See your student's new home at Fall Family Open House
Sheri Sloan and her daughter, Britni, of Bonney Lake,
enjoy the sun between orientation sessions at
Summerstart. WWU photo by Brett Flora.
By Dale Slattery
WWU University Communications
October's Fall Family Open House offers a time to catch up with students at WWU and check out some of what the campus and community have to offer.
Fall Family Open House Friday, October 22 through Sunday, October 24 will include:
- A reception at the Western Gallery featuring the exhibit, "Spellbinding Beauty: Selections from the Lehman African Art Collection."
- A raffle to benefit student scholarships.
- An improv comedy performance by Ryan Stiles and Friends.
- Tours of the Wilson Library.
- A musical performance by world renowned pianist Di Wu.
- A presentation in the WWU planetarium.
Saturday will include many presentations and open houses giving families a glimpse of students' academic opportunities at Western, including a presentation by Dean of Libraries Christopher Cox, academic department open houses and a chance to learn about cutting-edge student research in the Behavioral Neuroscience Program.
Saturday's reception at the Western Gallery will feature wines from more than six California and Washington state wineries, a raffle to benefit student scholarships and a chance to view the exhibit "Spellbinding Beauty." Cap off the evening with a night of improv by Ryan Stiles and Friends in the Performing Arts Center Mainstage.
The Fall Family Open House will conclude on Sunday with brunch and a chance to experience the Wade King Student Recreation Center. Learn more about Fall Family Open House in the fall edition of Soundings, or go to the website of New Student Services/Family Outreach: www.nssfo.wwu.edu