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    Homecoming 2021 Events for ATU Alumni and Friends

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    Arkansas Tech University has announced the schedule of alumni and community events for its 2021 Homecoming celebration on Friday, Oct. 22, and Saturday, Oct. 23.

    It will mark ATU’s first traditional, in-person Homecoming since 2019. The COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancelation of many ATU Homecoming events in 2020 and other activities last year were transitioned to a virtual environment.

    “We are thrilled to be back on campus and to have more in-person events this year,” said Caroline Kitchens, ATU director of annual giving and interim director of alumni relations. “Our ATU Alumni Association Board of Directors is excited to get out there, volunteer and visit with alumni and friends of the university. We’re looking forward to being back together.”

    Individuals may register for events by visiting www.atualumni.com/homecoming.

    For more information, call (479) 968-0242 or send e-mail to alumni@atu.edu.

    Friday, Oct. 22

    Homecoming Classic Golf Tournament
    10 a.m. (Shotgun start)
    Russellville Country Club
    $80 per person/$240 per 3-person team
    $300 for team and hole sponsor
    $150 for hole sponsor only/$150 for beverage and snack cart sponsor

    Homecoming Bingo Luncheon
    11:30 a.m.
    Chambers Cafeteria West Dining Room
    $15 per person
    (Currently at capacity; wait list spots available)

    Football Alumni Reception
    6 p.m.
    Russellville Country Club

    Saturday, Oct. 23

    Fight On 5K
    8 a.m.
    Thone Stadium at Buerkle Field

    Alumni T-Club All Sports Annual Meeting
    9 a.m.
    Doc Bryan Student Services Center room 242

    Campus Tour for Alumni and Friends
    9 a.m.
    Dr. Robert Charles Brown and Jill Lestage Brown Hall

    ROTC Hall of Honor Induction
    11 a.m.
    Doc Bryan Student Services Center

    Party at the Plaza Tailgating
    11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
    Crabaugh Hall Lawn
    (Food trucks, face painting, games, photo booth)

    Alpha Lambda Zeta 50th Reunion
    11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
    Crabaugh Hall Lawn

    Homecoming Queen and King Crowning Ceremony
    1:30 p.m.
    Thone Stadium at Buerkle Field

    Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys vs. Henderson State Reddies
    2 p.m.
    Thone Stadium at Buerkle Field