Contact Us

  • Address
    Student Activities & Leadership Development
    515 Loudon Road
    Loudonville, NY 12211
  • Phone
    (518) 783-2330
  • Fax
    (518) 786-5053 

 

Family Weekend

WELCOME TO FAMILY & SIBLINGS WEEKEND 2014

 OCTOBER 3 - 5, 2014

CHECK BACK IN MAY FOR DETAILS ON FAMILY WEEKEND 

Join Siena College friars, faculty, staff and students for Siena College’s Family Weekend Celebration. We encourage you to take advantage of as many events as possible. Information about hotels in the Loudonville, NY area can be found by clicking HERE.

Please register for Family Weekend by printing out the registration form (pdf) and sending it to: Siena College Student Activities - Attn: Family Weekend 515 Loudon Road Loudonville, NY 12211 Many of the ticketed events fill up quickly, so be sure to return your registration form as soon as possible. While supplies last, pre-registered families will receive a gift during check-in. The registration deadline is Friday, September 27th. If you have any questions, please call the Student Activities and Leadership Development Office at (518) 783-2330.

Schedule of Events

 

Friday, October 3

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.: Check-In & Family Reception, Sarazen Student Union 240-243

Pick up your final schedule and any advance tickets that you purchased. Pre-registered families will receive a free gift while supplies last. Join the Family Reception, where families reunite and enjoy light refreshments and hors d'oeuvres courtesy of Sodexo.

Fireworks at Dusk

In celebration of family weekend and the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the Chaplains Office will sponsor this event.

Saturday, October 4

7:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.: Breakfast, Serra Dining Hall

A nominal fee for all guests. Students on a meal plan may swipe their Saint Card.

8:00 a.m.: Annual Family Weekend Golf Tournament, Mill Road Acres Golf Club (Executive Course)

Nine holes of golf for $20.00, including a Continental Breakfast at 7:00 a.m. Shotgun start at 8:00 a.m. Golfers should check in with the starter no later than 7:45 a.m. Other options include: Riding Carts $15.00, Pull Carts $2.50, Club Rentals $5.00. A limited amount of tickets are available, first come first served. Please register by mail. This event will occur regardless of inclement weather, refunds will not be given. For additional course information please visit http://millroadacres.com

9:00 a.m. – Noon: Check-In, McMahon Atrium – Sarazen Student Union

Families arriving to campus on Saturday, please check in before beginning your fun-filled day of events. Pick up a final schedule and any advance tickets that you purchased. Pre-registered families will receive a free gift while supplies last.

10:00 a.m. – Noon: Academic Presentations

This is an opportunity for families to experience Siena’s rich academic environment. Professors from the School of Liberal Arts will present mini-lectures on today’s hot academic topics. Sit in on these free lectures to discover what students are learning about at Siena.

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Saint Spirit and Craft Fairs, Sarazen Student Union 240-243 and Sarazen Student Union Atrium

Get a head start on your holiday shopping with the popular Craft Fair in the Sarazen Student Union and the Saint Spirit Fair on the Lonnstrom Landing. Free Snowman Ice Cream and free Big Chair Photos will be available, with live entertainment beginning at noon.

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Lunch, Serra Dining Hall

A nominal fee for all guests. Students on a meal plan may swipe their Saint Card.

12:00 p.m. - ATHLETIC EVENT

 

2:00 p.m.: Blessing of the Animals, Lawn in Front of the Standish Library

St. Francis delighted in God’s presence wherever he found it, even in the least of God’s creatures. In remembrance of Francis’ love for all creation, bring your pet dog, cat, hamster, parrot, elephant or giraffe to our annual feast day blessing of the animals.

2:30 - 4:00 p.m. - Meet our Parent Liason - Sarazen Student Union room 310

Dean of Students / Parent Liason, John Felio, will be available to welcome families, highlight campus resources and answer your questions.

4:00 p.m.: Family Weekend Mass, Alumni Recreation Center

In keeping with our Franciscan and Catholic tradition, the celebration of the Eucharist is an integral part of our Family Weekend activities. All are welcome.

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.: 75th Anniversary Dinner, Marcelle Athletic Complex

 

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.: Dinner, Serra Dining Hall

A nominal fee for all guests. Students on a meal plan may swipe their Saint Card.

8:00 p.m.: Bingo!, Sarazen Student Union 240-243

Prizes include movie tickets, gift baskets and gifts cards.

9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.: Late Night Sarazen, Sarazen Student Union 240-243

Part mind magician, part dynamic speaker, Alain Nu is your tour guide through the mind and its mysteries- a world of possibilities limited only by your imagination. Please join us for an exciting evening as we witness the mysterious powers of the mind with performer Alain Nu.

Sunday, October 5

 

11:00 a.m.: Mass, St. Mary of the Angels Chapel

Join us in our celebration of the Eucharist.

12:30 p.m.:  Pancake Brunch, Serra Hall

Don’t leave Siena on an empty stomach! Join us for a feast of pancakes, sausage and applesauce. A nominal fee for all guests. Students on a meal plan may swipe their Saint Card.