January 23, 2009

Homecoming, family weekend dates set

by Christi Mathis

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Pull out the bold marker and circle the dates on the calendar now. The dates for the fall 2009 homecoming and family weekend festivities at Southern Illinois University Carbondale are set.

Homecoming is Saturday, Oct. 10. The football Salukis will take on the Illinois State University Redbirds on the seventh weekend of the fall semester.

Saluki Family Weekend is two weeks later, Oct. 23-25. The Salukis will square off against the Youngstown State University Penguins in gridiron action.

As the popular annual homecoming and family weekends approach, keep an eye on the Saluki Times and the SIUC Student Center Web site, at http://www.siucstudentcenter.org, for more information about scheduled activities.