Contact: Laura Miller, 214-768-7650


October 20, 2004

SMU Homecoming Events: Wed. Nov. 3 -- Sat., Nov. 6

2004 Homecoming Theme: "Destination Dallas"

Nov. 3-19
• Homecoming Exhibit: Homecoming memorabilia from SMU's history, including yearbooks from current reunion classes, Mon.-Thurs. 8-2 a.m.; Fri. 8-12 a.m.; Sat. 9-12 a.m.; and Sun. 1-2 a.m., Fondren Library Ctr., main entrance, 6414 Hilltop Ln, SMU campus. For more information, call 214-768-3225.

Nov. 3
• Live Music from the Hilltop: Music from Ingram Hill, free food, pep talks from SMU Head Football Coach Phil Bennett and the football captains and meet the 2004 Homecoming king and queen Candidates, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m., Flagpole, Bishop Blvd., SMU campus, Free and open to the public. For more information, call 214-768-4414.

Nov. 4
• Distinguished Alumni Award Celebration: Dinner and presentation honoring James A. Baker '53, '58; Nancy McMillan Dedman '50; William E. Joyce '81; William H. Lively '65; Emerging Leader Award honoring Mindy Tucker Fletcher '92, 7 p.m., Wyndham Anatole Hotel in Dallas. Tickets: $150 per person. For reservations, call Mindy Rowland at 214-768-2586, or send an e-mail to VISA/MasterCard are accepted.

Nov. 5
• Gallery Talk and Exhibit: "Otis Dozier Centennial," Sam Ratcliffe '74, head of the Bywaters Special Collections, will discuss the sketchbooks of Dallas artist Otis Dozier (1904-1987), covering his years in the American West and Asia, 2-2:30 p.m.; exhibit open 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Hamon Arts Library, Hawn Gallery, 6100 Hillcrest Ave., SMU campus. For more information, call 214-768-2586.

• Banner Judging: 4 p.m., judged and displayed in Hughes-Trigg Student Ctr., 3140 Dyer St., SMU campus.

• Float Judging: 5 p.m., on The Boulevard, Bishop Blvd., SMU campus.

• Pigskin Revue Dinner and Show: 6:30-10:30 p.m., Grand Ballroom, Umphrey Lee Ctr., SMU campus. To RSVP or for more information, call 214-768-2263.

Nov. 6
• 5K Fun Run: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m., start at Blanton Student Services Building, 6185 Airline Rd., end on Ford Stadium, 5801 Airline Rd., SMU campus. Sponsored by Intramurals and Student Foundation. For more information, call 214-768-4414 or visit

Nov. 6
• Homecoming Parade on Hillcrest Ave.: Features student floats, special entries, dignitaries, local high school bands and the Mustang Band, 11:30 a.m., will start on Hillcrest Ave. and end on SMU’s campus. Pre-game festivities, including the Homecoming barbecue, on The Boulevard following the parade.

Download a map of the Homecoming parade route.

• Homecoming: Kids Corral: Inflatable games, interactive PlayStation and a coloring tent, 12:30 p.m., Ford Stadium South End Zone Area, 5801 Airline Rd., SMU campus. Open throughout the game; free with ticket during the game. For more information, call 214-768-2885.

• Homecoming Game: SMU Mustangs vs Tulsa, 2 p.m., Gerald J. Ford Stadium, 5801 Airline Rd., SMU campus. For ticket information, call 214-768-GAME.


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