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Fall 2012 Open House Program

Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012

W E LC O M E !


n behalf of the entire Saint Anselm College community, welcome to our Fall Open House! Hospitality has been a part of the Benedictine heritage for over 1500 years and at Saint Anselm College since our establishment in 1889. We are delighted you are here to explore all of the great things that make Saint Anselm College a leader in liberal arts education. We hope that you will find the following information valuable as you spend the day on our campus: Nametags: Wearing your nametag throughout the day will help our campus community identify you as one of our guests.

PLAN YOUR DAY 9:00 a.m.

Father Jonathan DeFelice, O.S.B., President Gary M. Bouchard, Ph.D., Professor of English Michael Iorio ’07, Associate Director of Admission 10:00, 11:00 a.m. & 12:00 noon


Various locations

Please see a list of workshops, times and locations on the opposite page.

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Front of Alumni Hall, statue of Saint Anselm

Join a current student as they tour you through our academic, recreational and residential facilities.

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


Davison Hall

Join members of the Saint Anselm College community and enjoy a lunch provided by our award-winning Dining Services staff.

1:00 p.m.

Dana Center for the Humanities


2:00 p.m.


Coffee Shop

Please join us for conversation, final questions and refreshments.

Campus Map: We have included a campus map with this program. Evaluations: Information to complete an evaluation for this event will be sent to you via e-mail. We welcome and appreciate your feedback. Questions: We are here to help in any way that we can! Please feel free to ask any member of our community for assistance. An Information Table is located in the Davison Dining Hall for your convenience. We hope you enjoy your day and experience all that Saint Anselm College has to offer. Thank you for visiting! Sincerely, Office of Admission Staff


Dana Center for the Humanities COLLEGE Eric Nichols, Director of Admission


The Center for Experiential Learning unites our internship, study abroad, career services, service learning, and community engagement opportunities into one. Meet staff and students as they share with you the many opportunities and resources offered by each of these areas. INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS 10:00 a.m. Perini Lecture Hall, Goulet Science Center

Members of our Athletic Department will share information about NCAA Division II eligibility and intercollegiate athletics at Saint Anselm. You will also meet student athletes who will discuss their personal experiences and maintaining a balance between athletics, academics and other extracurricular involvement. LIFE INSIDE THE CLASSROOM 11:00 a.m. & 12:00 noon Perini Lecture Hall, Goulet Science Center

Join faculty and students to learn about our academic majors, the honors program, study-abroad opportunities, preparation for graduate studies, pre-professional programs, curriculum, and our nationally recognized Humanities Program that hones in on critical thinking skills essential to achievement in college and throughout students’ lives. THE NEW HAMPSHIRE INSTITUTE OF POLITICS 10:00 a.m. The New Hampshire Institute of Politics & Political Library

Faculty and Student Ambassadors will introduce you to the exciting programs, facilities, and opportunities available at the The New Hampshire Institute of Politics & Political Library. Whether it is a political

debate or guest speakers, the Institute’s goal is to add context to complicated issues and to actively promote civic responsibility. As one of the few undergraduate colleges in the nation to offer such an experience, Saint Anselm College and the The New Hampshire Institute of Politics give students unprecedented access to world leaders and academic scholars. LIFE OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM 11:00 a.m. & 12:00 noon North Lounge, Cushing Student Center

Join a panel of current students to learn about the many service, spiritual, recreational, athletic, and social opportunities available on campus. You will also hear about residential life, health services and more! EXPLORE THE NURSING PROGRAM 10:00 a.m. Koonz Theatre, Dana Center for the Humanities

Nursing faculty and students will host a panel presentation about why our program is one of the most respected in the country. They will share information about the academic program and clinical experiences. TOURS OF THE NURSING LABS 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Gadbois Hall

Nursing faculty and students will guide you through our state-of-the-art nursing labs. THE ADMISSION AND FINANCIAL AID PROCESS 1:00 p.m. Koonz Theatre, Dana Center for the Humanities

The Directors of the Offices of Admission and Financial Aid will discuss and outline the Class of 2016 profile, applying for admission and financial aid, and scholarships. Time will be allotted for questions.

TODAY ON CAMPUS EDUCATION DEPARTMENT 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. President’s Dining Room, Davison Hall


The Saint Anselm College Bookstore will be open today from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Join Laura Wasielewski, Chair of the Education Department, and students for a buffet lunch to learn about Elementary Education, Secondary Education, State Licensure, and the ESOL Program at Saint Anselm College.


Mass will be offered in the Abbey Church at 11:50 a.m. Evening Prayer at 5:35 p.m. OFFICE OF ADMISSION


Women’s Soccer vs. Pace University, 1:00 p.m., Grappone Stadium

The Office of Admission, located on the first floor of Alumni Hall, will be open until 4:00 p.m. Please feel free to stop by at any time.

WHAT COMES NEXT… November 15

Admission application deadline for Early Action.

November 15

Nursing application deadline.

January 1–March 15

Submit completed FAFSA and CSS PROFILE financial aid forms online.

February 15

Admission application deadline for Regular Decision.

March 15

Financial aid deadline for first year students.

Please note that tax information should be mailed to the College Board for their scanning service.

Fall 2012 Open House Program