Parents & Family: Family Weekend

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    Day One: Friday, February 20, 2015

    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Check-In

    Upper Concourse, Manley College Center Attendees can pick up pre-registration packets, name badges and event tickets.

    11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

    Campus Tours

    Meet on Upper Manley Concourse of Manley College Center

    Stretch your legs after lunch and take pleasure in a walking tour through campus to learn more about your student’s home away from home.

    11:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.

    Lunch

    Alma Upshaw Dining Hall, Manley College Center

    Everyone is invited to an all you can eat lunch buffet. Cost for family members is $7. Tickets can be purchased at the door. Student will use her meal plan.

    12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

    Museum of Fine Art Tour

    Exhibit: "Maren Hassinger...Dreaming"
    Museum of Fine Art located on the 1st floor of The Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center

    For more than four decades, Maren Hassinger has created work that examines the tenuous relationship
    between nature and industrialism. Maren Hassinger…Dreaming will include installations made
    of newspapers, plastic bags, leaves, and other unconventional materials. This solo exhibition is a
    timely examination of sustainability that brings a substantial body of Hassinger’s work to the southeast
    for the first time. Join us for a special Family Weekend guided tour of Maren Hassinger…Dreaming.

    12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

    Market Friday

    Lower Manley College Center Concourse & Patio

    2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

    Workshops

    All workshops will be held in The Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center Auditorium

    2 p.m.


    2015 Housing Selection Process
    This session is designed to provide information on the 2015 Housing Selection Process for
    students, parents and families.

    3 p.m.

    Understanding the Financial Aid Process
    This workshop is being offered to help students, parents and families prepare for the upcoming
    financial aid processing cycle.

    4 p.m.


    Spelman Women Serve

    A choice to change the world begins with service in our own community. Civic engagement, academic excellence, and leadership development are the core pillars of Spelman College. Come learn about how Spelman students are making a difference through Project Impact, the student centered service
    initiative, designed to support neighborhoods located in the 1.7 mile radius of our campus.

    4:30 p.m.

    Sexual Violence Education & Prevention at Spelman

    This program will discuss sexual violence prevention in our college community. We will
    review facts, statistics and resources to help students gain awareness and understanding
    of sexual violence and strategies to maintain student safety.

    7p.m. - 9 p.m.

    Café 350 – Spelman Masquerade

    (Adult Affair Only)

    The Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center Lobby
    Come dressed to impress with your most magical mask or let us provide one for you. Join us for an
    evening of delectable food, entertainment and celebration of our time with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum.

    7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

    Kids Fun Zone

    The Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center, Lower Level, Room 32
    Come one, call all and enjoy a wholesome family movie complete with popcorn, treats, music and more. While you are enjoying Café 350, leave the children with us!

    Day Two: Saturday, February 21, 2015

    8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

    Check-In

    Manley College Center, Upper Concourse Attendees can pick up pre-registration packets, name badges and event tickets.

    10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

    President’s Breakfast

    Manley College Center, Alma Upshaw Dining Hall

    President Beverly Daniel Tatum, PhD. will give her final State of the College Address, which provides
    a comprehensive overview of the financial status at Spelman College.

    11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Parents Association Meeting

    The Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center Auditorium

    11:30 a.m. – 12:30  p.m.

    Families are invited to gather with other members of the association and learn how to get
    more involved.

    12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

    Family  Portraits Manley College Center, Lower Concourse

    Capture your weekend by stopping by the Manley College Center where a professional photographer
    will provide you with a portrait of you and your entire family. The Photographer can be contacted directly for economical package prices. Visit his website at www.curtismcdowell.com

    Move Your Mind: The More We Burn, The BetterWe Learn!

    The Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center Auditorium

    Physical activity does not have to end in grade school; which is why Dr. Tatum launched the
    “Wellness Revolution” in 2012. In this session, we will take you on a journey through the Wellness
    Revolution and share how wellness connects with your daughter’s academic performance. In
    this journey, we will discuss how to eat better, move more, and sleep well so you can see the
    wonderful return on your investment in your daughter’s education at Spelman College.

    12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.

    The Wellness Revolution: It’s All in the Family!

    The Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center Auditorium

    Discover your "better" with lifestyle coach/actress and Spelman alumna AJ Johnson as she shares health and wellness tips that are easy to incorporate into your daily life, and will aid you in the fight against obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes and other ailments that disproportionately affect communities of color. Learn how to eat better, move more, sleep well, and "live your better!"

    12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

    Jaguar Jam BBQ

    Manley College Center, Upper Concourse

    Embrace the spirit of the “Jaguar” at this Spelman College Jam session. Enjoy a traditional
    barbeque, music and fellowship.

    8 p.m.

    "Once On This Island" Musical

    Book and lyrics by: Lynn Ahrens
    Music by: Stephen Flaherty
    Directed by: Jade Lambert-Smith C’98

    John D. Rockefeller Fine Arts Building, Baldwin Burroughs Auditorium

    Based on the 1985 novel "My Love, My Love"; or, "The Peasant Girl" by Rosa Guy, the musical is set in the French Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean Sea. The show includes elements of the Romeo and
    Juliet story and elements of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale "The Little Mermaid." The work centers around a peasant girl on a tropical island who uses the power of love to bring together people of different social classes.

    Day 3:
    Sunday, February 22, 2015

    11 a.m.

    Worship Service featuring Reverend Dr. Lisa D. Rhodes

    Culminate your weekend by joining us for a nondenominational service in
    historic Sisters Chapel.

    11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

    Sunday Brunch Alma Upshaw Dining Hall, Manley College Center

    Everyone is invited to an all you can eat lunch buffet. Cost for family members is $7. Tickets can be purchased at the door. Student will use her meal plan.

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