Family Weekend

Family WeekendParents, grandparents, siblings, spouses, children and all family members are invited to Davis & Elkins College for Family Weekend! Come and enjoy our warm and welcoming campus community with a variety of activities.

We have provided a list of area accommodations to help you plan your visit.

Friday, October 12, 2018

9:00 a.m.

Presentation with Dr. Nico Pronk, '86

Dr. Pronk is president of HealthPartners Institute and chief science office of HealthPartners, Inc. in Bloomington, Minn. He also serves as an adjunct instructor in social and behavioral sciences at the T.H. Chan School of Public Health at Harvard University.

The McDonnell Center

9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

D&E Bookstore Open

Madden Student Center

9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

The Stirrup Gallery Open

Myles Center for the Arts

10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Everything D&E Open

204 Davis Avenue, Downtown Elkins

11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Registration & Information

Great Hall, Halliehurst

12:00 p.m.

Athletics Alumni and Parents Panel

The McDonnell Center

12:00-2:00 p.m.

Mini-Wellness Fair

Sponsored by the Sport Science Department.

Hilda and Robert R. Butler Lobby, The McDonnell Center
12:00-4:00 p.m."One Loop at a Time" Hooked Rug Exhibit by June MylesPaull Gallery, Myles Center for the Arts
3:00 p.m.

Founders' Day Convocation

Honoring alumni award recipients. Reception to follow.

Harper-McNeeley Auditorium, Myles Center for the Arts

4:30-5:30 p.m.

The Naylor Learning Center Open House & Reception

Enjoy a friendly reception with members of The Naylor Learning Center staff and learn more about what the Center has to offer.

2nd Floor, Albert Hall

8:00-10:00 p.m.

Campfire, S’mores & Bingo $

Halliehurst

 

Saturday, October 13, 2018

8:30-11:00 a.m.

Registration & Information

Great Hall, Halliehurst

8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

D&E Bookstore Open

Madden Student Center

8:30 a.m.

Breakfast with the Presidents $

  • President Chris A. Wood
  • Board of Trustees Chair William W. Nuttall '70
  • National Alumni Council President Cory A. Toth '06
  • Student Assembly President Madeline "Maddy" Brown '21

Timms Lounge, Madden Student Center

9:00 a.m.

Alumni vs. Current Team Baseball Game

Allen Athletic Fields

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Stirrup Gallery Open

Myles Center for the Arts

10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Everything D&E Open

204 Davis Avenue, Downtown Elkins

10:00 a.m.

Q&A with International Recording Artist and Outstanding Young Alumna Kaia Kater '16

"From D&E to the International Stage"

Robbins Memorial Chapel

11:00 a.m.

Alumni vs. Current Team Softball Game

Joni Smith Softball Field, Allen Athletic Fields

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.All Campus Picnic $The McDonnell Center
12:00-4:00 p.m."One Loop at a Time" Hooked Rug Exhibit by June MylesPaull Gallery, Myles Center for the Arts
12:30 p.m.

Men's Soccer vs. Ohio Dominican University

Gate fee applies.

Crowning of Miss D&E and Mr. Senator immediately following.

Nuttall Field, Allen Athletic Fields

1:00 p.m.

Poetry in the Parlor - "The Letting Go," A Special Poetry Reading with Professor Bill King

Parlor, Halliehurst

3:30 p.m.

Women's Soccer vs. Ohio Dominican University

Nuttall Field, Allen Athletic Fields

4:00 p.m.

Concert Featuring International Recording Artist and Outstanding Young Alumna Kaia Kater '16

Robbins Memorial Chapel

5:00-7:30 p.m.Pig on the Porch $Benedum Dining Room
 

Sunday, October 14, 2018

8:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Hike

Led by Dr. Rick Gage, assistant professor and director of outdoor recreation management. Bring water and wear appropriate attire. Lunch provided.

Meet at Halliehurst Porch

10:00 a.m.

Paintball $

Veterans Paintball Course

10:30 a.m.

Chapel and Memorial Service

Robbins Memorial Chapel

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Farewell Buffet Brunch $

Graceland

Schedule subject to change.