As you approach your entry into Beaver Nation, we are excited to tell you how you will get your college journey off to an outstanding start — Blackburn’s Week of Welcome!
During the first week of your first semester, you will make a stress-free transition to Blackburn through your first class – Work College 101.
This course helps new students transition into the unique environment of our student-led Work Program. You will receive job training from department managers and attend faculty-facilitated workshops to prepare you to be responsible and successful members of the college classroom, workplace and campus community.
WOW DAILY SCHEDULE
|7:00 – 10:00 AM||Breakfast|
|8:00 – 10:00 AM||Athletic Practices|
|10:00 AM||Work Department Training|
|2:00 PM||Academic Workshop|
|3:00 PM||Academic Workshop|
|4:00 – 6:00 PM||Athletic Practices|
|5:00 – 7:00 PM||Dinner|
|7:00 PM||Social Event|
- Professionalism in College
- Academics at Blackburn
- Campus Resources
- Engaging with Professionals/Peers
- Value of the Work Program
- Reflections and Goals
You will have plenty of time to make new friends and meet with your fellow Beavers, attend practice if you’re a fall athlete, and settle into your new home away from home. The week will offer nightly social events and exclusive learning experiences, including:
- Creative Writing Workshop
- Music & Theatre Open House
- Student Art Exhibit & Tour
- Vivarium Tour
- Campus Sustainability Tour
- Baby Goat Yoga
- Service Learning at Animal Shelter
We can’t wait to see you!
Questions? Contact Karen Dillon