Date: July 27, 2006
Contact: Carol Connelly, Director,
Media & Communication Services, ext. 5267, email@example.com
Purdue North Central New Student Orientation Is Aug. 19, 2006
WESTVILLE – “The Tradition Begins With U” is the theme for the Purdue University North Central Student Orientation, set for Saturday, Aug. 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the PNC campus.
The orientation session will give new students an opportunity to become more knowledgeable about the PNC campus and college life. This event is intended for all students who will begin classes at the campus this fall, along with their families and friends.
“New student orientation is designed to be a fun way for students to familiarize themselves with their new campus and the many educational opportunities and extra-curricular activities that Purdue North Central has to offer,” said Gary Demski, Director of Student Activities and orientation chairperson.
This year’s orientation will differ from those in the past. A convocation ceremony has been added to the agenda, along with a “Making College Count” presentation. Incoming students and family members will have an opportunity to visit information tents for academic sections and student organizations. Faculty members, as well as student organization representatives, will be available to talk with students and their families. Students are encouraged to ask questions, get to know the key people on campus and become familiar with the PNC buildings and classrooms, so they can ease their transition as PNC students.
“Regardless of weather, the morning will be exciting and informative. It is a must for new students and their parents,” Demski said.
The event is free, but registration is requested. For more information call 800-872-1231, ext. 5415. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact ext. 5415.