The annual Tennessee State University homecoming celebration is set for Oct. 8-14 at the historically Black college in Nashville. It includes a Gospel concert, Greek step shows, alumni victory party and homecoming football game. Syndicated radio host Rickey Smiley will host some of the annual events. Honorary parade marshalls include Sen. Thelma Harper and Alfred Gorden, VP of operations for Frito-Lay North America. More info at www.tristate.edu.