Athens State Homecoming Set for July 30-31

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All alumni, students, faculty, staff, friends, and members of the Athens State community are invited to join Athens State University for our annual Homecoming Celebration and Summer Commencement. The Roaring 20’s will be in full swing as we recognize and celebrate our alumni at our Homecoming Dinner Celebration on Friday, July 30. The event will begin at 6:00 PM in the Brown Hall Courtyard, with dinner served at 6:30 PM. Over dinner, we invite guests to visit and reconnect with former classmates, faculty, and friends.

Homecoming weekend will continue on Saturday, July 31 as we honor the Athens College Classes of 1970 and 1971, who will be celebrating the 50th year of their commencement, alongside our current summer graduates. They will cross the stage in full regalia to receive special recognition prior to the awarding of diplomas for the Class of 2021. The Summer Commencement Ceremony will be held in Carter Gymnasium at 9:00 am.

Tickets for the Homecoming Dinner Celebration are $10.00 per person and can be purchased at For more information, please contact the Office of University Advancement at 256-233-8215 or

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