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Grandparents Day at Cedarville

October 8, 2019

grandparents visiting cedarville

Friday, November 1, will be a special day at Cedarville — we’re celebrating grandparents! Encourage your student to invite their grandparents to this fun-filled event. Grandparents will get to experience firsthand what their grandchildren do at Cedarville every day, plus we have some special events just for them! They’ll even receive a special commemorative photo from the day.

Scheduled activities for Grandparents Day include:

8:30–9:45 a.m. Breakfast Buffet ($5.00)
10 a.m. Chapel (Student Government Association)
11 a.m. or 2 p.m. Biblical Perspectives on Wills and Estate Planning
11 a.m.–2 p.m. Lunch (Choose when and where you eat: dining hall, Stinger's, or off campus)
1–4 p.m. Photo Booth in the SSC
4–5 p.m. Choral Concert

Please remind your student to invite their grandparents and register soon!

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Civil Rights Bus Tour

October 1, 2019

Students walking across the Edmund Pettus Bridge If your student is looking for a meaningful way to spend fall break, encourage them to join the Civil Rights Bus Tour on October 16-20. Sponsored by the Department of History and Government and the Office of Kingdom Diversity, this trip takes students on a journey to some of the major sites of the civil rights movement. Led by Dr. Anthony Moore, Dr. Matt Bennett, and Dr. Murray Murdoch, the group will travel by tour bus to Memphis, Montgomery, Selma, and Atlanta and visit museums, churches, and other important sites where history was made. It's an incredible opportunity to explore an important part of American history and consider the theological and Gospel implications. Students can also choose to earn course credit for the trip. 

If your student is interested, encourage them to visit the tour website for more information and to register.

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Experience Homecoming and Parents Weekend – In Person or Via Livestreaming

October 1, 2019

homecoming logoJust a reminder that Homecoming and Parents Weekend starts tomorrow, October 4! We hope that many of you can make it to campus to enjoy the weekend’s festivities and spend time with your student. Even if you did not preregister, there are still a lot of events to enjoy that do not require tickets!

For those who can't make it in person, we're making a few events available via livestreaming so you can participate wherever you might be. Visit cedarville.edu/HomecomingLive to watch the following special events (all times EDT):

  • Homecoming Chapel with Dr. White's State of the University address, Friday, October 4, at 10 a.m. Listen as Dr. White reflects on how God has richly blessed Cedarville this past year.
  • Cardboard Canoe Race (weather permitting), Friday, October 4, at 3 p.m. Watch as freshmen engineering students and others attempt to cross Cedar Lake in a canoe they constructed with cardboard. It's always a highlight of homecoming!
  • Homecoming Parade, Saturday, October 5, at 10 a.m. Join us as we line Main Street to watch the annual Homecoming and Parents Weekend Parade! There will be a mix of student displays, class reunion floats, and community representation.    
  • Living Water: A Worship Experience, Saturday, October 5, at 7 p.m. Join us for an incredible night of music – from traditional hymns to classic choral selections to contemporary worship songs – as hundreds of voices lift their voices in praise to our great God.

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Important Fall Semester Dates

September 23, 2019

Fall at Cedarville

Welcome to another ParentConnect! We want to keep you informed with important upcoming dates.

Fall Career Fair

The Fall Career Fair will be held this Wednesday, September 25. This is the first of two major career fairs that Career Services offers to our students. It's open to all students, and everyone can benefit from attending. It's never too early to start learning about available career opportunities and practicing how to effectively market your skills. This fall more than 100 organizations are scheduled to participate, including Boeing, Ford Motor Company, GE, and Proctor & Gamble, just to name a few! Encourage your student to register soon!

Homecoming and Parents Weekend

Home and Parents Weekend is October 4-5. Here's a perfect chance to visit your student and experience fall in Cedarville! There will be a full schedule of events to enjoy and opportunities to make memories with your son or daughter. Forgot to register? No problem! There will be many activities available that do not require advanced registration.

Fall Break

Fall break will be from Thursday, October 17, through Sunday, October 20. Residence halls will remain open; dining hours will be limited.

Grandparents Day

We will host a special day just for grandparents on November 1. More details will be coming soon, but for now, have grandparents save this date! 

Thanksgiving Break

Thanksgiving break is Wednesday, November 27, through Monday, December 2. Residence halls will remain open, but the dining hall will be closed.

Upcoming Chapel Messages 

Want to follow along with what your student is learning in chapel? View our chapel schedule to see who will be speaking this fall, then watch chapel every morning at 10 a.m. through livestreaming or Facebook Live. You can also visit our archives to watch past chapels or download our new chapel app.


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