Parent volunteers are needed to participate in a Speed Networking session on Friday, September 28 of Fall Weekend from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. The program is designed to provide students with valuable feedback and guidance from alumni and parent professionals. Volunteers will host six-minute conversations with students who will rotate through the event. Limited space is available so please contact Bill Douglas at email@example.com for more information and to participate.
One Book One Region: 9/26
This year's One Book One Region selection is Exit West by Mohsin Hamid. Set in a world being irrevocably transformed by migration, Exit West follows a young couple in an unnamed country, as their city collapses and they are forced to join a wave of migrants fleeing for their lives.
Connecticut College selected Exit West as its summer read for all incoming first-year students.
Author Mohsin Hamid visits New London to discuss Exit West and related issues.
September 26, 2018
Palmer Auditorium, Connecticut College
The author will host a book signing following the event.
Free and open to the public. All seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Alumni, parents and friends are invited to Conn's annual Fall Weekend celebration Sept. 28-30, 20108. Sit in on faculty-led seminars, attend student performances, cheer on Camel athletic teams, browse the always-popular Harvestfest for College-themed novelties, and enjoy the beautiful autumn season on campus.
Exciting events highlighting this year's celebration include the popular A Cappella Showcase in Evans Hall on Friday night, President Katherine Bergeron's State of the College address on Saturday morning, and theater performances of Jackie Sibblies Drury's We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German Südwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915 throughout the weekend.