Evangel University anticipates the arrival of more than 500 freshman and transfer students on campus when residence halls open at 8 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19, 2011.
New students have enrolled from all 50 states and numerous foreign countries.
Classes begin Wednesday, August 24.
“EU Launch is the new student orientation program designed to welcome students and parents as they arrive on campus,” said Dr. David Bundrick, vice president for student development. “The activities are designed to connect new students with faculty, staff and other students, and prepare them for success in their academic, spiritual and social development,” he said.
A few highlights are listed below.
Friday, August 19 highlights
8 a.m. – New students arrive and check into residence halls
3-3:45 p.m. – Opening session in Chapel
4-5 p.m. – Faculty ‘Meet-n-Greet’ in Mabee Student Fitness Center
8:30-9:30 p.m. – New student activities and community service rally in Chapel
Saturday, August 20 highlights
8 a.m. – Returning students arrive and check into residence halls
9:15 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Community service trip: Joplin tornado relief
Sunday, August 21 highlights
10 a.m. – All-Evangel worship service in Chapel; President Robert H. Spence, speaker
Noon – Service followed by family farewell barbecue in Crusader Dining Hall
For a complete schedule of events, visit http://www.evangel.edu/EULaunch.