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10/23/2005 to 10/30/2005
When: October 23- 30, 2005
8:00 AM
Where: NSU Campus
Norfolk, Virginia 

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Homecoming 2005
Forever Upward: Celebrating 70 Years of Excellence

Sunday, October 23

Spirit Walk

(from the original NSU site downtown back to campus)

3 p.m.


Free Gospel Concert

Mills E. Godwin Student Center

 Featuring:  Peggy Britt, LaVoris Pace, Altoya Brinkley and Pam Walker

4:30 p.m.


Wednesday, October 26

Alumni Step Show

Mills E. Godwin Student Center

Cost:  $5.00

7 p.m.


Step Show After Party
Mr. V's
Newton Road
Virginia Beach, VA
10 p.m.

Thursday, October 27

Book Discussion w/ NSU alumni authors

L. Douglas Wilder Center 

Featuring:  Zelda Lockhart “Cold Running Creek”
 Phyllis Simms “In The Name of Sisterhood”

6 p.m.

Free Jazz Reception

L. Douglas Wilder Center

 7 p.m.



Friday, October 28

NSUAA 10th Annual Golf Tournament

Bide-A-Wee Golf Course

Cost:  $85.00 per person/ $300.00 per team

8:30 a.m. 
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NSU Pep Rally

Mills E. Godwin Student Center


Young Alumni Mixer

Kelly’s Backstage Tavern
320 Granby Street
Downtown Norfolk
1:30 p.m.

That 70’s Disco
Holiday Inn Greenbrier
Chesapeake, VA
Costs: $20.00
9 p.m.

Saturday, October 29

NSU Parade

9 a.m.



NSU Tailgating

8 a.m. – until



Homecoming Game

Norfolk State University vs. Howard University

William “Dick” Price Stadium

1 p.m.


Official NSU Homecoming Party

Holiday Inn Chesapeake,

Attire:  Dress to Impress

Cost:  $25.00

10 p.m.

The Official NSU Homecoming

Young Alumni Event
The Norfolk Airport Hilton
$15 in advance

Attire: Kosmopolitian

For tickets and information visit
call 757-343-1877
9 p.m.

Saturday, October 29, 2005
Welcome Home Dance
Holiday Inn Greenbrier
Chesapeake, VA
Costs: $25.00
10 p.m.


Sunday, October 30, 2005
Farewell Church Service & Breakfast
Holiday Inn Greenbrier
Speaker: Rev. Kim Brown
Choir: Portsmouth Alumni Gospel Choir
Breakfasts Costs: $10.00
8:30 a.m.

2nd Annual HBCU Battle Fest
Sunday, October 30, 2005
3:00 PM
William 'Dick' Price Stadium

Ten (10) HBCU Marching Bands will participate in the 2nd Annual HBCU Battle Fest, sponsored by the Spartan Legion.  The bands will battle for Bragging Rights.   

For ticket information call the NSU ticket office at 757-823-9009 or 823-8617, or go on line to: REPEATSEAT.COM.

End zone & visitor seats:  $12-advance, $15-day of event
Home seats:  $15-advance, $18-day of event
VIP seats:  $20-advance, $25-day of event

Battle of the Bands

Delaware State University - Marching Sound Machine
North Carolina Central University - The Approaching Storm
Hampton University - The Force
Howard University - Showtime
Livingstone College - The Marching Blue Bear Band
Morgan State University - Magnificent Marching Machine
Norfolk State University - Spartan Legion
North Carolina A&T State University - Blue and Gold Marching Machine
Shaw University - Platinum Sound
Virginia State University - Trojan Explosion

Field Shows by each Band
"Drum Line Features" on the 50-yard line

Official NSU Alumni & Friends Host Hotel

Holiday Inn Chesapeake
725 Woodlake Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23320

Room Rates
Standard Two Double Beds-$81
Standard King-$81
Parlor Suites-$109
Extra Feature Rooms-$109

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