Welcome Week 

donuts on the plazaWelcome Week is a great time to welcome our Bearcats to campus for the fall semester with activities that encourage student involvement, boost school spirit and create lifelong memories.

 

Welcome Week August 17-22

 

Events

MONDAY, AUGUST 17

Back to Lander Drop-in
Plaza - 11:30 a.m.

Join us in the plaza for a welcome back drop in! Drop by the plaza to listen to your favorite music by our DJ and pick up a free throwback t-shirt!
*T-shirts and other giveaways are limited! First come, first serve!

 

Gibram Saleem-Comedian
Cultural Center Auditorium - 7:00 p.m.

Gibran Saleem is the only comedian to ever be selected, as a finalist for both the Stand-Up NBC and NBC Late Night program. Gibran has been featured on MTV, TV Land, Popcorn Flix, PBS, CUNY TV, VOA, Elite Daily, and Cosmopolitan and performed his stand-up television debut on Gotham Comedy Live for AXS TV. 
*Seats are limited! If you are unable to attend in person, please stream the show from your room! The link will be sent out via your Lander email!​

 
TUESDAY, AUGUST 18

Fast Money Game Show-Virtually
Link will be available soon - 7:00 p.m.

It’s like a modern version of “Name that Tune” but with all of the best of pop culture!  Students buzz in when they know the song, movie theme, TV theme or Movie Quote that was played!  Disney, Broadway, Rap, Rock, Netflix, Hip Hop, Nickelodeon and Movie Franchises are just some of the categories involved in the game!

“Every FREE MONEY Game is hosted by a professional comedian which makes the show even more exciting, interactive and FUN! Every game includes $200 of FREE MONEY! Guaranteed! That’s right, every single show students will walk away from the game with $200 of cash in their pockets!”

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19

Silent Disco (Night One)
New Residence Hall Field - 7:00 p.m.

Join us for the quietest dancing experience! We will have two DJs to send us some lit music through your own set of headphones. Social distancing and COVID-19 guidelines apply. 

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 20

Mobile T-Shirt Shop & Social Distancing Photo Booth
Plaza - 11:00 a.m.

We know you need another t-shirt!?! Come on down and hop in the social distancing line to grab your free t-shirt while supplies last! First come, first serve! Lastly, grab a photo in the photo booth to capture your Lander 2020 moments!

 

Silent Disco (Night Two)
New Residence Hall Field - 7:00 p.m.

Join us for the quietest dancing experience! We will have two DJs to send us some lit music through your own set of headphones. Social distancing and COVID-19 guidelines apply. 

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 21

Movie Night - "Bad Boys for Life"
Cultural Center Auditorium - 8:00 p.m.

Seating is limited to 220 people! Get there early!

 

*All events for Lander students, faculty, and staff only and closed to the public.*