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March 2, 2013

Join us on campus for Spring Family Day, Saturday, March 2, 2013.
PRE-REGISTER HERE!

 

SPRING FAMILY DAY SCHEDULE (Updated 2/7/13)

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2013

1-5 p.m.
Art Exhibit - Interludes
The Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center, Sarofim School of Fine Arts Gallery
Paintings by Michael Mogavero and Art from the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Sexuality, and Reproduction, Inc. (Adult content for mature audiences only.)

3-4 p.m.
Musicale - Student Performance
The Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center, Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
Watch our talented students in a variety of styles within the performing arts.

7 p.m.
Men’s Lacross vs. Centenary College
Varsity Athletic Fields

SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2013

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Check-in and Information Desk
Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center, Bob and Vivian Smith Concourse

9:30-11:20 a.m.
Honors Convocation
Lois Perkins Chapel
All are welcome to attend Southwestern’s annual academic achievement ceremony. Students to be honored will be notified in late January by the Provost’s Office.

10 a.m.
Men’s Tennis vs. University of Texas - Tyler
Marvin D. Henderson, Sr. Tennis Courts

10:30-11:30 a.m.
Delta Delta Delta Senior Toast
Mood-Bridwell Hall Atrium
Parents of current members of Delta Delta Delta are invited to attend a reception to honor graduating seniors, meet other families and learn about what the sisters have been doing this year. RSVP to Breana Villarreal at villarrb@southwestern.edu by Saturday, Feb. 23.

10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Brunch in the Commons
Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center, J.E. & L.E. Mabee Commons
Parents may purchase their meals in the Commons at the cashier with cash or charge.

10:30-11:20 a.m.
Classes Without Quizzes
F .W. Olin Building, various classrooms
Catch a glimpse of what Southwestern students are learning. All family members are invited to attend.

Talkin’ Trash
Therese Shelton, Associate Professor of Mathematics
Room 207

Southwestern Social Media: Friend, Link and Pin with the Pirates
Danielle Stapleton ’05, Associate Director for University Relations – New Media
Room 209

11:30 a.m.
Honors Convocation Luncheon
Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center, McCombs Ballrooms
Honorees and their families are invited to join faculty members at this celebratory luncheon immediately following Honors Convocation. Tickets should be purchased via the online pre-registration form for all guests, including student honorees.

11:30 a.m.
Alpha Xi Delta Family Brunch
Dorothy Manning Lord Residential Center Community Room
Join the sisters of Alpha Xi Delta and other parents for brunch. RSVP to Carley Taylor at taylorc@southwestern.edu by Saturday, Feb. 23.

1 p.m.
Making Connections: Integrating Student Learning in the World
Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center, Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Bishops Memorial Lounge 
Join our host President Jake B. Schrum ’68 at a student works symposium showcasing integrated learning in the areas of civic engagement, intercultural learning and internship experiences. Learn about the Southwestern Experience outside of the classroom from students that have lived it!

1 p.m.
Softball vs. Our Lady of the Lake University
Taylor-Sanders Softball Field

1-5 p.m.
Art Exhibit - Interludes
The Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center, Sarofim School of Fine Arts Gallery
Paintings by Michael Mogavero and Art from the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Sexuality, and Reproduction, Inc. (Adult content for mature audiences only.)

2-2:50 p.m.
Classes Without Quizzes
F .W. Olin Building, various classrooms
Catch a glimpse of what Southwestern students are learning. All family members are invited to attend.

French Food Culture
Francis Mathieu, Assistant Professor of French
Room 207

Do They Really Drink Green Beer? The Irish in America
Paul Gaffney, Dean of the Sarofim School of Fine Arts
Room 209

2 p.m.
Women’s Tennis vs. University of Texas - Tyler
Marvin D. Henderson, Sr. Tennis Courts

2:30-3:30 p.m.        
Pi Kappa Alpha Parent Reception
Pi Kappa Alpha House
The Gentlemen of Pi Kappa Alpha cordially invite family of their members and new members to visit the Pike house and meet with actives, alumni and new members.

3-4 p.m.
Student Organization Open Houses
Various Locations

Alpha Delta Pi Sorority, Sharon Lord Caskey Center, Chapter Room
Alpha Xi Delta Sorority, Sharon Lord Caskey Center, Chapter Room
The Coalition for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ), Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center, Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Bishops Memorial Lounge
Kappa Delta Chi Sorority, Julie Puett Horwy Center
Kappa Sigma Fraternity, Kappa Sigma House
Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority, Sharon Lord Caskey Center, Chapter Room

4:30 p.m.
Southwestern Ring Ceremony and Reception
Lois Perkins Chapel
The Southwestern ring is an outward symbol of the Southwestern Experience. Qualified juniors or seniors (75 completed hours or more) must have ordered a ring from Balfour (www.balfour.com) prior to Jan. 4, or have contacted the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations to have their previously purchased ring presented to them. All are invited to attend. There will be a reception immediately following the ceremony: Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center, Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Bishops Memorial Lounge.

6 p.m.
Zeta Tau Alpha Family Dinner
Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center, McCombs Ballroom
The ladies of Zeta Tau Alpha invite their families to get to know each other over dinner and learn about chapter activities and projects. RSVP to Alex Rodriguez at rodrigu2@southwestern.edu by Saturday, Feb. 23.

6-9 p.m.
Georgetown Swirl
The Georgetown Square
Enjoy an evening of downtown shopping while sampling Texas’s top wines and dining on local restaurants’ savory bites on the Georgetown Square. Live jazz music will help set the fun and festive mood. This event is sponsored by the Georgetown Main Street Program and open to the public. Tickets must be purchased in advance by visiting swirl.georgetown.org.