Spring Visitors Day Schedule

Spring Visitors' Day Friday, April 10th 2015   

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7:45 - 8:15 a.m. REGISTRATION. Complimentary breakfast. In order to attend a class, students must register at the Class Visits table in the Reid Campus Center Foyer. Registration continues in Penrose House, Office of Admission, after 9:15 a.m. (Music provided by Sirens of Swank, one of Whitman's a cappella groups.)
8:15 - 8:50 a.m. WELCOME TO WHITMAN COLLEGE.  George Bridges, President of Whitman College, and Tony Cabasco, Dean of Admission & Financial Aid, will remark on the "Whitman Experience" and provide schedule updates. Young Ballroom, Reid Campus Center.
9:00, 10:00, 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. CLASS VISITS. Whitman invites prospective students to join Whitties in the classroom. A list of class options is included in your packet. Students must register for a class at the Class Visits table during Registration in the Reid Campus Center Foyer or at Penrose House, Office of Admission, after 9:15 a.m. 
Classes are limited and available on a first come, first served basis.
9:00, 10:00, 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. CAMPUS TOURS. Take a walk through the Whitman College campus with a studentguide. The first tour departs from Reid Campus Center at 9:00 a.m. The 10:00 a.m., 11 :00 a.m., and 1:00 p.m. tours will leave from the front steps of Penrose Library.
9:00 - 9:50 a.m. FACULTY PANEL ON SIGNATURE PROGRAMS. Join a panel of Whitman faculty as they provide an overview of the Whitman curriculum experiential learning opportunities, the General Studies program, and undergraduate research opportunities. Maxey Auditorium, Maxey Hall.
9:00 – 9:50 a.m. PANEL FOR PARENTS. Hear from Whitman's Associate Dean of Students, Director of Academic Resources, and Residence Life staff about life at Whitman outside the classroom. Ask questions about living on campus, academic support, safety policies, and how Whitman works to cultivate a strong campus community. Olin 130, Olin Hall.
10:00 – 11:20 p.m. INTERDISCIPLINARY AND PRE-PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS. Faculty members and current students will present overviews and lead discussions on a sampling of Whitman’s special programs.
   10:00 - 10:20 a.m.
  • 3-2 Engineering and Computer Science: Olin 130, Olin Hall. Fred Moore, Professor of Physics
  • Environmental Studies: Maxey Auditorium, Maxey Hall. Don Snow, Senior Lecturer of Environmental Humanities and General Studies
   10:30 - 10:50 a.m.
  • Student Panel on Sciences at Whitman: Maxey Auditorium, Maxey Hall. Students enrolled in various science programs including Chemistry, Geology, Physics, and BBMB
  • Law Pathway: Olin 130, Olin Hall. Noah Leavitt, Associate Dean for Student Engagement; Law Adviser
   11:00 - 11:20 a.m.
  • Pre-Health Professions: Olin 130, Olin Hall. Thomas Knight, Associate Professor of Biology
  • Asian Studies: Asian Studies Lounge, Olin Hall East 110. Akira Takemoto, President, Associated Kyoto Program, Professor of Foreign Languages and Literature - Japanese
11:30 – 12:40 p.m. HAVE LUNCH ON US! Join us for a complimentary lunch outside of the Reid Campus Center. Please present the meal ticket you received at registration. One meal ticket per person. Music will be provided by Testostertones, one of Whitman’s a cappella groups.
12:50 – 1:20 p.m. STUDENT PANEL. Come hear our panel of current students offer personal perspectives on their Whitman experiences. Maxey Auditorium, Maxey Hall.
1:30 – 2:40 p.m. CO-CURRICULAR PROGRAMS. Staff from various departments will share about opportunities available to Whitman students. Choose from one of the following options:
   1:30 - 2:00 p.m.
  • STUDENT ENGAGEMENT CENTER: Members of the Student Engagement Center (SEC) will speak on internships and community service opportunities. Maxey Auditorium, Maxey Hall.
  • INTERCULTURAL CENTER: Matt Ozuna, Intercultural Center Program Advisor, Kyle Martz, Program Assistant for the Intercultural Center, and Intercultural Interns will host a panel on campus diversity initiatives and signature campus wide cultural programs. Maxey West 42, Maxey Hall.
   2:10 - 2:40 p.m.
  • VARSITY ATHLETICS, CLUB & INTRAMURAL SPORTS: Various members of the Whitman coaching staff and student athletes will be available to discuss their programs and answer questions about athletics at Whitman. Location to be determined.
  • THE OUTDOOR PROGRAM: Members of the Outdoor Program will present a slide show and discuss the outdoor recreational opportunities and resources sponsored by Whitman College. Olin 130, Olin Hall.
2:10 – 2:40 p.m. OFF-CAMPUS STUDIES (STUDY ABROAD): Barbara Hoffman, Assistant Director of Off-Campus Studies, and current students will discuss Whitman’s wide array of international and domestic off-campus study programs. Maxey Auditorium, Maxey Hall.
2:45 – 3:15 p.m. FINANCIAL AID & PERFORMANCE. Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Tony Cabasco will present on the Admission and Financial Aid process. Round out your day with a closing performance by Schwa, one of Whitman’s a cappella groups. Maxey Auditorium, Maxey Hall.
 

 
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Visit with current students at the information booth at the entrance to Penrose Library from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 

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