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Family Weekend Schedule for Barrett, the Honors College Oct. 17-18

October 05, 2009
Family Weekend Open House, Barrett Honors College Great Court
Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009

8:15 a.m. – Families arrive and check in at tables set up in the Great Court of the Barrett Honors College on the northwest corner of Rural and Apache.

8:40 a.m. – Dean Mark Jacobs addresses Barrett Honors College families, faculty and staff in the BHC Great Court. Then families move to their chosen activity, the Mock Human Event or Barrett Tours.

9:00 – 9:55 a.m. – Families can participate in The Human Event, the core honors freshman class for first-year students, designed to facilitate student exploration of the great ideas of all time. Parents who choose the Mock Human Event will most likely be assigned to a class facilitated by their student’s instructor. Those choosing the Mock Human Event activity will need to do an assignment prior to attending the class. The reading assignments are on the Barrett Honors College website.

9:00 – 9:55 a.m. – Barrett Tours allows families to take a walking tour of the beautiful state-of-the-art $130-million, 8-acre campus.

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. – “Barrett on Display” will be held in the Great Court. Barrett students will showcase their interests, talents, and experiences. Parents will hear about the honors thesis process first-hand, share in the learning of an honors summer study abroad program, and delight in a musical interlude or art exhibition.

All-ASU Family Weekend Tailgate, Old Main Lawn
5 p.m.

Join us for food, fun, and BBQ at this alcohol-free event! Parents and families will have an opportunity to learn more about their student's activities, and connect with organizations on campus, such as the Residence Hall Association, the Programming and Activities Board, and the Parents Association.

Football Game, Sun Devil Stadium
7:15 p.m.

Wear your gold Family Weekend T-Shirt and cheer for the ASU Sun Devils as they take on the Washington Huskies! Families who register for Family Weekend will receive a discount on the cost of football tickets.

Barrett Honors College Family Barbeque, Barrett Honors College Great Court
Sunday Oct. 18, 2009
1 - 3 p.m.

Please join the deans, faculty, and staff at the 2nd Annual Barrett Barbeque for food, fun and camaraderie from 1 until 3 p.m. on the Great Court. This event is co-sponsored by the Honors Parents Organization and the Barrett Leadership and Service Team [BLAST].