DSU Family Day - "Ready, set, LAUNCH!"
You are invited to join us for the 5th Annual DSU Family Days!
Dakota State University and the Family Program Committee invite you to join us for DSU Family Days 2012, scheduled for Friday, September 14th and Saturday, September 15th!
The schedule below is tentative and we will update the sessions soon!
|Friday, September 14th
Family Friendly Offices (all over campus)
Self-guided Tour of DSU and Madison Community
Check-in is in the Student services office
Immersive and Engaging Classes:
Immersive and Engaging Classes:
|5:00pm-7:00pm||Dinner - Save $1 by mentioning Family Weekend; Also learn about "Love from Home" program
||Marketplace in the TC|
|8:00pm-10:00 pm||Entertainment - Dueling Pianos - Sponsored by Student Activities Board||Marketplace in the TC|
|11:30pm-12:30am||Midnight Breakfast - sponsored by FYRE and Student Assoc. Senate||Marketplace in the TC|
|Saturday, September 15th|
|8:30am-9:00am||Registration||Tunheim Classroom Building (TCB)|
|9:00am-9:45am||Welcome by President Dr. David Borofsky
General Session Keynote: "The Importance of Parental Support"
Presented by Keith Bundy
|10:00am - 2:00pm||TC Bookstore Open|
Break-out Sessions I: (see presentation descriptions below)
Break-out Sessions II:
Break-out Sessions III
|12:00pm-12:45pm||Lunch and closing *Lunch ticket provided at registration only
|1:00pm||Self-guided tour of DSU and Madison Community|
Volleyball Game vs. Concordia (Neb.)*Athletic Day Pass provide at registration only
Football Game vs. Valley City State (ND) *Athletic Day Pass provide at registration only
A: Follow-up session - Keith Bundy will be available to answer questions and talk more about the importance of parental support.
B: The Changing Parent/Student Relationship - Families test their knowledge about each other in a fun revealing look into the changing relationships encountered after the students have flown the coop. Families will compete in an exciting spin-off of the classic game-show "The Newlywed Game."
C: College Drinking - Come speak with a professional mental health counselors about the alcohol and drug trends of students at DSU and the resources available at DSU and the community. You will also learn facts about alcohol that may surprise you and the required Alcohol Edu online course is a huge part in education students as well as parents. This session will prepare parents and students to have open conversations about alcohol and healthy behaviors while starting a new journey at DSU!
D: Gaming Round Table - Come learn about video games and your student.
E: Study Abroad/National Exchange - What do Bill Clinton, Eleanor Roosevelt, JK Rowling, Matthew McConaughey, Ang Lee, Burt Bacharach, Princess Di and Jeremy Piven all have in common? They've all studied abroad and so can you! Learn about the Study Away opportunities at your finger tips. We have short-term, faculty-led programs to places like Panama, London, Paris and Rome; semester-long programs, academic year programs and even summer programs! Learn how a Study Away experience will enhance your Dakota State degree!
F: Athletic Round Table - Athletic staff and student athletes will provide information to parents of student athletes about how coaches, staff and upper-class athletes work around issues that students have encountered or may encounter when being an athlete at DSU.
If you have questions, contact Mandy Parpart at firstname.lastname@example.org or 605-256-5244, or call our toll free number 1-888-DSU-9988.
The Family Program Committee recognizes the importance of the involvement of families in the aspects of socialization, volunteerism, recruitment, and charitable responsibilities. If you are interested in becoming involved, please contact Mandy Parpart at email@example.com for upcoming opportunities.