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2005 Homecoming schedule Oct. 8–16

and Homecoming Office Decorating Contest (details below)

Honors students joined the marching band and athletics director Bill Bradshaw for a tailgate before the Sept. 24 football game against Western Michigan. A pregame tailgate for all is planned Oct. 15 — Temple Homecoming. Enjoy a “Taste of Philly” buffet and drinks for fun before the Owls take on the Miami Hurricanes at Lincoln Financial Field.
The tailgate is 11 a.m.–1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15. $20 per person to tailgate only. $15 per Temple student includes reserved tickets to the game and tailgate party. $30 for all others includes reserved tickets to the game and tailgate party. Contact the Alumni Center at 215-204-7521 to register or for more information.

Saturday, Oct. 8
Football vs. Maryland
1 p.m. Lincoln Financial Field.

Seniors’ prom
3–7 p.m. Mitten Hall, Great Court. Put on your dancing shoes! As a way to give back to the wonderful senior citizens in the community, Temple students are hosting an afternoon of dancing and good company for area seniors and students alike. Join the merriment and enjoy food, music, prizes and more. Sponsored by the Office of Student Activities and TSG Community Service.

Sunday, Oct. 9
Temple Cares Day
10 a.m.–2 p.m. Help improve the city’s public schools. To sign up or register your group, visit www.temple.edu/community_service or call 215-204-8531. Sponsored by the Office of Community Service, in partnership with the School District of Philadelphia and Greater Philadelphia Cares.

Field hockey vs. La Salle
Noon. Geasey Field.

Women’s soccer vs. Duquesne
1 p.m. Ambler Sports Complex.

Monday, Oct. 10
Campus Safety Services 5K run/1-mile fun walk
Noon: 1-mile fun walk; 12:30 p.m.: 5K run. 13th Street and Berks Mall. Refreshments and T-shirts will be available at the end of the event. Sponsored by the Department of Campus Safety Services. For more information, call 215-204-2182 or 215-204-5870.

Ambler 'Fear Factor'
12:30 p.m. Ambler Campus, Bright Hall Circle. The reality television show that inspired it has nothing on Ambler's brand of Fear Factor. Do you have what it takes to win and are you brave enough to try? For more information, call 215-283-1424/25.

Tuesday, Oct. 11
Fall Fest
10 a.m.–4 p.m. 13th Street, Bell Tower and Berks Mall. The seventh annual Fall Fest is a can’t-miss event for the entire Temple community. Live music resounds from the Bell Tower stage, and the street fair buzzes with novelties and carnival games.

Open casting call
7 p.m., Student Center annex, room 200. Do you aspire to become a star of reality TV? Visit this open casting call and get tips from the best producer in the reality TV business, David Wallach of Bunim-Murray Productions. Wallach has directed more broadcast episodes of reality programming than any other director/producer in the world. Students will have the opportunity to showcase their uniqueness and tape their very own audition video, which will be delivered to 40 of the hottest reality TV show producers. Sponsored by Main Campus Program Board.

Wednesday, Oct. 12
HSC tailgate party
11 a.m. –2 p.m. Health Sciences Center, Student-Faculty Center, first-floor lobby. Visit the Health Sciences community for plenty of fun, food, games and giveaways.

Polo Jeans denim drive
Through Oct. 13: 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Bell Tower. Join Polo Jeans Co. and Rolling Stone magazine on their quest to warm up people’s houses this winter. Donate your old jeans and receive an immediate discount offer ($10 coupon) for the purchase of a new pair of jeans from the mobile Polo Jeans store or Macy’s department stores. The purpose of the tour is to collect denim apparel that will be donated to Habitat for Humanity for its conversion to insulation for the houses the organization builds. Sponsored by the Office of Student Activities.

Ambler Homecoming king and queen announcement
12:30 p.m. Ambler Campus, Bright Hall Circle. For more information, contact John Costa at jcosta@temple.edu, or call 215-283-1424/25.

Res Hall Relays
7–9 p.m. Student Pavilion. The Res Hall Relays are a series of competitions involving all the residence halls, culminating with a final event during the Pep Rally at the Bell Tower Thursday, Oct. 13. Teams from each residence hall will compete in events such as the Izzy Dizzy relay, tricycle racing and more. Take pride in Temple and where you live! Forever have your hall engraved on the Res Hall Relays trophy, get a free T-shirt and be part of the tradition. Students, talk with your resident director for more information.

Comedy show featuring Chuck Mignanelli and Jimmy Failla
8 p.m. Ambler Campus, Bright Hall lounge. For more information, contact John Costa at jcosta@temple.edu.

Ambler Homecoming comedy show
8 p.m. Ambler Campus, Bright Hall lounge. For more information, call 215-283-1424/25.

Thursday, Oct. 13
Homecoming pep rally
1 p.m. Bell Tower. Come out to support Temple’s fall athletic programs and meet the homecoming king and queen finalists. The finals of the Res Hall relays will also be held.

Quickball tournament
8–10 p.m. Student Pavilion. Test your skills at a game similar to baseball but played indoors.

Lecture: Screenwriter John Singleton
7 p.m. Student Center annex, room 200. Producer, director and screenwriter John Singleton speaks to the Temple community. Singleton exploded onto the screen with his first film, Boyz N the Hood, a tough, intelligent, plain-speaking look at friends in gang-ridden South Central Los Angeles that earned him Oscar nominations for best original screenplay and best director, making him the youngest, and first African-American, filmmaker to do so. He has most recently directed the summer hit Four Brothers and produced the movie Hustle and Flow. Sponsored by Main Campus Program Board.

Friday, Oct. 14
Homecoming community service event
Norristown, Montgomery County. Students are invited to take part in a special community
service project with Habitat for Humanity. For more information, call 215-283-1424/25.

Gallery of Success Luncheon
12:30 p.m. Mitten Hall, Diamond Club. Distinguished alumni from each of Temple’s schools and colleges are inducted into the Gallery of Success in Mitten Hall. $20 per person.

Women’s soccer vs. La Salle
3 p.m. Ambler Sports Complex.

Hall of Fame induction ceremony
5 p.m. Liacouras Center. Cheer on the Cherry and White of the past as outstanding Temple athletes are inducted into the University’s Athletic Hall of Fame.

Conwell Society recognition event
6 p.m. Mitten Hall. By invitation only, this annual event recognizes members of the Russell H. Conwell Society, donors who contribute $1,000 or more to the University. The evening of entertainment will include a program and performances by talented Temple students. To learn more about the Conwell Society, call 215-204-1001. For more information about the event, contact Nicole Steiner at 215-204-7425 or nicole.dorsaneo@temple.edu.

Net Nite
6–9 p.m. Student Pavilion.

Late night fitness rewards
7 p.m.–midnight. IBC Student Recreation Center.

Greek showcase and step exhibition
7 p.m.: doors open; 8 p.m.: show starts. McGonigle Hall. Hosted by the Temple University
Greek Association. $5 in advance; $7 at the door.

Saturday, Oct. 15
Women’s rugby vs. Drexel
10 a.m. Friends Select school, Edgely Field.

Pregame tailgate party
11 a.m.–1 p.m. Lincoln Financial Field. Enter parking lot K, which is the main entrance from Pattison Avenue. Walk toward the stadium and look for the reservation table in front to get your pre-registered tickets. Walk through the main gates to the tent at the Touchdown Club on your right. $20 per person for pregame tailgate party only (includes a “Taste of Philly” buffet, wine, beer and soft drinks). Bring your family and join us for food, fun and festivities before the big game. Your family will be sure to have a hoot with the Owls. Contact the Alumni Center at 215-204-7521 to register or for more information.

Homecoming football game: Temple vs. Miami (Fla.)
1 p.m. Lincoln Financial Field. $15 per Temple student includes reserved tickets to the game and tailgate party. $30 for all others includes reserved tickets to the game and tailgate party. Premium seats add $10 per person; club-level seats add $25 per person. Cheer on quarterback Mike McGann and the Temple Owls as they take on the Miami Hurricanes.

Cherry & White dinner
5 p.m. and 7 p.m. seatings. The Draught Horse, 1431 Cecil B. Moore Ave. $10 per person, cash bar (parents and students only). Join us after the game for a delicious buffet at one of Main Campus’ favorite restaurants. Due to the popularity of this event, we will have two seatings for dinner. Please indicate your preferred seating time on your reservation form. Contact the Alumni Center at 215-204-7521 to register or for more information.

Homecoming party: It’s time to set it off!
10 p.m.–2 a.m. McGonigle Hall. Celebrate after the game with Temple students while DJ Enuff of BET’s show “106 & Park” spins your favorite hits. $10 w/TUid; $15 non-Temple students. Sponsored by Main Campus Program Board.

Sunday, Oct. 16
Coffee with the Temple community
10–11 a.m. Tuttleman Learning Center, room 101. Parents and students only. Do you want your student to get more out of his or her Temple experience? Learn how by joining us for coffee and conversation with representatives from Study Abroad, Community Service and Career Development Services. Contact the Alumni Center at 215-204-7521 to register or for more information.

Champagne brunch
11 a.m.–1 p.m. Mitten Hall, Great Court. $15 per person (parents and students only). Join us for a delicious brunch, complemented by the sounds of the Temple Jazz Quartet. Contact the Alumni Center at 215-204-7521 to register or for more information.

Women’s soccer vs. George Washington
1 p.m. Ambler Sports Complex.


Homecoming Office Decorating Contest

Last year, offices all over Main Campus decorated for Homecoming Week, displaying their school spirit and competing for Diamond Dollars and gift certificates to the Temple bookstore. Human Resources’ Susan LaTorre won for Most Original/Creative office.

Register your office by Oct. 6 to show your office spirit and compete for prizes from Temple bookstore gift certificates to Diamond Dollars.

Winners will be awarded for each of the following categories:
1. Most original/creative
2. Best display of Temple pride
3. Best use of handmade decorations
4. Best teamwork effort
5. Best overall
The judging will take place Wednesday, Oct. 12, and winners will be announced at the Homecoming Pep Rally on Thursday, Oct. 13, at 1 p.m. at the Bell Tower.

Once the list of offices is compiled by Oct. 6, each office will be contacted by the Dean of Students office with the judging schedule for Oct. 12.

E-mail John Di Carlo at john.dicarlo@temple.edu with your office location (including building, office number and directions, if necessary) and a contact person with e-mail and phone information.

The contest is open to all offices at each of Temple’s campuses. For details about the contest, as well as more about Homecoming 2005, visit www.temple.edu/homecoming.

Sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs and the Office of the Dean of Students.