College-Sponsored Family Weekend Events 2016

Saturday, October 15, 2016

The 2017 schedule will be available shortly.

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH POSTER EXHIBIT 10:00 – 11:00 am

Reading Room, Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce Street
Join the Dean and staff of the College of Arts & Sciences for an opportunity to chat with students about their research. Light breakfast will be served.

THE COLLEGE EXPERIENCE 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce Street
Capacity: 500
Dr. Dennis DeTurck, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, Dr. Janet Tighe, Dean of Freshmen and Director of Academic Advising, faculty and students will participate in a discussion about college life.

THE COLLEGE LUNCHEON 12:00 – 1:30 pm

Hall of Flags, Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce Street
Capacity: 350 (College of Arts and Sciences students and families only – reservation and ticket required).
An informal buffet with the Dean, faculty and staff of the College

YOU'RE MAJORING IN WHAT?! 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce Street
Capacity: 500

A broad foundation in the arts and sciences prepares students best for the wide-ranging career challenges they'll face after Penn. Come hear successful College alumni discuss the impact of their choice of majors on their diverse career paths. College of Arts and Sciences Academic Advisors and Career Counselors will join in the discussion.

VAN PELT-DIETRICH LIBRARY: SELF-GUIDED TOURS

Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center Lobby
The Van Pelt Dietrich Library Center includes several world-class facilities. Highlights include the newly opened Special Collections Center, the Weigle Information Commons (a joint venture with the School of Arts and Sciences and the Office of the Provost) and the Music Library. From ancient manuscripts to modern multimedia, the library contains many treasures.

COMMUNICATING WITH CONFIDENCE 2:45 – 3:45 pm

402 Claudia Cohen Hall
Capacity: 140 (College of Arts & Sciences students and families only – registration required)
The ability to express oneself clearly and effectively is essential to success in any field and is a hallmark of civic engagement. The College provides CWiC undergraduate advisors who conduct one-on-one coaching sessions with students and facilitate workshops. During this session, advisors will provide a sample of a CWiC workshop. CWiC is a Weigle Information Commons Program Partner. See more about CWiC.

 

Sunday, October 16, 2016

COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES BRUNCH 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Inn at Penn, 3600 Sansom Street
Capacity: 500 (College of Arts and Sciences students and families only - reservation and ticket required).
The Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences invites all Penn students and families to join College faculty and staff for brunch.

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