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Cougars Unite for Third Annual Homecoming 2011

September 26 - October 1, 2011Building a distinctive and rich campus tradition, the spirit of homecoming at CSUSM has become an annual celebration featuring a week of lively events designed to reconnect and reunite alumni, students and the entire campus community.Throughout the week of September 26, CSUSM will host a variety of activities and events to enthuse school pride, including its ever popular CougarFest, the University’s annual carnival celebration held this year on Thursday, September 29. Homecoming will culminate on Saturday, October 1, with a double-header soccer game and barbeque at Mangrum Track and Field, as the Cougars defend their undefeated homecoming title against Biola University.Hundreds of attendees are expected at Saturday’s games where the University will also welcome its newest royal tradition by announcing and crowning its first Homecoming king and queen. Nominations for the Homecoming court run through September 9, with voting beginning September 19.Learn more about Homecoming celebrations and campus traditions by visiting “Cougars Unite” Homecoming 2011. Featured events include:Monday, September 26:Event:   Cougar EatsTime:   4:30 p.m.Location:   The Clarke, Room 110Who’s Invited:   StudentsHosted by:   USUAB, Clarke Wellness & Student Health & Counseling ServicesTuesday, September 27:Event:   Polynesian FestivalTime:   12:00 - 1:30 p.m.Location:   Library & Forum PlazaWho's Invited:   Students, Alumni, Faculty and StaffHosted by:   ASI CAB & USUABEvent:   “One Voice” Annual CSUSM Celebration for San Diego Asian Film FestivalTime:   6:00 p.m.Location:   The Clarke, Room 113Who's Invited:   Students, Alumni, Faculty and StaffHosted by:   USUAB CAT, BAPS, APIFSA, KPDL, ASI CABWednesday, September 28:Event:   CSUSM Cougar Spirit EventTime:   12:30 - 1:30 p.m.Location:   Library & Forum PlazaWho's Invited:   Students, Faculty and StaffHosted by:   ASI CABEvent:   Annual Alumni Employee LuncheonTime:   12:00  - 1:00 p.m.Location:   Tukwut CourtyardWho's Invited:   CSUSM Alumni EmployeesHosted by:   CSUSM Alumni AssociationRSVP Required: https://alumniweb.csusm.edu/events/registration.phpEvent:   Casino RoyaleTime:   7:00 p.m.Location:  The ClarkeWho's Invited:   StudentsHosted by:   USUAB/CATThursday, September 29:Event:   CougarFestTime:   10:30 a.m.  - 1:30 p.m.Location:   Forum & Library PlazaWho's Invited:   Students, Alumni, Faculty and StaffHosted by:   ASISaturday, October 1:Event:   Alumni Lifetime Member Pre-game CelebrationTime:   11:30 a.m.  - 1:30 p.m.Location:   The McMahan HouseWho's Invited:   CSUSM Alumni Association Lifetime MembersHosted by:   CSUSM Alumni AssociationRSVP Required: https://alumniweb.csusm.edu/events/registration.phpEvent:   Homecoming Game & BBQTime:  12:00 - 4:00 p.m.Location:  Mangrum Track & FieldWho's Invited:  Students, Alumni, Parents, Faculty, Staff and Campus CommunityHosted by:  CSUSM Alumni Association & USUABRSVP Required: https://alumniweb.csusm.edu/events/registration.phpEvent:   Masquerade BallTime:   8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.Location:   House of BluesWho's Invited:   Students who pre-purchased ticketsHosted by:   ASITickets Required: http://www.csusm.edu/homecoming/masqueradeball.html