Family Weekend 2011


2009 Family Weekend Schedule


Friday, October 9, 2009

Career Services Workshop
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Campbell Lounge

Résumé Fundamentals
Your résumé is your "sales literature." Learn how to make yours stand out from the rest.

Interview Skills Workshop
Put your best foot forward with these time-tested methods to ace your interview.

Job Search Skills and Resources
These days, it's vital that you have a job search plan. This session will help you get started.


Street Scene
11:00 a.m.
AU Performing Arts Center, Olmsted Theatre

Come and enjoy Adelphi University’s performance of the play Street Scene by Elmer Rice, directed by Maggie Lally. Please note that tickets should be purchased at in advance, as space is limited.


Shabbat Services
5:00 p.m.
Interfaith Center, Ruth S. Harley University Center, Room 306


President’s Annual Benefactor’s Reception
5:00 p.m.
AU Performing Arts Center – Multipurpose Room


Shabbat Dinner
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Ruth S. Harley University Center, Room TBA

Enjoy a special kosher dinner in celebration of Shabbat. It's sure to be a wonderful evening with family, friends, and delicious food. Please note advance registration is strongly suggested as space is limited.


Tribute Dinner in Memory of Professor Warren Eickelberg
7:30 p.m.
Alumni House

Honoring Professor Eickelberg and his former students.


Street Scene
7:30 p.m.
AU Performing Arts Center, Olmsted Theatre

Come and enjoy Adelphi University’s performance of the play Street Scene by Elmer Rice, directed by Maggie Lally. Please note that tickets should be purchased at in advance, as space is limited.


Casino Night
7:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Ruth S. Harley University Center

See if lady luck is on your side. Stop by and experience a small taste of Vegas: craps tables, roulette, Texas hold’em, black jack, poker tournament, bingo and more. Test your luck for your chance to win some incredible prizes. Please note that there will be a nominal fee to purchase tickets at the door.

Students and Family Only


Saturday, October 10, 2009

Panther Club Meeting
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Center for Recreation & Sports, Campbell Lounge Room 1


Biology Alumni/Student Breakfast
9:00 a.m.
AU Performing Arts Center


Eickelberg Lecture with guest speaker, Dr. Robert G. Darling, ‘81
10:00 a.m.
AU Performing Arts Center

Former White House physician under President Bill Clinton.


Car Show
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Cen University Center Parking Lot # 2

Come and look at some fabulous cars from local car clubs and Adelphi University personnel and students.


Woodruff Re-dedication Ribbon Cutting
11:00 a.m.
Woodruff Hall


Alumni Softball Game
11:30 a.m.
Janet L. Ficke Field


AU Spirit Festival
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Levermore Lawn

Come out and experience a day of games, contests, food, a variety of terrific novelties, and great giveaways while showing your support to some of Adelphi’s student organizations.

Food tickets available for purchase One for $1 or 7 for $5
Bracelets will be distributed to anyone 21 & over entering the Alumni section of the tent.

  • Social Work Alumni Social
    Spirit Tent – Alumni
    Join fellow social work alumni and get the latest information on the School of Social Work and network.

  • Alumni Benefits & Services Information Fair
    Meet representatives from various departments and organizations who offer a number of benefits and services to Alumni & their families. http://alumni.adelphi.edu/benefits.php

  • Barnes and Noble AU Bookstore
    Ruth S. Harley University Center, Lower Level
    A special Homecoming 20% discount on all Alumni Merchandise.

  • Millennium G.O.L.D. Meet and Greet
    If you did not get your yearbook register to reserve your book and they will be available for pick up under the alumni area in the Hospitality Tent. Yearbooks available are 2000 – 2007.

  • Get your Alumni I. D. Card
    Public Safety Office, Levermore Hall, Lower Level
    Members of the Department of Public Safety will be on hand so you can obtain your Official Adelphi Alumni I.D. card.
Craft and Vendor Fair
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Flag Pole Lawn

Come and purchase items at Adelphi University’s craft and vendor fair.  Vendors will include old fashioned metal posters, jewelry, aromatherapy, baseball memorabilia, hand bags, beauty supplies, silk scarves, leather goods, and more.


Women’s Field Hockey
12:00 p.m.
Motamed Field

Cheer on your Adelphi Panthers as they take on the Franklin Pierce Ravens.


Alumni Baseball Game
12:00 p.m.
William J. Bonomo Memorial Field


Alumni Soccer Scrimmage
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Practice Field


Lecture with Dr. Sal Primeggia ’64, MA’66
12:30 p.m.
Ruth S. Harley University Center, Fireplace Lounge


Meet the Deans & Study Abroad
12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Ruth S. Harley University Center, Lobby

Meet the deans of your child’s academic school and learn how affordable and enriching it is to study abroad.


Volleyball
1:00 p.m.
Center for Recreation & Sports

Cheer on your Adelphi Panthers as they take on the Assumption College Greyhounds.


Money Matters
1:15 p.m.
Ruth S. Harley University Center, Fireplace Lounge

Hosted by Interim Dean, Rakesh Gupta, School of Business


2009 Homecoming King and Queen Coronation
2:15 p.m.
Levermore Lawn

Come meet this year’s homecoming court as we announce Adelphi’s Homecoming King and Queen.


Parents Association Meeting
2:30 p.m.
Ruth S. Harley University Center, Room 313

Come find out what the Parents Association is all about and vote in the annual election of officers. This meeting’s topic is Safety First! Safe Campus, Safe Lifestyle, Safe Communication - Facebook & Computer Sites.

Students and Parents Only


Men’s Soccer Game
3:00 p.m.
Motamed Field

Cheer on your Adelphi Panthers as they take on Howard University.


Women’s Lacrosse Team – Championship Ring Ceremony
3:45 p.m.
Motamed Field


Ballroom Dance Lessons
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
AU Performing Arts Center, Dance Studio 4

Learn how to dance like the individuals on “Dancing with the Stars” from the university’s Ballroom Dance Class instructor Kathleen Bencivenga. Please note that space is limited and registration a must!
Non-marring black soled shoes only.


Alumni Performance Concert
3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
AU Performing Arts Center, Concert Hall

This concert features a talented group of alumni in their first solo performances at the PAC. The perfect way to relax during a busy day of activities with friends and fellow alums!


United Greek Fellowship Council Step Show
3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
University Center Plaza

Come and watch some of Adelphi’s Greek lettered organizations step off against one another.


Multicultural Annual Chapter Meeting
4:30 p.m.
AU Performing Arts Center, Multipurpose Room 215


Alumni Awards & Retro Reunion:
Celebrating Outstanding Alumni and Special Reunion Years ending in 4 & 9

7:00 p.m.
At the former disco POSH, Garden City Hotel

Join fellow alumni and celebrate with good food, reminiscing and dancing!
$70 Early Registration by September 15th—all inclusive buffet dinner and open bar.

More Information


AU Family Dinner
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Ruth S. Harley University Center Ballroom (second floor)

Please join Adelphi President Dr. Robert A. Scott, faculty and administrators at the AU Family Dinner. Wayne Hoffman, comedy mentalist will provide entertainment.  Please note advance registration is strongly suggested as space is limited.

Students and Family Only


Women’s Soccer Game
6:00 p.m.
Motamed Field

Cheer on your Adelphi Panthers as they take on the Southern New Hampshire University.
The Panther Grille will be open.


Street Scene
8:00 p.m.
AU Performing Arts Center, Olmsted Theatre

Come and enjoy Adelphi University’s performance of the play Street Scene by Elmer Rice, directed by Maggie Lally. Please note that tickets should be purchased at in advance, as space is limited.



Sunday, October 11, 2009

Breakfast/Lunch on your own at Lantern Diner
Lantern Diner
564 Hempstead Turnpike West Hempstead, NY 11552

p - 516.292.1900

Show your Adelphi University id and receive 10% off your order.


Lunch on your own at Café Formaggio

Café Formaggio
307 Old Country Road Carle Place, NY 11514

p - 516.333.1718
w - www.cafeformaggio.com

Show your Adelphi University id and receive 20% off your order. Offer only valid for Lunch on Sunday, October 11, 2009


Interfaith Service

12:00 p.m.
Ruth S. Harley University Center, Room 313


Catholic Mass
12:00 p.m.
Ruth S. Harley University Center, Room 306


Tennis Clinic with Coach Ed Canner
11:00 a.m.
Tennis Courts – behind Competition Field


Arboretum Tour
1:00 p.m.
Ruth S. Harley University Center Lobby (meeting area)

Did you know that in May 2002 Adelphi Garden City campus became a registered member of the American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta? Come take a tour and experience the beauty of the University.


Inter Fraternity Council Flag Football Tournament
1:00 p.m.
Quad

Come cheer on your favorite Adelphi University’s fraternities as they compete against one another to be crowned this year’s Homecoming/Family Weekend Flag Football Champions.


Street Scene
2:00 p.m.
AU Performing Arts Center, Olmsted Theatre

Come and enjoy Adelphi University’s performance of the play Street Scene by Elmer Rice, directed by Maggie Lally. Please note that tickets should be purchased at in advance, as space is limited.


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Contact

For additional information, please contact:

Center for Student Involvement
Ruth S. Harley University Center,
Room 110
p - 516.877.3603
f - 516.877.3659

e - familyweekend@adelphi.edu
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