Convocation, Welcome Week festivities greet new and returning students

9/12/2011

Freshmen Convocation ProcessionalThe New Student Convocation and Ice Cream Social kicked off the official start of the fall semester on Tuesday, Sept. 6. This annual event, which features a procession of students and faculty members from the CASL Building to Fieldhouse as shown above, formally welcomes new students and their parents to campus. To see a full photo album of Convocation images, visit the UM-Dearborn Facebook page.

This week all students are invited to participate in Welcome Week, a fun-filled week of activities coordinated by the Student Activities Office.

Below is the schedule of events for the week:

Monday, September 12

3 – 5 p.m. - Inclusion reception with Dr. Ann Lampkin-Williams, Kochoff Hall A, UC

6 – 8 p.m. - Greek Info night, Kochoff Hall, UC

Tuesday, September 13

12 – 3 p.m. - Backyard BBQ and Department/Organization Fair, Behind UC

12 – 1 p.m. - University Chorale, UC Stage

1  - 2 p.m. - African Drumming ensemble, UC Stage

6 – 8 p.m. - Panhellenic Open House, Kochoff Hall, UC

Wednesday, September 14

11 am – 2 p.m. - Fun fest, Behind UC

11 am – 2 p.m. - Engineering picnic, Chancellor’s Pond

12 – 3 p.m. - UC Student Life Open House - 2nd floor of the UC & the CIViC

12 – 2 p.m. - Maize Goes Green, UC Stage

5 – 8 p.m. - Lyceum Art show, 1225 UC

Thursday, September 15

11 am – 2 p.m. - Roving balloon, wax FCS and UC Food Court

11 am – 2 p.m. - Roving magician, UC Food Court

12 – 5 p.m. - SAB Activity Day, Behind UC

5 p.m. - University Choir Performance, UC Stage

6 – 8 p.m. - WOW Reunion & dinner, Kochoff Hall A

Friday, September 16

7 p.m. - Film Screening: Fordson @ AMC Fairlane (One ticket per student - ID required) Pick up tickets in 2136 UC

Saturday, September 17

9 a.m. - SOLID

For more information about Welcome Week events, contact the Student Activities Office at 313-593-5390.

Photograph by Tom Laundroche.

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