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Honors Day at Gordon Schedule

Honors Day at Gordon, December 1, 2017
This schedule is subject to change. You will receive an official schedule at check-in.

TIME

SESSION

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1

 

8:15 a.m.

Check-In
Pick up your schedule, complimentary meal tickets and grab a cup of coffee or tea and a croissant.

8:30 a.m.

Welcome Address 
Hear from President Michael Lindsay and Gordon College Student Association President Davis Metzger.

8:45 a.m.

Global Honors Institute Overview
Learn more about the programmatic and academic offerings through the A. J. Gordon Scholars and Global Honors Scholars programs. Meet Global Honors Institute Director Bill Barker and Dean of Student Success Chris Carlson.

9:55 a.m.

Meet Your Future Classmates
Our outdoor education staff will lead the group in some fun interactive activities and you'll have a chance to get to know other admitted students. 

10:50 a.m.

Career Services
Hear from President Michael Lindsay and learn how our new Career Services initiative, Avodah, advances the lives and careers of Gordon College students. 

11:25 a.m.

Student Lunch and Parent Lunch —OR— Residence Hall Tour
Enjoy lunch on us! 

12:10 p.m.

Student Lunch and Parent Lunch —OR— Residence Hall Tour
Enjoy lunch on us!

1 p.m.

Conversation with the President
Featuring special guest speaker Ambassador Todd C. Chapman.

2:10 p.m.

Academic Information Session
Learn more about your major of interest and meet one of our faculty members.

3 p.m.

Student Life Session
Meet Gordon students and learn more about student life opportunities.  

3:40 p.m.

Student Life Session
Meet Gordon students and learn more about student life options.  

4:20 p.m.

Overnight Check-in
Get a taste of residence life by staying overnight with a current student. 

4:45 p.m.

High Tea
Students are invited to enjoy High Tea with President Lindsay and honors program directors.

Parent Dinner
Parents are invited to join other parents for dinner in the Lane Student Center Tupper Dining Hall.

5:45 p.m.

Christmas at Gordon
Join the Gordon community as we celebrate Christmas at Gordon. Fun activities include a bonfire and s'mores, hayrides, a family photo station, warm holiday beverages and live performances. 

6:45 p.m.

Christmas Gala
The Department of Music presents its Annual Christmas Gala—an event that has become a staple of the Christmas celebration on the North Shore. Carol singing and Christmas readings are also a highlight of this performance. Complimentary tickets are reserved for honors candidates who have chosen to attend on their registration form. Family members may purchase additional tickets to the Gala (link to purchase tickets will become available soon). Family members may purchase tickets here.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30

Honors interviews and campus tours are available from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m in the lobby of Frost Hall. Honors candidates are able to sign up for an interview time on their one visit registration form.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2

Honors interviews and campus tours are available from 8 a.m. until noon in the lobby of Frost Hall. A continental breakfast will be provided. Honors candidates are able to sign up for an interview time on their one visit registration form.