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Homecoming Week 2020 Adjusts after Game is Postponed


JONESBORO – The schedule for Arkansas State University's Homecoming Week 2020 has been adjusted following the announcement earlier today the game with Tulsa scheduled for Saturday has been postponed to a date yet to be determined.

As previously planned, students will vote online Friday for Homecoming queen and king, with the selections to be revealed during the "Yell Like Hell/Red Wolves Got Talent" event on Heritage Plaza Lawn.  Members of the court were announced Tuesday evening.

Order of the Pack, which would have been Thursday evening, has been postponed. 

The A-State Alumni Association and university officials will continue with plans to recognize the Distinguished Alumni of 2020 – Charles Kruse of Dexter, Mo., Anderson Neal of Texarkana, and Paden Neeley of Lewisville, Texas – at a private dinner Friday evening.  The 37th annual Distinguished Alumni recognition is the most recent in a program that began in 1984.

During Homecoming Week, campus protocols on physical distancing and face coverings will be enforced at all activities.  The traditional Homecoming class reunions, organizational activities, and alumni recognition events previously had been cancelled because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.  Plans are to resume in 2021.

With leadership from the Student Activities Board (SAB), the remainder of the week’s "Howling Twenties," schedule includes:

Thursday, Sept. 24: Students will enjoy the "A-State Button Blitz" scavenger hunt, sponsored by the Student Philanthropy Council.  (Order of the Pack is postponed; a new date will be announced).

Friday, Sept. 25: The "Yell Like Hell/Red Wolves Got Talent" event will be held on Heritage Plaza Lawn beginning at 7 p.m.  The Homecoming queen and king will be announced.

Other campus activities planned throughout the week may be found on the A-State campus calendar.

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