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UT Martin celebrates with ‘Viva Las Martin’

UT Martin celebrates with ‘Viva Las Martin’

Posted: Wednesday, September 28, 2011 11:49 am

The Messenger 09.28.11

The University of Tennessee at Martin will celebrate its annual homecoming Monday through Oct. 9 with a “Viva Las Martin” theme.
Annual events — including the rope pull and pyramid building competitions, pep rally, awards dinners and alumni reunions — will return with Las Vegas flair.
Quad City, with its live music, petting farm, college tents and Skyhawk Walk, will be open to the public from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Oct. 8 in the quad. The Skyhawks will face Austin Peay State University at 2 p.m. Oct. 8 in Graham Stadium.
The schedule of events for homecoming week at UT  Martin includes:
Monday
4 p.m. — Rope pull, Pacer Pond
Tuesday
Greek Day
4 p.m. — Rope pull, Pacer Pond
7 p.m. — Lip sync, Pacer Pond
8:45 p.m. — Homecoming court announcement
Oct. 6
Faculty and Staff Day
4 p.m. — Rope pull, Pacer Pond
7 p.m. — Public Relations Student Society of America’s Womanless Beauty Review, Watkins Auditorium, Boling University Center
7:30 p.m. — Dessert Evening, First United Methodist Church (admission charge) (See related story at left.)
8:30 p.m. — Lip sync (rain date), Skyhawk Fieldhouse
Oct. 7
Blue and Orange Day
3:15 p.m. — Rope pull championships, Pacer Pond
6 p.m. — Alumni Awards Dinner, Dunagan Alumni Center
6 p.m. — Skyhawks vs. Eastern Illinois (volleyball), Skyhawk Fieldhouse
7:30 p.m. — Dessert Evening, First United Methodist Church (admission charge)
8:30 p.m. — Pyramid and Pep Rally, Elam Center (admission)
Oct. 8
7:30 a.m. — Letterwin-ner’s Breakfast and Hall of Fame Inductions, Student Life Center (admission charge)
10:30 a.m. — Quad City opens, featuring the Webb Dalton Band
11 a.m. — Football team’s Skyhawk Walk, Quad by Paul Meek Library
11 a.m. — Skyhawks vs. SIU Edwardsville (volleyball), Skyhawk Fieldhouse
2 p.m. — Skyhawks vs. Austin Peay State University, Graham Stadium
5:30 p.m. — Softball Reunion, Bettye Giles Field
5:30 p.m. — Black Alumni Reception/Dinner, Boling University Center
6 p.m. — Young Alumni Reception, Olivia’s Opera House
7:30 p.m. — NPHC Step Show, Elam Center (admission)
7:30 p.m. — Dessert Evening, First United Methodist Church (admission charge)
Oct. 9
10 a.m. — “Walk in the Quad”
10:30 a.m. — Home-coming Brunch, Skyhawk Dining Hall, Boling University Center (admission)
For more homecoming information, visit online at the website www.utmforever.com.

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