AUGUST 31, 2001
WELCOME WEEK 2001 SCHEDULE
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3
10: 30 am – 12: 00 pm Contagious Fun
You’re probably wondering just what is Contagious Fun? Contagious Fun is the best part of Welcome Week, but if you want to know what it is you’ll have to come! Be prepared for fun activities that will help you meet your classmates and your Orientation Leader.
2: 00 pm – 3: 30 pm Major in Success
Classroom Building 204
Troy Stende presents a can’t miss seminar to teach you the ways to be a successful and prosperous student in your college career. If you liked him after Contagious Fun, you’ll love him after this seminar!
3: 45 pm – 4: 45 pm Student Success Workshops ( choose one)
Getting Involved on Campus, Classroom Building 204
Leadership Development Team ( LDT)
One of the easiest ways to boost your GPA, make friends and develop leadership skills is by getting involved on campus. Members of LDT will show you how easy it is to find a group that you are interested in joining!
Finding a Part Time Job, Classroom Building 205
Darrell Sawyer, Director of Career Planning, Placement and Co- op Education
Let’s face it - college doesn’t pay for itself. Even with scholarships, loans, and help from families, many Tech students work part- time. At this session you will learn how to search for jobs both on and off campus, as well as some valuable job- seeking strategies.
Laundry 101, Palmerton Laundry Room ( basement)
Reeny Wilson, Director of Residence Life and Judicial Affairs
You don’t want to be the one on your wing with pink underwear! Find out how easy doing laundry is, and how to avoid some of the many common laundry mistakes.
So You Couldn’t Come to Orientation this Summer? Bump Lounge, Surbeck Center
We know the first few days can be a little disorienting, so come to this session to get your feet back under you. At this special session you will have the opportunity to meet with Orientation Leaders who will answer any questions you may have about coming to Tech.
5: 00 pm – 7: 00 pm Dinner with your Orientation Leader and Entertainment
Enjoy a delicious homestyle meal with your new friends in your orientation
group and stay for the interactive show with Travelin’ Max! Travelin’ Max goes
for EXTREME participation! The show comes packed with tons of giveaways, prizes, conga lines, contests, dance music, and a diverse selection of songs from the 50’ s to the 90’ s. You’ll also meet some of our student athletes, learn about campus traditions, and get your beanie.
7: 00 pm – 8: 00 pm Student Life Skits
New Gym, King Center
Drugs, Alcohol, Date Rape, Diversity, Parties, Studying, Roommates, Dating, Parents. The list is endless when it comes to issues that today’s college students face. The Orientation Leaders have prepared a series of brief skits ( and present them with Oscar caliber performances!) of how these issues may affect you here at Tech. Don’t miss this important program!
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4
10: 00 am – 3: 00 pm Student Organization Fair
Front Lawn of the Surbeck Student Center
Sponsored by the Leadership Development Team
Find out how to get involved in one of the many student organizations at Tech, and enjoy a snow cone.
11: 00 am – 1: 30 pm Non- Trad Student Lunch ( only for Non- Traditional Students)
Bump Lounge, Surbeck Student Center
In addition to meeting other new non- traditional students, you will have the opportunity to meet with members of Alpha Sigma Lambda, the non- traditional honor society. There will also be a number of campus administrators and faculty on hand to answer any questions you may have and to provide you with information about services and resources available to you.
5: 00 pm- 6: 30 pm President’s Picnic: The Hardrocker Cafe
Dr. and Mrs. Gowen invite you to join them for an evening of good food, fun music, and excellent company. Wear your best rock- n- roll duds and get into the spirit of the occasion.
6: 30 pm – 8: 00 pm TONITE Entertainer: Steve Byrne, Comedian
Under the Arches
Sponsored by Tech’s Outrageous New Initiative for Total Entertainment
Steve Byrne’s wacky antics and wisecracks will have you laughing until your sides hurt.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5
4: 00 pm - 5: 00 pm What Every Woman Needs to Know about Going to College
Classroom Building 204 E/ W
This session is designed to address the needs of our female students and will include topics such as responsible alcohol use, date rape, self esteem, and campus resources.
4: 00 pm - 5: 00 pm What Every Man Needs to Know about Going to College
Chemistry Building 228
This session is designed to address the needs of our male students and will include topics such as responsible alcohol use, date rape, self esteem, and campus resources.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
6: 00 pm – 7: 30 pm Interfraternity Council ( IFC) BBQ
Canyon Lake Park
Members of the Interfraternity Council invite you to be their guests at this traditional
cookout. All students are welcome, whether or not you are interested in joining a Greek Organization. Meet at the Surbeck Student Center if you need a ride or directions.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8
9: 00 pm – 12: 00 am Welcome Back Dance
Under the Arches
It’s the first big party of the year – so come down and enjoy yourself. The live band Fade 2 Shade will be performing, so you won’t want to miss it!
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