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Coastal Carolina gearing up for 2015 homecoming

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – Coastal Carolina is getting ready for homecoming 2015. Upcoming events will take place leading up to the homecoming “Forever Teal." The football game against Alabama A&M will be held October 3, at 6 p.m.

According to a CCU News release, events listed below are free and open to the public unless otherwise specified.

Sunday, September 27:

  • Banner Competition, Jackson Student Union, noon
  • Miss CCU Pageant, Wheelwright Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 28

  • Chantfest, Prince Lawn, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Chantfest, one of the biggest events of the year, features inflatables, free food, activities and games, all hosted by the Coastal Activities Board.

Tuesday, Sept. 29

  • Paint the Town Teal, completed and judged at 5 p.m. in downtown Conway. Teams partner with a Conway business to decorate its storefront with a school-spirited idea. Teams will receive points toward the Homecoming Week competition, and the businesses will receive a certificate and plaque for participating.
  • Can-struct, HTC Center at 6 p.m. Using canned goods, students will build structures that reflect the Homecoming theme. All canned goods will be donated to the CCU Food Bank.

Wednesday, Sept. 30

  • Chauncey’s Treasure Hunt, Prince Lawn from noon to 8 p.m. Teams will pick up their treasure list for a scavenger hunt and collect as many items as possible by 8 p.m.
  • Throwback Bingo, 10 p.m., Hicks Dining Hall. Enjoy Bingo and cool prizes while jamming to the music of the ’80s, ’90s and early ’00s.

Thursday, Oct. 1

  • Tea and Ethics, 3 p.m., Student Union Theatre, “Does it Matter What We Eat?” A panel will discuss the various ethical issues raised about food choices.
  • Coastal’s Got Talent, 7 p.m., HTC Center Arena. Students and student organizations will show off their talent. For ticket information, contact the Wheelwright Box Office at 843-349-ARTS (2787).

Friday, Oct. 2

  • Open House, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Student Union. Open to prospective students and their parents. Tours will be offered, as well as refreshments.
  • Alumni Teach Day, various locations on campus
  • Annual Golf Tournament, 11:30 a.m., Hackler Golf Course.

For more information or to sign up, visit coastal.edu/alumni.

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