Parents & Families
Holloway Hall

Salisbury University Family Weekend

FAMILY WEEKEND 2013 will be held Friday, October 18th – Sunday, October 20th.

Family Weekend is a special time to visit the Salisbury campus. You will have many opportunities to experience University life throughout the weekend. Take in a class taught by our outstanding faculty. Experience the social opportunities planned specifically for our students and families. Attend a faculty lecture. Meet with the President. Cheer on our fabulous student-athletes as they battle conference foes in men's soccer and football. Visit with students, faculty and staff and experience Salisbury University culture first hand.

If you are planning on attending family weekend and need lodging, we encourage you to make reservations as soon as possible. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to spend time with your student and engage with the Salisbury University community!

Family Weekend 2013
Schedule of Events

(as of
September 19, 2013)
A printable PDF is available to the right under Family Weekend 2013 Schedule.

Friday, October 18

8 a.m.-5 p.m. Family Weekend Information Center, Guerrieri University Center, Information Desk
Pick up updated schedules and other important information.

8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sea Gull Shopping
Commons, University Bookstore

Noon - 4 p.m.
SU Art Galleries Exhibits
www.salisbury.edu/universitygalleries for details

Marked: Recent Works by SU Art Department Faculty
University Gallery at Fulton Hall
This exhibition features Art Department faculty, including new faculty members Steve Durow and Corinne Beardsley.
Exhibit: Rural: Marty Weishaar Recent
SU Art Galleries, Downtown Campus
Weishaar creates an informative study of a community dealing with ecological and humanitarian crisis.
Exhibit: Aaron Miller: In Support of Luxury
SU Art Galleries, Downtown Campus
Miller’s work links two disparate worlds: the mining industries of Wyoming and the sophistication of the 19th century upper class.
Angel Nevarez & Valerie Tevere: Electro Kinetic Grammar
Electronic Gallery, TETC Room 128
Explore the relationship between the drummer’s mind-body complex translated through monitoring mechanisms into data, diagrams, spectral images and other visual forms.

1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Business Olympics
Perdue Hall
Parents and students may form teams or compete against each other for cool prizes. Earn points by answering questions or completing business-related activities.Top prizes range from iPads, Kindles, Beats by Dre and more! For information, call 410-548-5391.

2 p.m. Adrenaline High’s Discover Delmarva Friends and Family Paddle
SU students and their families are invited to take part in this 2.5-3- hour kayak trip on the Manokin River and Jones Creek for this guided, 8-mile kayak trip, which includes snacks and water. Registered attendees meet at the Guerrieri University Center’s Dogwood Parking Lot entrance. Cost is $35 per person. For reservations, contact Stan Shedaker at 410-749-2886 or 732-425-6454 or e-mail Adrenalinehigh@comcast.net.

8 p.m. Play: The Laramie Project by Moisés Kauffman
Fulton Hall, Black Box Theatre

Matthew Shepard was brutally beaten and left to die because of his sexual orientation. The play is based on interviews of those involved and affected by this demonstration of hatred. October 12th marks the 15th anniversary of the attack; proceeds go to Broadway Cares.
Admission: $15 adults; $12 seniors 62+, SU Alumni & all students (ID required)
For ticket details visit www.salisbury.edu/theatreanddance/Season2013-14.html or call 410-543-6288.

9 p.m. Movie: Grown Ups 2 (Rated PG-13)
An all-star comedy cast from the original movie returns (with some exciting additions) for more laughs.

Saturday, October 19

8 a.m. - 11 a.m. Family Weekend Information Center
Guerrieri University Center, Concourse

Pick up your updated schedules and other important information. Find out more about the Parents and Family Association.

8 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Guerrieri University Center, Cool Beans Cyber Cafe
The first 300 family members who visit the Family Weekend Information Center on Saturday morning receive a $1-off coupon valid for Saturday, October 19th.

9-10:15 a.m. Money Matters: Financial Literacy During the College Years
Guerrieri University Center, Pocomoke Room (234)

An overview of college costs, financial aid and financial literacy for families and students is provided.

9-10:15 a.m. SU Study Abroad
Guerrieri University Center, Nanticoke Room (236)

SU’s Center for International Education presents an opportunity to learn more about study abroad programs available to SU students, including incorporating travel into any major, scholarships, financial aid and much more.

9-10:15 a.m.  What Employers Expect,
Guerrieri
University Center, Career Services Office Classroom
As parents and family members, you want your student to have a successful and productive career after college. With that in mind, many students are not aware of what it takes to be a competitive employee while conducting a job/internship search. The best way to discover employer expectations is to hear it from a panel of employers and students in that environment. Also, this will be an excellent time to ask the questions you always wanted to ask!

10 a.m.-Noon   Living Learning Communities Brucnh
The Quad (the grass area between traditional residence halls) 
This brunch is for all students and their families living in SU’s Living Learning Communities (LLCs). Meet the faculty and staff of the LLCs and celebrate the accomplishment of the students.

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sea Gull Shopping,
Commons, University Bookstore 

11:30 a.m.-Football Halftime Parent and Family Association Hospitality Tent
Sea Gull Stadium (under the tent)
Visit for giveaways, face painting, Sammy the Sea Gull tattoos for the kids, and a raffle for one of 15 mums.

Noon Football Game vs. St. John Fisher College
Go Gulls! Sea Gull Stadium

Admission: $5 adults, $3 students (non-SU), $2 children 12 and under, one free with SU ID. Family members can purchase $3 discount tickets for the football game at the Guerrieri University Center Information Desk until noon on game day.

Noon - 5 p.m.
SU Art Galleries Exhibits
See previous listing for details.

Marked: Recent Works by SU Art Department Faculty
University Gallery at Fulton Hall

Exhibit: Rural: Marty Weishaar Recent
SU Art Galleries, Downtown Campus

Exhibit: Aaron Miller: In Support of Luxury
SU Art Galleries, Downtown Campus

Angel Nevarez & Valerie Tevere: Electro Kinetic Grammar
Electronic Gallery, TETC Room 128

1 p.m. Adrenaline High’s Discover Delmarva Friends and Family Paddle
See previous listing for details.

2 p.m. Men’s Soccer vs. York College,
Salisbury University Soccer Complex

Admission is free.

3 p.m.-5 p.m. Parents and Family Association Ice Cream Social
Henson Lawn
(Rain Location – Perdue Hall Atrium)
After the football game, enjoy a sweet afternoon treat. Presented by the SU Parents and Family Association, this event is free and open to all.

6:30 p.m.
Recipes from Home Dinner
Commons, Bistro 

Enjoy stduents' favorite recipes as submitted by their families earlier this Fall. No reservations required. Ticekts can be purchased at the Commons Cashier's Station.
Cost (plus tax): $11.53 (6 and over), $7 children (5 and under).

8 p.m. Joseph Tran Magic and Comedy Show
Holloway Hall Auditorium
Tran is known among the magical community for his ever-evolving, cutting-edge routines – he literally builds his illusions in his workshop, using technology so new the ink on the patent is still wet.

Play: The Laramie Project by Moises Kauffman
Fulton Hall, Black Box Theatre
See previous listing for details.

Sunday, October 20

9 a.m. & 1 p.m. Adrenaline High’s Discover Delmarva Friends and Family Paddle
See previous listing for details.

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Jazz Brunch
Commons, Bistro

Enjoy brunch with the musical talent of
Slim DeNunn and the High Rollers. Cost (plus tax): $9.26 (6 and over), $4.75 children (5 and under).

1 p.m. Grown Ups 2 (Rated PG-13)
Devilbiss Hall, Room 123
See previous listing for details.

2 p.m. The Laramie Project by Moises Kauffman
Fulton Hall, Black Box Theatre
See previous listing for details.

 



 

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