Siena College Campus Events Listing for the week of October 1st-7th, 2012

Events for the Week of October 1st to the 7th

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• Throughout the week: Men’s Basketball tryouts
-Anyone who would like to try out for the Men’s Basketball team on Thursday, October 11th @ 5:00pm in the ARC, must contact the assistance compliance coordinator, Jason Greco at jgreco@siena.edu , for more information, and to complete the necessary paperwork before they will be eligible to tryout. Anyone who does not complete this paperwork will not be allowed to participate on the day of tryouts. 

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Monday, October 1st

• PINK Hair for HOPE
-11:00am-2:00pm and 4:00pm to 5:00pm
-Foy Lobby
*$10 per extension

• Sociology Workshop: Iconic Images & Teaching Civil Rights
-3:00PM-4:30 PM
-Standish Library, Room 131 (Bernadine Room)

• Washington Semester Program
-On Monday, at 4pm in Kiernan Hall 109, Robert Walker, Assistant Director of the Washington Semester Program will be presenting about the opportunities for participating in the program for the semester. Different tracks of the program include Justice and Law, Economics, Global Trade and Business, International Law and Organization, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, Journalism, Transforming Communities, International Environment, Foreign Policy or American Politics. For more information you can e-mail Dr. Leon Halpert (halpert@siena.edu) or call his number- (518)783-2373

• Premiere of “Francis & Clare For Us: Siena College’s Pilgrimage to Italy
-7:30PM
-Sarazen Student Union 241-243

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Tuesday, October 2nd

• “Sun Come Up” Documentary & Discussion on the Impact of Climate Changes
-4:00pm
-SSU 241-243

• PINK Hair for HOPE
-4:00pm-6:00pm
-Foy Lobby
*$10 per extension

• Political Science Department Talk with Dr. Kathy Ferguson:
-on her book Emma Goldman’s America
-6:00pm
-New Dorm-G33
*Also with Fair Trade Chocolate

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Wednesday, October 3rd

• PINK Hair for HOPE
-11:00am to 2:00pm
-Foy Lobby
*$10 per extension

• Economics Department Round Table
*An open and informal discussion led by Aaron Pacitti, Arindam Mandal and Ashley Provencher of the Economics Department 5:15 pm President’s Dining Room in Serra Hall.
*Event open to all faculty, students, and administrators.

• Transitus of St. Francis of Assisi- A Candlelight Prayer Service
-7:30pm
-St. Mary of the Angels Chapel (Next to Hines Hall)
*Reception to Follow

• Budget Allocation Committee (BAC) Meeting: For Club Leaders
-9:15pm
-Sarazen Student Union 235 (Dot Com Room)

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 Thursday, October 4th

• Feast Day Mass: Celebration of the Solemnity of St. Francis of Assisi
-4:30pm
-St. Mary of the Angels Chapel (Next to Hines Hall)

• Yates Gallery
-Standish Library, Opening Reception: Focus on Four
-6:00pm-8:00pm
-Standish Library

• SEB Movie
-”Brave”
-8:00pm
-Roger Bacon 202 (Key Auditorium)

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Friday, October 5th –Start of Parent’s Weekend

• Check-In & Family Reception
-6:00-9:00pm
-Sarazen Student Union 240-243

• SEB Movie
-”Brave”
-9:00pm
-Roger Bacon 202 (Key Auditorium)

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 Saturday, October 6th

• Parent’s Weekend Breakfast
-7:30am-11:00am
-Serra Dinning Hall
*$8.25 for all guests. Students on a meal plan may swipe their Saint Card.

• Annual Family Weekend Gold Tournament: Mill Road Acres Golf Club,  8:00 am
*Nine holes of golf for $20.00, including a Continental Breakfast at 7:00 a.m. Shotgun start at 8:00 a.m. Golfers must check in with the starter no later than 7:45 a.m. Other options include: Riding Carts – $20.00 (Limited Number Available!), Pull Carts – $2.50, Club Rentals – $5.00. A limited number of tickets are available, first come first served. Please register by mail. This event occurs regardless of inclement weather, refunds will not be given. For additional course information please visit http://millroadacres.com

Saturday Parents Weekend Check-In
-9:00am
-McMahon Atrium – Sarazen Student Union
*Families arriving to campus on Saturday, please check in before beginning your fun-filled day of events. Pick up a final schedule and any advance tickets that you purchased. Pre-registered families will receive a free gift while supplies last.

• Academic Presentations
-10:00am
*This is an opportunity for families to experience Siena’s rich academic environment. Professors will present mini-lectures on today’s hot academic topics. Sit in on these lectures to discover what students are learning about at Siena.

• Brunch
-10:30am-2:00pm
-Massry Commons
- New Residence Hall
*$8.80 for all guests. Students on a meal plan may swipe their Saint Card.

• Saint Spirit and Craft Fairs
-11:30am-3:30pm
-Sarazen Student Union 240-243 and Sarazen Student Union – McMahon Atrium
*Get a head start on holiday shopping with the popular Saint Spirit and Craft Fairs in the Sarazen Student Union. Free Snowman Ice Cream will be available, with live entertainment beginning at noon.

• Lunch
-11:00am-1:00pm
-Serra Dining Hall
*$8.25 for all guests. Students on a meal plan may swipe their Saint Card.

• Blessing of the Animals
-2:00pm
-Standish Library Lawn
* St. Francis delighted in God’s presence wherever he found it, even in the least of God’s creatures. In remembrance of Francis’ love for all creation, bring your pet dog, cat, hamster, parrot, elephant or giraffe to our annual feast day blessing of the animals.

• Family Weekend Mass
-4:30pm
-Alumni Recreation Center
*In keeping with our Franciscan and Catholic tradition, the celebration of the Eucharist is an integral part of our Family Weekend activities. All are welcome.

• Gaelic Dinner
-5:45pm-8:00pm
-Massry Commons – New Residence Hall
*A lively event, complete with Irish music and dancing! Irish-themed menu, music and dancing by Irish Blessing, a band specializing in Irish and Celtic music and Irish Dance. $20.00 per person. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., family-style dinner served at 6:00 p.m.
*Students may NOT use their meal plans for this ticketed dinner. They MUST buy a ticket as well. Include your student(s) in your count for the number of family members attending the dinner when purchasing tickets.

• Dinner
-5:30pm-7:00pm
-Serra Dining Hall
*$10.80 for all guests. Students on a meal plan may swipe their Saint Card.

• Bingo!
-8:00pm
-Sarazen Student Union 240-243
*Prizes include movie tickets, gift baskets and gift cards.

• SEB Movie
-”Brave”
-9:00pm
-Roger Bacon 202 (Key Auditorium)

• Late Night Sarazen
-9:00pm-11:00pm
-Sarazen Student Union 240-243
*Part mind magician, part dynamic speaker, Alain Nu is your tour guide through the mind and its mysteries – a world of possibilities limited only by your imagination. Please join us for an exciting evening as we witness the mysterious powers of the mind with performer Alain Nu.

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 Sunday, October 7th

• Brunch
-10:30am-2:00pm
-Massry Commons – New Residence Hall
*$8.80 for all guests. Students on a meal plan may swipe their Saint Card.

• Mass
-11:00am St. Mary of the Angels Chapel (Next to Hines Hall)
*Join us in our celebration of the Eucharist.

• President’s Pancake Brunch
-12:30pm
-Serra Hall
*Don’t leave Siena on an empty stomach! Join Fr. Kevin Mullen, O.F.M., for a feast of pancakes, sausage and applesauce. $8.80 for all guests. Students on a meal plan may swipe their Saint Card.

• SEB Movie
-”Brave”
-8:00pm Roger Bacon 202 (Key Auditorium)

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