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Pacer Welcome Week 2020

August 14 @ 8:00 AM - August 21 @ 9:00 PM

Student Activities and Events at WPU - Pacer Welcome Week 2020

Join us for Pacer Welcome Week! We are offering a mix of virutal, in-person and hybrid events. In-person events require you to sign up prior to the event to ensure we are abiding by University Health & Safety guidelines. Please follow the provided links to reserve your spot now! For more information on specific events, please visit pacerengage.peace.edu or email involvement@peace.edu.

 

WELCOME WEEK SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2020

BINGO Night

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. • Google Meets

Join us for a fun night of bingo! Prizes will be available.

Join here: meet.google.com/kny-wjdy-yyu

Thanks to the Center for Student Success and Peer Mentors

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 2020

First-Year Student Tie Dye Party

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. • Main Lawn

Did you just receive your Pathways to Peace shirt? Come to Main Lawn for our Tie Dye party to give your shirt a personal touch! Please utilize the Sign Up Link to ensure we are following University Health & Safety Guidelines.

Sign up here: on PacerEngage or visit bit.ly/TieDyeParty

Thanks to the Peer Mentors and Office of Student Involvement

 

Upperclassmen Communities Residence Life & Housing Meeting

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. • Virtual

This meeting is for all upperclassmen residential students to review and set expectations to create a safe, engaging and respectful community. You will receive a link in your email from your RA.

Thanks to the Department of Residence Life and Housing

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, 2020

Immersive Learning Opportunities

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. • TBD

Please see your Pathways to Peace schedule.

Thanks to the Center for Immersive Learning and Center for Student Success

 

First-Year Student Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. • Belk Courtyard

First-year students can join their FYS 100 sections for a fun local scavenger hunt. Look for information from your Peer Mentor.

Thanks to Center for Student Success

 

MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2020

WELCOME WEEK BEGINS!

Kindness Rocks

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. • TBD

End your Monday with some Art Therapy! Join us for rock painting and relaxation. Offered in-person and virtual. Please utilize the Sign Up Link to ensure we are following University Health & Safety Guidelines.

Sign up here: via PacerEngage or by visiting bit.ly/kindnessR

Thanks to the Wellness Center

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2020

Virtual Dance Workout

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. • Google Meets

Hop online to join in on this virtual dance workout that will focus on cardio and moderate muscle toning! Open to all levels. No equipment needed.

Join here: meet.google.com/ybo-rfja-hiu

Thanks to the Department of Theatre and Dance

 

Academic Convocation

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. • Zoom

Join us as we celebrate the official start of the Fall semester!

Join here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88578959263

Thanks to Academic Affairs

 

Tossin’ Tuesday

6:00 p.m – 8:00 p.m. • Main Lawn

Come on down for some fun and friendly competition. Athletics and Student Involvement are hosting a corn hole tournament. Please utilize Sign Up Link to ensure we are following University Health & Safety Guidelines.

Sign up here: click PacerEngage or visit bit.ly/TossinTuesday

Thanks to Athletics and the Office of Student Involvement

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2020                 First Day of Classes!

Breakfast with Dr. Ralph

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. • Outside of Flowe and Joyner House.     Rain Location: Main Parlor

Grab a biscuit and a hello from Dr. Ralph as we dive into the First Day of Classes!

Thanks to the Office of the President and the Office of Student Involvement

 

Pacer Pride Welcome Week Kick Off

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. • Belk Courtyard

Swing by the CAB table to learn more about programming on campus and enter to win a FREE Welcome Week t-shirt.

Thanks to the Campus Activities Board (CAB)

 

Transfer Student Meet & Greet

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. • Main Lawn                     Rain Location: Main Parlor

Are you a transfer student looking to make friends or ask about resources? Stop by our Meet & Greet to connect with others on campus!

Thanks to Admissions, Advising Services and the Office of Student Involvement

 

Welcome Week Comedy Show

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. • Virtual and In-Person          

Join us for a night of laughs as you watch Eric O’Shea, 6-TIME Campus Activities Magazine’s “National Comedy Performer of the Year”. This event is offered virtually and in-person.  Please utilize the Sign Up Link to ensure we are following University Health & Safety Guidelines.

Sign up for in-person here: via PacerEngage or visit bit.ly/WWComedyShow

Watch here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88975234332

Thanks to the Campus Activities Board (CAB)

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 2020

Ice Cream Pick-Up

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. • Belk Courtyard                    

Here’s the Scoop: Students are invited to drop by for some ice cream to kick off the start of the new school year at WPU!

Thanks to the Office of Advancement

 

IG Live with D&I

4:00 p.m. – 5:00p.m. • IG Live

Head on over to @wpustudentlife and join Stephanie Reed, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, to hear and talk about what multicultural student life at WPU includes.

Thanks to the Office of Diversity and Inclusion

 

Pacer Partner Program – Mentee Meeting

7:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. • Zoom

Did you sign up for a mentor as part of the Pacer Partner Program? If so, join us for this short informational session before you connect with your mentors.

Join here: meet.google.com/ens-sniv-tzo

Thanks to the Office of Student Involvement and First Year Success Series (FYSS)

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2020

Windows into Tomorrow

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. • Sidewalk outside of Main 103-107            

Meet the Career Design Center! Swing by to receive helpful information about the Career Design Center, see the space and meet the team! Gather career advice, part-time job information and learn how to make career counseling appointments!

Thanks to the Career Design Center

LIVE! DJ Party with DJ Trellz

7:00 p.m. – 9:00p.m.• Main Lawn                          Rain Location: Aux Gym

Celebrate the end of Welcome Week and first week of classes by joining us on Main Lawn for a party with DJ Trellz! Make sure to follow @wpustudentlife to join the party virtually and receive updates about our upcoming programs on campus. Please utilize the Sign Up Link to ensure we are following University Health & Safety Guidelines

Sign up here for in-person: via PacerEngage or visit bit.ly/DJTRELLZ

Thanks to the Office of Student Involvement

Details

Start:
August 14 @ 8:00 AM
End:
August 21 @ 9:00 PM
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Venue

15 E Peace Street

Raleigh, NC 27604 United States
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