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VCSU Alumni Invited for Homecoming 2023 Festivities on Campus

Sep 19, 2023

Homecoming activities will continue through Saturday, Sept. 23.

Valley City, ND – The Valley City State University (VCSU) Foundation and Alumni Association is excited to welcome Alumni back to VCSU for Homecoming weekend of September 22 and 23.

“We’re eager to welcome back alumni, family, and friends back to campus,” Executive Director for Advancement Cory Anderson said. “Homecoming is a great opportunity to reconnect with alumni and learn about what is happening on our campus and throughout the Valley City community.”

Students playing instruments in the VCSU band at the homecoming football game “This weekend will be filled with fun activities and events. We invite all alumni, students, staff, faculty, and fellow community members to attend,” Assistant Director for Advancement & Alumni Relations Kim Svenningsen Hesch said.

There will be numerous events during Homecoming weekend including the VCSU Parade, an Ice Cream Social for Alumni, and Self-Guided Walking Tours. A complete list of events can be found at

On Monday, Sept. 18, the 41st Annual Bill Osmon Fun Run kicks off the week at 4 p.m. at Lokken Stadium.

Alumni are welcome to join an Ice Cream Social on Friday, September 22, at 2:30 p.m. in the Student Center. Walking tours will begin at 3 p.m., but Alumni and community members are welcome to take a self-guided tour at anytime that will feature notable places on campus. To take this tour, visit or scan a QR code on the door of any academic building.

Also on Friday, Sept. 22, starting at 5 p.m. the Hall of Fame Social will begin at the Valley City Eagles Club. Following the social will be the Hall of Fame Banquet and Ceremony, as well as an All-Alumni Social at 8:00 p.m. also at the Valley City Eagles Club.

On Saturday, Sept. 23, the Alumni Honors Breakfast will start at 8:30 a.m. in the Student Center. Tickets for breakfast will be $15 and available to purchase at the door.

The Homecoming Parade on Central Avenue will start at 10:30 a.m. Tailgating at Lokken Stadium will begin at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Following the tailgating, the VCSU Football team will face Mayville State University with kickoff starting at 2 p.m.

The All Alumni & Friends Social will take place after the football game at the Valley City Eagles Club at 5 p.m. After the social, the Valley City Eagles will host a college student and alumni dance.

For more information about VCSU Homecoming 2023 activities, contact the VCSU Foundation and Alumni Office.