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Faculty/Staff Facilitators

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Journey from the Land of No




Facilitators Information

*Note to Facilitators* (Diane's Logistics in Print Form)

Facilitator Room Assignment List (as of 8/25/09)



4 Corners Activity (Nancy's Presentation)

Discussion Questions *For Facilitators To Use*

Discussion Questions *As Given To The Students*

Google Earth Introductionx (Dan's/Ed's Presentation)

Clicker PPT Slide Questions (Jill's Presentation)

YouTube Video #1 - from Jill

YouTube Video #2 - from Jill



Open House Assignments




Thursday, August 27th

5:30 - 6:30 PM  Dinner for Essay & Art contest winners and their families with the President and other University Officials.  Held in the Worchester Room of the Commons.

7:00 - 8:00 PM   Author, Roya Hakakian speaks to the Community.  Held in the Great Hall and Social Room, Holloway Hall.


Friday, August 28th

9:00 - 10:00 AM  Convocation.  Held in Red Square.

10:15 - 11:15 AM  Small group discussions led by Faculty & Staff.  Held in various classrooms on the SU campus.

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM  Academic Open Houses. 
Held in respective Academic Schools.

12:30 - 1:30 PM  Lunch on lawn (New Students & Faculty) and Campus book signing by Author, Roya Hakakian.  Held on the lawn of Devilbiss Mall.

1:00 - 2:00 PM  New Student Reader book signing by Author, Roya Hakakian.  Held on the lawn of Devilbiss Mall.


2008-2009 Book - Into the Wild   *   2007-2008 Book - The Glass Castle
2006 - 2007 Book - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
2005-2006  Book - Funny in Farsi