Friday, September 27
Where to park: You are invited to park in any of the surface parking lots, particularlyLot O on the South Campus. Additional parking is available in the Anderson Parking Facility at Grand and Cretin Avenues for a modest fee.
Visit a classroom with your son or daughter. Most regularly scheduled classes are open and you are encouraged to attend them with your students. Encourage your student to ask their instructor before you visit to ensure there is space in the classroom.
Dean of Students Office, Room 241, Anderson Student Center
7:00 p.m. - University Lecture - An Evening with America Ferrera,Actress and Activist James B. Woulfe Alumni Center, Third Floor, Anderson Student Center
America Ferrera is perhaps best known for her fearless portrayal of Betty Suarez on ABC's hit comedy Ugly Betty. This breakthrough role has earned Ferrera an Emmy®, Golden Globe®, and Screen Actors Guild Award, as well as ALMA and Imagen Awards.
Ferrera recently wrapped production on Diego Luna’s biography, Chavez, which centers on the civil-rights activist and labor organizer, Cesar Chavez. Portraying his wife, Helen Chavez, Ferrera stars opposite Michael Peña and alongside an impressive cast including Rosario Dawson and Gabriel Mann. Sponsored by the University Lectures Committee.
The Loft (ASC Third Floor) will feature Izzy’s Ice Cream, Starbucks espresso and coffee drinks and fresh fruit smoothies.
Campus Way, Second Floor, Anderson Student Center
Stop by and get your picture taken in front of a custom St. Thomas Backdrop with fun and interesting props. Your pictures will be printed on site and you will have a fun keepsake to remember Family Weekend 2013.
Sponsored by St. Thomas Activities & Recreation (STAR).