TEE UP! The SHSU Alumni Fall Classic Golf Tournament is set for the Texas National golf course in Willis. Funds raised by the tournament will support the scholarships administered by the SHSU Office of Alumni Relations. For additional information call the alumni office at 1-800-283-7478.


PARADE & BONFIRE (8 p.m. to midnight) The 1997 Homecoming Parade, "Sam Jam" Bonfire & Pep Rally kicks off festivities at the Intramural Field near Bowers Stadium. For more information contact the SHSU Student Activities Office at (409) 294-3861.


GOLDEN CIRCLE REUNION (11 a.m.) Members of SHSU's Golden Circle Club gather for lunch at the Low-man Student Center Ballroom. This year, SHSU's Class of 1947 will be honored guests. The luncheon is open to all alumni in the Class of 1947, their friends, family and members of previous classes who have already been inducted or are eligible to be inducted into the club.

RADIO-TV GOLF TOURNEY (3 p.m.) The Fall Radio-Television Golf Tournament gets under way at the Country Campus Golf Course. For more information contact Dr. Maryjo Adams Cochran at (409) 294-1340.

JOURNALISM RECOGNITION RECEPTION (5:30 p.m.) Current students and grads gather to honor outstanding journalism alums in the Sam Houston Room of the Sam Houston Inn.

HOMECOMING RAVEN 3-MILE RUN--For more information contact Marvin Seale, SHSU Recreational Sports and Activities (409) 294-1985.

DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD RECEPTION (6:30 p.m.) Silent Auction and Dinner (7:30 p.m.) will be held in the Lowman Student Center Ballroom. This year's honorees are: Dr. James E. Gilmore ('49), Dr. Frank P. Leathers ('49), Mr. Ronald P. Mafrige ('60), Judge John C. Martin ('68), and Mr. Gary L. Whitlock ('72).

VOLLEYBALL (7 p.m.)--The SHSU LadyKats meet UTSA at the Johnson Coliseum.


ALUMNI COFFEE & HOMECOMING SIGN-UP (8-9:30 a.m.) Held at the Old Main Site (in Austin Hall if raining). Start the day with a continental breakfast and visit with SHSU administrators, faculty, and alumni.

COAS DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI BRUNCH (8:30 p.m.) The College of Arts & Sciences honors alumni.

BAPTIST STUDENT UNION OPEN HOUSE (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) For more information contact Don Coleman at (409) 295-2962.

CHURCH OF CHRIST STUDENT CENTER OPEN HOUSE (9 a.m. to noon) For more information contact Barry Pritchard at (409) 295-6001.

BLACK ALUMNI RECEPTION (9:30 a.m.) Held in the Walker Ed. Center, sponsored by the Program Council Black History Committee. For more information contact the Office of Student Activities at (409) 294-3861.

SHSU LETTERMEN ASSOCIATION MEETING (10 a.m.) Room 303 of the Lowman Student Center.

TECHNOLOGY ALUMNI RECEPTION & COFFEE will be held in room 207 of the Thomason Building, 10-11 a.m. Contact Dr. Tom Higgins for more information at (409) 294-1204.

FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCES COFFEE is set for the Mattie Bea Medford Living Center of Academic Building II, 10-11 a.m. Contact Dr. Bettye Weatherall for more information at (409) 294-1241.

AGRICULTURE ALUMNI RECEPTION & COFFEE will be served in room 325 of the Thomason Building.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE ALUMNI RECEPTION & COFFEE (10:30 a.m.) Held in the lobby of the Criminal Justice Center. Contact Mrs. Julia May for more information at (409) 294-1632.

ALL-GREEK REUNION (11 a.m.) Kicks off in the Johnson Coliseum. Join members of national fraternities and sororities for the first campuswide homecoming reunion. For more information call the alumni office at 1-800-283-7478.

HALL OF HONOR LUNCHEON (11 a.m.) The SHSU Lettermen Association gathers in the Lowman Student Center to celebrate the accomplishments of four former SHSU lettermen: Gordon Cotton, Phil Estep, Frank Fox and David Munden.

POLITICAL SCIENCE LUNCHEON (noon) Will be held in the Huntsville Room of the Lowman Student Center. Tickets are $25. For more information contact Dr. Edwin Davis at (409) 294-1462.

TAILGATE PARTY (noon to 2 p.m.) Bring an appetite and join in the fun with fellow Bearkats in the Bowers Stadium parking lot. SHSU organizations joining together to provide pre-game festivities and refreshments include: the SHSU Alumni Association, Student Activities, College of Business, College of Education and Applied Science, Residence Hall Association, Athletics, Student Government Association, the SHSU Marching Band and more.

COBA MIXER (1:30 p.m.) The College of Business gathers in the Bowers Stadium Field House Lounge.

GAME TIME (2 p.m.) Come watch the SHSU Bearkats roll over the Nicholls State Colonels at this Bowers Stadium gridiron showdown.

ALPHA CHI OMEGA BANQUET (After the Game) Honoring alumnae at the Alpha Chi Omega House. For more information contact the Alpha Chi Omega House at (409) 294-3109.

ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA HOMECOMING PARTY (After the Game) For more information contact Kesha McGill at (409) 294-9446.

SIGMA CHI ALUMNI & PARENT BARBECUE (After the Game) At the Sigma Chi House on Highway 980.

SIGMA TAU GAMMA ALUMNI & PARENT BARBECUE (After the Game) At the Sigma Tau Gamma House, located off Highway 19 on Echo Lane. Call (409)436-9247 for more information.

SIGMA PHI EPSILON ALUMNI RECEPTION (After the Game) At the Sig Ep House on 1024 10th Street. Contact Jay Cardarette at (409) 436-1304 or (409) 295-9813 for more information.

DELTA TAU DELTA RECEPTION (After the Game) At the Delt House. Contact Danny Cortez (409) 291-8339 or Stephen Anderson (409) 293-8159.

BIOLOGY/ENVIRO. SCIENCE DEPT. BARBECUE( 5:30 p.m.) At Dr. J.D. Long's House on 3352 Winter Way.

VOLLEYBALL (7 p.m.) The SHSU LadyKats meet Southwest Texas at Johnson Coliseum.

"THE BOMB: PART IV" (9:06 p.m.) Presented by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. at the Walker County Fair Grounds.


Media Contact: Phillip Rollfing

Aug. 26, 1997