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Bowie State University Homecoming Welcomes Alumni, Friends

Football Game, Parade Celebrate BSU Connection to Community

10/4/2013, 4 p.m.
Courtesy of bowiestate.edu

Bowie State University invites alumni and the community to celebrate the 2013 homecoming week from Oct. 7-13, capped by the Bulldogs' football game against Chowan University at Bulldog Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 1 p.m.

The list of homecoming events includes concerts, a comedy show, a student talent competition and a student fashion show. The theme is "Unleash the Untamed Bulldog."


Saturday's events kick off at 9 a.m. with a community parade featuring 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. 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:

"Bowie's Got Talent" Competition

Monday, Oct. 7, 8-11 p.m.

Myers Auditorium, Martin Luther King Jr. Communication Arts Center, Bowie State University

Cost: Free with Ticket

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

Alumni Dinner Cruise Aboard the Elite Yacht

Wednesday, Oct. 9, 8-11 p.m.

National Harbor, 165 Waterfront St., Fort Washington, Md.

Cost: $65, BSUNAA members, $75 general admission

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 National Alumni Association Scholarship Gala


Friday, Oct. 11, 7 p.m. – 11 a.m.

The Villa, 4060 Powder Mill Road, Beltsville, Md.

Cost: $85

BSU Concert

Friday, Oct. 11, 9 p.m. – 3 a.m.

AC Jordan Arena, Leonidas S. James Educational Complex, Bowie State University

Cost: $30 BSU students, $35 general admission (For more information: 301-860-3793)


View the complete schedule at www.bowiestate.edu/homecoming.