Homecoming and Family Weekend 2018
September 20, 2018
Alumni, parents, and friends are returning to campus Friday, October 5 through Sunday, October 7 for events that celebrate their shared experience as a Pio or Pio parent.
We are always excited to have faculty and staff join in on the festivities! See the full list of activities here. The deadline to pre-register is October 1.
Here are a few events you might be interested in on Saturday, October 6:
11 – 11:45 a.m. - Pioneer College Session I
- Why Technology Makes a Liberal Arts Education More Relevant Than Ever. Presented by Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer Adam Buchwald and Vice
President of Adaptive Strategies at Fiction, Corey Pressman
- United State Foreign Policy in Turmoil. Presented by Senior Lecturer in Social Sciences Cyrus Partovi
- The Intelligence of the Body: Radical Listening in Performance. Presented by Associate Professor of Theatre Rebecca Lingafelter
11 – 12:30 p.m.- Artist Meet and Greet, Maria T.D. Inocencio and Mark R. Smith: Loss of Material Evidence.
Meet the artists and explore the Maria T.D. Inocencio and Mark R. Smith: Loss of Material Evidence exhibition.
Noon – 12:45 p.m.- Pioneer College Session II
- Leveraging LinkedIn. Presented by Career Center Director Rocky Campbell and Career Center Specialist Mary Beth Snell
- What’s the Value in Studying Art? Presented by Assistant Professor of Art and Studio Head of Sculpture Jess Perlitz
Noon - End of 3rd Quarter- 15th Annual Tailgate Extravaganza.
Join fellow Pios cheering on the football team during the Homecoming game. This is an event for the whole family, featuring a clam chowder feed from Pike Place Chowder, craft ales, good friends, and a great view of the game! $30 ($20 if you already have a football game ticket).
1 p.m. Homecoming Football Game v. University of Puget Sound
4– 4:45 p.m. - Pioneer College Session III
Presented by Associate Professor of German Language and Literature Katharina Altpeter-Jones
- Climate change, wildfire and western forests
Presented by Assistant Professor of Biology Margaret Metz