LRU Family Weekend

September 20-21, 2013

While we know you will want to visit with your student(s), we hope you will consider attending many of the weekend's events. The schedule has a wide variety of engaging opportunities, including classroom experiences, co-curricular opportunities, conversations with faculty and staff, and athletic events. Families are allowed to pick and choose the events they would like to attend. If you have any questions about Family Weekend, please call the Dean of Students Office at 828-328-7247.

After checking out the schedule, please R.S.V.P. with the Best of LRU registration form.

 

Thursday, September 19, 2013:   Pre-Weekend Event

WordPlay: A Journey in Verse. An LRU Playmakers original production.

7:30pm-10:00pm in P.E. Monroe Auditorium (FREE Event)

Friday, September 20, 2013

11:00am-5:00pm

Check-in for Family Weekend

Cromer Center Lobby

Check-in for name tags, campus maps, and weekend schedules.

11:00am-2:00pm

Getting REAL in the Classroom

Locations will be available upon check-in.

Sit in on a variety of classes. Classes begin on the hour.

  11:00am-11:50am

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  12:00am-12:50am

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  1:00pm-1:50pm

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11:00am-2:00pm

Lunch

On-campus options: Cromer Dining Hall (regular line service; pay at door) OR Bear's Lair (a la carte service)

2:00pm-3:00pm

Open House at the Corner Stone House

Corner Stone House (Residential Village)

Learn how the Corner Stone House staff provide enhanced wellness services for students. With professional staff for student health, personal counseling, disability services, and services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, students

3:00pm-4:00pm

Alex Lee Career and Professional Development Center Open House

CPDC, Rudisill Library (2nd floor)

Learn how the Career and Professional Development Center is supporting students to reach their optimal goals. Staff will share the programs, resources, and technologies available to students for career exploration, mentoring, shadowing, internships, and graduate school preparation.

4:00pm-5:00pm

Profiles of Civic Engagement

The Lohr Learning Commons, Rudisill Library (2nd floor)

Throughout the year, LR's Americorps/VISTA Office offers a range of service opportunities and educational programs that address what it means to be civically engaged. Come learn about some of the ways that students work and learn within the local community.

4:30pm-6:00pm

Dinner

On-campus Options: Cromer Dining Hall (regular line service; pay at door) OR Bear's Lair (a la carte service)

7:30pm-10:00pm

Playmakers Performance

P.E. Monroe Auditorium

Enjoy a Playmakers and Creative Writing Program original performance... WordPlay- A Journey in Verse.

9:00pm-10:30pm

Dessert Social and Bingo

Cromer Dining Hall

Come back to campus for dessert and BINGO! It's sure to be a great event with fun prizes to be won!

Saturday, September 21, 2013

LRU Bookstore will be open from 9:00am until 4:00pm

Cromer Center (lower level)

9:00am-12:00pm

Check-in continues

Cromer Center Lobby

Stop by the check-in desk for name tags, campus maps, and weekend schedules.

9:30am-11:30am

Brunch

Cromer Dining Hall (regular line service; pay at door)

10:00am-1:00pm 

Academic and Campus Buildings Open for self-guided tours:
Minges Science Building, McCrorie Center, Mauney-Schaeffer Hall, Cloninger Alumni House, Rudisill Library including the Lohr Learning Commons.

1:00pm-1:50pm

Science Alive!

Minges Science Building

Join the LRU School of Natural Sciences for some chemistry and physics fun!

1:30pm-4:30pm

Light Lunch

On-campus options: Cromer Dining Hall (regular line service; pay at door) or Bear's Lair (a la carte service)

2:00pm-3:00pm

Open House for Families of LRU Honors Academy Scholars

Fritz-Conrad Hall Lobby

Drop-in for a visit with the Honors Academy faculty, learn what the Honors Academy students have been up to this semester, and enjoy some light refreshments.

3:30pm-4:30pm

Office of Multicultural Affairs Open House

Location to be Announced

Come fellowship with student and staff and learn about new intitiatives in Multicultural Affairs at LRU.

4:30pm-6:00pm

Dinner

Cromer Dining Hall (regular line service; pay at door)

7:00pm-10:00pm

LRU Football Game

Moretz Stadium

Join the whole LR community to support the LR Bears against Wingate University. (Tickets required-available at the stadium gate.)

GO BEARS!

7:30pm-10:00pm

Playmakers Performance

P.E. Monroe Auditorium

Enjoy a Playmakers and Creative Writing Program original performance... WordPlay- A Journey in Verse.

Please R.S.V.P. with the Registration Form»

 

 

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