Connections Week Schedule 2017

DAY MIDDLETOWN CAMPUS NEWBURGH CAMPUS
SEE BELOW THE SCHEDULE FOR WEEK-LONG SPECIAL ACTIVITIES!
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
9 a.m.
September 11 Remembrance Event

Morrison Hall Front Lawn (Middletown Campus

9 a.m.
September 11 Remembrance Event

Kaplan Hall Plaza (Newburgh Campus)






10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Connect with the Library

Library (Middletown Campus)
Explore what your library can offer you. Save time and get ahead of the rest of your
classmates by stopping by for information and to meet your library staff.

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Connect with the Library

Library (Newburgh Campus)
Explore what your library can offer you. Save time and get ahead of the rest of your
classmates by stopping by for information and to meet your library staff.
10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
What’s My Career Fitness Score?

Alumni Green/Rain Location: Library Porch (Middletown Campus)
Check in with the SUNY Orange Career Coaches and take the career fitness test.
Find out if you are ready to take charge of your career. Learn the strategies you can
put in place to ensure your career success. It is not too early to do so! Take the fitness
test, pick up a list of career fitness tips, and enter our drawing to win fabulous prizes!
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Financial Aid: Fact or Fiction

Grand Street Lobby, Kaplan Hall (Newburgh Campus)
Come out to find out how to apply, what you need to know about the new Federal
regulations, and how they will affect you.
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Student Health 101

Rowley Center Lobby (Middletown Campus)
In a recent survey, half of all college students said they had been so stressed at times
they could not get their work done or enjoy social activities during their previous
semester. All of us have the power to take control of our health in order to get the
most out of life. Stop by our info table and meet the College’s nurses and mental
health counselors. We will share ideas on how to take care of yourself and your
mental health with information on stress management, healthy relationships, sleep
strategies, nutrition, safe sex and more! We will show you how to get help for yourself
and others. For more information on the Wellness Center please visit our website at
www.sunyorange.edu/wellnesscenter.
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Tutorial Center Open House

Kaplan Hall Room 220 (Newburgh Campus)
Visit the Tutorial Center on the second floor of the library. You will have the
opportunity to meet a tutor and find out about scheduled tutoring, academic labs and
other learning resources on campus.
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Connect with the Library

Library (Middletown Campus)
Explore what your library can offer you. Save time and get ahead of the rest of your
classmates by stopping by for information and to meet your library staff.
3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Evening Student Welcome
Rowley Center Lobby (Middletown Campus)
All students coming to campus for evening classes are encouraged to stop by our
welcome table, pick up some campus information and a snack, ask any questions you
may have and sign up to win some great prizes!
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Connect with the Library

Library (Newburgh Campus)
Explore what your library can offer you. Save time and get ahead of the rest of your
classmates by stopping by for information and to meet your library staff.
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Questions About Health Insurance?

Rowley Center Lobby (Middletown Campus)
Representatives from the New York State Department of Health will be available to
talk with students about access to health care and health insurance and assist with
enrollment in the New York State healthcare marketplace.
3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Evening Student Welcome

Kaplan Hall Lobby (Newburgh Campus)
All students coming to campus for evening classes are encouraged to stop by our
welcome table, pick up some campus information and a snack, ask any questions you
may have and sign up to win some great prizes!
  3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Evening Student Welcome

Rowley Center Lobby (Middletown Campus)
All students coming to campus for evening classes are encouraged to stop by our
welcome table, pick up some campus information and a snack, ask any questions you
may have and sign up to win some great prizes!
 
 
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Clothesline Projec
t
South Street (Middletown Campus)
Who knew a simple cotton t-shirt could hold such power? The Clothesline Project
is a dramatic display that calls for an end to violence against women. Survivors of
abuse and violence tell their stories on t-shirts, which are then publicly exhibited in a
colorful show of solidarity that dispels the myths about violence against women and
spreads powerful messages of recovery and hope. Presented by the Mental Health
Association in Orange County, Inc.




10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Connect with the Library

Library (Newburgh Campus)
Explore what your library can offer you. Save time and get ahead of the rest of your
classmates by stopping by for information and to meet your library staff.


10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Connect with the Library

Library (Middletown Campus)
Explore what your library can offer you. Save time and get ahead of the rest of your
classmates by stopping by for information and to meet your library staff.

11 a.m.
Academic Department Meet & Greets

Location specific to Academic Department (Newburgh Campus)
Each academic department invites you to stop by for refreshments and to use this
time to network and socialize. This is a great opportunity to meet your instructors and
fellow students in an informal environment.
LOCATIONS:
English and Math-Kaplan Hall outside of Student Services Central
Biology-Kaplan Hall Room 320
Business-Tower Building Room 422
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Green Commuter Choices

Rowley Center, 1st Floor (Middletown Campus)
Find out how you can help the environment, save money, and lower the college’s
overall carbon footprint. Did you know that 65% of SUNY Orange’s carbon emissions are attributed to all of us commuting? Did you also know that SUNY
Orange has a Ride Share program ready to help you find carpools in your area? Stop
by the Ride Share table, chat with a Ride Share representative, and you’ll be on your
way to a greener commute.
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Wellness Jeopardy!

Kaplan Hall Lobby (Newburgh Campus)
Join the Wellness Center staff in a fun, informative round of Wellness Jeopardy. Like the
game on TV, you will formulate questions to match our answers on a variety of health
topics such as sleep strategies, stress management, eating right, staying fit, and much
more! Great prizes can be won! Stop by for the full game or stay for a few minutes.
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Sustainability Information and GAMES with PRIZES.

Rowley Center, 1st floor (Middletown Campus)
Come learn about SUNY Orange’s Sustainability efforts while playing a fun GREEN
game. In addition, you’ll be able to learn about and sign up for GREEN volunteer
opportunities related to our Educational Gardens and our ongoing TerraCycle recycling
program. Looking forward to seeing you at our SUNY Orange Sustainability table!
11 a.m.
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Connect with the Library

Library (Newburgh Campus)
Explore what your library can offer you. Save time and get ahead of the rest of your
classmates by stopping by for information and to meet your library staff.


Academic Department Meet & Greets
Location specific to Academic Department
(Middletown Campus)
Each academic department invites you to stop by for refreshments and to use this
time to network and socialize. This is a great opportunity to meet your instructors and
fellow students in an informal environment.


LOCATIONS:
Math – Harriman Hall Room 312A
Dental Hygiene – Bio Tech Room 211
Criminal Justice, Behavioral Science, Global Studies – Hudson Hall Room 107
Biology – Rowley Center Room 111
Computer Science – Bio Tech Room 253
Nursing – Bio Tech Room 231
Movement Science – Physical Education Building Room 241
Business – Harriman Hall Room 205
Education – Bio Tech Room 251
Science, Engineering and Architecture – Rowley Center Room 211
English – Morrison Hall 3rd Floor
Arts and Communication – Orange Hall Upper Lobby
OTA – OTA Lab
PTA – Bio Tech Room 103
Diagnostic Imaging-Bio Tech Room 308
Clinical Lab Science-Bio Tech Room 309

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Questions About Health Insurance?

Kaplan Hall, Grand Street Lobby (Newburgh Campus)
Representatives from the New York State Department of Health will be available to
talk with students about access to health care and health insurance and assist with
enrollment in the New York State healthcare marketplace.

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Center for Assistive and Rehabilitative Technology (CART) Open House

Bio Tech Building Room 204 (Middletown Campus)
Come, see, explore, and learn about SUNY Orange’s very own Center for Assistive
and Rehabilitative Technology. Assistive Technology is any piece of equipment
that allows a person of any age with a disability to participate in daily activities.
The primary goal of assistive technology is the enhancement of capabilities and the
removal of barriers in the performance of daily living skills. SUNY Orange is very
fortunate to have many pieces of these life changing, innovative tools right here on
campus where you can come and “test drive” them.

 
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Tutorial Center Open House

Library 2nd Floor (Middletown Campus)
Visit the Tutorial Center on the second floor of the Library. You will have the
opportunity to meet a tutor and find out about scheduled tutoring, academic labs and
other learning resources on campus.
 
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Connect with the Library

Library (Middletown Campus)
Explore what your library can offer you. Save time and get ahead of the rest of your
classmates by stopping by for information and to meet your library staff.

 
 
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Flu Clinic

Bio-Tech Room 210 (Middletown Campus)
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Student Health 101

Kaplan Hall, Grand Street Lobby (Newburgh Campus)
In a recent survey, half of all college students said they had been so stressed at
times they could not get their work done or enjoy social activities during their
previous semester. All of us have the power to take control of our health in order
to get the most out of life. Stop by our info table and meet the College’s nurses
and mental health counselors. We will share ideas on how to take care of yourself
and your mental health with information on stress
management, healthy relationships, sleep strategies,
nutrition, safe sex and more! We will show you
how to get help for yourself and others. For more
information on the Wellness Center please visit our
website at www.sunyorange.edu/wellnesscenter.
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Student Life Day

Alumni Green (Middletown Campus)
Rain Location: Physical Education Building
Free food, games and attractions! Meet members of our
SUNY Orange clubs and find out how to get involved
on campus!
 
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Meet The Candidates for Student Senate and the Student Trustee

Alumni Green (Rain Location: Physical Education Building)
While you are at Student Life Day, stop by and meet the candidates running for
Student Senate. Feel free to ask questions and share your interests and concerns
with the candidates before you cast your vote! You can also meet your student
representative to the College Board of Trustees.
 
 
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
You Are Not Alone

Ground Floor Lobby, Rowley Center (Middletown Campus)
Were you fearful about attending College? Concerned about being the only one of
your gender or age in your classes? Stop by and let us know what worried you about
coming to college and see how your fears compare with others.







10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Clothesline Project

Kaplan Hall, Grand Street Lobby (Newburgh Campus)
Who knew a simple cotton t-shirt could hold such power? The Clothesline Project
is a dramatic display that calls for an end to violence against women. Survivors of
abuse and violence tell their stories on t-shirts, which are then publicly exhibited in a
colorful show of solidarity that dispels the myths about violence against women and
spreads powerful messages of recovery and hope. Presented by the Mental Health
Association in Orange County, Inc.


11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Wellness Jeopardy!

Shepard Student Center Cafeteria (Middletown Campus)
Join the Wellness Center staff in a fun, informative round of Wellness Jeopardy. Like
the game on TV, you will formulate questions to match our answers on a variety of
health topics such as sleep strategies, stress management, eating right, staying fit, and
much more! Great prizes can be won! Stop by for the full game or stay for a few
minutes.
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
You Are Not Alone

Kaplan Hall Lobby (Newburgh Campus)
Were you fearful about attending College? Concerned about being the only one of
your gender or age in your classes? Stop by and let us know what worried you about
coming to college and see how your fears compare with others.
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Student Accounts 101

Shepard Student Center 2nd Floor (Middletown Campus)
Do you have questions about how to pay your bill, or set up a payment plan? Are you
wondering why you’re being charged as an out of state resident? Or are you looking
for more information on financial aid book vouchers, or refunds? Then please stop by.
We have the answers to these, as well as many other questions you may have about
your student account.
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Involvement Fair

Kaplan Hall Oval
Rain Location: Great Room (Newburgh Campus)
Meet members of the SUNY Orange clubs, enjoy a free lunch, attractions, giveaways
and find out how to get involved on campus!
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Financial Aid: Fact or Fiction

Ground Floor Lobby, Rowley Center (Middletown Campus)
Come out to find out how to apply, what you need to know about the new Federal
regulations, and how they will affect you.
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Meet the Candidates for Student Senate and the Student Trustee

Kaplan Hall Oval/Rain Location: Great Room (Newburgh Campus)
While you are at the Involvement Fair, stop by and meet the candidates running
for Student Senate. Feel free to ask questions and share your interests and concerns
with the candidates before you cast your vote! You can also meet your student
representative to the College Board of Trustees.
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
BRIDGES Program

Alumni Green (Middletown Campus)
Like working with people? Looking to increase your interpersonal skills? Come learn
about how to become a peer mentor through the SUNY Orange BRIDGES program.
BRIDGES is an inclusive post secondary education experience for you adults with
disabilities. Peer entors build relationships aimed at offering guidance and support
to their peers in order to assist them in reaching their goals. Stop by and learn more
about the SUNY Orange BRIDGES program and the opportunity to become a peer
mentor.
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Green Commuter Choices

Kaplan Hall Grand Street Lobby (Newburgh Campus)
Find out how you can help the environment, save money, and lower the College’s
overall carbon footprint. Did you know that 65% of SUNY Orange’s carbon
emissions are attributed to all of us commuting? Did you also know that SUNY
Orange has a Ride Share program ready to help you find carpools in your area? Stop
by the Ride Share table, chat with a Ride Share representative, and you’ll be on your
way to a greener commute.
    11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Sustainability Information and GAMES with PRIZES.

Kaplan Hall Grand Street Lobby (Newburgh Campus)
Come learn about SUNY Orange’s Sustainability efforts while playing a fun GREEN
game. In addition, you’ll be able to learn about and sign up for GREEN volunteer
opportunities related to our Educational Gardens and our ongoing TerraCycle
recycling program. Looking forward to seeing you at our SUNY Orange Sustainability
 
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
TRIO Student Support Services Open House

Shepard Student Center 2nd Floor (Middletown Campus)
Trio Student Support Services assists students who are the first generation in their
family to attend college, have a documented disability, and/or are considered to
be low income as per federal guidelines. Our goal is to increase student retention
and graduation rates and facilitate a smooth transition and transfer to four year
institutions. We help students to achieve their academic, personal, and career goals by
providing support with: selecting a major and appropriate courses, exploring transfer
schools, improving financial literacy, discovering and applying for scholarships,
accessing tutoring and other support services, researching careers, improving study
and organizational skills, and overcoming personal barriers to success.



11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Student Accounts 101

Kaplan Hall (Newburgh Campus)
Do you have questions about how to pay your bill, or set up a payment plan? Are you
wondering why you’re being charged as an out of state resident? Or are you looking
for more information on financial aid book vouchers, or refunds? Then please stop by.
We have the answers to these, as well as many other questions you may have about
your student account.

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Meet Safety and Security

Ground Floor Lobby, Rowley Center (Middletown Campus)
From parking to personal safety, the College’s Safety and Security Officers provide
a number of services to help keep our campus community safe. Stop by their
information display, meet some of our security officers, and learn some valuable safety
tips.
10 a.m. – 2 pm
Meet Safety and Security

Kaplan Hall, Grand Street Lobby (Newburgh Campus)
From parking to personal safety, the College’s Safety and Security Officers provide
a number of services to help keep our campus community safe. Stop by their
information display, meet some of our security officers, and learn some valuable safety
tips.
    10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
What’s My Career Fitness Score?
Kaplan Hall Oval (Newburgh Campus) Rain Location: Kaplan Hall Lobby
Check in with the SUNY Orange Career Coaches and take the career fitness test.
Find out if you are ready to take charge of your career. Learn the strategies you can
put in place to ensure your career success. It is not too early to do so! Take the fitness
test, pick up a list of career fitness tips, and enter our drawing to win fabulous prizes!
 

Special Activities!

  • Print out yourConnections Week Prize Card 2017, get it stamped, and enter to win an iPAD, $250 Gift Certificate and more!
  • Remember to wear your SUNY Orange gear, and BLUE and ORANGE for SUNY Orange SPIRIT DAY on Wesnesday!

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