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Friday Schedule

Welcome to Family Weekend 2013

 
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8 A.M. to 5 P.M.
Welcome Center

Lehigh University Bookstore
Visit the Welcome Center to get activity updates, maps, class schedule information, local information, and more. Plus, pick up your “Proud Lehigh Parent” button!
 
8 A.M. to 4 P.M.
Open Classrooms

Join your son or daughter in class today. Be sure to ask your student for a copy of his or her schedule. General class schedules will be available and posted at the Welcome Center.
 
9 A.M. to 5 P.M.
Career Services Open House

484 Rauch Business Center, Career Services Suite
It’s recruiting time and Lehigh students are preparing to meet representatives from a wide variety of corporations, including Fortune 500 companies. Observe the action and meet the staff to find out how your student can make the most of what Career Services has to offer. You’ll also want to check out the Career Services Student Panel from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Maginnes Hall.
 
10 A.M. to 3 P.M.
Study Abroad and Global Experiences
Open House

Coxe Hall, 32 Sayre Drive
Stop by the Study Abroad Office to meet the staff, learn about programs, and get your questions answered. Refreshments served. Check out their information sessions Friday and Saturday. For more information, call (610) 758-3351 or visit www.lehigh.edu/studyabroad.
 
10:45 A.M. and 3 P.M.
Campus Walking Tours

Admissions walking tours of the Asa Packer Campus will depart from the Alumni Memorial Building Lobby. Reservations are not required. Please wear comfortable shoes.
 
1 P.M. and 3 P.M.
Study Abroad and Global Experiences Information Sessions

Linderman Library, Room 200
Learn about the program options available to Lehigh students. These 45-minute presentations, featuring staff and student participants, will provide an overview of the process, followed by Q&A. For more information, call (610) 758-3351
or visit www.lehigh.edu/studyabroad.
 
1 P.M. to 4 P.M.
Health and Wellness Center Open House

Johnson Hall, 36 University Drive
Stop by the Health and Wellness Center while on campus. Enjoy the wellness resource room, including the self-treatment area, and recharge in a massage chair in the relaxation room. Staff will be available to answer your questions.
 
3 P.M. to 5 P.M.
Career Services Student Panel

Maginnes Hall, Room 101
Students will discuss their successful career-related experiences; and there will be a demonstration of LUCIE, the online job searching system at Lehigh. Don’t forget to visit the Career Services Open House from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 
4:10 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.
Graced with Orange - Meet the Author & Book Signing

Linderman Library, Rotunda
Hear author Jamie Amelio talk about how she, along with a small group of volunteers, founded Caring for Cambodia – an organization that has built 21 schools, trained more than 200 teachers, provides two meals a day to 6400 students and above all, offers the opportunity for education that every child deserves. Find out how they did it, how it changed their lives and the lives of their families, and what’s in store for the future of public education in Cambodia. Book will be available for purchase. 
 
4:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M.
Letting Go and Keeping in Touch: A Balance

Maginnes Hall, Room 102
Meet other Lehigh parents and Counseling Center staff to discuss ways to stay connected and maintain effective dialogue with your student around various issues that arise during his or her time at Lehigh.
 
6 P.M. to 8 P.M.
Hillel Friday Night Services and Dinner

Hillel House/Jewish Student Center,
216 Summit Street
Services start at 6 p.m. with dinner to follow at 6:30 p.m., sponsored by the Lehigh University Hillel Society. Please RSVP to (610) 758-4896 or inhil@lehigh.edu by October 11.
 
8 P.M.
Lehigh University Music Department presents LU Philharmonic

Zoellner Arts Center, Baker Hall
$18 General/LU Students Free
Repertoire: Walton’s Viola Concerto with guest soloist Cynthia Phelps of the New York Philharmonic, Ravel’s Bolero, Brahms’ Symphony No. 1. Eugene Albulescu, conductor.
 
8 P.M.
Family Movie Night, sponsored by University Productions
Featured Film: Despicable Me 2

Whitaker Lab, Room 303
Check out the movie that topped the charts this summer. If you didn’t see it yet or want to see it again, here is your chance to watch the sequel to Despicable Me. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Free movie, popcorn, and soda.
 
8 P.M.
A Cappella Concert

Lamberton Hall
Make your way back to campus after dinner as two of Lehigh’s a cappella groups take the stage for a must-see performance. You will not want to miss the repertoire A Whole-Step Up and Off the Record developed specifically for Family Weekend. Admission is free. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
 
View the schedule for Saturday, October 19, 2013
View the schedule for Sunday, October 20, 2013
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