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Top 5 HBCU Homecomings 2014

TOP 5 HBCU HOMECOMINGS

Homecoming at a historically black college or university (HBCU) is the time of the year when thousands of Black people unite back to what some call a “home away from home,” where students, alumni, family and friends join together in fellowship and harmony—showcasing money spent on new outfits for the entire festive week.

A HBCU Buzz poll on the Top 5 HBCU Homecomings counted nearly 45,000 votes by several supporters of Black colleges on their choice 2014 Homecoming. Here are the results:

North Carolina A&T State University

tumblr_ltf5myJ7N11r19k76o1_500There is no doubt who the real MVP is. With 25 percent of the vote “GHOE,” a pseudonym for the Greatest Homecoming on Earth, had 11,407 votes accounted for on the Top 5 HBCU Homecomings poll.

Southern University

WYOWXBFSNSRLENO.20120730203225The homecoming at Southern University is rank No. 2 with 9,506 votes (20 percent).Southern actually co-lead the Top 5 HBCU Homecomings poll with another HBCU for several weeks before N.C. A&T made a system crash with their popular homecoming a few weeks later.

Prairie View A&M University

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Originally at the No. 1 spot, Prairie View ended up rank No. 3 on the poll but still gave the entire list of HBCU homecoming dates to remember a run for their money. PVAMU took a bow with 6,244 votes accounted for (13.79 percent).

Tennessee State University

parade_cheerleadersSinging, “I’m so glad, I go to TSU!” TSU is rank No. 4 on the Top 5 HBCU Homecomings poll with 4,910 votes (10.8 percent) and did not fail to entertain as one of the nation’s best HBCU Homecomings to attend each year.

Florida A&M University

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It was nothing but blue skies during FAMU’s weeklong homecoming events with temperatures averaging over 75 degrees on the campus of FAMU in Tallahassee, Florida. Nuff said. The homecoming at Florida A&M U. came up with the No. 5 spot on the poll with 2,196 votes (4.83 percent)

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*Notable Mentions

The renowned homecoming at Howard just missed the Top 5 2014 Homecomings list coming in at No. 6 with 1,856 votes (4 percent). SpelHouse combined for 1,292 votes (2.84 percent) at the No. 8 spot, and Tuskegee University’s homecoming is rank No. 12 with 852 votes (1.87 percent).

The homecoming at Xavier University of Louisiana finished last with 0 votes.

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