Texas A&M Celebrates Homecoming Week [SPONSORED]
Texas A&M University-Texarkana is proud to present Homecoming 2015. Homecoming is more than a soccer game. It is a week celebrating A&M-Texarkana, uniting students and organizations, our proud alumni, and showcasing Eagle Pride and Eagle Spirit during one of the newest traditions on the Texas A&M-Texarkana campus.
Each day of Homecoming there are different events for students, alumni, and the TAMU-T community. Enjoy Homecoming classics such as the Bonfire, Banner Competition, and Distinguished Alumni and Faculty Celebration and discover the new events in the 2015 schedule.
Here is the schedule of events for homecoming week.
Monday, September 28:
Spirit Banner Competition: Student organization submit banners for the the Spirit Banner Competition.
Staff Office Decorating Contest
Chalk the Walk Block Party featuring the Phillip Fox Band 6PM UC Lawn.
Tuesday, September 29:
Freshmen Bonfire Pallet Painting 11am-1pm UC Lawn
South Central “Kings of Comedy” 7pm Eagle Hall
Wednesday, September 30:
Rally on the lawn 11AM-1PM UC Lawn
Homecoming Court Announcement 12PM UC Lawn
Outdoor Movie 8PM UC Lawn
Thursday, October 1:
Homecoming Court Voting Begins 8AM
The Eagle Roundup is a Celebration of distinguished alumni and faculty is set for Thursday, Oct. 1, at 6:30PM at Eagle Hall in the University Center.
Distinguished alumni honorees include Mayor Bob Bruggeman of Texarkana, Texas;
Dennis Landreaux, Texarkana Market President of BancorpSouth
Ray Walsh of Ray Walsh Properties of Texarkana, Texas.
Distinguished faculty recipient, Dr. Angela Sikorski, Associate Professor of Psychology.
Dr. Ed and Gail Eichler of Texarkana will be honored with the Spirit of A&M-Texarkana Award.
Mark Bledsoe (BS ‘88, MSIS ‘89) of the United Way of Greater Texarkana and Jill Whittington (MSBA ‘11) of Humco Holding Group are serving as event chair and co-chair, respectively.
Both say this year’s celebration, which is set during A&M-Texarkana Homecoming Week, promises to be both exciting and entertaining.
The Eagle Roundup will include an old-fashioned barbecue with all of the trimmings, and great music by the Texarkana party-band Split Decision, featuring A&M-Texarkana alumnus and faculty member Selena Jefferies. Tickets are $35 and are on sale now.
“Corporations, individuals and organizations sponsoring the 2015 Eagle Roundup provide much-needed funds for student scholarships at A&M-Texarkana,” Bledsoe said. “An investment in scholarships at A&M-Texarkana is an investment in the future of our community, our state and our region.”
Senior Torchlight Parade 8PM
Friday, October 2:
Glow Run 8:30PM
Saturday, October 3:
Chili Cookoff 12PM,
Pre-Game Activities Tailgating, Roving Balloons, etc. 12-4PM
Homecoming Queen/King Announcement 3:30PM
Homecoming Game 4PM