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Schedule of events for 2009 opening day

Posted on Wednesday, August 05, 2009 [11:21 AM]

Lindsey Wilson College
2009 Opening Schedule

All times are central daylight.

Saturday, August 15

9 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Move-in for all Freshman
Welcome to Campus! All students must check in at the small tent on the lawn. You will be directed where to proceed from there.

 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Lunch

Join us for lunch in the Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center or at one of the Pepsi trailers located around campus. Lunch tickets can be picked up as you complete the move-in process.

 1:30 p.m. - Honors Reception

Norma and Glen Hodge Center for Discipleship This invitation only reception is for those students invited to take part in the Honors Program.

  2 p.m. - Goodbye to Parents/Meet in Dorm

Time for final hugs and kisses!  If you haven't already, say goodbye to mom and dad and head to your dorm.  All students will walk to Biggers Sports Center with their residence hall.

 2 p.m. - Commuter Student Reception

Lounge of J.L. Turner Leadership Center
All commuter students are required to attend this introduction to commuter life on Lindsey Wilson's campus. Meet other commuter students, play games and eat snacks.

 2:30 p.m. - Kick-Off Ceremony (Mandatory)

Biggers Sports Center
President Luckey, Justin Cason, Benson Sexton and a student services representative. During this traditional event, President Luckey will kickoff the new year. ALL new students, commuter and residential, are expected to be in attendance for this very important part of the orientation/registration process. New students will have the opportunity to meet several important and key individuals on campus.

  3:30 p.m. - HOORAY!

Biggers Sports Center
Take 400 people, put them in a space together for 1 to 2 hours....add music, balloons, hula hoops, as well as their energy and imagination, then... Watch in amazement as the entire group is transformed from individual classmates into a caring

community! Hooray! takes the elements of team-building with the enthusiasm and energy of the participants to create a highly enjoyable experience, creating a community out of strangers.

ALL FRESHMEN STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND THIS PROGRAM.

  5 p.m. - President's Picnic

Lawn of the President's Home
ALL new students are invited to the home of Dr. and Mrs. Luckey for a picnic. This is an annual event where you can meet and get to know the president of the college. Please come and enjoy an outdoor feast prepared by the fantastic Roberta D. Cranmer Dining and Conference Center staff.

  6:30 p.m. - First Hall Meeting (required)

All new residential students must report to their individual hall for the first hall meeting with the Resident Advisor (R.A.).

  7 p.m. - Snacks/Music/Hang Out/Give-Aways on the Quadrangle

Sponsored by Student Government Association

    

Sunday, August 16

10:30 a.m. - Church Service
Attend a church service at one of the local churches in Columbia. Shuttles will be provided from campus by the individual churches.

Freshman Sunday Activities

On the card enclosed, please select your top three choices of the events listed below. Students will be assigned to an event on a first come first served basis from the three selected. Upon registration Saturday morning, students will be notified of which event they will be participating in as well as any further information with regard to their specific activity.
THE EVENTS ARE FREE TO ALL LWC FRESHMEN; EVERY STUDENT MUST PARTICIPATE IN ONE ACTIVITY.

  • Bowling Green Hot Rods Game
    Enjoy America's favorite past time, right here in South Central Kentucky! Come and watch as the Bowling Green Hot Rods take on the Hickory Crawdads.
  • Bowling in Campbellsville
    Enjoy an afternoon of bowling at Phillip's Lanes in Campbellsville, KY.
  • SomerSplash
    Cool off on Sunday afternoon at the SomerSplash water park in Somerset, KY. Ride the water slides or kick back and relax poolside.
  • Mammoth Cave "New Entrance Tour"
    Explore one of America's greatest natural wonders with a tour of near-by Mammoth Cave.
  • Louisville Zoo
    Come partake in the wonders of nature at the Louisville Zoo. You might even get a glimpse of the new baby giraffe!
  • Canoe Trip on Green River Lake
    Enjoy the waters of Green River Lake on this canoe trip. All experience levels are welcome and will be under the supervision of LWC professor Jerry Thomas.
  • Girl's Only Afternoon
    Get a quick massage, try different makeup samples and techniques from professionals, or find some new jewelry. Enjoy a  fun and entertaining afternoon with just the girls in the Student Union Building.

5 p.m. - Dinner

Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center
You must have a valid or temporary I.D.!

7 p.m. - Fear Factor and Give-Aways

Come out to the Quadrangle and watch our 2nd Annual Fear Factor. How daring do you feel? Even if you don't participate come watch the fun and register to win prizes to be given away all night.

 

Monday, August 17

7:30 - 9 a.m. - Breakfast

Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center
You must have a valid or temporary I.D.!

9 a.m. - Group Advising Meeting

Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center
ALL FRESHMEN ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND THIS MANDATORY MEETING.
This is your opportunity to meet the Freshmen Seminar instructors as well as the Peer Mentors that will be assisting in your class.

9 a.m.- 4 p.m. - Placement Challenge

If you could have scored better on your placement testing, you may have the opportunity to take the Placement Challenge and test out of a developmental class. The test will only be given to students placed in a developmental Reading, Math, or English class. All testing will take place in the Academic Success Center located in the T.D. and Rowena Everett Building.

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.- Individual Advising (Mandatory)

Individual advising appointments will be mailed to all students for a short 15 minute required meeting with their advisor.

10 a.m.-12 p.m. - "Where's my Class?"

Have no idea where to find the W.W. Slider Humanities Building? Can't find your advisor's office? Stop by the table in the Cralle Student Union Building (SUB) and we'll help you find your way! Experienced students will take you personally through your schedule to find each and every one of your classes.

1 p.m. - Popsicles on the Quadrangle

Grab a sweet treat before the afternoon becomes too sweltering!

1 - 5 p.m. - MOVE-IN

Returning residential students may pick up keys in the Residence Life Office, located in the Roundhouse.

2 p.m. - Dan Gediman: Reflections on This I Believe (Mandatory)

Norma and Glen Hodge Center for Discipleship
American radio producer and performing songwriter. He is the executive producer of the public radio series "This I Believe" and co-editor, with Jay Allison, of the books This I Believe and This I Believe II: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women. He has won several public broadcasting awards, including the duPont-Columbia Award.

5 p.m.-8 p.m. - BBQ on the Quadrangle

Yee-haw, partner! Come out and enjoy this Western style BBQ straight out of Texas, right in our own backyard! Not hungry? We'll have cornhole and other games going on all night!

 

Tuesday, August 18

7:30 - 9 a.m. - Breakfast

Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center
You must have a valid or temporary I.D.!

8 a.m. - 6 p.m. - Higher Pursuits (Mandatory)

The Quadrangle
ALL FRESHMEN ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND THIS TEAM-BUILDING SESSION THROUGHOUT THE DAY.
Learn, share and engage with other Lindsey Wilson students in this opportunity to grow as individuals. Each section of freshmen seminars will be assigned a specific time to attend. Pick up your assigned time on Saturday at check-in.

9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Library Tour and Scavenger Hunt (Mandatory)
Together as classes, each Freshmen Seminar group will be required to attend one of the six sessions offered on utilizing the library. In these sessions you will learn how to research correctly and why Google is NO substitute for the library. As part of the session, a scavenger hunt will ensue!

11 a.m.-1 p.m. - Lunch

Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center
You must have a valid or temporary I.D.!

2 p.m. - Snacks on the Quadrangle

3 p.m. - Work Study Orientation

Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center
THIS SESSION IS MANDATORY FOR ALL STUDENTS THAT ACCEPTED FEDERAL WORK STUDY ON THE FINANCIAL AID AWARD LETTER.

4 p.m. - Root Beer Float Social

Cralle Student Union Building
Sponsored by ACES (Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success)
Drink your worries away with a Root Beer Float!

9:30 p.m. - Hall Meetings

Report to individual hall for a hall meeting with the Resident Advisor (R.A.).

 

Wednesday, August 19

6 p.m. - Wares Fair

Join the Columbia-Adair County Chamber of Commerce in the gym for one of the biggest nights on campus! Learn what Columbia has to offer the students of Lindsey Wilson College. Prizes are given away all night. Sponsored by the Lindsey Wilson Development Office.

8:30 p.m. - LIFE Meeting

Norma and Glen Hodge Center for Discipleship
Join this campus wide non-denominational group for a praise and worship gathering.

 

Thursday, August 20

6 p.m. - Girls/Social Behaviors (Mandatory)

V.P. Henry Auditorium
Meeting sponsored by ResLife.

7 p.m. - Boys/Social Behaviors (Mandatory)

V.P. Henry Auditorium
Meeting sponsored by ResLife.

8 p.m. - Amanda Lucas/Audrey Cecil Concert

Come catch LWC alumna, Amanda Lucas in this outdoor concert!

Both formerly parts of other bands and solo acts, Amanda Lucas and Audrey Cecil couldn't pass up the chemistry they found while playing as a duo. Music served as the driving force for the reconnection of these childhood friends after they had been out of touch for over a decade. With their tight harmonies, catchy tunes, and heartfelt lyrics; "Amanda Lucas and Audrey Cecil" have taken their local music scene by storm.

 

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Freshman Sunday Activities

Please select your top three choices of the events listed below. Students will be assigned to an event on a first come first served basis from the three selected. Upon registration Saturday morning, students will be notified of which event they will be participating in as well as any further information with regard to their specific activity. The events are free to all LWC freshmen; every student must participate in one activity.

___ Bowling Green Hot Rod Game

___ Mammoth Cave National Park

___ Bowling at Phillips Lanes in Campbellsville

___ Girls' Only Afternoon

___ Louisville Zoo

___ SomerSplash

___ Canoe Trip with Jerry Thomas

Name:______________________________________________________________________________

Home Address:___________________________________________________________________

Home Phone:__________________________________Cell Phone:__________________________

E-mail Address______________________________________________________________________

Please send your choices no later than August 12. 
You may e-mail your choices to hopkinsj@lindsey.edu or call (270) 384-8033 or you can mail to:

  Jaynee Hopkins, Student Activities Director,
  210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY 42728

 

Bookstore Hours

Saturday, August 15 9 a.m. -3 p.m.
Sunday, August 16 CLOSED
Monday, August 17 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tuesday, August 18 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 19 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 20 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

 

Print a larger version of the LWC campus map at /campusmap. For more information about Opening Weekend at Lindsey Wilson College contact Jaynee Hopkins, Student Activities Director hopkinsj@lindsey.edu or (270) 384-8033.

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