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WELCOME TO FAMILY WEEKEND 2019

 

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Friday, October 25

Free parking available at Peavine Parking Deck afternoon.
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Family Weekend Check-in Desk (Student Center North Building, 1st floor)
2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.: Sessions
• “Career Center 101” with Paul Fowler, PhD, Executive Director, Career Center (105 Student Center)
• “Upperclass housing at Woodruff Hall and Clairmont Campus” with University Housing and Residence Life staff (For Woodruff Hall: Meet in Woodruff Hall lobby. For Clairmont: Meet in Student Activities & Academic Center (SAAC) Lobby
2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.: Session
• “A Taste of Goizueta Business School” with Doug Bowman, PhD, Marketing and Jessica Lowy, Director of BBA Admissions, (Goizueta Business School TBD)
3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.: Sessions
• “Pre-health advising” with Kim Molee, PhD, Associate Director, Pre-health Advising Office (105 Student Center)
• “Emory Edge” with Shari Obrentz, (106 Student Center)
• “Upperclass housing at Woodruff Hall and Clairmont Campus” with University Housing and Residence Life staff (For Woodruff Hall: Meet in Woodruff Hall lobby. For Clairmont: Meet in Student Activities & Academic Center (SAAC) Lobby
• BBA program information session (half-hour) followed by tours of Goizueta Business School (Goizueta Business School TBD). Tour registration info TBD
• Historical walking tour of campus with members of the Student Alumni Board and Gary Hauk, University Historian and author of “A Legacy of Heart and Mind: Emory since 1836” (Meet at Cox Hall Clock Tower)
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.: A Conversation with Faculty Parents (Cox Hall Ballroom). Faculty members who are also parents of Emory students will provide helpful tips for helping your student navigate Emory.
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.: A Conversation with Alumni of The Emory Wheel
In celebration of The Emory Wheel’s 100th Anniversary, the Wheel will host a panel of alumni from prominent news outlets including the Washington Post, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Fox 5 Atlanta. Moderated by Professor of Practice and Pulitzer Prize-Winner Hank Klibanoff, the panelists will discuss today’s state of journalism and the ever-evolving media landscape. (Harland Cinema, Alumni Memorial University Center (AMUC)
4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.: Tour the Student Center. Meet at the Welcome Desk, Student Center North Building 2nd floor
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.: “One Emory, Many Voices: A Town Hall with President Claire E. Sterk” Please join alums and families for an interactive discussion with President Sterk. (Student Center 102)
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.: - Athletics Parent and Alumni Reception. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres with fellow athletic parents and alumni for a meet and greet with Assistant Vice President/Clyde Partin Sr. Director of Athletics, Dr. Mike Vienna. (Woodruff PE Center)

Saturday, October 26

Free parking available all day in Peavine and Fishburne Parking Decks
8:00 a.m.: Homecoming/Family Weekend 5K Run through Lullwater Park, Register and start at SAAC, Clairmont Campus
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.: Barnes & Noble at Emory: Morning Muffins and Juice - Kids Story Time and Character Visit, Barnes & Noble at Emory 1st floor
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.: Greek Life 150 Year Anniversary Breakfast and Conversation
Greek Life Alumni, Students, and Parents are invited to celebrate Greek Life with breakfast and conversation with staff from the Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life, with opening remarks by President Claire E. Sterk. (Emory Student Center, Rooms 105/106) No Charge, Registration required.
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Family Weekend Check-in Desk (Student Center North Building, 1st floor)
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Family Weekend Brunch at the Dobbs Common Table- Enjoy brunch with your student. Students with Meal Plan A receive 15 guest passes per semester to be used exclusively at Dobbs Common Table. Students must accompany parents when dining and simply use their EmoryCard and note they are using guest passes. Credit cards also accepted.
Other dining options where Dooley Dollars* may be used. Student Center Kaldi’s and Eagle Emporium, The Depot, Highland Bakery in Goizueta Business School, SAAC Café, and Starbuck’s at Emory Bookstore. *Dooley Dollars are separate from the meal plan and are used as a declining balance.
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.: Tour the Student Center. Meet at Welcome Desk, Student Center North 2
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.: Admission Information Session
This program will include an information session with details about Emory's admission and financial aid processes. Please note, this program is geared to high school-aged students and their families; optional admission tour of campus 11:30–12:45 with a reception following at 12:45–1:15. Registration required. 
10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.: Sessions
• “Career Center 101” with Paul Fowler, PhD, Executive Director, Career Center (Cox Hall Ballroom).
• “Sorority and Fraternity Life at Emory” with Office of Sorority & Fraternity Life staff, undergraduate members, and alumni (102 Student Center).
• Historical walking tour of campus with Student Alumni Board Members and Gary Hauk, University Historian, Senior Advisor to the President and author of “A Legacy of Heart and Mind: Emory since 1836” (Cox Hall Clock Tower)
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.: Emory Volleyball vs. Roanoke College
Come support the National Champions as they take on Roanoke College! (Woodruff PE Center)
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.: Tour the Student Center. Meet at the Welcome Desk, Student Center North 2.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.: Greek Life 150 Year Anniversary Open Houses on Eagle Row
Greek Life Alumni, Students, and Parents are invited to visit the historical Greek Houses and Sorority Lodges on Eagle Row. Raoul Hall. Registration required.
11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.: Sessions
• “Going Global: International Opportunities at Emory” with Dana Tottenham (Cox Hall Ballroom)
• “Emory Edge” with Shari Obrentz (102 Student Center)
• Historical walking tour of campus with members of the Student Alumni Board and Gary Hauk, University Historian and author of “A Legacy of Heart and Mind: Emory since 1836” (Cox Hall Clock Tower)
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Emory Street Eats Food Truck Park
Guests may purchase from some of Atlanta’s mobile food vendors. Pay for food at each truck, complimentary Coca-Cola beverages. (Location TBD)
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.: Tour the Student Center. Meet at the Welcome Desk, Student Center North Building 2nd floor.
1:00 p.m.: Homecoming Parade:
The annual Homecoming Parade unites students, alumni, faculty, staff, and families across the Emory Community with a procession through campus! (Route TBD)
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.: Tour the Student Center. Meet at the Welcome Desk, Student Center North Building 2nd floor
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.: Homecoming Concert and Festival. Join the Emory Community on McDonough Field to enjoy food, fun, and music at the Homecoming Festival and Concert! Doors open at 2:00, followed by the opening act at 2:30, and then headlining artist (McDonough Field)
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.: Emory Volleyball vs. University of Wisconsin Whitewater
Come support the National Champions as they take on the University of Wisconsin Whitewater! (Woodruff PE Center)
8:00 p.m.: Emory University Chorus/Concert: Edges of Time (Emerson Hall, Schwartz Center)
Join the Emory Choirs for an exploration of time within music. Repertoire will include Rutter’s Gloria in addition to a handful of time-related pieces. Come join us this Family Weekend to experience the musical atmosphere on Emory’s campus. Tickets are free and available at: http://www.emorychoirs.org.

Sunday, October 27

11:00 a.m.: Emory University Worship
Glenn United Memorial Church calendar.
Other religious observances please refer to the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life.
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.: Emory Volleyball vs. Susquehanna College
Come support the National Champions as they take on Susquehanna College! No charge, open to all. (Woodruff PE Center). 
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.: Emory Women’s Soccer vs. Huntingdon College
Come support the Women’s Soccer Program as they take on Huntingdon College! No charge, open to all. (Soccer Field)
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.: Emory Men’s Soccer vs. Piedmont College
Come support the Men’s Soccer Program as they take on Piedmont College! No charge, open to all. (Soccer Field)

Throughout the weekend:
Free WoodPEC and SAAC admittance for Family Weekend attendees.
Lost and Found: Student Center Welcome Desk, 2nd floor, North Building, 404-727-8425.

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