WJON — St. Cloud State University is celebrating its sesquicentennial this year. Once a month SCSU Archivist Tom Steman comes on the News @ Noon Show to talk about the history of the university.
Tuesday he talked about the tradition of homecoming on campus. He says the first homecoming was in 1925. Activities included a pep fest and bonfire, campus rally, and the football game. Winona State beat St. Cloud State 6-0.
The first recorded instance of an SCSU homecoming parade was in 1926.