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October 13-15, 2017

autumn family weekend

office of alumni relations

2001 Alford Park Drive Kenosha, Wisconsin 53140-1994

2001 Alford Park Drive Kenosha, Wisconsin 53140-1994

office of alumni office of alumni relations and parent relations

autumn family weekend

October 13-15, 2017

Non-Profit Org. U.S. Postage PAID Milwaukee, WI Permit No. 5576

Carthage invites families to campus October 13-15, 2017, for a very special Autumn Family Weekend. Carthage has planned a full weekend of activities, and we hope you and your family will take part!

friday, october 13

saturday, october 14

saturday (continued)

sunday, october 15

Attend Classes with your Student

Check-in and Continental Breakfast

Carthage Football vs. Elmhurst College

Coffee and Fellowship

Internships and Study Abroad Panel

“Who Owns History? Looking at the Past, Challenging the Present and Cheating the Future”

10 a.m. A. F. Siebert Chapel

Daniel Schowalter, Professor of Religion and Classics 4 p.m. Niemann Media Theater, Hedberg Library

11 a.m.-1 p.m. The Caf, Todd Wehr Center

8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Tour of Science Center led by Professor Deanna Byrnes

4 p.m. David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Natural and Social Sciences

Dedication of Science and Math Mural by Paul Salsieder ’18

5 p.m. David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Natural and Social Sciences

Jonathan Burns: Flexible Comedy 8 p.m. Campbell Student Union Auditorium

Born with the gifts of flexibility, curiosity, and goofiness, Jonathan Burns now uses these talents to entertain audiences around the world.

Information Station Check in at the Campbell Student Union and receive Carthage goodies. Friday 3-8 p.m. Saturday 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Visit to see more weekend details and let us know which events you’ll attend. You can also register by calling 800-551-1518.

8:30 a.m. Campbell Student Union

9:30 a.m. Niemann Media Theater, Hedberg Library

Learn about internship and study abroad opportunities and hear from students about their experiences.

“What’s for Lunch? Eating Well for Sustainable Human and Environmental Health” Tracy Gartner, Associate Professor of Environmental Sciences and Biology 10:45 a.m. Niemann Media Theater, Hedberg Library

Meet the President Tailgate Lunch 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Todd Wehr Center

You’re invited to attend a tailgate lunch and meet President John Swallow. He will address the group beginning at noon, with Q&A session to follow. Registration required.

1 p.m. Art Keller Field

9:30 a.m. A. F. Siebert Chapel

Family Weekend Worship Service

Sunday Brunch

$9 for adults, $5 for children under 10 Registration required.

Casino Night

Family Weekend Choral Concert

A Family Weekend favorite, this non-gaming event resembles the atmosphere of a casino and includes more than 30 tables, a raffle, and music. Use your “winnings” to collect prizes such as a TV, cheese ball barrel, and all your other favorites!


8:30 p.m. Field House, N. E. Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center

2 p.m. A. F. Siebert Chapel

Sept. 6-Nov. 2 H. F. Johnson Gallery of Art A curatorial installation from Chicago artists Nicole Mauser and Tobey Albright. The installation manifests in multiple iterations throughout the run, providing insight into artists through the things they look at and possess.

Autumn Family Weekend 2017  
Autumn Family Weekend 2017