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Schedule of Events

Monday, April 11 – Thursday, April 21

 

Where Glass Meets Science: Art glass exhibit by Scott Hartley ‘97

President’s Gallery,
Darbeth Fine Arts Center

Tuesday, April 12

 

Wall of Well Wishes – students, faculty/staff, community invited to write messages or sign

Java Jinx,
Deets Library
 

QuietPhotographs by Trish Andrews

Deets Library

Wednesday, April 13

11:00am

Chapel – Guest speaker: Lauren Hansen, director for alumni and parent programs, Carthage College

Richardson Performing Arts Center

Wednesday, April 13 – Sunday, May 1

 

SC Service Learning Display

College Hill Coffee

Thursday, April 14

10:00am

Dedication of Presidential Pavers and Tree Planting

Cole Mound Plaza

12:00pm

Lunch on campus for VIPs – Andrews family, friends, trustees

Deets Library

4:00pm

Inauguration Ceremony
(Overflow viewing at Messenger Hall, Java Jinx, Campus Life office)

Richardson Performing Arts Center

5:15pm

Reception

Deets Library

6:30pm

Private dinner for President’s Family/Friends

Winfield Country Club

Friday, April 15

8:00am-
3:45pm

Board of Trustees Meeting

Wroten Hall

12:00pm

Reception in honor of Trish Andrews
12:15pm – Brief Remarks

Deets Library

2:00pm

Book Presentation and signing
Jacob Goodson, assoc professor of philosophy

Deets Library

4:00pm

Employee Reception and Recognition

Roy L. Smith Student Center

5:30pm

Leaders in Service Hall of Fame and Dinner ($, rsvp)
Inductees: Randy Eshelman ’09, PS, Barbara (Johnson) Isely ’64, Madeline Southard, class of 1899

Deets Library
7:00pm MTens & SC Singers Concert (musical theatre and contemporary a cappella)
Richardson Performing Arts Center

Saturday, April 16

8:30am

Fine Arts Open House, exhibit of blown glass art by Scott Hartley ‘97

President’s Gallery,
Darbeth Fine Arts Center

9:00am

Fine Arts Hall of Fame and Brunch ($, rsvp)
Inductees: Timothy Myers ’00, Brandon Smith ’98, Scott Hartley ’97

Richardson Performing Arts Center stage

Noon

Business Hall of Fame and Luncheon ($, rsvp)
Inductees: Todd Conklin ’84, Benjamin Harrison ’12 PS, Bruce DeHaven ’70

Deets Library

3:30pm

Educators Hall of Fame (rsvp)
Inductees: Kathryne (Cooper) Delcarpio ’74, Florence (Cutter) Metcalf ’63, Robert "Bob" Nispel ’57
McNeish Special Ed Award: Danielle Shioyama ‘10/’14

Deets Library

6:00pm

President’s Dinner, Trustees/Donors/Friends (by invitation, rsvp)

Roy L. Smith Student Center

8:00pm

RPAC Presents John McCutcheon with South Kansas Symphony ($)
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Richardson Performing Arts Center

Sunday, April 17

3:00pm

Southwestern Spring Choral Concert ($)

Richardson Performing Arts Center

Location & Parking

Most inauguration events will be held in Richardson Performing Arts Center, which is in Christy Administration Building. Reserved parking for delegates and special guests will be in parking lots on the north and south sides of Christy, and may be reached by entering the campus on King Drive (south edge of campus). Watch for signage directing you to the reserved parking.

Other inauguration events are in Deets Library and at the Cole Mound Plaza. Both of these locations are on the lower section of campus and accessible via the 77 Steps or by parking along Kirk Drive.

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