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Homecoming 2016 Mardi Gras

Monday, Feb. 15

7 p.m. - Coronation: Fine Arts Theater*
9 p.m. - SGA Bonfire Kickoff and Dance Team Party: GSW Lakehouse*

Tuesday, Feb. 16

11 a.m.-1 p.m. - Jambalaya Cook-Off Contest: Student Success Center 2nd Floor Corridor*
1-3 p.m. - KD Confidence Wall: Centennial Plaza*
4 p.m. - Counseling Services Social Media Awareness*
8 p.m. - Movie Night Showing: "Princess & the Frog* 

Wednesday, Feb. 17

10 a.m.-3 p.m. - American Red Cross Blood Drive*
11 a.m. - Spoken Word, Lady Caress: TBD*
2 p.m. & 4 p.m. - Women's Softball vs. Columbus State*
5 p.m. - CAB, SABU, SUAVE Sips & Strokes
7:06 p.m. - Alpha Phi Alpha's Pour It Up Education Session?
6, 8, 9, & 10 p.m. - Intramural Basketball Games

Thursday, Feb. 18

12-4 p.m. - ZTA's Sun Dazed: Magnolia 2 Trees*
4 p.m. - AAMI Homecoming Speaker: Carter 1 Lecture Hall
6 p.m.-8 p.m. - SAAB Lip Sync Contest*
8:30 p.m. - Masquerade Ball & Life Sized Games: Oaks 1 Lobby

Friday, Feb. 18

9:30 a.m. - Stacks on Stacks on Stacks: Oaks 1
11 a.m.-1 p.m. - "The Big Event" Service Day*
2-5 p.m. - Intramural Basketball Games
6 p.m. - Alumni Dinner and Awards Presentation: Wheatley Administration Building
7 p.m. - NPHC Block Party: Marshall Student Center Driveway Loop

Saturday, Feb. 20

8 a.m. (7-8 a.m. check-in) - Alumni Association Homecoming Fun Run 1 mile & 5K: GSW Tennis Courts
1 p.m.
- Baseball vs. North Georgia
11 a.m.-1 p.m. - Tailgate Party: Centennial Plaza
1:30 & 3:30 p.m. - Women's & Men's Basketball vs. Georgia College
2 & 4 p.m. - Softball vs. Southern Wesleyan
5 p.m. - Baseball vs. North Georgia
5:30 p.m. - Parents Weekend Reception & Bingo
8 p.m. - NPHC Stepshow: Student Success Center Storm Dome

*Denotes Participation Points

Daily Scavenger Hunt
Daily at 11 a.m., there will be a scavenger hunt open to the entire student body. The first place will play for a $25 gift card to Walmart.

All event locations are in the Student Success Center Second Floor Conference Rooms unless otherwise noted.
Please wear the following attire each day:

  • Monday: Blue
  • Tuesday: Gold
  • Wednesday: Homecoming T-shirt
  • Thursday: Student Organization Apparel
  • Friday & Saturday: School Spirit Attire


Military Caregiver Program Reduces Depression and Improves Satisfaction with Life; Will Grow to Three New Locations in 2015
AMERICUS, GA (April 7, 2015) – A program that aims to help the caregivers of returning service members and veterans is showing signs of success. Johnson & Johnson, which has supported the Rosalynn Carter Institute’s (RCI) caregiving programs for many years, will support the program’s expansion to three new sites this year.


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