SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR
THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2015
11:00 am – 12:00pm
The Women of Color Collective Faculty and Staff Panel
At this women of color networking event, admitted students can mingle with current students and establish a connection of trust and togetherness.
Location: South College, Room B2B3
12:00 pm - 02:00 pm
SOC Leadership Lunch
Participants will meet current student leaders, faculty, and staff of color. They will learn about various Wesleyan affinity groups, organizations, and clubs, and about offices on campus that provide student services.
Location: Russell House
03:30 pm - 05:00 pm
First Generation & Low-Income Student Reception
Stop by our reception and meet members of the administration who will introduce first-generation and low-income students to the resources at their disposal should they decide to attend Wesleyan.
Location: Allbritton, Room 311
04:30 pm - 05:30 pm
The Ankh Information/Collaboration Session
The Ankh is Wesleyan's student of color publicaiton on campus. We are the vehicle of expression and empowerment for Wesleyan's students, faculty and staff of color. Come by to meet current members and learn about our publication!
Location: University Organizing Center, Room 203
05:00 pm - 06:30 pm
Ferguson: From Community Building to System Change
A year ago, no one would have expected the epicenter of nationwide outcry and protests against police brutality and racism to be centered around a small municipality in St. Louis, Missouri. Join us for a conversation addressing "Why Ferguson?" to hear from students who have spent time there following the murder of Mike Brown. We will be discussing the continuation of the black liberation movement and ways to bring equality to our own communities
Location: Fisk Hall, Room 302
05:15 pm – 07:15 pm
Meet Your Host
If you have made arrangements through the Office of Admission to stay overnight on campus, this is the time when you'll meet your host. Bring a great attitude and enthusiastic spirit to this gathering of accepted students and hosts. Confirmed pre-registration is required. Please bring your signed medical form and be prompt.
Location: Memorial Chapel
06:30 pm - 08:30 pm
Taste of Middletown Dinner/Senior Panel
Enjoy the delicious dining options that Middletown has to offer and meet current Wesleyan seniors who already have exciting futures planned after graduation. This is an honest and informative discussion about how their lives at Wes (academic, extracurricular, and social) have inspired their futures. Students only.
Location: Russell House
08:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mabuhay Cultural Show
Mabuhay is an annual Asian/Asian American show that provides an opportunity for different student groups and individuals to showcase their talents at Wesleyan and raise awareness regarding diversity on campus.
Location: Crowell Concert Hall