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For immediate release
September 27, 2010
Contact: Jim Tate 1-800-642-0684
Homecoming Parade Starts Hour Later
Marshall, Minn. — The Southwest Minnesota State University Homecoming parade will start at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 2. The 11 a.m. start time is an hour later than usual.
The parade line-up will begin at 10 a.m. at Independence Park on Lyon St. The parade will go to Main St., turn north and end at Fifth St.
This year’s Homecoming theme is “Vote Stanger.”
After the parade, Ag Bowl events begin in the R/A parking lot at 2:30 p.m. The football game with Wayne State kicks off at 6 p.m.
The student body president at SMSU, Ashanti Payne, is a leader on campus, and on the football field.
An ambitious project will feature the stories of 50 migrants to the area as part of the Undergraduate Research Conference.
The Student Senate coordinated the "It's on Us" program on campus.