For Immediate Release — Monday, September 26, 2005

Contact:

Mary E. McCrank

Media Relations Officer

(585) 245-5516

mccrank@geneseo.edu

A "Knight on the Town" Theme of this Year's Homecoming at SUNY Geneseo

GENESEO, N.Y. — "A Knight on the Town" is the theme of this year's Homecoming at the State University of New York at Geneseo, which will be Sept. 30-Oct. 1.

Events will include an All Alumni Homecoming kick-off event from 8:30-11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, with entertainment by the Rochester band Reporter. Tickets are $10 per person and includes entertainment, pizza and wings. A cash bar will be available.

Academic departments will hold open houses from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. A new career connections brunch will be held from 10:30 a.m.-noon in the MacVittie College Union Ballroom, giving students a chance to meet alumni working in various fields.

In addition, the McClellan House—which houses the Irma Hamer Collins '42 Alumni Center and the Lockhart Gallery—will hold an open house and reception from noon-2 p.m. Saturday. At 6 p.m., selected former Geneseo athletes will be inducted into the college's Sports Hall of Fame during a reception and dinner. A street fair from 5-8 p.m. on Bank Street will bring together students, alumni, local residents and families.

The Limelight & Accents series kicks off its season at 8 p.m. Saturday with "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)." The School of the Arts will present Wendy Wasserstein's "An American Daughter" throughout the week, including weekend performances at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets may be bought online at http://bbo.geneseo.edu/?pg=season.html.

Fireworks will cap off the evening at 10:30 p.m. Saturday on the college's athletic fields.

For more information, go to http://alumni.geneseo.edu/areas/?pg=homecoming.html.

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