Augustana Family Weekend 2009

Event Details


Date: February 19 - February 21, 2009

Location: Augustana College

CELEBRATE FAMILY WEEKEND

Family of Augustana students are encouraged to join us for Family Weekend on February 20, 21, and 22. This year's planned activities include: basketball games, community service projects, a special chapel service, a covenant presentation, a chance to talk with the college about your student's faith, and a mascot unveiling.
Local accommodations are available.
Watch for additional Family Weekend details later this month in your mail and online.

Schedule of Events:

Friday,
Feb. 20
 
5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
 

Artist of the Plains Art Show and Sale – Holiday Inn City Centre
The Center for Western Studies, Augustana College campus presents the Artists of the Plains Art Show & Sale. The exhibit is free and open to the public. The mission of the show is to promote regional artists.

6:00 p.m. Women’s Basketball versus University of Mary – Elmen Center
6:30 p.m. Join us for the Augustana Viking Mascot unveiling prior to the Men's Basketball game. This is an event 70 years in the making.
8:00 p.m. Men's Basketball versus University of Mary – Elmen Center
Saturday, Feb. 21  
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Artists of the Black Hills Show & Sale at the Center for Western Studies on the Augustana campus. See the works of 28 artists at this exhibit that's free and open to the public. All art work will be for sale. The exhibit features professional artists, artisans, and galleries with a common goal of establishing the Black Hills region as a prime source of art of the highest quality.
10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Artist of the Plains Art Show and Sale – continues, Holiday Inn City Centre
10:00 a.m. to Noon Community Service Project
Join our student organizations “Colleges Against Cancer” and the “Freshmen Leadership Project” in a service project as they work to fulfill their mission to support the American Cancer Society.
10:00 a.m. to
10:45 a.m.
Conversations with the College (part 1) – Madsen Center
Join Associate Dean of Students, Tracy Riddle, and New Student Orientation Director, Jeff Venekamp, in an open forum to discuss what you have noticed about your students’ transition to college. How can we be better in assisting your student's transition?
11:00 a.m. to
11:45 a.m.
Conversations with the College (part 2) – Madsen Center
Campus pastor Paul Rohde and religion professor Dr. Richard Swanson will lead a discussion about your student's faith journey and the College’s vision for your student's faith education.
1:00 p.m. College Housing Open House
Plan to acquaint yourself with the many housing options available to upperclass students (residence halls, theme houses and apartments).
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Community Service Project
Join our student organizations “Colleges Against Cancer” and the “Freshmen Leadership Project” in a service project as they work to fulfill their mission to support the American Cancer Society.
3:00 p.m.

Leadership Reception – Madsen Center
This annual reception honors the hard work that our student leaders do throughout the year. The Covenant Award for Community is presented during a short program.

6:00 p.m. Women’s Basketball versus Northern State University – Elmen Center
8:00 p.m. Men’s Basketball versus Northern State University – Elmen Center
Sunday,
Feb. 22
 
10:00 a.m. to
11:00 a.m.
Meet the Deans’ Coffee – Center for Visual Arts Atrium
You are invited to a pre-chapel coffee with Academic Dean, Dr. Mark Braun, and Dean of Students, Dr. Jim Bies.
10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Artist of the Plains Art Show and Sale – continues, Holiday Inn City Centre
11:00 a.m.

Worship – Chapel of Reconciliation
You are invited to join our outreach students' “Sweet Fellowship” for a special worship service with a focus on the family.

12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Brunch – Ordal Dining Room (Morrison Commons)

Special schedule for the Campus Bookstore over Family Weekend:

Saturday, Feb. 21: 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 22: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Jeff Venekamp
Director of Student Activities
Augustana College
Phone: 605.274.4412
Fax: 605.274.5828