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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

SGA Hosts Homecoming Week October 5-11

Sammy the seagullSALISBURY, MD---From a battle of the bands and indoor beach party to a parade and block party, Salisbury University’s Student Government Association (SGA) rallies the campus during Homecoming Week.

Events begin 7 p.m. Monday, October 5, in Holloway Hall Auditorium, with a pageant to select this year’s king and queen. A “Last Comic Standing” comedy presentation is 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 6, in the Fireside Lounge of the Guerrieri University Center (GUC). The annual Homecoming Week Battle of the Bands is 3 p.m. Wednesday, October 7, in Sea Gull Square.

Events on Thursday, October 8, begin with a cookout hosted by the “Big Six” — SGA, Appropriations Board, Student Organization for Activity Planning (SOAP), Saferide, The Flyer and WXSU student radio — at 11 a.m. at the Henson Angle. A “Wet and Wild Beach Bash” is 8 p.m. in the Wicomico Room of the GUC.

The Residence Hall Association’s annual powder puff football game is 2:30 p.m. Friday, October 9, on Holloway Hall Lawn.

Activities culminate Saturday, October 10, 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. The annual Family Weekend ice cream social is 3-4:30 p.m. on Henson Hall Lawn, followed by a performance by Untouchables Dance, Inc., at 4:30 p.m. at the Henson Angle.

Entertainment continues with a step show, featuring SU’s fraternities and sororities, at 7 p.m. in Holloway Hall Auditorium. Advance tickets, available at the GUC Information Desk, are $15, $10 for Greek organization members. Admission at the door is $20. SU’s Student NAACP chapter and the National Pan Hellenic Council co-sponsor the event.

Students also may play “Bangin’ Bingo” beginning at 7 p.m. in the Fireside Lounge.

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Homecoming Week events end on Sunday, October 11, with a jazz brunch featuring the band Slim DeNunn and the High Rollers from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Commons. Cost is $9.63, $4.95 for children 5 and under.

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

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

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