TAMIU Student Welcome Week Continues

TAMIU Continues Student Welcomes Week


New students to Texas A&M International University are finding their way through their first semester with the help of an innovative welcome program.

TAMIU Welcome Week, a week's worth of fun and entertainment for students, continues through Friday, Sept. 2. at Texas A&M International University. Packed with more than 20 events it includes lemonade socials, a fashion show and an energetic pep rally highlighting TAMIU traditions.

Students can meet the University president, faculty and staff, fellow students, learn about student services and see what TAMIU is all about.

The remaining TAMIU Welcome Week schedule is as follows:

Thursday, August 25: Information tent and lemonade giveaway from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. on the University Green; Pep rally at 12 p.m. on the University Green; free Planetarium shows for students only at 2, 4 and 6 p.m.

Friday, August 26: Information tent and lemonade giveaway from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. on the University Green; free Planetarium shows for students only at 2, 4 and 6 p.m.

Monday, August 29:  Novelty giveaway from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Tuesday, August 30:  Fashion show sponsored by the University Bookstore at 12 p.m. in the Student Center; magic show, not open to general public, at 7 p.m. in Student Center Theater starting Nate Staniforth.

Wednesday, August 31:  Movie night, not open to general public, at 7 p.m. in the Student Center Theater, room 236. Student Organizational Fair from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Student Center rotunda.

Thursday, September 1:  University Convocation at 12 noon in the Center for the Fine and Performing Arts Recital Hal.

Friday, September 2:  Intramural Fun Day from 12 - 5 p.m. at the Kinesiology Building.

For more information on Welcome Week, please contact the Office of Student Activities at 326.2280, e-mail koch@tamiu.edu  or visit offices in the Student Center, room 226.


Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Affairs and Information Services at pais@tamiu.edu

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