This week in Collo, 10/3…


  • PHCSS freshmen should meet with me in the Yoakley Great Room at 5:15.
  • Incoming Midways should complete the library scavenger hunt attached to the email. You do not need to meet. You can complete the scavenger hunt when it is convenient for you. You will turn it in to me when we next meet for Collo.


Volunteer opportunity:

  • We need volunteers to help set up for the Honors College Tailgate on Saturday, and to help serve some of the food (mainly the hot dogs.) Volunteers need to be at Honors House at 11:00 am. We need 4-6 people. Email me if you are interested.

Collo-eligible events:

  • Wednesday, 10/4, 7:00pm, Culp Auditorium, Skit Night. Student groups perform skit and dance routines related to the homecoming theme!
  • Thursday, 10/5, 6:30 – 8:00pm, 324 Rogers-Stout, What next? A guide to choosing the best graduate school for you. This will be a panel discussion featuring several faculty members who will provide guidance on general tips on preparing for graduate school as well as specific sections on different types of programs, including Clinical Ph.D, Clinical Psy.D, Experimental Ph.D, Counseling Ph.D, Psychology Masters, and other mental health masters (e.g. counseling, social work). It’s a great opportunity to learn about how best to prepare for different types of programs and what aspects to consider in choosing which program is right for them. Various faculty members will present briefly, and then there will be time for breakout sessions for individual students to ask additional questions to specific faculty in their area of interest.
  • Thursday, 10/5, 8:00pm, Lucille Clement Lawn Stage, Homecoming Concert by Demon Waffle. Live homecoming music by the high energy band Demon Waffle on the Lucille Clement lawn stage.
  • Friday, 10/6, 12:00pm – 10:00pm, Niswonger Digital Media Center Labs 289-291, Homecoming eSports Tournament. Gaming Communities, with the Digital Media Program at ETSU, will be hosting a two game Esports Tournament during homecoming week at ETSU. The tournament will be run on Friday October 6th, 12pm-10pm then continued on Saturday October 7th from 12pm-10pm. The two games will start their tournament rounds at 12pm. PC assignments and brackets will be given out at 11pm. There is a base prize pool ($510) and an additional prize pool that comes from 90% of all entry fees. Computers will be provided by the Digital media program in their labs. In total 90 computers are available to run the tournaments. Bringing personal Rigs is not recommended as there is limited space at the Digital Media Center labs as they are already filled with computers. Players are recommended to bring any form of peripherals, such as: Headphones, Mice, Keyboards, Mousepads etc.
  • Friday, 10/6, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, Tipton Gallery, Reception & Ceramic Wheel Throwing Demo for Harvest: Ceramics by Lindsay Rogers. The public reception on October 6, First Friday from 6 to 8 p.m., and ceramic wheel throwing demo on October 14, Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m., are presented during American Craft and Tennessee Craft Week.
  • Friday, 10/6, 7:15pm, Lucille Clement Lawn Stage, Homecoming Community Pep Rally & Fireworks. Community Pep Rally featuring will begin at approximately 7:15 pm. Food trucks and music to follow.
  • Friday, 10/6, 8:00pm – 10:00pm, Brooks Gym, (Multi Day Event)Volleyball Game- ETSU vs Mercer. Come support your volleyball team vs Mercer on Friday, October 6 at 8pm.
  • Saturday, 10/7, Ends at 10:00pm, Brooks Gym, (Multi Day Event)Volleyball Game-ETSU vs Mercer. Come support your volleyball team vs Mercer on Friday, October 6 at 8pm.
  • Saturday, 10/7, 12:00pm – 3:30pm, Ada Earnest House, Honors College Tailgating Party. Come celebrate Homecoming festivities with Honors College students, alumni, faculty, and staff prior to the football game on Saturday. Plenty of food, fun, and socializing. Student potluck along with grilled hotdogs, chips, and drinks. Don’t forget to pick-up your FREE Honors College T-shirt to show your pride!
  • Saturday, 10/7, 3:30pm – 5:30pm, William B. Greene Jr. Stadium, Football Game Vs Robert Morris. Come cheer your team to victory! ETSU vs Robert Morris on Saturday, October 7 by 3:30 pm.
  • Saturday, 10/7,8:00pm – 10:00pm, Brooks Gym, Volleyball Game- ETSU vs Samford. Come support your volleyball team vs Samford on Saturday, October 7 at 8pm.
  • Saturday, 10/7, 8:30pm – 11:30pm, Minidome, Homecoming Comedy & Step Show. Homecoming Comedy & Step Show featuring D.C. Young Fly and host Mr. Bankshot on Saturday, October 7. Doors Open at 8:00 p.m. Show starts at 8:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, 10/8, 2:00pm – 4:00pm, Gilbreath Hall – Bud Frank Theatre, ETSU Theatre and Dance – Play House Creatures. Playhouse Creatures by April DeAngelis Directed by Bobby Funk, designed by Delbert Hall, Beth Skinner and Melissa Shafer. Play contains adult content.
  • Sunday, 10/8, 3:00pm – 6:00pm, Culp Auditorium, Fall Gospel Concert. Gospel Choir will host its annual fall concert along with a special performance by our praise teams. Guest Choirs will also share their talents to uplift the spirit. Come and be blessed!!.

Ongoing Exhibitions:

  • Absurdity of Truth by John Feodorov at Slocumb Galleries. Ball Hall – Slocumb Galleries, through 10/13. Absurdity of Truth is a multimedia exhibition by prominent contemporary artist John Feodorov. As a visual artist with Navajo lineage, Feodorov has strong position about the politics of identity, he states, “I am for an art that kicks my soul in the ass. And if we do not have souls, I am for an art that makes me feel like I have a soul, and that it has just been kicked in the ass”.
  • Harvest: Ceamics by Lindsay Rogers at Tipton Gallery. Tipton Gallery, through 10/27. Rogers employs her work as a ceramic artist to advocate for more locally based, sustainable food system. She has participated in collaborations with other artists, chefs and farmers, and her pottery, writing and words can be found in a range of publications from blogs to books and podcasts. The ‘Harvest’ exhibition features Rogers’ series of new, unfired, seed collection ‘baskets’ entitled ‘American Monolith’ , in collaboration with Sow True Seeds. The exhibition also includes her contemporary functional ware ‘Tablescape’ and, select sculptural vessels from her graduate thesis series, ‘Close to Home’’.

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