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Thursday, October 9, 2014

SGA Hosts Homecoming Week October 13-18

Sammy the Sea GullSALISBURY, MD---From a battle of the bands and wing-eating contest to a parade and block party, Salisbury University’s Student Government Association rallies the campus during Homecoming Week.

Events begin with a pageant 7 p.m. Monday, October 13, in Holloway Hall Auditorium. A pep rally is 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 14, in Maggs Physical Activities Center.

The annual Homecoming Week Battle of the Bands is 6 p.m. Wednesday, October 15, in Red Square, preceded by a wing-eating contest at 4:30 p.m. Signup information is available at

Music and a trivia game show take center stage during “Ninteez” Night 7 p.m. Thursday, October 16, in the Gull's Nest of the Guerrieri University Center (GUC). A Big Six Cookout begins at 11 a.m. Friday, October 17, at Sea Gull Square Lawn. The musical improvisational comedy troupe Baby Wants Candy performs at 7:30 p.m. in Holloway Hall Auditorium.

Activities culminate Saturday, October 18, beginning with a parade on Wayne Street at 11 a.m. The SGA’s annual Homecoming block party follows from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Intramural Fields. Untouchables Dance, Inc. performs 4 p.m. at Henson Lawn. A multicultural jazz reception is 4:30-7 p.m. at the Gull's Nest.

Entertainment continues with a step show in Holloway Hall Auditorium at 7 p.m. Students can play Bangin’ Bingo from 7-8 p.m. in the Fireside Lounge of the GUC. A Homecoming dance concludes the week’s festivities at 10 p.m. in the Wicomico Room of the GUC.

Homecoming Week activities are sponsored by the SGA; Union of African-American Students; Student Organization for Activity Planning; Untouchables Dance, Inc; National Pan Hellenic Council; and SU’s NAACP chapter.

For additional information on Homecoming or Family Weekend, hosted by the Alumni Relations and Annual Giving Office, and Student Affairs offices, visit and

For more information on Homecoming Week events call 410-548-4757 or visit the SU website at

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