Campus Summer Scene
May 12, 2010
When the senior class leaves after Commencement, the campus goes quiet, but it remains busy.
Here is a list of some top summer events and activities.
1. Immediately after Commencement, on Monday, May 24, the first of two summer sessions get underway. For class information, visit here.
2. On Thursday, June 3, close to 800 friends and neighbors will pack a transformed Sally Blair Ames Sports Complex for the 50th President's Dinner, which raises funds for our academic mission.
3. Whether you attend that event or not, you can win a $62,000 Mercedes. To buy a $100 raffle ticket, visit here. The winner will be announced at the President's Dinner.
4. Reunion on June 4, 5 & 6 will bring hundreds of alumni back to campus for a weekend of fun and catching up with classmates.
5. In early June, more than 100 priests and brothers of the Congregation of Holy Cross will spend a week on campus participating in an annual summer gathering and retreat.
6. During the third week in June, the College will welcome members of the Class of 2014 for Summer Orientation.
7. At the end of Orientation, our new students will have their first assignment - study Jonah Lehrer's How We Decide, this year's Common Intellectual Experience required reading for first-years.
8. Our Attaining the Summit campaign concludes on June 30 when we expect to exceed our $55 million goal, setting a new record in College fundraising history.
9. During July, the campus buzzes with sports camps, college academy classes and visiting groups taking advantage of the College's offerings as a premier Conference and Events destination.
10. In August, our newest student residence hall will be completed in time for the 2010-2011 academic year. For more on the residence hall, visit here.
11. On August 28, residences will be open for students to move in. Wednesday, September 1 will be the first day of classes. To view the 2010-2011 academic calendar, visit here.
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