Parents & Family: Family Weekend

Spelman MILE
Families and Guests

Day One: Friday, Feb. 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 and 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, Feb. 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 Better We 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, Feb. 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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