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Homecoming Scheduled Feb. 27

Homecoming is always memorable!  Mark your calendar and plan to return to Austin for a weekend of activities.  Basketball game against Wiley College with the women starting at 5:30 p.m. and the men at 7:30 p.m. Be on the lookout for more information!

HT Live Comedy Show Featuring Billy Sorrells
Tuesday, Feb. 23
7 p.m.
HT Campus
This event debuted during last year’s Homecoming and quickly became a campus sensation. The Comedy Show is the lead to HT’s traditional Wednesday night Rammy Awards. This year’s HT Live Comedy Show features comedian, actor, and RAM friend Billy Sorrells. Sorrells was the headline comedian for Homecoming 2015 and is best known for his work on TBS, BET, CENTRIC, VH1, and MTV.

Homecoming Chapel Service
Thursday, Feb. 25
11:30 a.m.
King-Seabrook Chapel
Chapel remains a campus staple, although it was once mandatory for students to attend the weekly service. Now, students voluntarily gather to praise God and share the Word. Plan to participate in this special Homecoming worship.

Homecoming Pep Rally
Friday, Feb. 26
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Mary E. Branch Gymnasium
Cheerleaders, dance team, and the basketball team will be on hand for this Friday pep rally. Stay for the Friday usual catfish feast in the cafeteria.

Homecoming Concert
Friday, Feb. 26
7 p.m.
Mary E. Branch Gymnasium
Part of the line up features Mack Wilds as the opening act with headliner Jacqueese. Plan to purchase your ticket for this event.

Homecoming Cook Off/Tailgating
Saturday, Feb. 27
10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Huston-Tillotson University Campus
DJ Hella Yella will pump up the music when you gather with your classmates for a day of reminiscing while you sample the barbecue from the alumni cook off. Got barbecue pit skills? Sign up now for the “Cook Off” to be judged by HT President and CEO Colette Pierce Burnette, Alumni Eddie Roland of Roland’s Soul Food Restaurant, and Jasper Manuel, Ala Carte Menu Services, Inc. Reserve your space now. First come, first served basis only. Contact Chelsea Piper, Media Specialist/Special Events Coordinator, 512.505.6417, for more information and your tailgating confirmation. Remember, HT is a tobacco-free campus.

Homecoming Stroll Off
Saturday, Feb. 27
11:30 a.m.
HT Campus
All Greeks and non-Greeks are invited to the “Stroll Off.” What fun as you gather to connect with college friends.

Homecoming Basketball Game
Saturday, Feb. 27
5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Mary E. Branch Gymnasium
Place yourself in the middle of the excitement during both men’s and women’s basketball games against Wiley College.

Tickets for Homecoming basketball game are $20 for general admission; $10 for students with identification; $5 for children 6-12. Order tickets through EventBrite. No tickets sold the day of the game, placed on hold or reserve.

Additional Saturday, Feb. 27 Events
African American Community Heritage Festival
University Day

Suggested Homecoming Hotel
Holiday Inn
6000 Middle Fiskville Road
Austin, TX 78752
Complimentary onsite parking.
Call for rates and reservations.

Contact Bridgett Lee, Director of Alumni Affairs, 512.505.3074, for more Homecoming 2016 information.