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Family Weekend

Save the date: Sept 21-23, 2018

Sponsored by the Office of Campus Events and the Association for Student Activity Programming

Online registration is now closed. Please contact the Office of Campus Events for further assistance: 309-457-2345.

Friday, September 21
Noon - 8:00 p.m. Family Weekend Information Center
Stockdale Student Center, Lobby
Pick up pre-ordered meal tickets.
Pick up schedule of events.
Purchase meal tickets.
4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Dinner
Stockdale Student Center, Main Dining Room
7:00 p.m. Mission Improvable
Wells Theater
Improv comedy troupe
Saturday, September 22
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Family Weekend Information Center
Stockdale Student Center, Lobby
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Parent & Family Council Round Table
Center for Science and Business, Room 276
Join us for a Q&A session with the members of the Parent & Family Council. A complimentary continental breakfast will be served.
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Great Lecture Series
Center for Science and Business, Pattee Auditorium
Come see what it is like to take a class at Monmouth College! Prof. Megan Hinrichsen will present "The Anthropology of Happiness." This class is open to the public, so there is no homework or background information needed. Light refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by the Political Science Department.
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. 17th-Annual Legacy Brunch - Invite Only
Center for Science and Business, Mellinger Commons, Lower Level

Sponsored by Office of Development and College Relations
11:00 - 11:30 a.m. Supporting Your Student's Success - For First-Year Families
Center for Science and Business, Veterans Memorial Great Room
Join the coordinator of the Introduction to Liberal Arts course, First-Year Mentors, and a collection of other faculty, staff, and administrators for informal discussions about ways to support the transition of first-time freshmen into the college experience at Monmouth. Our guidelines for success include attitudes and perspectives for facing and overcoming challenges and for embracing the full potential of this academic and life-changing endeavor.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Novelties and Games
The Quad, behind Stockdale Student Center (rain site: Huff Athletic Center)
Trick Dog Show, Inflatable Games, Balloon Artists
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. All-Campus Cookout
The Quad, behind Stockdale Student Center (rain site: Main Dining Room)
Assorted cookout and carnival-type foods available
1:00 p.m. Fighting Scots Football vs. Macalester College
April Zorn Memorial Stadium
4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Dinner
Stockdale Student Center, Main Dining Room
7:00 p.m. Family Weekend Concert
Dahl Chapel and Auditorium
Watch live on YouTube. Sponsored by the Music Department
9:00 p.m. Main Event: Found Footage Festival
Dahl Chapel and Auditorium
It's a VHS party! A one-of-a-kind event showcasing hilarious found video footage from the strangest places.
Sunday, September 23
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Buffet Brunch
Stockdale Student Center, Main Dining Room
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