Campus Ecology Tour

9:00am - 10:00am CDT August 27

Join Professor Glenn Adelson, Director of the Environmental Studies Program, in an ecological tour through this special environment that is Lake Forest. Here on the shores of Lake Michigan we sit on glacial moraine and ravine ecosystems that do not exist quite like this anywhere else in the world. Learn about our resident species as we stroll through the Shooting Star Savannah on Middle Campus and end in the Campus Garden behind the Glen Rowan House. 

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

  • Aug
    27
    Breakfast 7:30am - 9:00am:
    Gus & Margie Hart Dining Hall, Stuart Commons
  • Aug
    27
    Forester Fitness Boot Camp 9:00am - 10:00am:
    Sports and Recreation Center

    This workout will consist of a well-balanced routine including stretching, conditioning, and strength training. The up-tempo class will be the perfect way to start your that day and to experience just one of the many Forester Fitness classes offered throughout the year. Intensity: Moderate to High.

  • Aug
    27
    Individual Advising Appointments 9:00am - 12:00pm:
    Your advisor’s office
  • Aug
    27
    Pre-Professional Workshop: Information on International Studies 10:00am - 11:00am:
    Room 320; Young Hall

    Join Professor Les Dlabay as he discusses the International Studies opportunities including programs in International Relations, Asian Studies, Latin American Studies and Area Studies.

  • Aug
    27
    Glen Rowan Community Garden Tour 10:00am - 11:00am:
    Meet in the Campus Garden behind the Glen Rowan House
    Interested in sustainable and organic agriculture? Look no further than the Campus Community Garden. Five years and running strong, our garden is managed by student interns and they’re always eager to share the fruits of their labor. Come for a tour and see what’s growing. 
  • Aug
    27
    Grace Elizabeth Groner Foundation Information Session 10:00am - 11:00am:
    Meyer Auditorium; Hotchkiss Hall
    Meet Daniela Resendiz, Director of the Groner Foundation, and learn about this unique foundation at Lake Forest College that provides students with career-making opportunities while providing service to others, the community, and the College.
  • Aug
    27
    Services for Students with Disabilities Information Session 10:00am - 11:00am:
    Room 221; Donnelley and Lee Library
    Meet Teryn Robinson, Assistant Dean of Faculty for Learning Support, as she shares information about key academic support resources and how to receive accommodations in the classroom.
  • Aug
    27
    Pre-Professional Workshop: Information on Future Law Related Professions/Legal Studies Minor Program 10:00am - 11:00am:
    McCormick Auditorium; Johnson Science Center
    This workshop presented by Professors Chad McCracken, Evan Oxman and Debra Levis will present an overview of what pre-law activities are available at the College. The session will also review pre-law advising including preparation for the LSAT and the law school application process. Additionally, the requirements of the legal studies minor will be discussed.
  • Aug
    27
    Shakespeare Audition Workshop 11:00am - 12:00pm:
    Room 200; Buchanan Hall

    Interested in auditioning for this fall’s production of Shakespeare’s wonderful comedy, As You Like It, but not sure what to do? Come to this workshop to learn how to prepare a terrific audition.

  • Aug
    27
    Off Campus Programs Information Session 11:00am - 12:00pm:
    Room 205; Donnelley and Lee Library
    Join Ashley Sinclair, Director of Off- Campus Programs, for this workshop on off campus program opportunities, both around the United States and globally. Learn which programs exist, when the programs are, and how to apply. Information on the Lake Forest College In The Loop program will also be shared.
  • Aug
    27
    Brain Booster Lunch 12:30pm - 1:30pm:
    Gus & Margie Hart Dining Hall; Stuart Commons
    Prior to heading to your common reading discussion, enjoy a lunch of brain boosting foods. Check out the displays of fun food facts next to each item.
  • Aug
    27
    First Year Studies Common Reading Discussions 2:00pm - 3:00pm:
    Same classroom as your Monday classroom
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    Reconvene in your FIYS course to discuss this year’s common reading assignment, a chapter from Michio Kaku’s, The Future of the Mind.

  • Aug
    27
    Meet-Up with Your Forester Guide 4:00pm - 4:30pm:

    Meet one last time with your Forester Guide group to answer any last minute questions and to head over together to the Matriculation line-up. Don’t forget to sign the class banner if you haven’t already done so.

  • Aug
    27
    Matriculation Ceremony Procession 4:30pm - 5:00pm:
    From Middle Campus to First Presbyterian Church

    Student Government officers will lead the incoming class on a march through a gauntlet of cheering faculty, staff and students welcoming you to the Forester family. Meet President Schutt and members of the faculty on your walk to the First Presbyterian Church for the Matriculation Ceremony

  • Aug
    27
    Matriculation Ceremony 5:00pm - 6:00pm:
    First Presbyterian Church, Lake Forest

    Be a part of a Lake Forest College tradition! President Schutt will welcome you at this official start to the academic year. You are now officially a Forester!

  • Aug
    27
    Celebratory Cookout Hosted by Senior 25 6:00pm - 7:15pm:
    Durand Art Institute Lawn

    Join the members of Senior 25, a group of prestigious senior year students honored for their academic and co-curricular achievements, as they host dinner for the incoming class. 

  • Aug
    27
    Student Government Information Session 7:00pm - 8:00pm:
    Meyer Auditorium; Hotchkiss Hall
    Interested in being a Student Senator? Meet the Student Government Executive Board to learn about the student governance system and ways to be involved in Student Government.
  • Aug
    27
    Late Night Social Program: Dueling Pianos 9:00pm - 11:00pm:
    Main Floor; Mohr Student Center
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    You have probably seen the widely popular Dueling Pianos concept performed while on vacation or a night out in the city.  Now we are bringing that level of excitement, hilarity, musicianship and raw fun to you with a show specifically tailored for Lake Forest College. This interactive, all request, musical comedy experience will have you singing, shouting, dancing and laughing. Come out to relax and enjoy some great music with friends as you prepare to get ready for classes on Thursday.


contact infoGeneral Questions? Please call 847-234-3100 for questions about public events at the College.

accessibility imageOn-Campus Disability Accommodations: Contact Teryn Robinson at 847-735-5167 or robinson@lakeforest.edu at least 72 hours in advance.


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