Contact: Meredith Dickenson or Ellen Sterner
SMU News & Media Relations
(214) 768-7654

September 26, 2002


The photo below shows last year's homecoming parade. Click on it to view or download a high-resolution .jpg version.

DALLAS (SMU) -- SMU will celebrate its annual Homecoming on Oct. 16-20. Reunions will be celebrated by the classes of '57, '62, '67, '72, '77, '82, '87, '92 and '97.

During Homecoming Weekend, the SMU Mustang football team will play Louisiana Tech at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19, in the Gerald J. Ford Stadium. In addition to the game, SMU Homecoming Weekend includes a Saturday parade at 10:30 a.m. followed by a barbecue lunch at the main flagpole. The SMU Homecoming 2002 Weekend officially begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, with a student kick-off party at the steps of Hughes-Trigg Student Center.

Organizers include Homecoming Chair LaDonna Carrington, '83, '84; Alumni Parade Chair E. G. McMillan, '62; Art Contest Chair Paula Deakins Molberg, '81; Distinguished Alumni Award Event Chair Deanie Fulton Kepler, '70; and Young Alumni Auction Chair John Bellomy, '96. Student organizers are Homecoming Chair Beth Kraus and Student Parade Chair Ashley Scully.

A complete schedule of 2002 Homecoming activities can be found at or by calling the SMU Office of Alumni Relations at (214) 768-2586. The Office of Alumni Relations and the SMU Student Foundation organize SMU's Homecoming 2002 Weekend.

Note: A map of the Homecoming parade is below, or can be downloaded as a PDF file by clicking here.