Aug. 5, 2004
Week of Welcome Coming Soon (WOW)
To: News Directors and News Editors
From: Veronika Avery, Assistant Director of Media Relations,
The University of Louisiana at Monroe
will be hosting its 2004 Week of Welcome (WOW) August 19th
27th. All WOW activities are free to students with valid ID's.
The schedule is listed below. To view the schedule, please
go online to www.ulm.edu/wow.
Thursday, August 19
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Campus volunteers will welcome
you to your home away from home and help you move those heavy
boxes into your residence hall.
12 noon-2 p.m.
Take a break from moving and enjoy delicious BBQ and great tunes
in the Quad, provided by JPI. Students and families are welcome.
(Please present your student ID.)
Friday, August 20
Late PREP Information Center-Student Union Building
8 a.m. until
Still need to register? ULM PREP
Staffers help you take care of those last steps to get ready
for the first day of classes.
Game Night-Activity Center
6 -8 p.m.
Join us for a night of fun, games
and free pizza at the Activity Center!
Saturday, August 21
Welcome Reception for Out-of-State Students-Library 7th Floor
6p.m. - until
Campus administrators, faculty,
staff, and students will welcome out-of-state students to Louisiana
and to ULM at this reception on the bayou.
Sunday, August 22
Photo Safari-Scott Plaza, Fountain Area
5 p.m. until
Get ready to have some fun as
you learn some not-so-well-known facts about ULM. Thanks to the
SGA, you will be able document your journey around the campus
and win prizes for what you learn!
Monday, August 23
Convocation March-Scott Plaza, Fountain Area
Join your new classmates and
the Sound of Today Marching Band at the bell tower to mark the
beginning of your journey at ULM.
Be a part of the official opening
of the fall semester at Fant-Ewing Coliseum as President Cofer
and other campus representatives welcome students to the ULM
Grovestock-Grove Area, behind the
6 p.m. - until
Meet us in the Grove for a back-to-school
bash sponsored by CAB.
Tuesday, August 24
Beach Party and Luau-Natatorium
Bring a towel and take a dip
or hang out on the sun deck and watch the canoe races on the
bayou. This party is sure to be a hit with Hawaiian food and
treats for you!
Wednesday, August 25
Panhellenic Recruitment-Library 7th Floor
Drive-In Movie-Quad Area
Bring your blanket and get ready
enjoy a great movie sponsored by CAB.
Thursday, August 26
Panhellenic Recruitment-Holiday Inn Holidome
Back-to-School Pep Rally-Fant-Ewing
9p.m. - until
Meet ULM coaches and players
from all sports and cheer them on as they get ready to kick off
a great season!
Friday, August 27
ULM Spirit Day-ULM Campus
Show your school spirit with
maroon and gold! You can win some great prizes if you are "caught"
wearing your ULM duds.
Panhellenic Recruitment-Holiday Inn