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By Selena Stevens

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2000 Kentucky Welcome is designed to help first-year and transfer students get acquainted to UK's campus, while helping returning students feel at home again.

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Aug. 22, 2000 – (Lexington, Ky.) – As students begin to return to Lexington, the University of Kentucky offers  the Wildcat Rally, beginning at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 22 at the UK practice football field near Nutter Training Facility.

Students, faculty, staff and fans will gather to cheer the UK football team on as it prepares for the upcoming season. The UK football players will again be on hand to give autographs. A UK Spirit Yell competition, including the UK Pep Band, residence hall staff and orientation groups, will be led by the UK cheerleaders.

Other events and activities planned as part of the 2000 Kentucky Welcome organized by New Student Services are:

• Tuesday, Aug. 22

-          11 a.m.-2 p.m., Student Center patio: The Wildcat Welcome Activities Fair will provide information about registered student organizations and how to participate.

• Wednesday, Aug. 23

-          Classes begin.

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