Tech’s next College Town Weekend features Homecoming activities

COOKEVILLE – Tennessee Tech is set to kickoff its next College Town Weekend coming up this Friday, Nov. 12.

College Town Weekends is an ongoing series from Tech’s student affairs division that combines both on campus and off campus events into one list and shares that information with students in various ways, including posters, digital signs, table tents, door hangers and online at

For this upcoming weekend starting Friday, Nov. 12, events featured include the Art Prowl spread out across various Cookeville locations, and then on Saturday, Nov. 13, the Dr. Gerald Bentley 5K Run at Sherlock Park, Tech’s annual Homecoming Parade along Dixie Avenue, followed by football tailgating and the game against UT Martin in Tucker Stadium. Then on Sunday, Nov. 14, Holly Mulcahy will be performing with the Bryan Symphony Orchestra in Wattenbarger Auditorium.

Events are updated regularly at If those in the Cookeville community would like to submit events to be included, they can do so at Submitted events are subject to review by the university and are not guaranteed to be listed.

Tennessee Tech is ranked as a “Best National University” by U.S. News & World Report. The university offers more than 200-plus programs of study, and Tech grads leave with one of the least debts of all public universities in the state. In fact, based on total cost and alumni earnings, Tech provides students with the highest return on investment for any public university in Tennessee, according to PayScale.

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