Convocation, Welcome Week festivities greet new and returning students
The 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.