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Hello College of Nursing Alumni! On behalf of the College of Nursing and the Alumni Council I am sending you a friendly reminder about the Homecoming Activities scheduled for October 25 – 27. On Thursday there will be an evening building dedication ceremony at the new Health and Wellness Building located across from the Dunlap Success Center on the corner of Woodward and Park Avenue, which is where College of Nursing students attended class prior to the construction of Duxbury Hall in the 1970’s. Friday we will be participating in the Homecoming Parade. The College of Nursing’s Student Leadership Council will be marching in the parade and they would like for alumni to participate and march alongside them. Please contact Marilyn McGhee at mmcghee@fsu.edu if you are interested in participating. After the parade ends we will have an alumni and faculty awards ceremony at the College of Nursing, and later in the evening an Alumni Grand Reunion Dinner (Dr. Sally P. Karioth will be the guest speaker) will be held at the University Center in Building B of Doak Campbell Stadium. Saturday, the College will participate in the FSU Alumni Association’s All College All Alumni Tailgate. The Tailgate will take place at the President’s House, and be hosted by President and Mrs. Barron. There is no cost for the tailgate, and registration is available at https://one.fsu.edu/community/dukepregame. Block tickets are still available for the Homecoming Football Game. To purchase a ticket in the College of Nursing’s block contact Mark Cameron at 850-645-9770 or via e-mail at mcameron@fsu.edu. If you need hotel reservations for homecoming, rooms are still available for College of Nursing Alumni at the Doubletree hotel located in downtown Tallahassee at a discounted rate of $269/night. The deadline for making reservations at this price is noon on Friday, September 28th. A two night minimum stay is required (Friday and Saturday). Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-222-8733 and identifying yourself as a member of the FSU College of Nursing Alumni Group, or you can reserve a room via the Internet by visiting the DoubleTree by Hilton Tallahassee website (www.tallahassee.doubletree.com), and enter arrival and departure date. Click “GO”. Scroll down and click on the text “Add special rate codes” and type in NUR. Follow the instructions to make a new reservation. For your convenience here is the agenda for homecoming. Please go to http://www.nursing.fsu.edu/Alumni/Homecoming-2012 to learn more about this year’s homecoming activities and to register for activities at the College of Nursing. If you have any questions or need additional information please feel free to contact me via e-mail (mmcghee@fsu.edu) or phone (850-644-5983).


College of Nursing Homecoming Agenda

Thursday – October 25 4 pm – 6 pm Health and Wellness Center Building Dedication Ceremony Friday – October 26 2:00 p.m. Homecoming Parade Everyone is invited to watch the parade, which will feature its customary colorful array of floats from more than 100 campus organizations and community groups. As always, Renegade, Osceola, FSU cheerleaders, the candidates for Chief and Princess and the Marching Chiefs will be on hand. 4:00 p.m.

Distinguished Graduate and DAISY Faculty Awards Ceremony at the College of Nursing

6:30 p.m.

Alumni Grand Reunion Dinner in Building B of the University Center in Doak Campbell Stadium

Saturday – October 27 8:30 a.m. Homecoming Awards Breakfast at the Alumni Association Honor the recipients of the FSU Alumni Association’s Bernard F. Sliger Award, FSU Alumni Association and Omicron Delta Kappa’s Grad Made Good Awards, Garnet & Gold Key’s Ross Oglesby Award and the Friends of the Florida State Libraries’ Alumni Award for Distinguished Writing. $15 per person. 4 hours before game All College All Alumni Tailgate at the President’s House Come by and visit us at the College of Nursing table. Enjoy food, live entertainment and fellowship with alumni and friends at this complimentary game day reception hosted by President and Mrs. Barron in their backyard. TBA

Homecoming Football Game FSU vs. Duke


2012 Homecoming Activities