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Homecoming and Family Weekend offers days of great events for students, faculty and staff, alumni and the community.
Colorado State University’s historic Oval will be alive with excitement on Oct. 17 as more than 2,000 participants take their marks at the 35th annual Homecoming 5K Race, and those who register by the early-bird deadline of 4 p.m. on Oct. 9 can save $10 on their entry fee.
CSU student parents with children enrolled at the Early Childhood Center rode on a float pulled by a truck driven by President Frank in the CSU Homecoming parade on Oct. 17.
Students from CSU’s Department of Construction Management took the overall winner’s crown at the Oct. 17 Homecoming Parade. It's the 10th year in a row that a Construction Management team has gotten a first place in the competition. [caption id="attachment_5478" align="alignright" width="300"] The CSU Chinese Club got first place in the "Novelty" category among CSU floats.[/caption] The Construction Management team took first among CSU floats, with Team Skyline coming in second and Team Laurel landing third. In the “Novelty” category among CSU floats, the CSU Chinese Club got first place, the Alumni Association took second, and the CSU Rodeo Team was third. In the overall “Community” class, the Harmony Gardens float got top honors, The Studio came in second, and The Egg & I took third. In the “Community Novelty” category, first place went to Gallegos Sanitation, The Cheer & Dance Connection landed second place, and the Silver Grill Café got third.
[masterslider_pb id="21"] Jared Roberts and the CSU football team made sure Homecoming 2014 will be remembered for a long, long time. Roberts kicked a 46-yard field goal on the game’s final play Saturday night, lifting the Rams (6-1, 201 Mountain West) to a pulsating 16-13 win over Utah State before a delirious overflow crowd of 32,546 at Hughes Stadium. Roberts’ kick capped a furious rally for the Rams, who had not led since midway in the first quarter and appeared to be headed to overtime. Wild finish The Rams, though, didn’t need the extra period. Senior quarterback Garrett Grayson’s 46-yard pass to wide receiver Rashard Higgins to the Utah State 22-yard line with seconds remaining put Roberts in position to kick his third field goal of the game and make the Rams bowl-eligible for the second consecutive season. The rousing victory capped a huge weekend in which CSU celebrated “100 Years of Homecoming.” See how students, alumni and fans celebrated! Highlights included: