Family Month Saturday Programs

Saturday, October 24
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (EDT)

Spend Saturday, October 24, getting to know Clark a little better through panel discussions featuring members of our academic staff, behind-the-scenes tours of classroom set-ups amid COVID-19, and opportunities to meet with our Career Connections Center. Attend one, two or all of our events throughout the day!

Campus Close-Up Tour (pre-recorded tour with live Q/A option)
During this virtual visit to the Clark campus, Dean of the College Betsy Huang and Vice President of Technology & CIO Joseph Kalinowski will reveal how classrooms spaces were quickly altered for fall 2020, why different learning modalities were created, and how new technology was incorporated.

Panel Discussion: Supporting Multicultural and First Generation Student Success (live program)
Meet administrators across the University that work to support your Clarkies. We will share personal stories, services and connections provided for ALANA, multiracial and first generation students, and tips to help families navigate their student’s undergraduate experience.

Inside the Career Connections Center (live program)
Meet Donna Curry, Senior Executive Director, Career Connections Center and current Clark students to learn about the offices that help your students prepare, get ready, and gain experience for their post-college journey.

1pm- 2pm
Panel Discussion: Inside the LEEP Student Success Network (live program)
Get a behind-the-scenes look at how leaders in the LEEP Student Success Network restructured programs and opportunities for students this fall. Learn how academic advising, study aboard & away, academic services, first year experience, prestigious fellowships & scholarships, and community engagement reimagined their work to meet the needs of students in a COVID-19 world. Featuring: Evette Walters, Director of Academic Advising; Alissa Briggs, Director of Study Abroad and Away; Jen Plante, Associate Dean of Academic Services; Evan Wilson, Interim Director of First Year Experience; Jessica Bane Robert, Director of Prestigious Fellowships and Scholarships; Ben Gardner, Associate Director of Community Engagement and Volunteering.

Tour of the Clark Arboretum (pre-recorded tour with live Q/A option)
Join the Hadwen Arboretum restoration team to learn more about their ongoing projects concerning tree inventory, temperature monitoring and trail construction.

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Saturday October 24
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Attend one, two or all of our events throughout the day!
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