Join your student on campus for Fall Family Open House
October’s annual Fall Family Open House includes a variety of events to illustrate student life on campus – and it’s a great chance to reconnect with students a month after classes start.
Fall Family Open House Friday, October 26 through Sunday, October 28 will include:
- Jeffrey Brown, PBS NewsHour Senior Correspondent, who will present “Election 2012-Where We Stand in the U.S.” in the Performing Arts Center. Brown has served in a variety of roles at NewsHour, including arts correspondent and senior producer. He’s the winner of an Emmy, five Cine Golden Eagle Awards and other honors.
- Planetarium shows including "The Zodiac" and "American Indian Star Lore."
- A Wine & Cheese Reception in the Western Gallery, with a raffle to benefit student scholarships.
- Dead Parrots Society, Western's award-winning student improv comedy group.
- A tour of Western's Outdoor Sculpture Collection.
- Campus presentations such as "Safe on Mars" by Brad Snowder, an Astronomy faculty member who was at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory during the landing of the Mars Curiosity Rover, and Tim Costello, Western's director of the Center for Service-Learning, on Western's global service-learning program in Gashora, Rwanda.
- Departmental open houses.
- ColorMAD, a multimedia, interdisciplinary study of color at the Western Gallery.
- Western Fall Welcome, a day-long event for prospective students to experience college life. Learn more.
- Women's Basketball exhibition game: WWU vs. University of British Columbia.
- Women's Soccer: WWU vs. Seattle Pacific University.
- Filipino American Student Association Heritage Dinner.
- A Campus Fair highlighting academics and activities at Western.
Fall Family Open House will include
a talk by Jeffrey Brown, PBS NewsHour
Senior Correspondent, presenting
“Election 2012-Where We Stand
in the U.S.”
Have something to donate for a raffle prize? Contact Family Outreach Program Manager Lisa Moulds at (360) 650-3847 or lisa. firstname.lastname@example.org.