Friday, December 19, 2014

Family Day offers glimpse of student life

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Families of first-year students at Georgia Regents University’s Health Sciences Campus will get a glimpse of student life during Family Day, Saturday, Sept. 28.

The day will include individual programs for each college, and feature tours, laboratory demonstrations and more. GRU President Ricardo Azziz will also welcome students and guests from each college.

Activities include:

College of Allied Health Sciences

  • Welcome ceremony, 1 p.m., Lee Auditorium lobby
  • President’s Welcome, 1:20 p.m.,  Lee Auditorium
  • Dental Hygiene Program, clinic demonstrations and building tour, 10 a.m. to noon, Dental Building, Room 4354
  • Physical Therapy Program, brunch, 10:30 a.m., Health Sciences Building lobby; White Coat Ceremony, Carl T. Sanders Research and Education Building, Hamilton Wing, Room 1101
  • Medical Laboratory, Imaging and Radiologic Sciences, White Coat Ceremony, 11 a.m., Jaguar Student Activities Center Ballroom, Summerville Campus
  • Respiratory Therapy, brunch, 11:30 a.m., Health Sciences Building, Room 4304; tour and demonstrations, noon to 1 p.m., Health Sciences Building, Room 4361
  • Occupational Therapy, Pinning Ceremony and department tours, 1:45 p.m., Health Sciences Building, Room 1222
  • Physician Assistant, White Coat Ceremony, 1:45 p.m., Lee Auditorium

College of Dental Medicine

  • Welcome ceremony, 9:30 a.m., Hamilton Wing, Room 1103
  • President’s Welcome, 10 a.m., Hamilton Wing, Room 1103
  • College Program, 10-11:45 a.m., Hamilton Wing, Room 1103
  • Lunch, noon to 1, College of Dental Medicine
  • Tours and lab presentations, 1-3 p.m., College of Dental Medicine

The Graduate School

  • Welcome ceremony, 10:15 a.m., Alumni Center
  • President’s Welcome, 10:30 a.m., Alumni Center
  • Integrity and Professionalism Ceremony, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Alumni Center
  • Reception immediately following ceremony

College of Nursing

  • Welcome ceremony, 8:30 a.m., Health Sciences Building, Room 1222
  • President’s Welcome, 9 a.m., Health Sciences Building, Room 1222
  • Welcome program, 9-10:30 a.m., Health Sciences Building, Room 1222
  • Tours and demonstrations, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Health Sciences Building

For more information about Family Day activities, call the Division of Student Affairs, Health Sciences Campus Office, 706-721-0955.


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