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Release Date: September 15, 2005

ASU Schedules Family Day Sept. 24

Angelo State University will welcome to campus the relatives of all currently enrolled students during Family Day, which will culminate with the Rams football game Saturday, Sept. 24, against Midwestern State University.

A variety of activities are scheduled all day Saturday to allow parents as well as other relatives to see their sons and daughters in their university environment. Family Day is sponsored by the ASU Student Life Office, which may be contacted at (325) 942-2191 for more information.

Activities will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday with an honors class demonstration lecture in Room 200 of the Cavness Building, 2460 Dena Drive, for families of Honors Program students. An Honors Program Reception will follow at 11 a.m. in the Honors Lounge on the third floor of the Porter Henderson Library, 2025 S. Johnson St.

Lunch will be available for Family Day guests from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the newly remodeled ASU Food Service Center, 2201 Vanderventer. Cost for guests is $4.60 for the all-you-can-eat meal. At 1:15 p.m. the American Chemical Society and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will sponsor a Chemistry Magic Show in Room 100 of the Cavness Building.

The ASU Studio One drama group will make a presentation at 2 p.m. in Room 241A of the Carr Education-Fine Arts Building, 2502 Dena Drive. Immediately after that presentation representatives of the Communication, Drama and Journalism Department will take guests on a tour of the department's new radio and television studios on the third floor of the Porter Henderson Library.

The International Education Office will sponsor a presentation of ASU study abroad experiences at 3:15 in Room B301 of the library. From 4-5 p.m. the various residence halls will hold open houses and receptions for the guests of residents.

Pre-game festivities will start at 5 p.m. with ASU Alumni Association's Ram Jam at the LeGrand Alumni and Visitors Center, 1620 University Ave. Free food will be available to ASU students, parents and alumni.

Then at 7 p.m. the Rams will take on Midwestern State in football contest in San Angelo Stadium. Current ASU students may pick up free football game tickets for their immediate family members at the University Center Information Desk between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, Sept. 19-23. Tickets to the football game also will be available to family members during Ram Jam.