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Bowie State University Homecoming Welcomes Alumni, Friends

September 30, 2013

(Bowie, Md.) – Sept. 30, 2013 – Bowie State University invites alumni and the community to celebrate the 2013 homecoming week from Oct. 7-13, capped by the BSU Bulldogs football game against Chowan University at Bulldog Stadium Saturday, Oct. 12 at 1 p.m.

Alumni and friends will reconnect at homecoming events that include concerts, a comedy show, student talent competition and student fashion show, reflecting the theme, “Unleash the Untamed Bulldog.”

Saturday’s events kick off at 9 a.m. with a community parade that will feature area high school bands and BSU student groups, including the Symphony of Soul marching band and Golden Girls cheerleaders. The parade route will run from Ruby Tuesday’s at 16451 Excalibur Road in Bowie to the Macy’s store at Bowie Town Center. 

Tailgating starts at 11 a.m. at Bulldog Stadium. Premium tailgating plots can be reserved in advance for $15 each. Homecoming game tickets are $20 for general admission and $15 for BSU faculty, non-BSU students with valid school ID, and senior citizens (over 65). BSU students with valid ID are free.

Other Homecoming events include:

  • Yard Fest Concert
    Wednesday, Oct. 9, 3-6 p.m.
    Student Center Promenade, Bowie State University
    Enjoy performances by the band, Marlee in the Mixx, and other BSU student and alumni artists at an outdoor concert, sponsored by Verizon.
    Cost: Free
  • Student Fashion Show
    Wednesday, Oct. 9, 7-10 p.m.
    AC Jordan Arena, Leonidas S. James Educational Complex, Bowie State University
    Check out the latest fashion trends and new looks for the millennium, featuring former BET Host, Free, as the MC.
    Cost: $10 BSU students, $15 general admission
  • Comedy Show
    Thursday, Oct. 10, 7-10 p.m.
    AC Jordan Arena, Leonidas S. James Educational Complex, Bowie State University
    Cost: $15 BSU students, $25 general admission (For more information: 301-860-3793)
  • BSU Concert
    Friday, Oct. 11, 9 p.m. – 3 a.m.
    AC Jordan Arena, Leonidas S. James Educational Complex, Bowie State University
    Bowie State hosts a can’t-miss homecoming concert, featuring hip hop artist Meek Mill, along with Lee Mazin, Juicy J, Ace Hood, and K. Michelle.
    Cost: $30 BSU students, $35 general admission (For more information: 301-860-3793)

View the complete Homecoming week schedule: www.bowiestate.edu/homecoming

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