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M State celebrates Welcome Week

Welcome to fall semester at M State!

Fall semester begins Monday, Aug. 25, on M State’s four campuses, with Welcome Week activities planned throughout the week. Check out the activities and get to know your campus! You’ll find posters with more details on each of the campuses.

Detroit Lakes
• Monday: Welcome Committee deploys from 7:45 to 10 a.m.; free popcorn in the Student Life Center
• Tuesday: Free slushies in the Student Life Center
• Wednesday: Register for free tickets to Detroit Mountain (opening November)
• Thursday: From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., performance by comedian Brandan Vestal followed by free outdoor lunch and lawn games; register to win door prizes (grand prize is an Apple iPad)

Fergus Falls
• Monday: All-campus assembly from 9 to 11 a.m., following by a free picnic lunch
• Tuesday: Grillin’ & Chillin’ from 6 to 8 p.m. with beach volleyball, live music and free food
• Wednesday: Community Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Fireplace Lounge
• Thursday: A Center for the Arts performance by steel drum band Poco Fuego from 6:30 to 8:30 in the city’s Roosevelt Park
• Friday: Movie night sponsored by the student organization Ignite at 7 p.m. in Legacy Hall

Moorhead
• Monday: Meet the Student Engagement team and pick up your free highlighter from 10 a.m. to noon in East Commons
• Tuesday: Comedian Brandon Vestal performs in East Commons from noon to 1 p.m.
• Wednesday: Free student discount cards available from 10 a.m. to noon in East Commons
• Thursday: “Maleficent” showing at 8 p.m. in East Commons with free popcorn — bring your friends and children!
• Friday: Drawing for a prize package at 4 p.m.; learn how to register by liking M State Moorhead Student Life on Facebook

Wadena
• Monday: Breakfast is served and meet the administration and staff from 7:45 to 11 a.m. in the Commons
• Tuesday: College Success Workshop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in M33 (drop-ins welcome!)
• Wednesday: Comedian Brandon Vestal performing in M33 at 11:30 a.m., followed by a free lunch sponsored by the Student Government Association
• Thursday: Community Resources Fair in the Commons from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
• Friday: Free root beer floats in M State mugs in the Commons from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Posted in News on August 21, 2014 at 12:27 pm