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NMSU Homecoming 2009 Schedule of Events

 
Event Description - NMSU Homecoming 2009 Schedule of Events




New Mexico State University

HOMECOMING 2009
October 22, 23, and 24    




"Celebrating the Past...Unmasking the Future"

Plans are underway for Homecoming '09. You will be receiving more information on activities as plans are finalized. Mark your calendar now and plan to join us.

 *Dates and times are subject to change.


2009 HOMECOMING SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

October 22, 2009
6:30 pm - Class of 1949 Reunion Dinner – By invitation only. For more information, please call (575) 646-3616

5:30 pm - Social, 6:00 pm - Dinner - Class of 1959 Reunion Dinner – By invitation only. For more information, please call (575) 646-3616

October 23, 2009
7:00 am – Alumni Association Past Presidents Breakfast – By invitation only. For more information, please call (575) 646-3616

9:00 am – noon – Alumni International Board of Directors and Chapter Board Meeting – Corbett Center Student Union Senate Chambers

9:00 am – 4:00 pm – Alumni Registration and Information Center for Visiting Alumni – Corbett Center Student Union 2nd Floor Lobby (by information desk)

6:00 – 8:00 pm – Distinguished Alumni Dinner Join us as we recognize alumni who have distinguished themselves and thus brought honor & distinction to their alma mater. For more information, please call (575) 646-3616

October 24, 2009
8:00 – 11:30 am – Alumni Registration and Information Center for Visiting Alumni – Corbett Center Student Union 2nd Floor Lobby (by information desk)

10:00 – 11:00 am – President’s Homecoming Parade Reception – By invitation only – For more information, please call NMSU Presidential Events at (575) 646-7737

10:00 am – 2009 Homecoming Parade – University Avenue from Pan Am Center to Knox Street (past Skeen Hall). For more information, please call ASNMSU at (575) 646-4415

11:30 am - Class of 1969 Reunion Luncheon – By invitation only. For more information, please call (575) 646-3616

11:30 am – Golden A’s Luncheon – By invitation only. For more information, please call (575) 646-3616

6:00 pm – Alumni & Friends Tailgate Party – Aggie Tailgate Experience area located next to Parking Lot A. For more information, please call (575) 646-3616 Note: Time change due to football game change.

8:20 pm – Football Game – NMSU Aggies vs. Fresno State. For ticket information, please call the NMSU Ticket Office at (575) 646-1420 Note: Time change due to ESPN will televise. (pdf)

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL, CONSUMER, AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

October 22, 2009

2:00 pm – Door Decorating Contest and Pumpkin Carving Contest – Gerald Thomas Hall, Skeen Hall, Knox Hall, Neale Hall. For more information, please call Elizabeth at (575) 646-3748

October 23, 2009
7:30 am – Donor and Student Meet and Greet Reception - For more information, please call Elizabeth at (575) 646-3748

8:00 am – Donor Recognition Homecoming Breakfast - For more information, please call Elizabeth at (575) 646-3748

8:30 am – Recognition Ceremony for Distinguished Alumni - For more information, please call Elizabeth at (575) 646-3748

8:00 pm - Alumni and Friends Dance at Binns Winery. For more information, please call (575) 646-1807

October 24, 2009
10:00 am – College of ACES in Homecoming Parade -following parade-Livestock Alumni Judging Contest and Reunion at Livestock Pavillion. For more information, please call Dan Delaney at (575) 644-0776

COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES

October 23, 2009

11:30 am – Geology Hall of Fame Luncheon -NMSU Golf Course Banquet Room. For more information, please call (575) 646-2708

2:00 pm – History Alumni Reception – Breland Hall. For more information, please call (575) 646-4601

4:00 pm - Government Department Reception and Dedication of the Lujan Seminar Room. Breland Hall Room 358 - Open to alumni and friends. For more information, please call Pat at (575) 646-4935 

October 24, 2009
8:00 am – Annual Geology Homecoming Field Trip Meet at Gardiner Hall. For more information, please call (575) 646-2708

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

October 23, 2009
9:00 am – John & Susan Long- Dean’s Suite Dedication - Business Complex Building Room 127- Open to alumni & friends, please call Cheri Coffelt at (575) 646-7035 

11:30 am – College of Business Scholarship Luncheon Corbett West Ballroom tickets available, please call Cheri Coffelt at (575) 646-7035

2:30 pm – Hank & Bernice Willis Student Lounge Dedication – Business Complex Building, first floor, Main Lobby open to all alumni & friends, please call Cheri Coffelt at (575) 646-7035

3:00 – 5:00 pm- College of Business Distinguished Alumni Reception – Traders Plaza, open to all alumni & friends, please call Cheri Coffelt at (575) 646-7035

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

October 22, 2009
11:30 am – 1:00 pm - Aggies for Kids Luncheon Myrna’s Children’s Village
– By invitation only. Please call Pat Conn or Ashley Almanza at (575) 646-2498

October 23, 2009
10:00 am – Distinguished Alumni Reception - O’Donnell Hall Atrium – For more information, please call Pat Conn or Ashley Almanza at (575) 646-2498.

1:00 – 3:00 pm-Open House for Alumni and Friends of the Communication Disorders Program – Dr. Edgar Garrett Speech and Hearing Center. For more information, please call Margo Trevino at (575) 646-3906

October 24, 2009
11:30 am – 1:00 pm – Luncheon – For Outstanding Senior Alumni-Student Ambassadors in the College of Education. By invitation only. Please call Pat Conn or Ashley Almanza at (575) 646-2498 to RSVP

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

October 22, 2009
8:30 am The Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering Annual Meeting
- By invitation only. Physical Science Laboratory. For more information, please call Grace at (575) 646-7043 

2:00 – 4:00 pm D.B. Jett Readings and Remembrances - Zuhl Library. A tribute to Dad Jett and the many students with whom he corresponded during World War II. Proceeds from the event will benefit the D.B. Jett Scholarship in the College of Engineering and the NMSU Library Archives and Special Collections Department. For ticket information, please call Cathy Lindsay at (575) 646-2913

6:00 pm Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering Academy Banquet – By invitation only– Stan Fulton Center. For more informatin, please call Grace at (5750 646-7043 

October 23, 2009
7:30 – 8:30 am Annual Engineering Scholarship Breakfast -
By invitation only. Corbett Center Ballrooms. For more information, please call Cathy at (575) 646-2913 

10:00 ‐11:30 am –Of Water and the River: Meditations on the Rio Grande – Exhibit by Joyce Cutler‐Shaw at the NMSU Art Gallery developed in collaboration with the Department of Civil Engineering, the Department of Art, and the NMSU Library Archives and Special Collections Department 

11:30 am – 1:30 pm Annual Engineering Alumni Luncheon - Honoring Distinguished Alumnus Tom H. Hill, ME ’67, and classes of ’49, ’59 and ’69. For ticket information, please call Cathy at (575) 646-2913 – Corbett Center Ballroom

3:00 – 4:00 pm - Engineering Recognition and Honors Ceremony - (Engineering Clock Tower)
Recognition of Distinguished Alumnus - Tom H. Hill (ME "67)
Dedication and naming of Civil Engineering Department (pending)
Reception in Paul W. Klipsch Museum

COLLEGE OF HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES

October 23, 2009
3:00 – 5:00 pm CHSS@30 Celebration/Alumni & Friends Reception – Highlighting 30 years, 1979-2009 CHSS Alumni and friends, and honored guests are invited to come celebrate our history, see our progress, and embrace our future together at the CHSS building, west side courtyard. A special guest speaker (to be announced), reception and building tours are part of our ‘welcome home’ celebration. For more information, please call (575) 646-3526

NMSU LIBRARY

October 22, 2009
2:00 - 4:00 pm - D.B. Jett Readings and Remembrances - Zuhl Library. A tribute to Dad Jett and the many students with whom he corresponded during World War II. Proceeds from the event will benefit the D.B. Jett Scholarship in the College of Engineering and NMSU Library Archives and Special Collections Department. For ticket information, please call Cathy Lindsey (575) 646-2913

NMSU THEATRE

October 23rd - 25th
"Tuck Everlasting" Script by Mark J. Frattaroli, based on the book Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt. Friday at 7:00 pm, Sunday at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm and Sunday at 2:00 pm. Young Winnie comes accross the immortal Tuck family and must decide whether she too should live forever. Tickets $4.00 and $5.00. For more information, please call (575) 646-4515


ASNMSU

October 19, 2009

Discount Night –Working with local restaurants to find the best deal for students & alumni. For more information, please call (575) 646-4415 

October 20, 2009
Movie on the Green –A movie will be shown on the jumbotron at the football field. For more information, please call (575) 646-4415

October 21, 2009
House Display – Greek Housing, Residents, and office displays will be judged and viewed. For more information, please call (575) 646-4415 

October 22, 2009
7:00 pm - Pep Rally & Bonfire – Entertainment by Randy Houser - dirt lot north of soccer field. For more information, please call (575) 644-4415

October 23, 2009
Crimson Day – Prizes will be distributed to those found wearing crimson on campus. For more information, please call (575) 646-4415 

October 24, 2009
Parade & Game

FOUNDATION BOARD

October 21, 2009
5:30 pm – “Partners in Excellence Dinner” by invitation only

October 22, 2009
Fall Foundation Board of Directors Meeting

NEW MEXICO SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM EVENTS

October 20, 2009
8:30 am – noon; Leonard R. Sugerman Public Forum; Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum; Informs the public of the progress in the business of space in New Mexico; for information call 575-646-6414

October 21-22, 2009
8:00 am – 5:00 pm; International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight;
Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum; Symposium theme is “Delivering on the Promise of Spaceflight for Mankind”; registration required at http://www.ispcs.com; (includes an optional tour of Spaceport America on October 23); for information call 575-646-6414

October 23, 2009
9:00 – noon - Student Research Colloquium, Sugerman Space Grant Building (Knox Street); for information call 575-646-6414

HONORS COLLEGE

October 23, 2009
5:00 - 7:00 pm - President's Associates "No Host" Reception for PA Scholar Alumni and Board Members. For more information, please call (575) 646-2005

October 24, 2009
11:30 am - ASNMSU Alumni Luncheon. Everyone who served in ASNMSU as a student is welcome to attend. Conroy Honors Center. Nominal charge for lunch. For more information and to make reservations, please call (575) 646-2005

OTHER NMSU EVENTS


October 23, 2009
6:00 pm - NMSU Pride Alumni Band Concert and Reception - Music Center Outdoor Stage. For more information, please call (575) 646-2304

8:30 pm – Bill Cosby – Pan American Center - For ticket information, please call the NMSU Ticket Office at (575) 646-1420

October 24, 2009
12:30 pm - Alumni Band Rehearsal and Lunch - Music Center Band Room. For more information, please call (575) 646-2304

6:00 pm - Aggie Football vs. Fresno State - For more information, please call the NMSU Ticket Office at (575) 646-1420

October 24, 2009
1:00 pm - NMSU Volleyball vs. San Jose State
- For ticket information, please call the NMSU Ticket Office at (575) 646-1420 

PARKING: Homecoming Visitors may park in any legal parking space unless otherwise posted starting Thursday, October 22, 2009. Restricted and reserved parking spaces will be observed, along with yellow (no parking), fire zones, green service zones, and handicap parking spaces. Meter parking spaces require appropriate payment.

HOTEL & LODGING
Click here for list (pdf).

 GO AGGIES!