Saturday, September 13th

Join Us and Make This Day a Treasured Memory That You Will Never Forget!

Dear Moravian Family,

It is my pleasure to invite you to campus on Saturday, September 13, 2014 for our annual Family Day celebration — a day that promises to be as enjoyable as it is informative.

Read Family Day Letter (.pdf)
View Family Day Brochure (.pdf)


Schedule of Events

9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Coffee and Conversation

Haupert Union Building (HUB)

Meet our president– Dr. Bryon L. Grigsby ’90– and have coffee with members of the faculty and staff.


10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Interest Sessions

Choose one of the following sessions to attend, and plan on going to another during the next time period (11:15 to 12:00 pm).

  • The Study Abroad Experience
    Kerry Sethi, Director of International Studies

    UBC Room, HUB
    Moravian College students are strongly encouraged to add a study-abroad experience to their liberal arts education. All majors can study abroad and earn credit towards their Moravian degree programs. Support your student by helping to plan now for the academic and personal experience of a lifetime.
  • The Career Center
    Amy Saul, Associate Dean and Career Center Director

    Snyder Room, HUB
    The Moravian College Career Center is committed to assisting students explore, discover, experience and succeed in their chosen career paths. They guide and support students as they strive to enter graduate school and the world of work. Learn about the opportunities and resources available to students.


11:15 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Interest Sessions Repeated


11:45 noon to 1:15 p.m.

Tailgate Picnic

Johnston Hall (moved inside due to weather)

Today is a memorable day to be a Hound—and a hungry Hound as well. Our picnic features four delicious stations- salad, burger, potato, and dessert - complete with something everyone can enjoy. Our marching band and cheerleaders will provide excellent entertainment. There will also be free photo booths for fun family snapshots. Join us as we enjoy good food, fellowship and the wonderful atmosphere! Reservations are required.


1:00 p.m.


Rocco Calvo Field

Moravian College vs. McDaniel College


1:30 p.m.

Explore Bethlehem

Departure HUB Entrance

  • Tour SteelStacks
  • Shopping in Downtown Bethlehem


2:00 p.m.

Studying Abroad the Next Step

Kerry Sethi, Director of International Studies

A nuts and bolts workshop for parents and their students who plan to study abroad during the Spring 2015 semester.


3:00 p.m.

Family Movie

Prosser Auditorium, HUB


4:30 p.m.

Borhek Chapel, Comenius Hall


5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Marketplace, HUB

Plan to join us for a sumptuous Italian buffet prepared by our own chef. Limited seating. Reservations are required.


7:30 pm

Faculty Gala Recital

Foy Hall, South Campus

The Moravian College Music Department presents a Faculty Gala Recital, "A Night of Moravian Stars." The recital features Music Department faculty and provides a musical introduction to new students (Moravian' College’s newest musical stars) and their families.