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July 21, 2014

Jemele Hill to serve as 2014 Homecoming grand marshal

Michigan State University alumna Jemele Hill, '97, will serve as the grand marshal for MSU's 2014 Homecoming Sept. 22-27.

Along with Michael Smith, Hill co-hosts ESPN2's “Numbers Never Lie.” In addition to their hosting duties on “Numbers Never Lie,” Hill and Smith also co-host the ESPN Audio podcast “His & Hers with Michael Smith and Jemele Hill.” Hill joined ESPN in November 2006 as a national columnist on and has made regular appearances on television, including “SportsCenter,” “ESPN First Take,” “Jim Rome is Burning” and “Outside the Lines.” While at MSU, Hill was a regular columnist for The State News. She received a degree in journalism from MSU's College of Communication Arts and Sciences. Read more about Hill here.

Many activities will take place during Homecoming, including week-long campus and student events, the Homecoming parade, college events, the Grand Awards Dinner, the Green and White pre-game brunch, the MSU Families @ Homecoming pre-game tailgate sponsored by the Association of Future Alumni and the homecoming football game versus the Wyoming Cowboys. 

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