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Shawnee State University to host 2018 Homecoming, Alumni & Family Weekend


September 6, 2018


SSU invites all students, alumni, family, friends, staff and faculty to 2018 SSU Homecoming.

2018 Homecoming September 28-29

Shawnee State University invites all students, alumni, family, friends, staff and faculty to a full weekend of activities at the 2018 SSU Homecoming, Alumni & Family Weekend on Friday, September 28 and Saturday, September 29.

The weekend will kick-off with the Kricker Innovation Hub Ribbon Cutting Ceremony starting at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 28. SSU invites both the campus and Portsmouth community to attend and check out SSU's newest innovation space. The Kricker Innovation Hub is located at 221 Chillicothe Street, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662.

The Engineering Technologies Department will also be hosting their Open House that day from 2 to 5 p.m. SSU welcomes everyone to check out the renovations that will house new 3-D printing classrooms, a materials testing lab, new space for Plastics Engineering Technology, Gaming Engineering classrooms, and an arena for SSU's eSports varsity program! The Engineering Technologies Open House will be in the Advanced Technology Center building.

Other events scheduled for Friday are Mathematics Department Picnic, Golf Outing, SSU Bonfire & Pep Rally and more.

Then join us for the Second Annual Homecoming Parade starting at 12 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29. The parade will begin next to the east end of the Portsmouth flood wall and will end by Shawnee Turf. SSU student organizations, athletic teams, and SSU community friends will be walking in the parade. Then afterwards, join us at Tailgate & Carnival where you can mingle with other alumni, students, family, friends, staff and faculty while grabbing a bite to eat from local food vendors. Inflatables and games will also be set up.

Plenty more events are lined up for Saturday, such as SSU men's and women's soccer and tennis home games, Occupational Therapy Alumni Day, Alumni Basketball and Soccer Games, the Warsaw Aquatic Center Dedication, Homecoming Coronation, Homecoming Dance and much more!

There will also be an Alumni Social on Saturday, Sept. 29 at 8 p.m. at Port City Cafe & Pub. Catch up, mingle and enjoy refreshments and food. Stay to hear the SSU Athletics Department announce the 2019 Hall of Fame Class during the mixer.

Participants registering early will receive a free SSU package. To register and for a list of all events scheduled for SSU's Homecoming, Alumni & Family Weekend, go to ssuhomecoming.com.

Questions about SSU's Homecoming, Alumni & Family Weekend can be directed to Kara Stump, Assistant Director of Alumni & Community Engagement, at (740) 351-3081 or at kbobo-stump@shawnee.edu.


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