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Alumni & Friends Events


Save the Date for Homecoming 2017: October 16-21


2017 Alumni Recognition Awards Program & Lunch*
12:00 PM | Cunningham Center (3100 Gentian Blvd, Columbus, GA 31907)
Join us as we celebrate and honor CSU alumni who are doing great things in their community and for CSU. Awards will be given in the following categories: Alumni Service, Young Alumnus, Excellence in Alumni Achievement, Distinguished Alumnus in Military/Public Service, and Faculty / Staff Recognition. Cost is $5 per person and can be purchased here.

5th Annual Downtown Domination
CSU Homecoming Parade
6:45 PM | Down Broadway, ending at Woodruff Park
Line up on Broadway leading to Woodruff Park and celebrate students, alumni, and community through a colorful spirited parade! Wear your red, white, and blue!

School of Nursing Open House & Graduating Class Connections
5:00-6:30 PM | Frank D. Brown Hall

Meet current faculty of the Nursing Program and connect with former classmates! This event includes a tour of the new building, Frank Brown Hall. This event is free to attend but please pre-register to assist us in planning.

School of Nursing 50th Anniversary Celebration*
7:00 PM | City of Columbus Parking garage

CSU Nursing alumni and their guests are invited for dinner and drinks overlooking the Chattahoochee River. Ticket includes a buffet dinner, one drink ticket, and entertainment by the DNR Band. Register here.


11:30 AM-2:00 PM | CSU Main Campus
Inspired by Oktoberfest, Cougarfest will feature selections of craft beer from around the country. The guys from Maltitude will be on site to help expand your knowledge of craft beer! Tickets will be sold online prior to the event and at the door. This event is for adults 21 and older. Tickets for the event can be purchased online HERE!

11:30 AM -3:00 PM | CSU Main Campus
As a part of CougarFest, pack a cooler and join the fun! Alumni are invited to tailgate on CSU's main campus prior to the women's soccer game. Come join the fun and bring your family!

Homecoming Game
1:00pm | CSU Lady Cougar Soccer vs Flagler | Walden Soccer Complex
Join us for an action packed Cougar soccer game! The game is free to the public.


Evening on the Top*
7:30 PM | City of Columbus Parking Garage (1028 Front Ave.)
Bringing together students, alumni, and the community event is sure to please. With live music from Funk Factory Five and fireworks, dance the night away with your friends and family. Some table seating will be available so bring your own picnic and settle in for a night of fun! While this event is free, please RSVP here to assist us in planning.

Please note that events with a * require event pre-registration and/or possible fee. Questions regarding alumni and friends events, call (706) 507-8946.