Red & Blue Gala
6:00 PM | Bo Bartlett Center – RiverPark Campus

This new event if for the entire Columbus Community celebrating support for student scholarships.  This unique and eclectic event will include world famous art, music, mixology, live artist and more.  Also, the winner of the first CSU car raffle of a Mercedes Benz will be drawn! You don’t want to miss the only event in town where the dress is “creative casual.” $50 per person for food, beer and wine.  $65 per person for food, beer, wine and the Creative Cocktails area.


CSU Alumni Association’s annual fireworks show
9:30 PM | Bo Bartlett Center / Woodruff Park – RiverPark Campus

Enjoy up close and person the annual fireworks show presented by the CSU Alumni Association while at the Red & Blue Gala



2019 Alumni Recognition Awards Program & Lunch
12:00 PM | Cunningham Center – Main Campus

Join us as we celebrate and honor CSU alumni who are doing great things in their community and for CSU and the Alumni Association presents its highest recognition: Thomas Y. Whitley Distinguished Alumni Award and the Frank D. Brown Achievement and Leadership Excellence Award. Other 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.


6th Annual Downtown Domination
CSU Homecoming Parade
6:30 PM | Down Broadway

Line up on to celebrate students, alumni, and community through a colorful spirited parade! Wear your red, white, and blue!  The Uptown Outdoor Concert band will be Funk Factory5, the band you love from Evening on the Top!





CSU Alumni Association Board of Directors Meeting

9:00 AM | Illges Hall


Mark your calendars to attend the board meeting to kick off the academic year and meet the newest board members!


11:30 AM – 2:30 PM | Walden Soccer Complex Parking Lot 

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! For $10, each attendee will receive sample tickets and a commemorative beer glass. Tickets for food only or for participants under the age of 21 will be sold at the door. 



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 Women’s Soccer Game vs. USC Aiken
2 PM | Lumpkin Center

Cheer on the Cougars as the men take on Central Georgia Technical College and the women battle Chattahoochee Valley Community College. The Homecoming King & Queen will be announced during the games. All games are free and open to the public.  


Black Alumni Council Event

6:00 PM | TBD

Still planning what this will be!


NPHC Stepshow

7:00 PM | University Hall – Main Campus

Back by popular demand, NPHC will hold their annual Stepshow on Main Campus! This event will have a ticket cost.

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