CSUSM Hosts Second Annual Homecoming: October 18-23, 2010


Media Contact: Margaret Lutz | mlutz@csusm.edu

California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) prepares to celebrate its second annual homecoming with a week of spirited activities and events designed to reconnect and reunite alumni, students, faculty, staff, and campus supporters. The week of events, hosted October 18-23, will culminate with a double-header homecoming soccer game at Mangrum Field on Saturday, October 23.

October 19: The Blue Rock Star Student "Battle of the Air-Bands" Contest
      12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Kellogg Plaza
      Finals at 6:30 p.m. at Clarke Field House/University Student Union

October 20: Blue Prints Student Graffiti Wall, Benefiting the Ronald McDonald House
      1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Kellogg Plaza

October 22: Alumni Employee Annual Luncheon
      12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Big Cat Food Court Patio

October 22: Homecoming Fall Festival
      12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Lot T, near Chavez Circle

October 23: Alumni Association Lifetime Members Reception
      11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The McMahan House

October 23: Homecoming Soccer Game and BBQ, sponsored by Liberty Mutual
      12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Mangrum Field
      CSUSM Women's Soccer vs. Embry Riddle begins at 12:00 p.m.
      CSUSM Men's Soccer vs. Embry Riddle begins at 2:30 p.m.
      The BBQ is free to Alumni Association Members and students, or $5 per person 

October 23: Annual Student Masquerade Ball
      8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. at San Diego House of Blues
      Tickets will go on sale to students on September 20th

For a complete list of CSUSM Homecoming events visit: http://www.csusm.edu/asi/cab/homecoming2010.html.

About California State University San Marcos
California State University San Marcos combines the ambiance of a mid-sized, personal, modern campus with the unequaled value of the California State University. Since its founding in 1989, the campus has distinguished itself. Students benefit from the latest facilities and equipment, a superb faculty that enjoys teaching, and a rigorous academic program that prepares students for a successful life in and out of the workplace. A recent survey reported that our annual spending in the region was $161 million, generating a total impact of $307 million on the regional economy. Eighty-five percent of CSUSM's alumni stay in the region. CSU San Marcos is located on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos. It is 15 miles east of the ocean; just 30 miles north of downtown San Diego.