Tuesday, August 27
8 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. | Breakfast – Beyer Hall Cafeteria/Club LaRiccia
9:45 a.m. – 11 a.m. | Student Success Center (SCS)/Mission & Ministry | REQUIRED
- Last NameA – M | Yehl Alumni Room
- Last NameN- Z | Zurn 104
Worried about succeeding in your college courses? Want to learn how to manage your time better? Looking to utilize new and innovative ways to study? Find out all about the Student Success Center (SSC) and check out all the different services they provide.
Meet the staff of Campus Ministry and the Center for Social Concerns and learn how they and their programs can add meaning and provide perspective to your college experience. After this brief information session, join us for the spiritual development activity that is of the most interest to you.
11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. | Mission & Ministry Spiritual Development Opportunities
Choose from a variety of spiritual offerings to get a taste of what Mission and Ministry has to offer you:
Praise & Worship: A Tribute to Our Creator | Mary, Seat of Wisdom Chapel
Make a joyous sound to the Lord! Listening to music, meditating on lyrics, and singing can all be forms of prayer. Come experience these with us at our nondenominational praise and worship service with music of various styles and traditions.
Meditation | Wehrle Lounge
Keep calm and meditate! Experience the calming effect of meditation that people around the world use as a means to relieve stress or encounter God.
Interfaith Experience | Waldron 219
Join us for a gathering of the numerous faith traditions practiced by Gannon students to learn about and celebrate our common human dignity and the faith in God that bind us all together. This is a great opportunity to meet new people
and engage deeper conversations surrounding our faiths. We welcome all to this experience of togetherness in the Gannon community.
Notes for Neighbors | Pool Table Area 2nd floor Waldron Campus Center
Reach out to our neighbors in this mini service project. Join staff and students from the Center for Social Concerns to make greeting cards for local nursing home residents and soup kitchen guests.
12 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. | Lunch with Your Adviser | Morosky, Palumbo and Zurn
Come have lunch with your adviser and department faculty. It’s great fun while getting to meet other new students in your major plus get some giveaways specifically geared toward your college. Please see signs throughout the residence halls,
Waldron Campus Center, Commuter Corner and academic buildings to find your meeting location.
1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. |Commuter Meeting | Zurn 104 | REQUIRED
This important meeting will show you what you can do to make the most of your Gannon experience! Get helpful information while getting to know other incoming students as well as upper-class commuters. Plan to stay on campus for Meet the Merchants, Commuter Open House and Playfair. A guaranteed great time!
2 p.m. & 4 p.m. | First Year Experience Play | Schuster Theatre
“INNOVATION PLAY” – How can we respond creatively to opportunities and challenges that we face during our first few weeks on campus? Members of the Kappa Beta cast of the Alpha Psi Omega honorary theater fraternity use improv
comedy to help provide positive suggestions on how to solve problems…and negative examples of what NEVER to do! Attendance at one of the showings is required for your first year seminar
2 p.m. – 4 p.m. | Meet the Merchants | Hammermill Center
Meet Erie community restaurants and businesses that accept GU Gold! Win valuable prizes, experience free food samples and gather merchandise!
4 p.m. – 6 p.m. | Commuter Corner Open House | Palumbo Center
Relax between events at the Commuter Corner, the “home” and prime hangout on campus for all commuters.
4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. | Dinner | Beyer Hall Cafeteria/Club LaRiccia
6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. |Playfair | Friendship Green, (Rain Location: Yehl Alumni Room)
Playfair, a Preview GU favorite, is totally unlike anything else you have ever experienced. It’s entertainment! It’s fun! It’s the perfect way to make new campus friendships!
7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. | Mission & Ministry Ice Cream Social | Friendship Green (Rain Location: Yehl Alumni Room)
Enjoy ice cream floats, live music, and the company of hundreds of Gannon students. This well-loved Gannon tradition is a great opportunity to meet your upperclassman peers!
11:30 p.m. | Freshman Hours Begin
Tweet along with us during Preview GU with #previewGU13