Marymount Manhattan

Family, Friends & Alumni Weekend

We’re excited to once again celebrate Family, Friends, and Alumni Homecoming Weekend!  Join us and you’ll have a chance to meet President Judson R. Shaver, Ph.D., members of our faculty and staff, as well as other students and their families. Activities include visiting your student’s class, MMC’s Got Talent, our famous Flag Football Game, and a special presentation and book signing by author Tina Santi Flaherty.  We can’t wait to see you there!

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Homecoming Weekend 2014 Schedule of Events

* denotes events that require reservation. Please fill out our RSVP form to register.


Each day we will offer the following options for you to visit at your leisure:

Starbucks Coffee - Nugent Lounge, 1st floor, Nugent Building
Starbucks coffee and snacks will be available for purchase. Have a cup and relax in our comfy chairs!

Griffin Gear – Our School Apparel - The Commons, 3rd Floor, Main Building
Take advantage of this opportunity to purchase all of your MMC gear.

Hewitt Gallery Exhibition - Hewitt Gallery, 1st Floor, Main Building

Archives Presentation - Library Archives, 3rd Floor, Nugent Building

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24TH

8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Family, Friends and Alumni Check-In            
Hewitt Gallery, 1st Floor, Main Building

8:00 am - 10:00 am

*Continental Breakfast for Families of Dance Students      
Regina Peruggi Room, 2nd Floor, Main Building
Provided by the Dance Department

8:30 am – 5:20 pm

Visitation of Select Classes                                     
Various Locations
Families are invited to sample a variety of MMC classes in order to experience the College’s dynamic academic environment.  

8:30 am – 5:20 pm     

Observation of Dance Technique Classes                  
Great Hall, Studio 705, Dance Studio, Martha Graham Studios
Families are encouraged to attend their students’ dance technique classes and see what they have been learning. 

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm 

Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) Families Reception
(By Invitation Only)
Regina Peruggi Room, 2nd Floor, Main Building

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Welcome Room
Nugent Lounge, 1st Floor, Nugent Building

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

*Dialogues in Dance – Lecture Series
Great Hall, 1st floor, Main Building
Families and Friends are invited to attend the Dance Department’s Lecture Series,
“Dialogues in Dance”.  The purpose of the lectures is to further the promotion and contextualization of dance in our College and the dance  community at large.

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

MMC’s Got Talent 
Sponsored by Student Government Association
Theresa Lang Theatre, 1st floor, Nugent Building
Enjoy a showcase of the vast amount of talent at MMC! Come and experience
performances from many students at the College.  Don’t miss the talent all in one room!


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25TH

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Family, Friends and Alumni Check-In                 
Hewitt Gallery, 1st Floor, Main Building

 9:30 am Historical Walking Tour of the Upper East Side

Meet at the 71st Street Entrance
See how MMC takes advantage of its New York City location with this 45-minute
walking tour frequently used   in the College’s class, New York: A World City. Along
this tour, led by Archivist/Bibliographer Mary Brown, you will see brownstones and mansions, shops and transportation routes, architectural gems and sites of  historic interest. 

10:30 am 

Board Bus for Roosevelt Island, Octagon Field
Meet at the 72nd Street Entrance
Seating is limited. The buses will transport families to Octagon Field and will board to return to the College at 2:00 pm and 2:15 pm. 

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

*MMC Flag Football Game and Picnic
Octagon Field, Roosevelt Island
Join us on the field for the annual Flag Football game!  There will be a half-time show,
including several activities from different groups. A picnic lunch will be available and
Gary the Griffin is sure to make an appearance!

2:00 pm & 2:15 pm Board Bus for MMC.  Depart from Roosevelt Island,
Octagon Field.  

4:00 pm

*J. William Bordeau Dedication Ceremony
Lower Level, Nugent Building
The J. William Bordeau Box Theatre recently underwent renovations complete with a new plaque formally naming the theatre in memory of faculty member J. William Bordeau.  Everyone is welcome to join us in celebrating this occasion.

4:00 pm

*The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Great Hall, 1st Floor, Main Building
In the musical comedy, the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, six     young people in the throes of puberty learn that winning isn’t everything and that losing doesn’t necessarily make you a loser. This hilarious tale of overachievers’ angst chronicles the experience of six adolescent outsiders vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime. 

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

*President’s Welcome Reception
The Commons, 3rd Floor, Main Building (Informal/Casual)
Join us for this reception hosted by President Judson R. Shaver, Ph.D.  Come and meet administrators, faculty and students.  Families, parents, alumni, students, and friends are all invited.

8:00 pm

*The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: Encore Presentation
Great Hall, 1st Floor, Main Building
In the musical comedy, the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, six     young people in the throes of puberty learn that winning isn’t everything and that losing doesn’t necessarily make you a loser. This hilarious tale of overachievers’ angst chronicles the experience of six adolescent outsiders vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime. 


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26TH

9:30 am - 10:30 am

Family, Friends and Alumni Check-In                 
Hewitt Gallery, 1st Floor, Main Building

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Dean’s List Convocation (By Invitation Only)           
Theresa Lang Theatre, 1st floor, Nugent Building

11:00 am - 1:30 pm

*Farewell Brunch
The Commons, 3rd Floor, Main Building
Join us for brunch as we say farewell to our families.  Until next time!  Everyone is welcome to attend.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Dean’s List Convocation (By Invitation Only)  
Theresa Lang Theatre, 1st floor, Nugent Building

2:00 pm

*Presentation and Book Signing by Tina Santi Flaherty, author of What Jackie Taught Us: Lessons from the Remarkable Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis  
Theresa Lang Theatre, 1st floor, Nugent Building
Reception and book signing to follow in The Commons, 3rd Floor, Main Building
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis passed away 20 years ago and she left behind a great legacy.  Join us for this special discussion as we take a deeper look into the life she lived and her many accomplishments.

3:00 pm

*The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Great Hall, 1st Floor, Main Building
In the musical comedy, the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, six     young people in the throes of puberty learn that winning isn’t everything and that losing doesn’t necessarily make you a loser. This hilarious tale of overachievers’ angst chronicles the experience of six adolescent outsiders vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime. 

 

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