Parent University


Dates: 
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 9:00am to 3:15pm

Delaware State University invites parents of current students to join us Saturday, March 1, 2014, for our third annual Parent University.

 
 
WHEN
March 1. Registration begins at 9 a.m.; the day concludes at 3:15 p.m.
 
 
WHERE
Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center, 2nd floor Parlor C, on the DSU campus
 
 
WHAT IS IT?

At Parent University, you'll learn more about:

• Parent-to-Parent Mentoring
Presented by Dr. Robin Williams, first lady
Unveiling of a new Parent Mentoring Project

• Shining the Spotlight on Academic Rigor
A glimpse from faculty members into the academic rigor of their programs and their classroom expectations

• Healthy and Safe Hornets
Updates and questions answered regarding health and wellness initiatives, insurance, security alerts and some new safety projects that the University is involved in on behalf of your students

• Destination Graduation
Career and academic advisement, curriculum guides, early alerts, satisfactory academic progress (SAP), senior audits and more. What does it all mean and why is it all necessary for graduation? Terms defined and questions answered with a step-by-step plan for ensuring that your students reach their destination successfully and on time.

 
• A complimentary continental breakfast and lunch will be served.
 
 
COST
There is no fee to attend Parent University.
 
 
LEARN MORE
See a full description of the day's planned activities. If you have questions, please email Brenda Farmer at bfarmer@desu.edu.
 
 
REGISTER NOW
Online registration for Parent University is now open. Sign up by visiting www.desu.edu/parent-university-registration. The registration deadline is the end of the day, Tuesday, February 25.
 
 
STAY FOR THE GAME
Get your VIP Basketball Game discount wristband at Parent University check-in and redeem your ticket at the windows in Memorial Hall Gymnasium. Ticket windows open at 2 p.m. DSU will take on Howard University (women’s game at 2 p.m. and men’s game at 4 p.m.). Each coupon entitles you to ONE discount ticket at $8 per parent. GO HORNETS!
 

ALSO HAPPENING ON CAMPUS THAT WEEKEND
Showing of “African Genesis:  Journey of the Songhai People, Part II: Ghana, Door of No Return”
Friday, February 28
Bank of America Building, Longwood Auditorium, 1st floor, Room 113
7 – 9 p.m.
Free to the public

The University’s Honors Program will sponsor the showing of “African Genesis: Journey of the Songhai People, Part II: Ghana, Door of No Return,” a 90-minute documentary that features the life-changing, emotional tour of 200 Americans of African descent who are following a lost tribe of their ancestors back to the Gold Coast’s “Stone of Tears” trail on Ghana’s western coast. Travel with them as they walk in the footsteps of their enslaved forefathers and are exposed to the same gut-wrenching nightmares. Witness their transformational experience. More about the movie: http://journeyofthesonghaipeople.com/

 

STAY OVER
Comfort Suites Dover  --  877.424.6423, 302.736.1204
Hampton Inn  --  302.736.3500
Dover Budget Inn . --  302.734.4433
Holiday Inn  --  888.465.4329, 302.747.5050
Dover Inn --  302.674.4011
Days Inn --  302.674.8002
SuperLodge --  302.678.0160
Super 8 Motel --  800.800.8000, 302.734.5701
Comfort Inn & Suites  --   800.521.2121, 302.677.0505
Relax Inn --  302.734.8120
Best Western Galaxy Inn --  302.735.4700
Holiday Inn Express --  888.HOLIDAY, 302.678.0600
Dover Downs Hotel and Conference Center  --  800.711.5882, 302.857.2140
Fairfield Inn --  302.677.0900
Residence Inn --  302.677.0777
Microtel Inn & Suites --  302.674.3800


We hope to see you on March 1!