July 11, 2014

Dates set for 2014 Family Weekend, Homecoming

by Christi Mathis

CARBONDALE, Ill.  -- The  dates are set for two popular Southern Illinois University Carbondale fall traditions:  Saluki Family Weekend and Homecoming. 

The 2014 Saluki Family Weekend will take place Sept. 26-28 and feature a wide variety of special activities and events for students and their families.  The Saluki football team will face off against the Western Illinois University Leathernecks at 6 p.m. on Sept. 27.  Watch the website, www.familyweekend.siu.edu, for the complete 2014 Saluki Family Weekend schedule. 

The annual homecoming and parade is Oct. 25.  The parade will begin at 10 a.m. and the football Salukis face Indiana State Sycamores at 6 p.m.  “Wild with Pride” is this year’s homecoming theme and the weekend promises to pack a full schedule.  All of the details will soon be available online at www.homecoming.siu.edu.