Utah State University alumni should note that early registration deadline is nearing for this year’s expanded and re-energized homecoming week at Utah State University, scheduled for the week of Sept. 20-26. Early registration deadline is Aug. 21. Many new activities are scheduled throughout the week, including tours of campus, classes without quizzes, many entertainment events and new reunion activities for various campus groups. These new events are in addition to the traditional Homecoming Parade, Homecoming Dance, the Aggies football game against Southern Utah University and the always-popular “True Aggie Night.” “We have many new and exciting activities scheduled for Aggies of all ages,” said Patty Halaufia, executive director of Alumni Relations. “The traditional events are always crowd pleasers, but this year we’ve added a long list of activities that will help alumni relive the great memories they had when they were on campus before.” Registration information, including early registration, is available at http://www.usu.edu/homecoming/registration. General registration for all activities does continue through Sept. 26. New activities include a Silver Aggie Reunion, the Young Alumni Mixer, and Classes Without Quizzes, which will feature some of the university’s most popular professors teaching classes without the pressure of tests. The annual Homecoming Parade will be led by Grand Marshal Eric Hipple and includes other homecoming dignitaries — Alumni of the Year Gary and Karen Black and Young Alumnus of the Year Charisse Bremond Weaver. For a complete schedule of activities throughout the week, visit http://www.usu.edu/homecoming/schedule. This year’s Homecoming week is scheduled in conjunction with College of Agriculture Week, so events include the traditional Ag Day barbecue — always a crowd favorite — featuring Utah’s best agricultural products on the practice field of the Stan Laub Training Center. For a list of all events, visit the main homecoming page at http://www.usu.edu/homecoming.
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