Saturday's Event Schedule for Parents Weekend

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Time & Location Description
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Connelly Center
Parents Weekend Information Center
Stop by the Parents Weekend Information Center for information on weekend events including Philadelphia and Main Line area restaurants, attractions and entertainment.
9:00 - 9:45 am
Connelly Center
Welcome with Fr. Peter Donohue

10:00 - 10:45 am
Various Locations




















Parent University Session I

Backpack-to-Briefcase: Professional Development at the Villanova School of Business

Learn how we begin to prepare students for life after Villanova from the minute they step on campus as a freshman. Gain an understanding of the resources available to students, our unique Backpack-to Briefcase program, and support for securing internship and CoOps.

Majors and Careers: Helping Your Daughter/Son Navigate Career Choices
Location TBD

Join Nancy Dudak, Executive Director of the Career Center, to learn about the many resources on campus that can help your child with this decision and how you can lend a supportive and constructive ear when they are making their decisions. Students are welcome to attend this session as well!

"In Transition: Tony Chenault": The latest film from the Social Justice Documentart Film program,
Cinema, Connelly Center

The film, a finalist in this year Student Academy Awards tells the story of former Villanova basketball player Tony Chennault. Chennault, the one time Gatorade player of the year out of famed Neumann-Goretti H.S. in South Philadelphia was on an NBA bound track until a string of tragedies struck his family. Chennault’s perseverance and determination through adversity and his subsequent success outside of basketball offers an inspirational and educational message for any audience. Filmed and directed by Villanova students in the Fall, 2014 semester

Office of Education Abroad Information Session
Location 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

11:00 - 11:45 am

Parent University Session II

Business Minor Programs: Summer Business Institute & Academic Year Business Minor   
Location TBD

Students and parents from the Colleges of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Nursing are invited to learn more about the business minor programs offered by the Villanova School of Business. Both the Academic Year Business Minor and SBI programs allow non-business students to enhance academic credentials and broaden career opportunities.

Villanova Stadium

Villanova Wildcats Football vs. Delaware
Call the Athletics Ticket Office at 610-519-4100 for tickets and infromation. 


8:00 pm
10:00 pm
Connelly Center
Campus Activities Team (CAT) Films Committee presents:
Inside Out

Free for all students and family members!
9:00 pm
(doors open at 8:00 pm)
The Pavilion
An Evening with Steve Harvey
Tickets on sale 108 Dougherty, with cash or wildcard OR ONLINE
A Evening with Steve Harvey


A Evening with Steve Harvey

The Pavilion, 9:00pm
(Doors open at 8:00pm)

Tickets go on sale 108 Dougherty, cash or wikldcard OR ONLINE

Steve Harvey is an American comedian, television host, radio personality, actor, and author. He hosts The Steve Harvey Morning ShowSteve Harvey, and Family Feud. He is the author of Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, which was published in March 2009, and the book Straight Talk, No Chaser: How to Find and Keep a Man.

Harvey previously hosted Showtime at the Apollo, starred in The Steve Harvey Show, and was featured in The Original Kings of Comedy. He is a three-time Daytime Emmy Award winner, and an 11-time NAACP Image Award winner in various categories.