Parents and Family Celebration

Sail together with us during our Virtual Parent & Family Celebration on Saturday, October 17, 2020. 

 

Shippensburg University understands the important role that parents, and families play in their students' lives and educational success. Even though we can’t meet in person this year, we encourage you to join us virtually! 

During our Virtual Parent and Family Celebration, you will:

  • Connect with other family members
  • Meet the university president and other representatives
  • Receive important university updates
  • Engage with and learn more about the university resources available to your student 
  • Enjoy some friendly competition with students and other family members as you participate in a fun trivia contest

Click HERE to Register to gain access to the agenda links!

 

AGENDA

8:30AM-4:00PM - VIRTUAL CHECK-IN 
Check-in for a chance to win Parent and Family Ship Swag Bag! 

 

9:00AM-10:00AM - CONNECTING WITH YOU 
Greetings and welcome from President Laurie A. Carter and other university representative to our Virtual Family Day Celebration. We are pleased to share with your university updates and important announcements.  Speak with University representatives to get your questions answered.

 

10:00AM – 10:30AM - ENGAGE WITH ACADEMICS  
Learn more about our academic programs and how they are helping your students succeed. Families will hear from faculty representing their student’s college. 

 

10:30AM-11:00AM- SAILING ALONG WITH YOUR STUDENT 
Our teams have been working hard to keep your student engage and showing them what is means to be a Raider. Hear from some key groups and discovery how they helping your student connect. Group will present two 15 minutes session, so each family has the chance to attend two. Groups include: 

  • Career, Mentoring, and Professional Development Center 
  • First Year Experience 
  • Student Success 

 

11:15AM-12:00PM- YOGA* 
Join your students for our Virtual Yoga Session. This is a basic Hatha yoga class, suitable for any level of experience. The instructors will focus on mindfulness, coordinating breath with movement, and practicing common yoga poses and sun salutations in a safe and beneficial way.  

 

3:00PM-4:00PM - NERDOLOGY GAME SHOW* 
Think you know a lot about a lot? Are you the one who always has the answers to your friends’ questions about pop-culture, video games, and comic books? Do you rarely need to Google stuff? Then put a team together and compete in the infectiously fun game show, Nerdology! This program is an interactive pop-culture trivia show. A mixture of awesome games with fun audience interactions and nerdtastic trivia. Play! Win prizes! Test your knowledge!