On Wednesday, Oct. 20, the University will again celebrate International Pronouns Day (IPD), a global initiative established in 2018 that seeks to make respecting, sharing and educating about personal pronouns a common occurrence. Referring to people by the pronouns they…
Rogers, Vaughn Crowned Homecoming Royalty
On Saturday, Sept. 17, Miracle Rogers, a senior in the School of Education, and Bilal Vaughn, a senior in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, were crowned 2016 Homecoming Queen and King, respectively. The longstanding tradition recognizes some of the University’s most spirited seniors.
As part of the Homecoming Court process, candidates submit applications, participate in interviews with the Homecoming Court Selection Committee, and complete an SU traditions quiz. Once the Homecoming Court is selected, a Universitywide vote determines the King and Queen.
In addition to Rogers and Vaughn, the members of the 2016 Homecoming Court include Khianna Calica, Jonathan Gordon, Andrew Martini, Jennie May, Andrew Ramos, Nedda Sarshar, Beth-Elle Schussler, and Liam Sullivan.
Throughout the year, the members of the Homecoming Court with work with the Traditions Commission and the Office of Student Activities to plan key student events, including Winter Carnival, National Orange Day, and Senior Celebration. Additionally, the King and Queen will often return to crown the following year’s royalty during Orange Central.
To learn more about these traditions and the Homecoming Court, visit the Student Activities website.