The campus community is invited to show its UMass pride and be part of a live TV broadcast of Boston’s Fox 25 Morning Show on the Goodell Lawn on Thursday, Oct. 24, from 6-10 a.m.
UMass Amherst has been selected to be part of the station’s College Tour Series, providing a great opportunity to showcase campus spirit and achievements. Stop by, be part of the festivities; free T-shirts will go to the first 200 visitors to the set. Hosts Elizabeth Hopkins and Brett Connolly plan to mingle with the crowd and interview students.
The morning schedule includes:
6:00 “Hello from UMass Amherst” Live FOX 25 Morning Show begins
6:25 Crowd hellos
6:45 “Meet the Chancellor,” interview with Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy
7:00 “Hello from UMass,” student groups and Sam the Minuteman
7:25 Crowd hellos
7:50 FOX 25 Wants to Know: Greek Life
8:00 Dhadak Fusion Dance Team performs
8:35 Crowd hellos
8:45 Green Campus, Sustainability and Permaculture Initiatives
9:00 Vocal Suspects perform
9:08 “Stand for UMass Day,” Vice Chancellor John Kennedy interview
9:15 Minuteman Marching Band
9:20 “Teddie Peanut Butter Snack Attack,” UMass chef, students offer recipe
9:25 Crowd hellos
9:35 Students compete for free Screemfest tickets to Canobie Lake Park
9:45 Geckskin researchers discuss their revolutionary adhesive discovery
If you are so inclined bring along your Red Sox paraphernalia. The band plans to play “Sweet Caroline.”
Free food and give-aways will be part of the festivities, provided by show sponsors Dunkin’ Donuts, Tedeschi Food Shops and Teddie Peanut Butter. A contest will be held for tickets to Screeemfest at Canobie Lake Park.