Alumni and Family Weekend 2015

Schedule of Events

Friday, September 25

Family Welcome Reception: A Hudson Valley Wine and Beer Tasting
7 pm-9 pm • Kaplan Family Mathematics, Science, and Technology Center Atrium
Kick off your Family Weekend by meeting up with classmates, friends, and families in the MST Atrium for an unforgettable Welcome Reception! Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and desserts as you taste and compare, a variety of Hudson Valley wines and local craft beer.

MSMC Knight at the Movies
8:30 pm-11 pm • Kaplan Turf Field
Grab your blankets and lawn chairs for MSMC Knight at the Movies. It will be a double feature, beginning with the Mount students’ short films and ending with The Sandlot.

Saturday, September 26

Habitat for Humanity: Alumni & Family Build
8 am-Noon • Bus leaves Hudson lot at 7:45 am
The Mount and Greater Habitat have a long-standing partnership of service! Take part in an early morning worksite build and give back to the greater Newburgh community. This event is for ages 16+. Please make sure you wear closed-toe shoes.

Family & Alumni Mentoring Continental Breakfast
8:30 am-10 am • Dominican Center Café
This is a wonderful opportunity for Mount students to meet Mount graduates willing to provide valuable information and advice about their professions – how they got started, their job responsibilities, and any recommendations they may have for the student.

Academic Convocation
10:30 am-Noon • Aquinas Hall Theatre
Convocation marks MSMC’s formal welcome of our new transfer students and members of the Class of 2019. Freshmen, transfer students, and their families are invited to join college faculty and administrators to celebrate the beginning of their academic journey at the Mount.

Family, Alumni, and Faculty Pig Roast and Street Fair
Noon-3:30 pm • Guzman Lawn
Feast on traditional fall foods as you gather with other families, faculty, and alumni. and enjoy the beautiful Hudson Valley view. You’ll see theDance Team perform, take part in games and activities, and explore novelties, shopping, campus tours and more!

MSMC Women’s Tennis vs. St. Joseph’s of Brooklyn
1 pm • Kaplan Tennis Courts
Come cheer on the Knights on the Kaplan Tennis Courts as they take on St. Joseph’s of Brooklyn!

Family Dinner Dance and Casino Night
7 pm-10 pm • Kaplan Center Gymnasium
Feeling lucky? Take a chance and join us for an evening of dinner, dancing, and our fantasy casino games! Come try your luck and win some great prizes! All adults 21 and older will receive a complimentary drink ticket at the door.

Sunday, September 27

Remembrance Mass
9 am-10 am • Chapel of the Most Holy Rosary, Dominican Center

Family Brunch in The View
10 am-1 pm • Aquinas Hall, The View
Enjoy a leisurely Sunday brunch before heading home! Please note: this brunch does not include admission to the Sunday Brunch & Hudson River Cruise event.

Sunday Brunch & Hudson River Family Cruise
11:30 am -2:30 pm • Newburgh Landing
Before you board the boat with your families, enjoy a delicious Sunday brunch in Hudson Hall Auditorium, where you’ll receive your wristband for admission to the boat. Once on the boat, enjoy a leisurely three-hour scenic cruise down the Hudson River while you enjoy the sites of the scenic Hudson Valley. Space is limited. Reservations are on a first come, first served basis. Please note that transportation is not included from the brunch to the Newburgh Landing to board the boat.

MSMC Women’s Soccer vs. Farmingdale State
1 pm, Kaplan Turf Field
Come cheer on the Knights at the Kaplan Turf field as they take on Farmingdale State!

Living Out the Mount Mission

Please participate in our Family Weekend donation drive. All donations go to Newburgh Ministry which is an outreach program that serves our Newburgh community. In addition, many of our students donate their time at Newburgh Ministry throughout the year.

We will be collecting the following: 8oz paper hot cups, toilet paper, toiletries, baby formula, and diapers. Please look for collection boxes placed around campus throughout the weekend.

Campus Store

Make time to shop! Don’t miss your chance to stock up on Mount Saint Mary College merchandise and apparel during your stay. Wear your Mount colors with pride throughout the weekend and all year round. The Campus Store will be open on Saturday from 10 am-4 pm and on Sunday from 10:30 am-2:30 pm.

Kaplan Center

The Kaplan Center will be open on Saturday from 9 am-5 pm (pool open 10:30 am-1:30 pm) and on Sunday from 1 pm-5 pm (pool open 1 pm-3 pm). Proper gym attire must be worn. All children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

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