Parents and Family Day scheduled for Sept. 27

Tennessee Tech University's 27th annual Parents and Family Day is set for Saturday, Sept. 27. The event offers family members and friends of TTU students a chance to visit the campus and enjoy an autumn day of fun, food and football.

Lunch will be served in the cafeteria between 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Family members may use students’ flex dollars to pay for lunch, or pay $5.50 (plus tax) in cash at the door. Various times throughout the day student organizations are invited to host open houses for visiting family members. Residence halls will hold open houses from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

And at 2 p.m., the Golden Eagles football team hosts Murray State, last season's OVC co-champions. Football tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for youth and senior citizens. TTU STUDENTS ARE ADMITTED FREE TO THE GAME WITH A VALID TTU STUDENT ID. Call 372-3940 to reserve family game tickets.

Ticket requests received prior to Sept. 18 will be mailed. Other tickets may be picked up at the Information Center on the main floor of the University Center between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. the day of the game. After 1 p.m. the tickets may be picked up at the ticket booth on the east side of Tucker Stadium.