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Lee Day to Begin This Friday

Lee Day Picnic 2015
Lee Day Picnic 2014

Lee University will host its annual Lee Day this Friday and Saturday, April 10-11. The 30-hour spread will provide information and excitement geared toward prospective students and their families.

“This is the best time ever to visit Lee, when the entire campus is on display!” said Danny Murray, Lee Day chairman.

The packed weekend will begin at noon on Friday with Lee Day registration, campus tours, and the opportunity to sit in on one of the many featured classes. Academic Displays will also be exhibited, allowing guests to meet faculty and students in the department of their interest.

Early Class Selection will begin at 12:30 p.m. where incoming freshman will have the chance to choose their classes for fall of 2015.

Residence hall tours will begin at 1 p.m., followed by “Music in the Air,” starting at 3 p.m. This program will allow attendees to hear the mny Lee ensembles perform. After that, at “Major Discovery,” faculty and students will answer questions and give information about the various fields of study options.

Friday evening will provide many chances for guests to enjoy the welcoming atmosphere at Lee, beginning with the Block Party at 5 p.m. This beloved event will feature great food and fun with current students. “Lee U Spotlight” will follow, highlighting Lee music, award-winning videos, along with faculty and alumni stories. Lee Theatre and Lee’s School of Music will present a musical version of “The Secret Garden,” by Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon, also taking place that evening.

Saturday will be focused around campus life, beginning with an opportunity for prospective athletes to “Meet the Coaches.” Next, guests are encouraged to visit student club and organization displays for another glimpse of student life.

At 10 a.m., Lee President Paul Conn and the financial aid staff will host “Parents Inside Track,” a Q & A session for parents, at which lunch will be provided. High school seniors are invited at noon to a luncheon that will give them an opportunity to register for scholarship drawings.

New to the Lee Day program is an “Open Forum” which will begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday with students and Admission staff to ensure all questions are answered.

“Life at Lee,” a highlight of Lee Day, will begin at 2:30 p.m. in the Conn Center, offering a lighthearted look at campus life.

Following “Life at Lee,” everyone is invited to a barbecue dinner in Alumni Park. The weekend’s activities conclude with a worship rally, led by President Conn, the Voices of Lee, and the Lee Chapel Worship Band, along with the drawing of eight scholarships for fall of 2015.

For more information or to register online, visit www.leeuniversity.edu/lee-day or contact 423-614-8500.


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