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Moving-in Weekend at Le Moyne College Highlighted by New Student Convocation, Service Projects and Fireworks

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (For Immediate Release) … Members of Le Moyne College’s class of 2016 will begin arriving on campus at 7 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23.

Le Moyne College will mark the end of its moving-in activities with a fireworks display on Sunday, August 26, beginning at dusk (approximately 9 p.m.) behind the Jesuit Residence. The display marks the culmination of several days of activities for new and returning students. Each day is dedicated to a different word in Le Moyne’s tagline: Spirit. Inquiry. Leadership. Jesuit.

Following is a partial schedule of events:

Thursday, August 23: Spirit

7 a.m. - noon New students arrive
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Brunch for students and families, LaCasse Dining Center
3:30 p.m. New Student Convocation, Henninger Athletic Center
5 p.m. President’s picnic for students and families, Campus Center and Quad
6 p.m. Family Blessing and Departure, Quad outside Falcone Library

Friday, August 24: Inquiry

Students meet in individual cohorts with first-year advisors, and with deans and personal librarians.

Saturday, August 25: Leadership

9 – 11 a.m. Brunch, Dining Center
11:30 a.m. Dolphins in Volunteer Efforts (DIVE), various Syracuse city parks
10 p.m. Hypnotist, Campus Center
Sunday, Aug. 26: Jesuit
10:30 a.m. Let’s Speak Ignatian: Screening of "The Olive," Panasci Family Chapel
11:30 a.m. Mass, Panasci Family Chapel
8:30 p.m. Student Government Association Rally, Hillside behind Jesuit Residence
9:30 p.m. Fireworks, Hillside behind Jesuit Residence

For more information on moving-in activities, contact the student development office at (315) 445-4525.

posted on: 8/13/2012