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Florida Tech Homecoming Week Full of Fun

From sporting events to concerts, Homecoming 2014 promises to be memorable.

By University Alliance on October 21, 2014
Homecoming Week Festivities at Florida Tech

Florida Tech kicks off its annual Homecoming celebration Oct. 21, with six days of festivities celebrating the diverse interests and talents of students, alumni, faculty, staff and community members, with events ranging from a talent show to a campus cleanup.

Highlights include:

Tuesday, Oct. 21

7 to 9 p.m.

Opening Ceremony

Southgate Field

Wednesday, Oct. 22

8 to 10 p.m.

Talent Show

Clemente Center

Thursday, Oct. 23

6 p.m.

Meg O’Malley’s presents the FIT Homecoming 5K Run/Walk

Downtown Melbourne

7 p.m.

Volleyball Game vs. Florida Southern

Clemente Center

Friday, Oct. 24

6 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Homecoming Fest featuring national recording artist SOJA

Downtown Melbourne

Saturday, Oct. 25

10 to 11 a.m.

Homecoming Parade

Florida Tech Campus

1 to 4 p.m.

Football Game vs. Mississippi College

Palm Bay H.S. Pirate Stadium

4:30 to 9 p.m.

Women’s & Men’s Soccer Games vs. Palm Beach Atlantic 

Rick Stottler Field

6:30 to 10 p.m.

Homecoming Awards Gala

Clemente Center

10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Homecoming Dance

County Line Saloon

Sunday, Oct. 26

10 a.m. to noon

Make a Difference Day Campus Cleanup

Panther Plaza

Noon to 2 p.m.

Alumni Softball Game

Nancy Bottge Field


Each day will be packed with opportunities for fun, whether it’s parades, art shows, concerts, dances or sporting events. The Homecoming Fest in downtown Melbourne on Oct. 24 will feature food, drinks, street vendors and the reggae beats of SOJA.

The next day, the Homecoming Awards Gala at Florida Tech’s Clemente Center will include the presentation of this year’s Jerome P. Keuper Distinguished Alumni Award to Army Gen. (Ret.) Ann E. Dunwoody, the first woman to serve as a four-star general in the U.S. armed forces. Dunwoody earned her Master of Science in Logistics Management from Florida Tech.

For a full schedule and more information about Homecoming 2014, visit the main Homecoming page.

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