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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 2017 will arrive on campus on Thursday, Aug. 22 and spend the next four days involved with activities to acclimate themselves to life on the Le Moyne campus. Each day is dedicated to a different word in Le Moyne’s tagline: Spirit. Inquiry. Leadership. Jesuit. 

The College will mark the end of its moving-in activities with its traditional fireworks display on Sunday, Aug. 25, beginning at dusk (approximately 9 p.m.) behind the Jesuit Residence.

Following is a partial schedule of events:

Thursday, August 23: Spirit
7 a.m. to noon New students arrive
8 to 11 a.m. Breakfast for students and families, LaCasse Dining Center
Noon to 12:45 p.m. Commuting students and families check in
Noon to 2 p.m. President’s picnic for students and families, Campus Center and Quad
3 p.m. New Student Convocation and family blessing, Henninger Athletic Center


Friday, August 23: Inquiry
Students meet in individual cohorts with first-year advisors, and with deans and personal librarians.

Saturday, August 24: Leadership
9 to 11 a.m. Brunch, Dining Center
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dolphins in Volunteer Efforts (DIVE), various Syracuse city parks
5 to 8 p.m. Relationship 101 Student skits and conversations about student life at Le Moyne


Sunday, Aug. 25: Jesuit
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Class of 2017 welcome brunch, LaCasse Dining Center
7 p.m. Mass on the grass, in front of the Panasci Family Chapel
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: 8/5/2013