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Saturday, August 23, 2014

Saturday, August 02, 2014

Gulf Coast Send-Off Party (Sat. 2 Aug, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

New W students on the Mississippi Gulf Coast are invited to a send-off party at Treasure Oak Country Club in Ocean Springs.

There will be ice cream and door prizes! Development & Alumni staff and Admissions staff will be present.

View a copy of the e-vite sent to students by clicking: http://muw.edu/eblast/admissions/sendoff/gulf.html

Please RSVP to The Office of Development & Alumni by calling 662-329-7295 or alumni [@] muw.edu.

This is event is hosted by the Gulf Coast Chapter of the Mississippi University for Women Alumni Association.

Sunday, August 03, 2014

Jackson Metro Send-Off Party (Sun. 3 Aug, 2014 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

New W students in the Jackson Metro Area are invited to a send-off party at Brent's Soda Fountain in Jackson.

There will be ice cream and door prizes! Development & Alumni staff and Admissions staff will be present.

View a copy of the e-vite sent to students by clicking: http://muw.edu/eblast/admissions/sendoff/jackson.html

Please RSVP to The Office of Development & Alumni by calling 662-329-7295 or email alumni[@]muw.edu

This is event is hosted by the Jackson Metro Chapter of the Mississippi University for Women Alumni Association.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

New Faculty Orientation (Thu. 14 Aug, 2014 8:45 am - 2:45 pm)

Welcome to The W!  This two day event will introduce new faculty to university and its many resources.

8:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Welty Conference Room (3rd Floor, Eudora Welty Hall)

 

Agenda:
http://web3.muw.edu/academicaffairs/faculty/new

Friday, August 15, 2014

New Faculty Orientation (Fri. 15 Aug, 2014 8:45 am - 2:45 pm)

Welcome to The W!  This two day event will introduce new faculty to university and its many resources.

8:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Welty Conference Room (3rd Floor, Eudora Welty Hall)

 

Agenda:
http://web3.muw.edu/academicaffairs/faculty/new

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Back-to-School Health (Sat. 16 Aug, 2014 7:00 am - 9:00 am)

This is a Passport to Wellness event. 

Come to the Hitching Lot Farmer’s Market to learn how to make the new school year a success by providing wholesome lunches for your child from MUW Registered Dietician, Amanda Dahl.  For more information call 662.329.7288 or muw.edu/passporttowellness .

Move-In Day (Sat. 16 Aug, 2014 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

The W welcomes students back to campus.  Volunteers will be on hand to help students carry their belongings to their rooms.

Move In Day will also offer the opportunity for students and parents to visit campus to answer any questions. The offices that will be open include admissions, comptroller, financial aid, the ID office in the police department and bookstore.

The community is invited to participate. If you would like to volunteer on Move In Day, please contact Cantrell at (662) 329-7127.

Noon - 5pm

Moving-In Guide:
http://web3.muw.edu/housing/movingin

Move-In Day Traffic:
http://web3.muw.edu/news/2079-w-police-announce-move-in-day-street-closures

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Playfair (Sun. 17 Aug, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Come get connected with your peers!  Required for all new students! 

Serenade Practice (Sun. 17 Aug, 2014 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Serenade Practice, Required for all new students!

Screen on the Green (Sun. 17 Aug, 2014 9:00 pm - Mon. 18 Aug, 2014 12:00 am)

Grab your blanket and join us on the Greenspace behind Kincannon Residence Hall for a movie on the lawn. 

Monday, August 18, 2014

Faculty/Staff Convocation (Mon. 18 Aug, 2014 8:30 am - 9:30 am)

The faculty and staff of The W are invited to join the President for Convocation in Rent Auditorium.

Dr. Borsig will use the opportunity to welcome new members of the faculty and staff, recognize new promotions, and lay out his agenda for the upcoming semester.

Progressive Lunch (Mon. 18 Aug, 2014 11:30 am - 2:30 pm)

Join Campus Ministries and enjoy lunch at various campus locations (Cochran Hall, Limber Assembly Room, The Puckett House, The Wesley, and the BSU)

Fall Development Conference 2014 (Mon. 18 Aug, 2014 1:00 pm - 6:30 pm)

Opening General Session

led by Dr. Jim Borsig, President
Nissan Auditorium
1:00 - 1:45 p.m.

 

Afternoon Concurrent Sessions

Instructional Technology
led by Rick Frazier, Instructional Technologist
Nissan Auditorium
2:00 -3:00 p.m.

 

Institutional Assessment/Effectiveness
led by Carla Lowery, Executive Director of Institutional Research
Nissan Auditorium
3:10 - 4:10 p.m.

 

Student Success
led by Dr. David Brooking, Director of the Student Success Center
Parkinson 117
3:10 - 4:10 p.m.

 

Institutional Assessment/Effectiveness
led by Carla Lowery, Executive Director of Institutional Research
Nissan Auditorium
4:20 - 5:20 p.m.

 

Student Success
led by Dr. David Brooking, Director of the Student Success Center
Parkinson 117
4:20 - 5:20 p.m.

 

Welcome Reception

W Room, 1st Floor of Hogarth
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Please RSVP to jdobryant@ muw.edu or call ext. 7101

Serenade Practice (Mon. 18 Aug, 2014 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm)

Serenade Practice, Required for all new students!

Paint U (Mon. 18 Aug, 2014 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join us behind Kincannon Hall (on the Greenspace) for music, paint, and fun hosted by your Student Programing Board.

Late Night Breakfast (Mon. 18 Aug, 2014 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Head out to the Cafeteria for Late Night Breakfast!

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Fall Development Conference 2014 (Tue. 19 Aug, 2014 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Morning Concurrent Sessions

Institutional Planning
led by Dr. Jim Borsig, President
Nissan Auditorium
8:00 -9:00 a.m.

 

Recruiting, Retaining, and Graduating Students
led by Dr. Jennifer Miles, Vice President for Student Affairs

Parkinson 117
8:00 -9:00 a.m.

 

Institutional Planning
led by Dr. Jim Borsig, President
Nissan Auditorium
9:15 -10:15 a.m.

 

Recruiting, Retaining, and Graduating Students
led by Dr. Jennifer Miles, Vice President for Student Affairs

Parkinson 117
9:15 -10:15 a.m.

 

Quality Enhancement Plan
led by Dr. Mark Bean, QEP Director

Nissan Auditorium
10:30 -11:30 a.m.

 

Accreditation Basics and Best Practices
led by Dr. Martin Hatton, Associate VPAA

Parkinson 117
10:30 -11:30 a.m.

 

Quality Enhancement Plan
led by Dr. Mark Bean, QEP Director

Nissan Auditorium
11:45 -12:45 p.m.

 

Accreditation Basics and Best Practices
led by Dr. Martin Hatton, Associate VPAA

Parkinson 117
11:45 -12:45 p.m.

 

Lite Lunch

W Room, 1st Floor of Hogarth
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Please RSVP to jdobryant@ muw.edu or call ext. 7101

Community Service Day (All day)

All incoming students will participate in a portion of the Service Day.  Assignments for either morning or afternoon will be provided prior to date.

 

Student will need to remember to wear Closed-toed shoes and long sleeves.  Please do not wear any clothing with other schools images on it.

Floor Meetings (Tue. 19 Aug, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

All residential students need to attend the Floor Meetings.  Contact your Resident Assistant for more information.

Traditions 101 (Tue. 19 Aug, 2014 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

At Traditions 101 you will learn about the wonderful traditions of our prestigious university.  You'll have the opportunity to participate in leaving your mark on The W by participating in New Student Serenade.  Marching down Serenade drive to the home of the University President.

 

Required for all new students!

New Student Serenade (Tue. 19 Aug, 2014 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join your classmates as you'll have the opportunity to participate in leaving your mark on The W by participating in New Student Serenade.  Marching down Serenade drive to the home of the University President. 

 

Required for all new students! 

Back to School Bash (Tue. 19 Aug, 2014 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

The Young Black Leadership Association is hosting a Back to School Bash for all new students.

 

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Scavenger Hunt (Wed. 20 Aug, 2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

Chi Alpha invites everyone to participate in the campus-wide Scavenger Hunt. Meet at the W Room for details.

IM Coed Kickball Tournament Registration (All day)

For more information, visit our website: http://web3.muw.edu/recreation/programs/intramurals

IM Tennis Tournament Registration (All day)

For more information, visit our website: http://web3.muw.edu/recreation/programs/intramurals

Wesley Wednesdays (Wed. 20 Aug, 2014 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm)

Meet at the Wesley Foundation to enjoy music, food, and worship.

Cover Drive, Live Concert (Wed. 20 Aug, 2014 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Student Programing Board invites you to join us on Shattuck Porch for a live concert.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Transfer Welcome (Thu. 21 Aug, 2014 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Are you a Transfer Student?  Join us out on Serenade Drive to gain valuable information and connect with other Transfer Students

BSU Noonday (Thu. 21 Aug, 2014 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

The Baptist Student Union invites you to their facility for worship and fellowship at noon.

IM Kickball-Welcome Back Social (Thu. 21 Aug, 2014 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

For more information, visit our website: http://web3.muw.edu/recreation/programs/intramurals

IM Coed Kickball Tournament Registration (All day)

For more information, visit our website: http://web3.muw.edu/recreation/programs/intramurals

IM Tennis Tournament Registration (All day)

For more information, visit our website: http://web3.muw.edu/recreation/programs/intramurals

Blizzard of Bucks (Thu. 21 Aug, 2014 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join us for the Blizzard of Bucks!

Friday, August 22, 2014

Involvement Fair (Fri. 22 Aug, 2014 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Come learn about all the student organizations on campus and what local businesses have to offer in Columbus.

IM Coed Kickball Tournament Registration (All day)

For more information, visit our website: http://web3.muw.edu/recreation/programs/intramurals

IM Tennis Tournament Registration (All day)

For more information, visit our website: http://web3.muw.edu/recreation/programs/intramurals

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Campus Fun Day! (Sat. 23 Aug, 2014 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Join us for Campus Fun Day! With games and inflatables

IM Coed Kickball Tournament Registration (All day)

For more information, visit our website: http://web3.muw.edu/recreation/programs/intramurals

IM Tennis Tournament Registration (All day)

For more information, visit our website: http://web3.muw.edu/recreation/programs/intramurals

Sunday, August 24, 2014

IM Coed Kickball Tournament Registration (All day)

For more information, visit our website: http://web3.muw.edu/recreation/programs/intramurals

IM Tennis Tournament Registration (All day)

For more information, visit our website: http://web3.muw.edu/recreation/programs/intramurals

Monday, August 25, 2014

IM Coed Kickball Tournament Registration (All day)

For more information, visit our website: http://web3.muw.edu/recreation/programs/intramurals

IM Tennis Tournament Registration (All day)

For more information, visit our website: http://web3.muw.edu/recreation/programs/intramurals

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

RecFitness Yoga (Tue. 26 Aug, 2014 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm)

For more information, visit our website: http://web3.muw.edu/recreation/programs/recfitness

RecFitness Kickbox (Tue. 26 Aug, 2014 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm)

For more information, visit our website: http://web3.muw.edu/recreation/programs/recfitness

IM Tennis Tournament Registration (All day)

For more information, visit our website: http://web3.muw.edu/recreation/programs/intramurals

RecFitness HIIT (Tue. 26 Aug, 2014 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm)

For more information, visit our website: http://web3.muw.edu/recreation/programs/recfitness

RecFitness Kickbox (Tue. 26 Aug, 2014 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm)

For more information, visit our website: http://web3.muw.edu/recreation/programs/recfitness

RecFitness Cycle (Tue. 26 Aug, 2014 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm)

Location: Pohl Gym, 2nd floor, Cycling Cave For more information, visit our website: http://web3.muw.edu/recreation/programs/recfitness

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

No-Show Reporting (All day)

No-show reporting date. Students who fail to attend any classes by this date will have their registration canceled.

RecFitness Step and Sculpt (Wed. 27 Aug, 2014 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm)

For more information, visit our website: http://web3.muw.edu/recreation/programs/recfitness

RecFitness Cardio Core (Wed. 27 Aug, 2014 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm)

For more information, visit our website: http://web3.muw.edu/recreation/programs/recfitness

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Local Greek Council Meeting (Thu. 28 Aug, 2014 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Meeting with representatives from Local Greek Council organizations.

RecFitness HIIT (Thu. 28 Aug, 2014 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm)

For more information, visit our website: http://web3.muw.edu/recreation/programs/recfitness

RecFitness Zumba (Thu. 28 Aug, 2014 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm)

For more information, visit our website: http://web3.muw.edu/recreation/programs/recfitness

Friday, August 29, 2014

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