Family Weekend

Family Weekend 2014Austin College Family Weekend 2014 – September 19–21, 2014

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Friday, September 19

2:00 p.m. – Men’s Soccer vs Trinity – Soccer Field
4:00 p.m. – Women’s Soccer vs Trinity – Soccer Field
5:00 – 8:00 p.m. – Dinner served in main dining hall
iii$7.58(includes tax), pay at the door
iii(students use meal plan if on one)

5:00 – 8:00 p.m. – Mix and mingle for students, families, staff & faculty
iiiWright Campus Center – Pouch Club – Cash bar

Saturday, September 20

8:30 a.m. – Welcome table – Wright Campus Center main lobby
9:00 a.m. – Service Project – wheelchair ramp assembly
iiiSponsored by Austin College Service Station
iiiMeet at the Service Station in the Wright Campus Center Rm. 115

The following two sessions will each be offered from 9–9:45 a.m. and from 9:45–10:30 a.m.
Feel free to attend both!

Student panel: Internships and Study Abroad
Presented by Career Services and the Study Abroad Office
WCC 231

Student panel: Going Greek at Austin College
Presented by the Student Life Staff and Greek student leaders
WCC 255

9:00 – 11:00 a.m. – Kids’ College – Grades K-8
iiiGames and activities provided by Omega Zeta sorority
iiiWynne Chapel Steps
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. – Family and faculty coffee
iiiMingle and visit with faculty teaching C/I and intro courses
iiiWright Campus Center living room
11:00 – 11:45 a.m. – Campus tours – Hosted by the Office of Admissions
iiiMeet in Wortham Center lobby
11:30 AM – 1:30 p.m. – Lunch served in main dining hall
iii$7.31 (includes tax); pay at the door (students use meal plan if on one)
11:00 a.m. – Join us in the Outback for tailgating before the game!
1:00 p.m. – Football – ‘Roos vs Occidental – Jerry Apple Stadium
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.South Africa: Heroic Past to Uncertain Present
iiiReadings from The Unspeakable by Peter Anderson
iiiAbell Library Atrium  1:30 – 3:00

Amid the backdrop of the national exhibit Helen Suzman: Fighter for Human Rights now on campus, Austin College Faculty member, Dr. Peter Anderson, will read from his critically acclaimed novel. Originally from South Africa, Dr. Anderson has written an insightful and suspenseful story set in his native land. Told in the first person by Rian, the novel centers on the conflicts of being a white male under apartheid rule. Is anything really “unspeakable”?

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. – Post-game President’s Reception
iiiWright Campus Center – Pouch Club

Sunday, September 21

10:00 a.m. – Family Weekend Worship – Wynne Chapel
iiiFeaturing the Austin College A Cappella Choir
iiiSermon by The Reverend Doctor John Williams
iiiAustin College Chaplain and Director of Church Relations

11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Family Weekend Sunday Brunch- Main Dining Hall
iii$7.31(including tax), pay at the door (students use meal plan if on one)
Noon – Men’s Soccer vs Southwestern – Soccer field
2:00 p.m. – Women’s Soccer vs Southwestern – Soccer field
3:00 – 4:30 p.m. – Faculty Recital – Wynne Chapel

Hours for Facilities on Campus:

Pouch Club

  • Friday & Saturday – 11:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.

Kangaroo Coffee Company

  • Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, 9:00 a.m. – midnight

Bookstore

  • Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Abell Library

  • Friday, 7:45 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, 2:00 p.m. – midnight

Other Opportunities

ATM Located Next to Vending Machines in the East Foyer of the Wright Campus Center
(exit to Honors Court/Collins Fountain and back of Wortham Center)