Husson University Set to Host Homecoming Weekend

Date of Release: September 20, 2011

Husson University is gearing up to host Homecoming Weekend on September 29th – October 2nd. Alumni and community members are welcome at all of the festivities, which include a night of laughs with comedian Juston McKinney and a disco dance party with Motor Booty Affair.

Event highlights include:

Thursday, September 29th
• Sonos – 8pm – Gracie Theatre - The fabulous a cappella group SONOS will perform. All alumni, friends and current students are welcome.

Friday, September 30th
• Husson Alumni & Friends Reunion with Motor Booty Affair – 6:30-10:30pm - Campus Center - Reconnect with your Husson friends spanning all graduation years for a night of disco with Motor Booty Affair!

Saturday, October 1st
• Tailgate Party – 10am-2pm – Winkin Stadium Lot - Get out your grill and join fellow alumni, friends, and students before the big games. Enter the chili cook-off to win a Weber table-top gas grill! WABI-TV 5 Weatherman Todd Simcox will be one of three celebrity judges.
• Evening Of Celebration – 6:30pm – Darling Atrium/Gracie Theatre - We will come together in the beautiful Gracie Theatre to celebrate two new inductees into the Husson University Alumni Hall of Fame, Donald P. White '75 and Jessica Bay House '99'00 MSPT, DO.
• Comedian Juston McKinney – 9:15pm – Gracie Theatre - Laugh the night away with Comedian Juston McKinney, who has made appearances on Comedy Central and The Tonight Show.

Sunday, October 2nd
• Husson Run for the Children – 9am – College Circle - Take on a 1 Mile Fun Run or a 5k Road Race to help support a college scholarship fund for Maine Children of Fallen Soldiers.

A full schedule of athletic events include Football against Becker College at 1pm, Men's Soccer against Johnson State at 1pm, Women's Soccer against Johnson State at 3pm, and Field Hockey against Thomas College at 6pm on Saturday. Competition continues into Sunday with Field Hockey against Lyndon State at 12pm and Men's Soccer against Lyndon State at 2pm.

For a complete schedule of events and to register, visit

For more information, please contact Amanda Kitchen at 207-992-4925 or via cell at 207-649-4647.

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