November 15, 2010

2011 homecoming, family weekend dates set

by Christi Mathis

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- It’s never too soon to make plans for two of the biggest annual events at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

The dates for Homecoming and Saluki Family Weekend 2011 are now set. Saluki Family Weekend will center around the Sept. 24, 2011, football matchup between the Salukis and Missouri State University.

Homecoming weekend will be Oct. 14-16, 2011. It will feature the Dawgs against Youngstown State University in gridiron action Oct. 15, 2011.

The announcement of game times and the full schedule of events will be forthcoming closer to the fall 2011 events. As September 2011 approaches, watch the Saluki Times ( and the SIUC Student Center website ( for more information and complete details about family weekend and homecoming activities.