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Alumni Events

Tuesday, October 17th

Parker's Pantry Charcuterie Class
6:00 PM | Parker's Pantry

Join us for a charcuterie skewer demonstration with Parker of Parker's Pantry. Attendees will snack on charcuterie and other appetizers. Tickets are $30 per person and include charcuterie supplies and 2 drink tickets.

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Thursday, October 19th

Alumni Awards Program
6:00 PM | Green Island Country Club

Join us as we celebrate and honor CSU alumni who are doing great things in their communities and as CSU and the Alumni Association present their highest honors: the 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, Distinguished Alumnus in Military/Public Service, and Faculty / Staff Recognition. This year's winners will be announced soon. Tickets are $50 per person.

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Friday, October 20th

Presidential Investiture 
10:30 AM | Frank G. Lumpkin Jr. Center

Join us as we formally invest CSU's sixth president, Dr. Stuart Eddings Rayfield. This event is open to the public, no registration is required. Learn more about the Presidential Investiture event

9th Annual Downtown Domination CSU Homecoming Parade
6:30 PM | Down Broadway

Line up on Broadway to celebrate students, alumni, and community through a colorful spirited parade! Wear your red, white, and blue!  Stick around for the Uptown Concert Series presented by Columbus State.

Saturday, October 21st

12:00 PM | Walden Soccer Complex

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 $15, each attendee will receive sample tickets and a commemorative beer glass. Tickets for food only or for participants under the age of 21 are $10. Tickets prices will increase at the door, buy your tickets today!


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
2:00 PM | Walden Soccer Complex

Cheer on the Lady Cougars as they take on USC Aiken with the whole family! The Homecoming King & Queen will be announced during halftime of the game. The game is free and open to the public.