Welcome back to Southeast alumni for Homecoming

Find your red and black Southeast Missouri State apparel. It's Homecoming weekend.

There will be several special events at Southeast on Friday and Saturday. Here are a few:

* The endowed scholarship reception will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at the Show Me Center.

* The Copper Dome Society Dinner and Merit Award program follows at 6:30 p.m. in the Show Me Center.

* While football is a big attraction, other Redhawks sports will also compete. The women's soccer team plays the University of Tennessee-Martin at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Houck Stadium. Volleyball will play UT Martin at the same time in Houck Field House.

* The All Alumni Breakfast and Distinguished Service Awards event is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. Saturday in the Wehking Alumni Center. The parade will begin at 9:30 a.m., stepping off from Capaha Park.

* The Southeast football team has won back-to-back games, and the excitement for this program is growing. Tailgate activities will be outside the Wehking Alumni Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday before the game.

There are several other activities on the schedule. To learn more, visit semo.edu/homecoming and to see community activities visit our community calendar semoevents.com.

We extend our welcome to the alumni back in town and others who call Southeast Missouri home. Here's to a fun and safe Homecoming.