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Moravian College to Celebrate Family Day -- September 17

Bethlehem, Pa., August 30, 2011--Moravian College will welcome family members and friends of the college on Saturday, September 17, to experience campus life during the annual Family Day fall celebration. Events begin at the HUB kiosk from 9:00 to 10:45 a.m. with registration and a morning coffee when students and families can meet with professors in the HUB, where departments will host families.

Moravian College will welcome guests in the HUB Pavilion at 10:00 a.m. Family Day participants may then choose to attend two of three sessions on campus-related topics from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. Sessions will be repeated from 11:00 to 11:45 a.m. to afford participants an opportunity to hear two of the three sessions. The sessions include "Strong Academic Major" presented by Katie Desiderio, associate professor of business economics; "Hands-on Experience" by Katie Dantsin, director of Center for Leadership and Service and Amy Saul, director of career development; and "Deeper Enjoyment of Life" by Kerry Sethi, director of international studies.

A Tailgate Party luncheon is planned from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Priscilla Payne Hurd Academic Complex Patio, where the marching band and cheerleaders will perform to stir school spirit for everyone attending the athletic events later in the afternoon.

At 1:00 p.m. families will have the option to attend the Moravian vs. Drew University field hockey game at the Betty Prince Field, or watch the football team take on Johns Hopkins University at Rocco Calvo Field beginning at 2:00 p.m.

Other afternoon activities including tours of Steel Stacks, historic Bethlehem, or shopping in downtown Bethlehem.

Following the football game, all are invited to attend Mass in Borhek Chapel. The day will conclude with a 5th Quarter Party in the HUB dining room from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. All are invited for hearty food, tunes and great fun. Tickets will be sold at the door.

For registration information please contact the HUB director's office at (610) 861-1492 or register online at: http://www.moravian.edu/familyDay.

Moravian College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. Anyone who anticipates needing any type of accommodation or who has questions about the physical access provided should contact Kathi Roman at katro@moravian.edu or 610 625-7880 at least one week prior to visiting Moravian.

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America's sixth-oldest college. Moravian partners with students to build a strong foundation for their future. Visit the College's Web site at www.moravian.edu.