‘Family Weekend’ on Saturday
It should come as no surprise that when universities are recruiting students,
they’re also reaching out to families.
“Families and teachers are the two most fundamental influencers
for students as they make their decision to enroll at an institution of
higher education. We want the families of our students to know what
is possible right here at home. Our efforts need to extend from recruiting
through enrollment and beyond,” said Dr. Ray Keck, Texas A&M
International University president.
To that end,
the University is hosting “Family Weekend” this Saturday, Sept.
17, for enrolled students and their families.
executive director of student life, said the weekend will offer a variety
of experiences geared to helping families get a feel for the campus and
the sup port that is in place for their student.
program provides a real sense of what the University means: a remarkable
place for learning, living and growing in ways that only higher education
makes possible,” she said.
in the day are receptions for students and their families with the deans
and faculty of the university; a luncheon and conversation with Dr. Ray
Keck, TAMIU president; an opportunity to view the Mary Quiros Watercolor
Exhibit and be entertained by TAMIU music ensembles; a chance to meet with
various student organizations; attend family friendly entertainment at
the Student Center Theater; and a chance to attend an invitational game
for the University’s Volleyball team.
Rounding out the day will be an Open House and Tour of Housing facilities
at the new Residential Learning Center and University Village and a special
showing of “Force Five” at the Lamar Bruni Vergara Science
Center and Planetarium.
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