October 29, 2014 by Ada Ciuca, NMSU News Center
New Mexico State University alumni and students will celebrate Homecoming 2014 “NMSU: Road to Discovery” with several events between Nov. 3 and 9.
The week’s events kick off with the help of the Associated Students of New Mexico State University, NMSU’s student government. They will hold Trivia Pursuit from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3. From noon to 3 p.m., ASNMSU will host a Car Smash between Hadley Hall and Dove Hall.
The NMSU Alumni Association will host an Alumni Open House during the week between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the NMSU Alumni Relations Office and Visitor Center.
The campuswide ASNMSU-sponsored student organization door display contest will take place at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4. From 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., there will be photo opportunities with Pistol Pete along the International Mall.
ASNMSU’s “Movie on the Green” event will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the Aggie Memorial Stadium. It will feature “Guardians of the Galaxy” starring Chris Pratt.
The NMSU Alumni Association Past Presidents’ Breakfast will be held from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at the Alumni Relations Office and Visitor Center.
Campus tours will be offered at 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, and 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 7, starting at the Alumni Relations Office and Visitor Center.
The class of 1954 will have their reunion dinner at 6 p.m. Nov. 6 on the third floor of Zuhl Library.
The class of 1964 will hold their reunion dinner at 6 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Third Floor Bistro at the Danny Villanueva Victory Club. President Garrey Carruthers, a class of 1964 alum, will be in attendance.
The College of Education will hold a 2014 Distinguished Alumni celebration at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at the O’Donnell Hall Atrium.
There will be a bonfire and pep rally featuring country singer Chase Bryant at 7 p.m. Nov. 6 at the student tailgate lot.
Crimson Day is Friday, Nov. 7, and NMSU community members are encouraged to wear their Aggie colors. The day will kick off with a College of Engineering Scholarship Breakfast from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Corbett Center Ballrooms.
The College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences will host a Homecoming Recognition Breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Nov. 7 at a tent located by the Gerald Thomas Hall windmill.
The College of Business will hold its annual Scholarship Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at the Las Cruces Convention Center. The college’s Distinguished Alumni Reception will take place from 3 to 5 p.m.
The College of Engineering will host an Alumni Celebration from 3 to 4 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Engineering Clock of Dreams.
The Arts and Sciences Distinguished Alumni Reception will take place from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Alumni Relations Office and Visitor Center.
The NMSU Alumni Association will host a Distinguished Alumni Dinner and Awards Presentation at 6 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Corbett Center Ballrooms, in honor of Distinguished Alumni and James F. Cole 2014 Award recipients.
The “Celebration of Traditions” tribute will take place from 8-9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Aggie Memorial Tower. The event honors those Aggies who died defending their country.
The NMSU Alumni Association Parade Viewing Party will take place from 9:45 to 11 a.m. Nov. 8 at the NMSU Bookstore patio.
The ASNMSU sponsored Homecoming Parade will begin at 10 a.m. Nov. 8 on University Avenue.
Aggies who have celebrated more than 50 years since graduation are welcome to attend the Golden A’s Luncheon taking place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Corbett Center Ballrooms.
The day’s festivities will end with the football game between the NMSU Aggies and University of Louisiana Lafayette at 6 p.m. at Aggie Memorial Stadium. The Homecoming king and queen will be crowned at halftime.
Lastly, the NMSU Alumni Association will hold a Recent Graduate Brunch for those interested in the Alumni Association and reconnecting with former classmates. The event will be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon Sunday, Nov. 9, at the Alumni Relations Office and Visitor Center.