UWA homecoming set for Halloween weekend
special to The Star
Oct. 27, 2003
The University of West Alabama will hold its annual homecoming festivities Friday and Saturday. The weekend begins Friday with an alumni party beginning at 6 p.m. at the Moon House in Livingston. The party will feature the band Running on Empty.
Also Friday, the newly formed Liza Howard Alumni Chapter will hold a reception in the Webb Hall Parlor from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. in honor of the first black UWA graduate, Mrs. Liza Howard.
In addition, the new UWA Child Development Center will hold an open house on from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Saturday will begin with breakfast sponsored by two UWA colleges. The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics breakfast will be held at the Moon House from 8 a.m.-9 a.m. and the College of Business breakfast will be held in the Wise Conference Room in Wallace Hall at the same time.
The National Alumni Association Meeting and Awards Presentation will be at 9:30 a.m. in the Bell Conference Center. Alumni Achievement Awards will be presented and new members will be inducted into the UWA Athletic Hall of Fame.
The Homecoming Parade will begin at 11:30 a.m. in downtown Livingston. Area marching bands will appear with traditional floats.
At 12:30 p.m., the alumni association invites all alumni and their guests to the Armory Lawn for Lunch.
After lunch, the UWA Tigers will take on Arkansas Tech in a 2 p.m. football game. Halftime festivities will feature the presentation of the homecoming court and entertainment by the Scarlet Band from Tiger Land.
Following the game, the day will close with a social sponsored by the UWA College of Liberal Arts beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the Livingston Civic Center.