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Tentative Schedule

B-Core Leaders

Summer BRIDGE 2013

Sunday, August 25: Students arrive on campus and set up their residence hall, and attend a welcome dinner with other BRIDGE participants and guests. Monday, August 26-Wednesday August 28: Welcome Luncheon Tour of downtown Spokane Team-building exercises Department tours of Gonzaga Informational sessions Meet esteemed faculty members Service project

Jordan Love Program Coordinator

Thursday, August 29 Breakfast and closing ceremony; students can rest before the New Student Orientation on Friday.

Jesus Esqueda Logistics Coordinator

We also offer a PARENT PROGRAM that informs parents about the on campus resources. The parents will have a designated group of BRIDGE counselors that can assist with any questions pertaining to campus life.

Deonna Smith Public Relations Coordinator

The Summer BRIDGE Coordinators are responsible for organizing the BRIDGE program. B-Core leaders work in UMEC (Unity Multicultural Education Center) during the summer to ensure that the BRIDGE experience is the best it can possibly be. The B-Core members look forward to welcoming all the new students!

Unity Multicultural Education Center Gonzaga University 502 E. Boone Ave MSC #2466 unityhouse@gonzaga.edu (509) 313-5836 www.gonzaga.edu/umec

Unity Multicultural Education Center


Counselors

The Big Picture Establish a solid network of friends, faculty and staff. Opportunity to talk to and gain tips from current students Learn about campus resources and familiarize yourself with important GU offices and sites. Explore Spokane and learn what the city has to offer. Move into your residence hall and buy books before the rush.

Getting loose & teambuilding!

BRIDGE Olympics Competitions

Alexis

Arlene

Brittany

Corey

Public Relations

Psychology Sociology

Political Science &

Computer Science

Emmanuel

Jacquelyn

Jordan

Logan

Physical Education

Criminal Justice

Psychology

Accounting

Maddie

Nina

Rene

Ruben

International

Biology

English & Education

Accounting

What is BRIDGE? The Summer BRIDGE pre-orientation program is designed to assist first generation students and students of multicultural backgrounds in making a smooth transition to Gonzaga University and the greater Spokane community. This program introduces students to specific faculty, staff, and campus resources that will prepare them for their academic journey. Participants will engage in various team building activities that will help establish lasting relationships. The program gives students a head start in creating a solid foundation of support; a family away from home. Throughout the school year, there are many activities and events that continue the theme of BRIDGE and aim to keep students connected— BRIDGE Reunion, L.E.A.D.S. Mentoring, BRIDGE End-of-the-Year Celebration.

Relations

Ryan

Yusra

Sports Management

Computer Science

Summer BRIDGE 2013 Counselors are going to lead the participants during the program. We have students from all walks of life: age, hometown, major, and interests, to make sure every BRIDGE student can make a connection. They can’t wait to serve and help you navigate your college transition!


Gonzaga University Bridge Brochure 2013