Family Weekend Workshops and Panels
October 6, 2012 at 9:30–10:15 am[45m]
Jackson Campus Center
History of Gustavus - Heritage Room
-Bring your Gustavus family to meet our Gustavus Family as we share a brief background of our rich history. This workshop will include an overview of before and after the Saint Peter tornado.
Planning Ahead for a Semester Abroad - St. Peter Room
-This session is a great opportunity for parents to begin navigating the study abroad program at Gustavus and to learn about all of the different possibilities.
Historical Society of Saint Peter and Nicollet County - Board Room
-Come to this session and learn more about the rich history of Saint Peter and Nicollet County. Saint Peter has been a gateway and a gathering place for thousands of years. Site of one of the most important Indian Treaties in the United States, Saint Peter was home to five governors, the first state hospital, and Gustavus Adolphus College. Learn about the rich cultural history of this place where the big woods, tall grass prairie, and Minnesota River came together.
Supporting Your Student Academically - 49er Room
-This session is designed to help you assist your student and their academic transition from high school to college. Members of the academic advising office will provide information and resources that are available.
Dean of Students Office hosts "Deans and Donuts" - Dean of Student Office, Jackson Campus Center, 2nd Floor
-This meet and greet is designed for you to utilize members of the Dean's staff to guide, support, and challenge your student in taking full advantage of a Gustavus education. These professionals will also provide advice, support, and assistance to you in your new role as a parent to a college student.
You're On Your Own Now (But I Am Here If You Need Me) Marjorie Savage - Linner Lounge
-Parents whose children are away at college have a tough tightrope to walk: they naturally want to stay connected, yet they also have to let go. This session will refer to the book You're On Your Own Now (But I am Here If You Need Me) that will help parents identify the boundaries between necessary involvement and respect for their child's independence.
|Contact||Student Activities Office — 507-933-7590|
|Sponsor||Student Activities Office|
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