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Week 3 Schedule

Weeks of Welcome (Week 3)

Monday, September 9th

Merging Minds: Recovery

5:00pm-6:00pm, Adele Center 106
For more information, contact Sarah Music,

Engage in discussion with staff from the Center for Alcohol and Other Drugs Resources and Education about recovery. PATH eligible.

Tuesday, September 10th

Film Screening – ASPF Film (PATH)

3:30pm-5:00pm, Adele Multipurpose Room
For more information, contact Sarah Dewitt,

Engage in conversation around common Mental Health challenges college students face nationwide.

Breaking Bread

7:30pm-9:00pm, Student Neighborhood House
For more information, contact Sarah Dewitt,

Breaking Bread brings together Flyers of different cultures, languages, and beliefs to connect, share conversations, and learn from each other over delicious home-cooked meals. Registration is highly encouraged, and space is limited!

Agape Latte

7:30pm-9:00pm, Kennedy Union Torch Lounge
For more information, contact LeeAnn Meyer,

An evening of coffee and conversations about faith and life! Everyone is invited to join us for a monthly event of free coffee and cookies while a faculty or staff member shares a story about his or her faith journey.

Wednesday, September 11th


1:00pm-2:00pm, Adele Center 106
For more information, contact Sarah Music,

"Transforming How Recovery Is Viewed Everywhere" introduces students to recovery on campus including inclusive language and campus resources. PATH eligible.

Life Hacks: Mental Health in College Students (PATH)

2:30pm-3:30pm, KU 310
For more information, contact Sarah Dewitt,

Overcome Everyday Challenges: Gain skills and insight to help you conquer daily obstacles so you can succeed & thrive at UD and beyond - For more information on these topics visit

Registration Closes for the Intramural Tennis Tournament

11:55pm, Register online:
For more information, contact UD Campus Recreation,

This is the last day to register for the Intramural Tennis Tournament. Spots are first come, first served. Men's Singles, Women's Singles, Coed Doubles, Men's Doubles and Women's Doubles formats are available.

Friday, September 13th

“Melt Away Stigma” Suicide Prevention Week Resource Fair (PATH)

3:30pm-5:00pm, KU Central Mall
For more information, contact Sarah DeWitt,

PATH eligible event featuring resources on campus that highlight Mental Health and Suicide Prevention. Various campus resources will be available. Individuals who complete passport activity for a PATH point will receive Ritter's Frozen Custard.

CAB Cooking Class

9:00pm-11:00pm, Adele Center – McGinnis Multipurpose Room
For more information, contact Jillian Van Auken,

Stop by the Adele Center for a night of fun cooking lessons to get you ready for the year ahead!

Saturday, September 14th

Rural Plunge

8:00am-6:00pm, Farm Communities North of Dayton
For more information, contact Nick Cardilino,

Spend a day learning about where your food comes from, what social justice problems that small family farmers face, and what environmental impacts come with different types of farming. Although we used to have the opportunity to milk cows, today you will see how robots have taken over this task. Still, you will see how farmers are in touch with the sacredness of the land.

SERVICE Saturday

8:30am-2:00pm, TBA
For more information, contact Samantha Kennedy,

SERVICE Saturdays include a volunteering project in the morning and a post-service reflection with a free lunch directly following the service.

Mental Health First Aid Training – Student Session

9:00am-5:00pm, KU 311
For more information, contact Sarah DeWitt,

This 8-hour training is a national public education program that introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses and substance use, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common supports. This course uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to offer initial help in a mental health crisis and connect persons to the appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care. The program also teaches the common risk factors and warning signs of specific types of illnesses, like anxiety, depression, substance use disorder, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. Lunch will be provided to participants.

Intramural Tennis Tournament

12:00pm-5:00pm, Graul Tennis Center
For more information, contact UD Campus Recreation,

The Intramural Tennis Tournament is open to students. Registration for teams closes on on September 11th.

Spanish Music Heritage Evening & Dance Party

7:00pm-10:30pm, KU Ballroom
For more information, contact Dr. Sharon Davis Gratto,

Come listen and dance to the music of 2 guest bands, Mambo Combo Cincinnati, a Latin Jazz Experience playing lots of Salsa music, and Mariachi Los Alegres, a Mariachi Band based in Cincinnati and Kentucky. Salsa dance instructions with University of Dayton Spanish Professor Dr. Christine Baker will highlight the evening. Free admission, though tickets required; visit the Kennedy Union Box Office or reserve tickets on-line at

UDLateNight Movie: The Sun is Also a Star

10:00pm, Sears Recital Hall
For more information, contact Jillian Van Auken,

Join UDLateNight for this Saturday's movie: The Sun is Also a Star. "College-bound romantic Daniel Bae and Jamaica-born pragmatist Natasha Kingsley meet—and fall for each other—over one magical day amidst the fervor and flurry of New York City. Sparks immediately fly between these two strangers, who might never have met had fate not given them a little push. But will fate be enough to take these teens from star-crossed to lucky in love?" (Swank, 2019).


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