Parent Schedule

 Session One – Monday, July 8th and Tuesday, July 9th  --  Session Two – Thursday, July 11th and Friday, July 12th

 

Monday, July 8th, and Thursday, July 11th  (Day One)  

10:30 a.m. - noon Check-In, University Room, Frame-Westerberg Commons

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Panther Expo - Mukaiyama University Room, Frame-Westerberg Commons
Representatives from the list below will be available for information and  Q & A

  • U.S. Army ROTC
  • Bradford Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Allegheny National Forest Vacation Bureau
  • local banks
  • Pitt-Bradford offices
 
 11 am Optional Campus Tours, leaving from the Commons Lobby
 11 am -  1 pm
Lunch, KOA Dining Room, Frame-Westerberg Commons
 1 - 2 pm

Welcome, Opening Session, and Overview of Academic Programs and Academic Advising

  • Bromeley Family Theater, Blaisdell Hall
  • Dr. Livingston Alexander, president
  • Dr. K. James Evans, vice president and dean of student affairs
  • Dr. Steven E. Hardin, vice president and dean of academic affairs
  • James Baldwin, assistant dean of academic affairs and registrar
  • Mary Coller, director of the academic advising center
 
 2:15 - 3:15 pm

Campus Life, Housing, and Auxiliary Services
Bromeley Family Theater, Blaisdell Hall

  • Dr. Evans
  • Dr. Holly J. Spittler, associate dean of student affairs
  • Dr. Ron Binder, Associate Dean of Student Affairs
  • Rhett Kennedy, Director of Auxiliary Services
 
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Refreshments, KOA Speer Lobby, Blaisdell Hall
 3:45 - 5:30 pm

Financial Aid Presentation and Workshop
Bromeley Family Theater, Blaisdell Hall

  • Melissa Ibanez, Director of Financial Aid
  • Christina Marrone, Associate Registrar & Assistant Director of Enrollment Services

Staff will be available to go over individual student award packages with parents and answer any questions that parents may have in a group setting; likewise, billing system and student accounts will be reviewed.

 
 5:30 - 5:45 pm

Remarks and Announcements
Mukaiyama University Room, Commons

Athletic coaches will be available to speak with students and parents about intercollegiate sports programs.
First Day of Parent Orientation Ends
While your son or daughter is still on campus, have a bite to eat or explore some of the area attractions.

 

Tuesday, July 9th and Friday, July 12th (Day Two) 

 7:30 -  9 am  Breakfast, KOA Dining Room, Frame-Westerberg Commons  
 9-10 am

Academic Support Services & TRiO Student Support  Services
Bromeley Family Theater, Blaisdell Hall
Find out how your son or daughter can get a little extra help if he or she needs it.

  •  Carma Horner, Academic Success Center
  •  Margot Myers, manager TRiO Student Support Services
 
 10 - 10:40 am

Reception
KOA Speer Electronics Lobby, Blaisdell Hall
Meet other parents, students and family members from your area to network and share information. Hosted by Admissions office with designated faculty, staff, and alumni present.

10:45 am - 11:15 am

Making the Transition from High School to College
Bromeley Family Theater, Blaisdell Hall

  • Dr. Ron Binder, associate dean of student affairs
 
 11:15 - 12 Noon

Campus Police & Safety, and Code of Conduct
Bromeley Family Theater, Blaisdell Hall

  • Dr. Ron Binder, associate dean of student affairs
  • Chief Dan Songer, director of campus police & safety
 
11:30 am - 2 pm Lunch, KOA Dining Room, Frame-Westerberg Commons
 12:30 pm Optional Campus Tours, leaving from the Commons Lobby
1:00 -2:00 pm
Disability Support Services Program & TRiO Student Support Services Information (Commons)
NOTE: Orientation for both students and parents will end in time for most families to be able to depart campus between 2 and 3 pm.