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Family Weekend

Family Weekend Schedule

Friday, Oct. 13, 2017

8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Attend classes with your student
Various locations
Class times and locations depend on each student’s schedule.

4 p.m.

Tour of Science Center led by Professor Deanna Byrnes
David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Natural and Social Sciences

5 p.m.

Dedication of Science and Math Mural by Paul Salsieder ’18
David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Natural and Social Sciences

8 p.m.

Comedian Jonathan Burns
Campbell Student Union
Born with the gifts of flexibility, curiosity, and goofiness, Jonathan Burns now uses these talents to entertain audiences around the world.


Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017

8:30 a.m.

Check-in and Continental Breakfast
Campbell Student Union

9:30 a.m.

Internships and Study Abroad Panel
Niemann Media Theater, Hedberg Library
Learn about internship and study abroad opportunities and hear from students about their experiences.

10:45 a.m.

“What’s for Lunch? Eating Well for Sustainable Human and Environmental Health”
Niemann Media Theater, Hedberg Library
Tracy Gartner, Associate Professor of Environmental Sciences and Biology

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Meet the President Tailgate Lunch
Todd Wehr Center
You’re invited to attend a tailgate lunch and meet President John Swallow. He will address the group beginning at noon, with Q&A session to follow.

1 p.m.

Carthage Football vs. Elmhurst College
Art Keller Field

4 p.m.

“Who Owns History? Looking at the Past, Challenging the Present and Cheating the Future”
Niemann Media Theater, Hedberg Library
Daniel Schowalter, Professor of Religion and Classics

8:30 p.m.

Casino Night
Field House, N. E. Tarble Athletic Recreation Center
A Family Weekend favorite, this non-gaming event, sponsored by the Carthage Activities Board, resembles the atmosphere of a casino and includes more than 30 “tables,” a raffle, and music. Use your “winnings” to collect prizes such as a TV, the ever loved cheese ball barrel, and all your other favorites!


Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017

9:30 a.m.

Coffee and Fellowship
A. F. Siebert Chapel

10 a.m.

Family Weekend Worship Service
A. F. Siebert Chapel

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Sunday Brunch
The Caf, Todd Wehr Center
$9 for adults, $5 for children under 10. (Registration is required.)

2 p.m.

Family Weekend Choral Concert
A. F. Siebert Chapel