Salisbury University Family Weekend 2010
You and your family are invited to enjoy a weekend of events
designed specifically for Salisbury University families. Below
is a tentative schedule of events. Invitations to family weekend
with registrations forms will be mailed home at the beginning of
September. Here is a snapshot of the weekend events as the
Schedule of Events
Friday, September 24th
- 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Family Weekend Information Center: Guerrieri
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sea Gull Shopping
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Open Classrooms: Various Locations-
Parents and family members may select from our list of classes
to have a real Salisbury classroom experience. A copy of the
class list is available on the Family Weekend web site or at the
Saturday, September 25th
- 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Family Weekend
Information Center: Guerrieri University Center- Come by and get your updated schedules for Saturday
and Sunday and other important information. There will be coffee
and other light refreshments for the hungry. Family Weekend giveaways when you
sign-up at the Parent's Register.
- 9 - 10 a.m. Legacy Breakfast Reception: Alumni House- This event is
by invitation only. If you have any questions, please contact
the Office of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving at
- 9- 10 a.m. Money Matters: Financial Literacy
During the College Years: Guerrieri University
Center, Pocomoke Room (Rm 234)- An overview of college
costs, financial aid and financial literacy for parents and
- 9 – 10 a.m. SU Study Abroad: Guerrieri University
Center, Nanticoke Room (Rm 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 your major, scholarships,
financial aid, and much more.
- 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Perdue School Building
Tours: Henson Hall side of Perdue Building Site-
Opening its doors in fall 2011, the Franklin P. Perdue
School of Business will finally have a home that matches its
stature as the preeminent business education center in the
region. See the nuts and bolts of this 112,000-square
foot, $45-million, state-of-the-art building currently under
construction with this "hard hat tour." Closed-toe
shoes and pants are required for your safety. Tour
group limited to 12 people. Registration is required -
- 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sea Gull Shopping: Commons, University
- 10:15 – 11:15 a.m. What Employers Expect from Your Son/Daughter:
Guerrieri University Center, Nanticoke Room (Rm. 236)- As parents,
you want your son/daughter to have a successful, 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!
- 10:15 - 11:15 a.m. Salisbury University Master Plan
Update: Guerrieri University Center, Center for
Student Achievement Office (Rm 213)- SU has changed
significantly over the past few decades. Come hear and see
how the campus has changed and what it will look like by the
time your son or daughter graduates!
- 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Leadership Brunch: Commons, Bistro-
President Janet Dudley-Eshbach hosts a brunch with University
leadership including the provost, vice presidents, academic
deans and faculty. We encourage you to register your family
early as seating is
limited. Please include your student in the
registration count. Cost: $10 adults, $5 (children 6-12), Free
(children under 5), Meal Plan (SU students, if applicable).
Registration is required - click
Adrenaline High, Inc.
Adrenaline High, Inc.
September 24, 2 p.m.
or Sunday September
26, 1 p.m.
If you are a kayak
guide Stan Shedaker on a two-three
hour paddle along the Manokin River
and Jones Creek. Cost: $35 (limit 14);
Pre-registration is required. To register
contact Shedaker at 410-749-2886 or
- 1 p.m. Glassblowing: Fulton Hall Glass
Shop- Enjoy our faculty and students in action as they
demonstrate glassblowing, the most athletic of the visual
arts that emphasizes teamwork, cooperation and skill.
SU is the only school in the Maryland state system to have a
- 1 p.m. Football vs. Hampden-Sydney: Sea Gull Stadium-
Admission: $5 adults, $3 students (non-SU), $2 children 12 and
under, Free with SU ID. Family members can purchase $3.00
discount tickets for the football game at the Guerrieri
University Center Information Desk until 11:00 a.m. on game day.
- 4 p.m. Parent & Family Association Post-Game Ice Cream Social and
Devilbiss Mall - Come by after the football game wraps up and enjoy a sweet
afternoon treat while meeting many of SU's exemplary faculty.
presented by the SU Parents and Family Association, this event
is free and open to all family weekend participants.
- 5 – 7:30 p.m. Recipes from Home Dinner &
Theatre Production of Hotline: Commons, Bistro-
Submit your student's favorite recipe and SU's chef will
choose those that will be showcase. Visit
www.salisbury.edu/dining to download the entry form;
deadline is Thursday, September 9. As part of the the
evening's entertainment, enjoy the Department of Theatre and
Dance's production of Hotline by Elaine May. In
the play, a neurotic woman with enough urban angst to fill a
neighborhood calls a suicide crisis hotline late one night.
The counselor who gets the call is overwhelmed-it is his
first night on the job. This dark and desperate,
wildly funny, 40-minute romp tests our ideas of dealing with
stress in the modern world and those who try to lend us a
hand. Performance begins at 6 p.m. Cost (plus
tax): $10.67 adults, $6.48 children (6-12), free for
children 5 and under.
- 8 p.m. Spotlight Entertainment – Rootberry Juggling:
Holloway Hall Auditorium-
Rootberry juggling credentials are undeniable: seven
International Juggling Championships, five world records and
the coveted International Jugglers Association People's
Choice Award. The best in the juggling world recognize
Team Rootberry as the Best of the Best. Shatter your
perceptions of juggling as the duo performs such amazing
feats as sword swallowing while juggling saw blades and
juggling chain saws.
Sunday, September 26th
- 10 a.m. Family Weekend Golf Challenge Nutters Crossing
Golf Course - Come out and play a round with your family at this
fun event. No winners, no losers, just great memories.
$80.00 - two person team. Registration is required - click
- 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Jazz Brunch: Commons-
Enjoy brunch with the musical talent of Slim DeNunn
and the High Rollers. Cost (plus tax): $8.56 adults, $4.41 children (6-12), free
children 5 and under.