Georgia Southern University welcomes back alumni this weekend for homecoming. Below is a list of homecoming activities for alumni in Statesboro. Many of these events are free but they do require registration. You can register for alumni weekend by clicking here.

Homecoming “Eagles After Hours”

Thursday, October 28 – 5:30 p.m.

Nonna Picci
807 S. Main Street
Statesboro, GA 

Erk Russell famously said, “Our weekends begin on Thursdays!” Let’s kick off ‘Homecoming’ with a special ‘Eagles After Hours.’ Enjoy time with your fellow alumni and share stories of your time at Georgia Southern and/or Armstrong.

NASA Career Panel

Friday, October 2910 a.m.

Math and Physics Building, Room 3001

NASA Career Panel featuring:
Jim Kennedy (’77), Director, Kennedy Space Center (ret.)
Bob Pound (’67), Chief of Test Operations, Kennedy Space Center (ret.)
Andy Warren (’87), Manager SLS Cross Program Integration, Marshall Space Flight Center

Join us for a career panel with three Georgia Southern Alumni who have worked at NASA. Together, their careers span the Apollo missions, the Space Shuttle, and today’s Artemis Program. Moderated by Glenn Gibney, Director, GS Office of Career and Professional Development. 

This event is hosted by the College of Science and Mathematics.
The event is free, but registration is required.

Parking is available in The Hanner Fieldhouse parking lot.

Homecoming Parade Sweetheart Circle

Friday, October 29 – 4 p.m
Don’t miss the Alumni Float with alumni Bob Pound, former Chief of Test Operations at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and Andy Warren, Manager of the SLS Cross Program Integration at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center!

Live coverage of the 2021 Homecoming Parade

Network of Black Alumni /The First 500 Mixer

Friday, October 29 – 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Bishop Alumni Center, 1801 Akins Blvd. Statesboro Campus – $15
Network and mingle with other NOBA alumni at this annual Homecoming event.
Registration is required.

Homecoming Band Party featuring The Eighty3’s 

Friday, October 29 – 7 –  11 p.m.
Eagle Creek Brewing Company,106 Savannah Ave. Suite B, Statesboro
The concert is FREE…just bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the music.
Eagle Creek Brewing Company will have food and beverages available for purchase. 

Adventure Race – 7:30 a.m. True Blue 5K – 8 a.m.

Saturday, October 30
Presented by CRI and The Abbie Deloach Foundation Statesboro Campus
Click here for more details

Campus Tour

Saturday, October 30 – 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hosted by The Office of Admissions. 
Tours leave Lewis Hall on Sweetheart Circle at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.

Take this walking tour and reminisce about your days at Georgia Southern
and see how much campus has grown. This is a free event but registration is required.

Network of Black Alumni/The First 500 Lunch

Saturday, October 30 – 12 p.m.
Sponsored by the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Dining Commons, Statesboro Campus (located next to the University Bookstore)
Parking is available in the Russell Union Parking Lot

If you haven’t eaten at the Dining Commons, now is your chance.
Enjoy lunch with other alumni. This event is free but registration is required. 

CLICK HERE to Register.

Alumni Welcome Tent

Saturday, October 30 – 4 p.m.
Allen E. Paulson Stadium parking lot
Row I, Spot 76
Drop by the tent for some Homecoming give away items before the game.

Parker College of Business Homecoming Tailgate

Saturday, October 30 – 4 p.m.
The Parker College of Business homecoming tailgate will be held at Paulson Stadium in the RV parking area in lots RVB 33 and RVB 34

GS vs. Ga State

Saturday, October 30 – 6 p.m.
Allen E. Paulson Stadium
Call 1-800-GSU-WINS for tickets 

Alumni Ticket Special
$17Tickets in Sections OO & PPClub Level tickets for $100 in 102, 112 and 113.

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