Friday's Event Schedule for Parents Weekend

Friday, September 18, 2015

Time & Location


2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Presidents Lounge
Connelly Center

Parents Weekend Information Center

Stop by the Parents Weekend Information Center in the President's Lounge for information on Philadelphia and Main Line area restaurants, attractions and entertainment.

Parent University Early Bird Sessions

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm














EARLY BIRD SESSIONS - Various Locations

Everyone Drinks at Villanova… or Do They?
3:00 pm – HSB 200

You’ve seen them accomplish so many milestones…their first words, their first steps, driving a car, graduating high school…but we’d like to add one to YOUR list of accomplishments as a Villanova parent: successfully navigating the discussion about making healthy, responsible choices regarding alcohol. The evidence is overwhelming: 77% of college students identify parents as their leading influence, even when it comes to decisions around alcohol use.  Join the Director of Health Promotion and the Dean of Students for a discussion about how you can effectively leverage your influence as parents and how Villanova can help you accomplish it.

"Before We Sleep” Social Justice Documentary
3:00 pm – Location TBD

The film, written and produced by students from a Social Justice Documentary course in Villanova University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, is set against backdrop of traditional India, an impoverished community that unites to overcome issues of abuse, alcoholism and hopelessness.  

Yoga Therapy for Stress & Anxiety
3:00pm – West Lounge, Dougherty Hall

Our prospective on life greatly impacts stress and anxiety responses,. Learn how to create a personalized holistic plan to balance your life. Meet Robert Butera, a Ph.D. author of Yoga Therapy for Stress & Anxiety, and pick uyp a signed copy of this new release!

Student Abroad Information Session
3:00pm - TBD

Learn from Villanova students about their experiences in semester abroad programs and find out how your son or daughter child can take advantage of these exciting opportunities.

A Session on Pope Francis!
3:00pm – Location TBD

With the World Meeting of Families (WMOF) and Pope Francis’ Visit to Philadelphia quickly approaching, the Philadelphia Region is a buzz with excitement and busy preparing for these historic events. Come learn about Catholic Leadership and hear how the Villanova community (students, faculty, staff and parishioners) will be volunteering in a number of ways during the World Meeting of Families and the Pope’s visit to Philadelphia.

LateNight at Villanova - Family Style!

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm,
Connelly Center

Experience a typical weekend night at Villanova! The LateNight at Villanova program offers entertainment for students every Friday and Saturday night in the Connelly Center. We’ve decided to tailor this night’s entertainment to the whole family! Free admission includes entertainment, soft drinks, and desserts!

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm A Capella Showcase
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Villanova Room, Connelly Center
8:00 pm AND 10:00 pm
Connelly Center

Campus Activities Team (CAT) Films Committee presents 
Inside Out
Free for all students and family members!