SSU to host its first Fall Homecoming, Alumni and Family Weekend

Staff Report

Shawnee State University is starting new traditions this fall and hosting its first Fall Homecoming, Alumni & Family Weekend Sept. 15 and 16, 2017.

The theme for the new Fall Homecoming is “Year of Firsts” which celebrates SSU’s first ever Homecoming in the fall, while honoring SSU’s other firsts, including the first graduating class, members of the first athletic teams, first mascot, and the inaugural teams of men’s tennis, women’s golf, the men’s and women’s indoor track teams, and the men’s and women’s bowling teams.

Homecoming, Alumni & Family Weekend will be filled with plenty of family-friendly activities, such as a golf outing, movie, SSU volleyball game on Friday and a parade, SSU volleyball and soccer games, tailgating and a carnival on Saturday. The Homecoming Committee is taking applications for entries for the Homecoming Parade. Those interested can email [email protected] or complete an application at under the parade event.

Attendees are encouraged to register for Homecoming Weekend by Sept. 8th in order to receive a free Homecoming Weekend shirt and special discounts for the weekend. To register, go to

For a complete list of Homecoming activities and for additional information, please visit SSU’s Homecoming website at

Staff Report