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PARENTS' WEEKEND 2004 - Jan 20, 2004

January 20, 2004 - Jan. 30-Feb. 1, 2004


Friday, January 30

9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. - Aquinas Bookstore Open
Check out the latest authentic Aquinas apparel and other specialized merchandise.
(Site: Lower Level of Wege Student Center)

5:45-6:15 p.m. - Welcome and Registration
Pick up your Parents? Weekend packet and dining tickets. (Site: Lobby, Upper Level of Wege Student Center)

6:15 p.m. - Medieval Banquet
Medieval Banquet and Theatre. Enjoy a feast from the days of St. Thomas Aquinas followed by a theatrical performance from Aquinas students. Tickets are $10.00 per person (students may use meal plan). Seating is limited to 80 guests. (Site: Wege Ballroom, Upper Level of the Wege Student Center)


Saturday, January 31

8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. - Aquinas Bookstore Open
Take a look at the latest in Aquinas gear available only at the Aquinas Bookstore.
(Site: Lower Level of Wege Student Center)

8:30-9:00a.m. - Welcome and Registration
Pick up your Parents' Weekend packet and dining tickets.
(Site: Front Lobby, Academic Building)

9:00 a.m.- 9:45 a.m. - A CLASSROOM EXPERIENCE
(Site: All Three Classes located in Academic Building.)

"Listening ABCs"
Led by Dr. Penny Avery, Communication Department Chair

In this highly interactive session, discover some of the factors that most influence listening, complete a listening inventory, and test your listening retention. Listening is the most used communication activity, so let's do it right.

"Why Students Get Burnt Out"
Led by Kim Quigg, Nurse Practitioner

Worried about your student becoming overextended and the consequences of such stress? Explore ways to guide and support your young college student, discuss early signs of exhaustion, and gather health tips. This promises to be an interactive session. Bring questions!


10:00-11:00 a.m. - Dean's List Ceremony
(Site: Field House)

Noon-1 p.m. - President's Luncheon
$10.00 per person (students may use meal plan).
(Site: Upper Level of Donnelly Conference Center)

Basketball Games

1:00 p.m. - AQ Women vs University of Michigan-Dearborn

3:00 p.m. - AQ Men vs University of Michigan-Dearborn
(Site: Field House. Tickets are included in the registration packet.)


Sunday, February 1

10:30 a.m. - Mass
(Site: Wege Ballroom, Upper Level of Wege Student Center)

11:30 a.m. - Brunch
Enjoy a traditional brunch with other Aquinas students and parents. $5.50 per person (students may use meal plan). (Site: Dining Hall, Second Level of Wege Student Center)