golf-classic to register your team. Event sponsorships are available, call 713-313-1363 for more information.

Itís a SWAC Showdown on Saturday, October 14! The Tigers football team will face the Alabama State Hornets at BBVA Compass Stadium, 2200 Texas Ave. at Dowling Street. Game time is 2:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.bbvacompassstadium.com/ or call 713-313- 4355 for more information.

Alumni can reunite and reconnect with a slate of events including the TSU National Alumni Association Chapterís annual Alumni Welcome Reception in the Sterling Student Life Center on Thursday, October 12 and an Alumni General Body Meeting on Friday, October 13. A complimentary breakfast will be served at 9:00 a.m. before the general meeting. Alumni can spend the afternoon attending an Open House at their respective college or school or enjoy other alumni-focused events, including Yard Fest and the BBQ Festival.

The Grand Tiger Parade is a celebration of the Third Ward community. The Parade will be held on Saturday, October 14 beginning at 10:00 a.m. Local and national bands, car clubs, walking units and dignitaries are scheduled, so secure your seat early along the route. Visit https://www.tsuhomecoming2017.com/event-registration to add your organization to the parade and view the complete route.
The Tiger Tailgating Experience is an all-day event on October 14, featuring a festival-style atmosphere for the TSU community. Campus gates will be open at 5:00 a.m. to accommodate tailgaters.

Special hotel discounts for TSU alumni are available through Sheraton Suites near the Galleria (713-586-2444), Holiday Inn Medical Center (877-834-3613) or Houston Marriott Museum District.
Posted By: Reginald Culpepper
Tuesday, September 19th 2017 at 5:24PM
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