January 22, 2010

Dates set for homecoming, family weekend

by Christi Mathis

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Mark your calendars now because it’s shaping up to be an exciting October at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. The dates are set for the University’s homecoming and family weekend festivities.

Homecoming is Saturday, Oct. 9. The football Salukis will square off against the Panthers from the University of Northern Iowa.

Saluki Family Weekend will be the following weekend, Oct. 15-17. The Salukis will take on the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits in gridiron action on Oct. 16.

The announcement of game times and the full schedule of events will come closer to the dates of the fall events. As October approaches, keep an eye on the Saluki Times (http://news.siuc.edu/) and the SIUC Student Center Web site (http://www.siucstudentcenter.org) for more information and details about homecoming and family weekend activities.