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Allen University to celebrate 143rd Homecoming

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Allen University alumni will converge on Columbia November 5th – 11th, 2018 to celebrate Homecoming for the 143rd time!

Activities include a Comedy Show on Tuesday, Greek Step Show on Thursday; Baby Boomer, Generation X and Millennials mixer on Friday; downtown Columbia parade and football game on Saturday; worship services and gospel concert explosion in the historic Chappelle Auditorium on Sunday! Tailgating and more!

Join Allen University’s Board Chair, Dr. Samuel Green, Sr., President, Dr. Ernest McNealey; Alum Clyde Hill, Band Director, Eddie Ellis; and “World Famous” DJ, Johnny Green, for the 143rd Allen University Homecoming Parade, kicking off Allen’s Homecoming weekend festivities. The parade, on November 10th, begins at 10:00 am in downtown Columbia at the corner of Sumter and Lady Streets, travels north on Sumter, and will end at Calhoun Street. Line-up starts at 9:00am.

This is a Homecoming parade you don’t want to miss - featuring local bands and other bands from across the State! Come out! Hear the sounds! See the steppers! View the floats! And, be pumped for Allen’s Homecoming football game that follows in Irmo at 1:30 p.m.

Want to participate in the parade? Contact Carol Bowers at 803-765-6030 or John Sampson at 803-376-5773 for more information. Additional information is available at the Office of Institutional Advancement at 803-255-4795 or via the website Alumni are also invited to participate in the 5-days of online giving while alums are in town.

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