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Family Weekend 2012

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Family Weekend 2012 – November 9-10

Registration for Family Weekend 2012 is now closed.

We will no longer be accepting pre-registrations for any of our Family Weekend events. If you wish to purchase additional tickets, we will have a limited quantity available at the Hospitality and Registration Center on a first-come, first-serve basis.

If you have any questions about your existing registration, please contact Renee Wellard at rkwellar@geneva.edu. Thank you! We are anxious to have our Geneva families on campus very soon!

Friday Schedule   
2:30-7 p.m.  Hospitality and Registration Center  Student Center, 2nd floor 
4:45-6:30 p.m.  Family Dinner  Alexander Dining Hall 
  Advance reservations are required. $10 for adults, $5 for children under 12. Students swipe their meal card but may not swipe for guests. Reservations are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
7:30 p.m.  Broadway Revue  Old Main, John H. White Chapel
  Geneva Women present this annual showcase of students performing a repertoire of Broadway songs. Advance purchase: $6 for adults, $3 for children and students. At the door: $7 for adults, $3 for children and students.
7:30 p.m.  Family Feud Student Center, Skye Lounge 
  Student activities will host an evening of "Family Feud". Participant sign-ups will be at the door.
9:15 p.m.  Student & Sibling Movie – Gnomeo & Juliet Metheny Fieldhouse 
  Students and siblings are invited to watch Gnomeo & Juliet together. Bring your pillows and blankets. Pop and popcorn will be provided. No charge, advance reservations requested.
11 p.m.   Siblings – to the resident halls
Siblings age 10 and older of the same gender are invited to stay in the residence halls. Students may volunteer to “adopt-a-sibling” to accommodate everyone. Children under 10 can look forward to this experience in future years.
     
Saturday Schedule   
8 a.m.-12 p.m.  Hospitality and Registration Center   Student Center, 2nd floor 
8 a.m.- 9:00 p.m.  Fitness Center   Student Center, Lower Level
  Parents and family members 18 and older are invited to use our fitness center. Please see the desk attendant to register.
8:15-8:45 p.m. Geneva Families Praying Student Center, Skye Lounge
Join to pray for students and the college, facilitated by Missy Nyeholt, Director of the Center for Faith and Practice.
9-9:45 a.m.   Chapel Service   Old Main, John H. White Chapel
  Dr. Dean Smith and Dr. David Smith will lead families in a chapel service.
Engineering Major at Geneva Northwood, Room 013
Dr. Che will give a presentation about our outstanding engineering department. Geneva offers programs in chemical, civil, computer, electrical, environmental, interdisciplinary and mechanical engineering. Attendees will receive an overview of the department including outcomes from participation in national competitions, jobs held by alumni and internship possibilities.
Education Major at Geneva Old Main, Room 33
Dr. Gayle Copeland will give a presentation about our outstanding education department. Geneva offers a variety of certification programs, as well as graduate programs in Reading and Special Education. Attendees will receive an overview of the department including technology samples from current students, overseas student teaching opportunities and the changing landscape of education.
10 a.m.  Family Brunch   Alexander Dining Hall 
  Enjoy family mealtime together and listen to Geneva’ s 2011 Excellence in Teacher Award recipient, Dr. Terry Thomas. Advance reservations are required and may be limited: $12 for adults and Geneva students, $6 for children under 12. Geneva students may NOT swipe for this meal and must have a paid ticket to attend.
11 a.m. Residence Halls open hours begin
11:45 a.m.  Legacy Gathering   McCartney Library, West Reading Room
  Alumni parents of current students and their children are invited to a pregame reception with complimentary hot cider and sweet treats hosted by the Geneva Alumni Council. Celebrate the joy of sharing an alma mater with your child. No charge, advance reservations requested.
1 p.m.  Football game vs. Westminster College Reeves Field 
  Come join us in watching the Geneva College Golden Tornado football team on their “Senior Day.”
NEW THIS YEAR: Complimentary football tickets are available at the Hospitality and Registration Center (Student Center, 2nd floor) during hours of operation. There is a maximum of 10 tickets per Geneva student. Students are admitted free with their ID. The tickets MUST be picked up no later than noon on Saturday, November 10, and no complimentary tickets will be available at the stadium.
3-7 p.m.  Fall Fest Apartments Parking Lot
  Enjoy family-friendly festivities in the parking lot of the Geneva College apartments. Tickets are $5/person and include a hot dog meal and all of the fun events. Advance purchase meal tickets are required for all guests. Geneva students do not need tickets and may attend this event for free.
4:30 p.m. Broadway Revue Old Main, John H. White Chapel
A repeat performance. Same ticket information applies.


 

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Upcoming Events
COMMUNITY
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The conference, which focuses on getting involved in multicultural issues, will be held Nov. 7-8.
GRADUATE PROGRAMS
MBA program to host Open House
An information session that includes a complementary dinner will be held at the Cranberry Regional Learning Alliance on Tue., Oct. 28.
VISIT EVENTS
Business Day is November 8
Activities for those interested in business majors include simulations and networking with current students, faculty and local business leaders.
GUEST SPEAKERS
Theology professor and author Dr. Vincent Bacote to visit Geneva
The Director of Wheaton College’s Center for Applied Christian Ethics will speak in chapel on Oct 22.
GRADUATE PROGRAMS
Master's in Counseling reception to be held in Cranberry
Program information will be presented at the RLA on Monday, October 13 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.