September 30 - October 2
Join us for Newberry College Family Weekend.
It’s an annual tradition that provides families with an opportunity to connect with their student, our campus and the Newberry Community.We have a weekend of fun in store for you!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
4:30 - 7:30 p.m. -- Check-In & Registration, Derrick Hall
Pick up your Family Weekend schedule, campus map, nametag and other important items for the weekend, and meet the Student Affairs staff.
6 - 8 p.m. -- Ring Ceremony, Dufford Alumni House
Ring eligible students who purchased a class ring prior to August 10, 2017, will receive their rings at a special ceremony presented by the Newberry College Alumni Association. Invitations will be mailed to eligible students and their families.
8:00 p.m. Spoken Word Artist Herrison Chicas presented by All Campus Entertainment (ACE)
Herrison Chicas is a professional Spoken Word Artist from Uniondale, New York. He is currently the Champion of the TEDxUNC Spoken Word Slam, and has been a Finalist in the Slam Charlotte, as well as the Bull City Slam. He was also a semi-finalist in the 2010 Brave New Voices Poetry Slam, and has been a two-time invitee to perform spoken word at TEDx-Charlotte.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1
Noon -- Family Weekend Tailgate with the "First Family"
Stop by the Student Affairs tailgating area for free food before the many athletic events scheduled for the day. Meet President Scherrens and his wife, Sandy, and mingle with Student Affairs staff and other Newberry families!
1 p.m. -- Men’s Soccer vs. Tusculum, Smith Road Complex-Soccer Field
Cheer on Men’s Soccer as they go head to head against the Tusculum College Pioneers. Soccer gear for sale and inflatables for the kids.
4 p.m. -- Football vs. UNC Pembroke, Setzler Field
Support Wolves Football as they engage in a tough regular season matchup against the BraveHawks from University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
6 p.m. -- Midlands Muscle & Classic Car Cruise-In, Sonic Drive In
Classic and muscle car fans show off their rides and share their passion for these cars. No entry fees or membership fees.
8 p.m. -- Comedian Myq Kaplan presented by All Campus Entertainment (ACE)
Myq Kaplan has appeared on the Tonight Show, Conan, the Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Seth Meyers, in his own half-hour Comedy Central Presents special, and in his own one-hour Netflix special, "Small, Dork, and Handsome." He has been a finalist on Last Comic Standing and most recently appeared on America's Got Talent. His album "Vegan Mind Meld" was one of iTunes' top 10 comedy albums of the year. More on www.myqkaplan.com.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2
10:30 - 11:15 a.m. -- Worship Service, Wiles Chapel
Led by our campus pastor, The Rev. Ernie Worman, service will feature Newberry students.
11:30a.m. - 1:00 p.m. -- Sunday Brunch, Kaufmann Dining Hall
Wrap up your weekend with Newberry College's famous Sunday afternoon brunch.