Welcome Weekend 2020 Schedule | Albright College

Welcome Weekend 2020 Schedule

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Wednesday, Aug. 12Orientation ActivityLocationNotesWho?
1:00 pm – 6:00 pmMove-In DayMain Lot/Residence HallsGrab n Go Lunch/Dinner AvailableAll
Thursday, Aug. 13Orientation ActivityLocationNotesWho?
9:00 am – 5:00 pmMove-In DayMain Lot/Residence HallsGrab n Go Lunch/Dinner AvailableAll
10:00 am – 4:30 pmServices Fair (participate in virtual scavenger hunt to learn about resources on campus)Campus-wide On your own or w/roommate
9:00 am- 5:00 pm“Grab n Go” Breakfast/Lunch (pre-packed meals/snacks available for students/family members)Kelchner FieldPick up at stations throughout campusOn your own w/family
12:00 pm-3:00 pmCommuter Check-in: (commuter list, name tags, & POP group locations at check-in table in SCML)Campus Center Desk Keith Walls at table
3:00 pm – 4:00 pmCommuter Student Open House (Marguerite DeLucas)online zoomonline zoomCommuter students only
4:45 pm- 5:00 pmMeet with POP FamilyVarious Locations All
4:30 pm- 6:45 pmDinner & Group Time (4:30-5:15, 5:15-6:00, 6:00-6:45)Dining Hall All
7:00 pm – 7:30 pmWelcome from President Fetrowonline zoomLive-StreamAll
7:30 pm- 8:00 pmCITE-C- Fostering Inclusivity and Equity in our Communityonline zoomLive-StreamAll
8:00 pm – 9:00pmMeet with POP FamilyVarious Locations  
9:00 pm- 10:30 pmMike Green: The four stages of drinkingonline zoomLive-StreamAll
10:30 pm-12:00 amMeet with RAs/Late Night Snacks/Netflix or Movie Watch partyResidence HallsIndividual rooms/online zoom meetingNo large gatherings
Friday, Aug. 14Orientation ActivityLocationNotesWho?
7:00 am – 9:00 amBreakfast w/POP Groups (designated times will be assigned) (7:00-7:30, 7:30-8:00, 8:00-8:30, 8:30-9:00) Dining HallDining Hall All
9:00 am – 10:00 amConvocation (J. Matthews & A. Fonte to coordinate) – VIRTUAL (Watch with POP groups)Various LocationsLive-StreamAll
10:00 am – 10:25 amFirst Meeting of FYSVarious LocationsOnline Zoom MeetingsAll
10:30 am – 11:15 amAcademic Advisor Meeting 1Various LocationsOnline Zoom MeetingsStudents not attending Alpha Session
10:30 am – 11:15 amAlpha OrientationVarious LocationsOnline ZoomOnly for Alpha Declared Students
11:15 am – 12:15 pm1. Sex & The Law: Campus SaVE, VAWA & Title IX (Dr. Samantha Wesner, Senior Vice President of Student and Campus Life and Chief Health Officer and Michael Gross, Director of Public Safety)online zoomLive-stream 
 2. Sex & The Law: Campus SaVE, VAWA & Title IX (Capt. Eric Jenkins and Assistant Director John McCormack)online zoomLive-Stream 
12:15 pm-1:45 pmLunch (12:15-1:00, 1:00-1:45)Dining Hall All
2:00 pm – 2:45 pmAcademic Advisor Meeting 2online zoomzoom meetingsFor students that are co-majoring, minor
2:45 pm – 3:30 pmGeneral Education Session (Watch with POP Groups)Various LocationsLive-StreamAll
3:30 pm – 4:00 pmStudent Success Specialists (Watch with POP Groups)Various LocationsLive-StreamAll
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Student Pandemic Advisory Board Panel Discussion (Dr. Irene Langran, Dana Fielding, Allison Melahn, Alison Mih, Kaitlyn Corkell and Abby Ensslen)online zoomLive-StreamAll
5:00 pm – 7:00 pmROTATED BETWEEN ACTIVITIES: 45 MINUTES EACH (5:00-5:45pm, 5:45-6:30pm)Various Locations Rotations
(2 Group Rotations)1. DinnerDining Hall All
 2. Dude, Where’s My Classroom? (Free to roam on own to find classrooms)Various Locations OPTIONAL
7:00 pm – 8:00 pmYou Don’t Know Me – Mykee Fowlin (Watch with POPS groups)online zoomLive-StreamAll
 Lights, Camera, Action  
8:00 pm – 9:00pmDomino Nightcap (Domino Players & Albright Improv)online zoomLIveLi Live-StreamAll
9:00 pm- 10:30 pmMeet with POP groups-ThePOP family Tick-tock video contest (work on videos and post to instagram)Various Locationsprizes for winnersAll
Saturday, Aug. 15Orientation ActivityLocationNotesWho?
7:00 am – 9:30 amBreakfast w/ POP Groups (7:00-7:30, 7:30-8:00, 8:00-8:30, 8:30-9:00, 9:00-9:30)Dining Hall  
9:00 am – 9:45 amYOGA on Science FieldScience Fieldmarkers 6 ft apartOPTIONAL
10:00 am-10:30 amMeet with POP Family (ice breaker activities)Various LocationsNo contact activties 
10:30 am – 12:00 pmA.L.I.C.E Active Shooter Presentationonline zoomLive-StreamAll
12:00 pm – 3:00 pmROTATED BETWEEN ACTIVITIES: 45 MINUTES EACH (12:00-12:45pm, 12:45-1:30pm, 1:30-2:15pm, 2:15-3:00pm)   
(4 Group Rotations)1. Lunch/Group TimeDining Hall All
 2. Meet with POP group (discussion on COVID-19 health and safety)Various Locations All
 3. Visit the Schumo Fitness Center for Health and Well-beingSchumo CenterTime to exerciseOPTIONAL
 4. Mental Health Awarness Activities (Rock painting, coloring and relaxation/stress relief stations)Sylvan Pond, Great Lawn, Quads, Campus Centerpick up coloring pages at CC desk; other stations placed around campus; ensure CDC guidelinesOPTIONAL
3:15 pm – 4:30 pmAdi Jaffe – Rebranding Our Shame (Watch with POPS groups)online zoomLive-StreamAll
4:30 pm – 5:00 pmPOP Group TimeVarious Locations  
5:00 pm – 8:00 pmVarious Orientation activities with POP family Dinner times (5:00-5:45pm, 5:45-6:30pm, 6:30-7:15pm, 7:15-8:00pm)Various Locations  
 1. Dinner w/POP familyDining Hall All
 2. POP family Tick-tock video contest (work on videos and post to instagram)Various Locations All
 3. Albrightian Values: Integrity, Curiosity, Connection & Resilience (Anti-Bullying & Appropriate Social Media)Virtual orientation platformpre-recorded videoAll
8:15 pm – 8:45 pmMeet Your SGA: (SGA President, Dylan Cope ) Discussion with POP group following live stream eventVirtual orientation platformpre-recorded videoALL
8:45 pm – 9:30 pmFree time/Pick-up ice cream/snacksCampus Center/Residence HallsLive-StreamOPTIONAL
9:30 pm – 11:00 pmLate Night Res Hall Activities/Games (A. Higginbotham)Residence Halls OPTIONAL
Sunday, Aug. 16Orientation ActivityLocationNotesWho?
8:00 am-9:30 am*Navigating the Transition to College Athletics (new student athletes only with Dr. Julie Amato) – coffee & breakfast goodies provided -Teams meet to watch togetherVarious LocationsLive-StreamMeet with Teams to participate
9:30 am – 9:50 amClass of 2024 Picture – wear your FAV Albright shirt, or Red & White (each POP family gets a photo by John Pankratz and then we turn it into a 2024 class video)Shirk Stadium All
10:00 am – 10:45 amUniquely Albright: Thinking, Acting, Respecting & Learning like an Albrightian (Senior POPs & SC) Virtual orientation (log-in and watch video with POP family)online zoompre-recorded videoAll
10:00 am – 2:00 pmBrunch & Final Evals (WW Events) – POPs (11:00-11:45, 11:45-12:30, 12:30-1:15, 1:15-2:00)Dining Hallonline evaluationsAll
2:00 pm – 3:00 pmCenter for the Arts Virtual Touronline zoomLive-StreamOPTIONAL
3:00 pm- 4:00 pmSociety of Black Alumnionline zoomLive-StreamOPTIONAL
4:00 pm- 5:00 pmNew students FREE to roam…  All
5:00 pm – 7:00 pmSGA Welcome Back Dinner (designated times will be assigned to POP families)TBD