Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Parents Weekend- October 21-22, 2011

This coming weekend is another exciting opportunity to revisit the beautiful Geneseo campus and experience a number of fun campus activities—Parents Weekend.  If you are a parent or guardian of a current SUNY Geneseo student, this event is specially designed for you!

This weekend, October 21-22, 2011 will be host to an array of events, ranging from concerts to sporting events. Geneseo will have concerts, performances, workshops and much more. Some of these events include:
  • Sporting Events/Games
  • Performances, concerts, and Displays
    • Kaleidoscope
    • Equus
    • Campus galleries open for public viewing
    • School of the Arts Honors Recital Showcase
  • Fall Festival Dinner
  • Late Knight Ice Cream Social
  • Demonstrations and Displays
    •  Wave Tank and Flume Demonstration
    •  Pelletron Particle Accelerator Display and Discussion
  • Faculty-offered 45-minute college classes
    • What is Abnormal? Taught by Jennifer Katz, Professor of Psychology
    • What is Digital Humanities? Taught by Paul Schacht, Professor of English
    •  Promotion of Democracy in the Post-Bush Era, taught by Jeremy Grace, Lecturer of International Relations
    • Evolution and Creationism, taught by D. Jeffrey Over, Professor of Geological Sciences
    • You Said What? Exploring Language as Symbolic Action, taught by Meredith Harrigan, Assistant Professor of Communications
    • The Immune System:  Friend and Foe, taught by Robert O'Donnell, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Biology
    • Why Dante Still Matters, taught by Ronald Herzman, Distinguished Teaching Professor of English
    • The Physics of Baseball taught by Charlie Freeman, Chair and Associate Professor of Physics
    • The Irish Harp Over Niagara:  The 1866 Invasion of Canada, taught by Joseph Cope, Associate Professor of History
    • Nutrition:  Separating Truth and Hype, taught by Wendy Pogozelski, Professor of Chemistry
  •  Parent workshops
    • G.O.L.D.
    • Study Abroad
  • “What I know now, that I wish I knew then…” Discussion Panel
    •  Gain insight and information about coursework, extra-curricular activities and more that will help current students get a leg up in job and post-graduate school interviews.
For a full list and times of all the great events scheduled for Parents Weekend, visit the parents weekend website or skip right to Registration!

                                        -The Geneseo Alumni Team

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