McDaniel welcomes families to the Hill for Parent and Family Weekend 2023
Current McDaniel families are invited to join their students for events and programs showcasing life on the Hill during Parent and Family Weekend, Friday, Nov. 3-Sunday, Nov. 5.
Current McDaniel families are invited to join their students for events and programs showcasing life on the Hill during Parent and Family Weekend 2023.
Parent and Family Weekend kicks off Friday, Nov. 5, with a welcome reception from 4:30-6 p.m. hosted by the Parent and Family Council. Other events include Department Drop-Ins (3-4:30 p.m.) and Late Night Game Night (10-11:30 p.m.). Parents and students are welcome to have dinner in Englar DIning Hall or on their own in downtown Westminster, and those 21+ years old are invited to the Carroll Arts Center to see comedian Blaire Postman aka "Lady ADHD" (8 p.m.).
Highlights on Saturday, Nov. 6, include "Connecting with Campus Leadership" (9:30-10:30 a.m.), Academic Showcase Panel (10:45-11:15 a.m.), CEO Open House (11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.), and "Meet Your First-Year Seminar Professors" (11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.), prior to the Presidential Tailgate with President Julia Jasken and members of the Parent and Family Council or Fieldside Tailgate with Dean of Students Liz Towle, Associate Director of Athletics Alexis Watson, and Assistant Director of Athletics Jeremy Shepherd, both at Kenneth R. Gill Stadium while Green Terror football takes on the Salisbury Sea Gulls. Plus, end the day with "Now Hear This!," a special musical and theatrical performance by McDaniel students involved in the Green TerrorTones, Gospel Choir, Jazz ensembles, and the cast of "Urinetown, The Musical" (7 p.m.). Don't miss your chance to win prizes throughout the day as part of the popular "Ready, Set, Selfie! A Scavenger Hunt."
On Sunday, November 5, an Interfaith Service led by Associate Provost for Equity and Belonging Richard Smith begins the day (9-9:45 a.m.). Then, join us for the Undergraduate Awards Ceremony to honor our undergraduate students for academic achievement and leadership (10-11 a.m.). A Farewell Champagne Brunch hosted by the Parent and Family Council closes out the weekend's activities (11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.).