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New Mexico State University Homecoming 2004 events

The dedication of the Sugerman Space Grant Building, the new home of the New Mexico Space Grant Consortium, at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, will be among the highlights of New Mexico State University's Homecoming 2004, "ABC's of Aggie Innovation."


lding at 5030 Knox St. was named after Col. (USAF Ret.) Leonard R. Sugerman, who has supported numerous programs at NMSU, including the New Mexico Space Grant Consortium. A grand opening and tours of the building will be from 2-5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29.

Other events on Thursday, Oct. 28, include the Fourth Annual Danny Villanueva Scholarship Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. in the Corbett Center Ballrooms and the College of Engineering's induction of Earl G. Goddard into the Circle of Honor at 3:30 p.m., in front of Engineering Complex III by the clock tower.

The Alumni Social will be held in the new Alumni Office - Zuhl Collection Alumni and Visitor's Center, 775 College Drive - from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29.

The President's Reception will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, in front of the University Art Gallery. Also at 10 a.m. is the 2004 Homecoming Parade, which will start at the Pan American Center, travel west on University Avenue and turn south on Knox Street.

At 11 a.m. Saturday there will be a rededication ceremony for the Memorial Tower. At 2 p.m. Saturday there will be a dedication ceremony for the Zuhl Collection Alumni and Visitor's Center.

The Alumni Tailgate Party will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at the football practice field. The Homecoming football game against Florida International University will begin at 6 p.m. in Aggie Memorial Stadium.

For more information about Homecoming 2004 activities, contact the alumni association at 505-646-3616 or visit http://www.nmsu.edu/homecoming.