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Michigan State Will Be "Glowing Green" During Homecoming Week


Michigan State University’s Homecoming week begins October 16, with the football game against the Indiana Hoosiers ending the week of festivities.

The Michigan State Alumni Association, the University Activities Board, and other campus associations and colleges have scheduled events for Homecoming week.

Youtuber and MSU alumni, Tyler Oakley, will serve as the grand marshal for homecoming week.

During Homecoming week, lights around campus will glow with green bulbs.

Monday , October 16

·      Hayrides and History starts the week off from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Auditorium loop, located near the Rock.

Tuesday, October 17

·      The Sounds of Homecoming is from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Beaumont Tower

Wednesday, October 18

·      The Lyman Briggs College celebrates its 50th anniversary with a gathering at the Huntington Club inside Spartan Stadium from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

·      A Wood Slice Craft Night is open to students from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the MSU Union Ballroom

Thursday, October 19

·      The Alumni Grand Awards Gala will take place at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center with the reception starting at 5:30 p.m. and the dinner beginning at 6:15 p.m.

·      Many alumni dinners, galas, and events are occurring around campus

Friday, October 20

·      The Homecoming parade starts at 6:00p.m. and travels through Downtown East Lansing and the Michigan State campus.

·      From 8:00 a.m. – 4:00p.m., MSU is having a Healthy Homecoming Walk against Penn State to see which university can walk the most. It will be at Demonstration Hall Field.

·      Free Dairy Store ice cream is at the Rock from noon – 2:00p.m.

Saturday, October 21

·      From noon to 1:30 p.m., The Green and White Brunch will be held at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center.

·      The Michigan State versus Indiana Homecoming games starts at 3:30 p.m.

·      Tailgates will be across campus for various associations and colleges throughout the day.

·      Beaumont Tower tours are available from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Amanda Barberena helps write stories for online and books interviews for newscasts. The Michigan State University student started with WKAR in the Fall of 2017 during her freshman year.
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