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WSSU Homecoming 2018 celebrates ‘Forever Red’

WSSU Homecoming 2018 celebrates ‘Forever Red’
October 11
10:37 2018

For Homecoming 2018, Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) is celebrating what it means to be a Ram with a new theme. This year’s theme, “Forever Red,” honors the legacy and loyalty of WSSU. The weeklong celebration, Oct. 14-21, will feature concerts, reunions, step shows, coronations, parades, the big game and more.

Here’s a quick look at what to expect.

*Sunday, Oct. 14, Homecoming kicks off with The WSSU Homecoming Musical Extravaganza at 4 p.m. featuring three-time Grammy Award winner Karen Clark-Sheard.

*Monday, Oct. 15, the School of Health Sciences is partnering with AARP North Carolina to offer a community screening of the documentary “The Power to Heal.”

*Wednesday, Oct. 17, enjoy a night of pageantry when the new Miss and Mister WSSU will be crowned during Coronation

*Thursday, Oct. 18, get ready for a full day of activities including The Red & Black Affair, featuring Grammy-nominated R&B singer Brent Faiyaz, B-Daht and DJ Deron Juan, at the Millennium Center in Downtown Winston-Salem.

*Friday, Oct. 19, the day begins with the traditional Wreath Laying Ceremony, honoring WSSU founder Dr. Simon Green Atkins followed by Founder’s Day Convocation.

*Saturday, Oct. 20, the Homecoming Parade starting at Poplar Street NW and Fourth Street and ending on Cromartie Street on WSSU’s campus. The Homecoming Game against Livingstone College

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