First Year Initiatives

Family Weekend

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Friday, September 22, 2017

3-7p.m.

Check-In

Make sure you check-in to receive a schedule of events, activity tickets, and information about the local area.

Sponsored by The Center for Student Success

UC Lounge

6p.m.

Parent's Council Dinner (Inivte Only)

Make your evening complete by joining us for an exquisite dinner prior to the show. Deliciously prepared by Sodexo, dinners are served in the Chancellor’s Dining Room in the James B. Chavis University Center. 

Sponsored by The Center for Student Success

Chancellor's Dining Room

8p.m.        

Extreme Illusions and Escape

Certainly not your everyday ‘magic’ act… forget all you know and prepare to be amazed by illusionist/escape artist duo Josh Knotts & Lea.Tickets can be purchased at uncp.edu/gpac

Sponsored by Givens Performing Arts Center & Pembroke Activities Council                                                

 Givens Performing Arts Center

 

 Saturday, September 23, 2017

9a.m.-12p.m.      

Check-In

Make sure you check-in to receive a schedule of events, activity tickets, and information about the local area.

Sponsored by The Center for Student Success

 UC Lounge

10a.m.

Brave Scholars Awards (Invite Only)

Join the Center for Student Success as we celebrate the achievements of #BraveNation students. Students from across campus will be recognized for the success they have had in the classroom.          

Sponsored by The Center for Student Success

Givens Performing Arts Center

10a.m.-1p.m.

Lumbee Cultural Center Excursion

Join the Office for Community and Civic Engagement for a morning of service and activities that celebrate our local culture and Native American heritage at the Lumbee Cultural Center.   Lunch will be provided for all registered participants.  Transportation, however, will not be provided.  Participants should be prepared for service by wearing tennis shoes and comfortable clothing.  Maximum capacity:  50.

 Sponsored by The Office for Community and Civic Engagement

Lumbee Cultural Center

10a.m.-3p.m.

Museum of Southeast American Indians

The Museum contains exhibits of authentic Indian artifacts, arts and crafts from Indian communities all over the Americas, and especially from the American Southeast.  Many items come from North Carolina Native communities, with special emphasis on Robeson County Indian people.

Sponsored by The Museum of Southeast American Indians

 Old Main

11a.m.-2p.m.

 Lunch (On Your Own)

UNC Pembroke has numerous eateries. Pick one and enjoy lunch with your student.

 UC Mall

11a.m-2p.m. 

UNCP Admissiosn Family Weekend Event

Join representatives from the UNCP Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Graduate Admissions to learn more about program offerings, admissions requirements and more!

Sponsored by The Career Center, Graduate School and Undergraduate Admissions

 Campus Wide

1-4p.m. 

#BraveNation Carnival

Join us for a fun on campus. Enjoy a complementary screening of the hit movie “Despicable Me 3”, a free ice cream sundae bar and free play in the Hawk Nest game room! There will be fun for all ages, including inflatables, BINGO, Science EXPO, music and much more!

Sponsored by The Center for Student Success & Admissions, The College of Arts and Science, The Office for Student Involvement and Leadership

 Campus Wide

2p.m. 

Parent's Council Meeting (Invite Only)

Inaugural Meeting of the UNCP Parent’s Council

Sponsored by The Center for Student Success & Advancement

 UC 251

2p.m. 

Volleyball vs North Georgia

Come cheer on UNC Pembroke Women’s Volleyball as they take on North Georgia University.

Sponsored by Athletics

Lumbee Guaranty Bank Court

4-7p.m. 

Family Tailgate Zone

Show your #BraveNation pride for the football game against Tusculum University at the Family Tailgate Zone. Enjoy corn hole, food, drinks, giveaways and a DJ. Free meal tickets can be picked-up at the Family Weekend check-in tent.

Sponsored by The Center for Student Success & The Office for Student Involvement and Leadership

 Lot 14

 7p.m.

UNCP Football Game

Cheer on UNC Pembroke Football as they take on Tusculum University. Make sure you wear your black and gold! General admission tickets can be purchased by your student through the student ticket distribution process or at the gate.

Sponsored by Athletics

                                                  

 Grace P. Johnson Stadium

 

Sunday, September 24, 2017 

10a.m.-2p.m.     

Family Brunch

Memories are made around the dinner table. Come to the café and enjoy one last meal for the weekend with your college student.  Meals can be purchased at the café.                                                                                                           

 Cafe (Inside UC