Family Weekend 2019 Schedule:
5 PM: Polar Spray—Get doused by a firehose to benefit Special Olympics athletes in Western New York. This event takes place on the outdoor basketball courts between the Richter and Reilly Center. Contact Paula Scraba with any questions at email@example.com.
7PM: SBU women’s rugby game vs. Buffalo State University; Marra Athletics Field Complex.
8 PM: Trivia night in the Rathkeller — Hosted by the Campus Activities Board and the Student Success Center. Maximum team size is six people. Prizes will be awarded for the top three teams!
9 PM-Midnight: Evening in the Rathskeller — Enjoy table games and food/drink specials.
8AM-1PM: Family Weekend Golf—Enjoy a round of golf at the SBU golf course. The cost to play is $5 per person. Riding carts are $14. Sign up for your tee time in the Richter Center starting Monday, September 9.
9AM: Coffee with the SBU President — Join Dr. Dennis DePerro for coffee and conversation in the Hall of Fame Room, which is located in the Reilly Center. This event is sponsored by the Campus Activities Board and the Center for Activities, Recreation and Leadership.
9:45 AM: Family 2.5 Fun Run/Walk—All faculty/staff, students and family members invited. Registration begins at 9AM near the Allegheny River Valley Trail by the SBU tennis courts. Sponsored by the SBU Parent’s Leadership Circle. Contact Alan Riddle at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
10 AM: ROTC Demonstration and Fall Awards Ceremony — Come watch a practical demonstration of a cadet mission by our ROTC cadets followed by a recognition ceremony of cadet accomplishments. Located on the lawn outside between the Richter Center and Doyle Hall. A reception will follow in the Doyle basement. Contact Sean Coutler at email@example.com if you have any questions about this event.
11AM-4PM: Family Weekend Festival – Outdoor Basketball Courts between Richter/Reilly Center
Join the entire SBU community for this annual celebration (held rain or shine) outside on the basketball courts between the Richter and Reilly Center. Dozens of student groups selling SBU embroidered items, along with various other craft vendors, live music, food trucks, art, and much more! Contact Robbie Chulick at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about this event.
11AM – SBU men’s rugby game vs. Brockport; Marra Athletics Field Complex.
11AM – 12PM: Alumni Parents Reception — Hosted by Alumni Services in the Hall of Fame Room, located in the Reilly Center, for all SBU alumni and their families. Contact Joe Flanagan at email@example.com if you have any questions.
11AM – 4PM: Discover The Power of a Bonnie —Do you have high school siblings thinking about Bona’s? Stop by the Admissions Office table during the Family Weekend Festival for prospective student information. Be sure to enter our drawing for a chance to win some Bona prizes, too!
Noon-1PM: Phi Eta Sigma Induction — National Honor Society induction in the Rigas Family Theater of the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts. A light reception (invitation only) will follow.
2 PM: First-Year Honor Program Reception With The President — First-year students and family members are invited to a reception with the Honors Council, academic deans, provost and university president in the Hall of Fame Room in the Reilly Center. By invitation only - Prior RSVP Required. Questions can be directed to Dr. David Hilmey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
3:30 PM- SBU men’s hockey game vs. University of Rochester – Olean Ice Rink & Recreational Center. The rink is located just a few miles from campus in Olean at 551 East State Street, Olean, NY 14760. Admission is free and open to the public. Opponent TBA.
4:30PM: Family Weekend Mass — held at the University Chapel in Doyle Hall. All are welcome. Note: This is the only Mass on campus during Family Weekend.
8:00 pm: Mentalist & illusionist Wayne Hoffman – Doors Open at 7:30 pm at the Quick Arts Center.
Multi-award-winning performer Wayne Hoffman is recognized as one of the top mentalists in the world and has performed in 73 countries. He was featured on America’s Got Talent, The TODAY show, NBC’s hit TV show Phenomenon, The Glenn Beck Show, TLC, France’s Got Talent, Britain’s Got Talent, and The Ellen Show, among others. He currently tours the world with his stage show “Mind Candy” and his motivational speech, “The Power and Potential of The Human Mind.” This show is free and open to all SBU families and guests during Family Weekend. Rating PG-13.
9 PM-Midnight: Evening in the Rathskeller — Enjoy table games and food/drink specials
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