Homecoming 2013

Generations Evolve,
Traditions Remain

List of Events

Friday, October 11th
1:00-4:00 pm Student-Alumni Ice Cream Social

Sponsored by the Penn State Alumni Association
Location: Hintz Family Alumni Center 
Enjoy music by the Alumni Blue Band, appearances by the Penn State cheerleaders and mingling with other Penn Staters and students--while savoring Berkey Creamery ice cream. Stop by and pick up your class year button!

5:00 pm Line Up for Homecoming Parade

Please meet us at the Intramural Fields by 5pm if you are walking with us in the parade!  Email us with your phone number if you're planning to walk so we can text you our exact location that day!

6:00 pm Homecoming Parade

Come see the largest student run collegiate homecoming parade in the nation!  If you won't be able to be in State College that night you can view the parade live here:

9:00 pm Guard the Lion Shrine

Sponsored by the Lion Ambassadors.  
Help keep the Lion safe during Homecoming! More information here.

Saturday, October 12th
Pre-game Tailgate

Sponsored by the Greater Binghamton Chapter Penn State Alumni Association
Location: Overnight RV Lot 19

Be sure to register for our Homecoming tailgate!
The Fassold family is generously hosting our chapter tailgate in Overnight RV Lot 19. Cost is $5 per person and we ask that you bring a dish to pass. We'll provide the meat and buns!
If you have any questions please contact us at Thank you! 

Homecoming Football game vs. Michigan

Kick off: 5pm 
Game will be shown on ESPN for those of you unable to attend the game

Post-game Joe Paterno Candlelight Vigil and Flower Tribute

Coordinated by Private Individuals
Please join alumni, fans and friends immediately after the Homecoming game to honor Coach Paterno's legacy.  Folks are being asked to gather at the place where his statue stood until it was removed. There will be a candlelight vigil with a few memorial activities.  Please bring a battery-operated votive or tealight candle. These are available at any craft store - or pretty much anywhere that sells candles - and will fit in your pocket. Do not illuminate them until instructed to do so. Some additional candles will be available but it would be best to plan ahead. You are welcome to either wear tribute-type clothing or bring memorabilia or signage. The candles will be arranged for a special memorial before we leave, so they may burn through the night.  More information available through the event site

Alumni and fans are putting together a floral tribute at the statue site for homecoming, Saturday October 12th. Anyone interested in purchasing flowers for the tribute may call and place your order for the bouquet of one dozen carnations, half blue, half white, dressed with greenery, babies breath, tied with a bow...and personalized with a card with your own message. The price, includes delivery, for $25.00 per dozen. Anyone who chooses to order is asked to place orders from October 1st to October 9th. Call 814-886-0886. Store hours at Florals on Corner are Mon thru Sat 9am-4pm Thank you!


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