Family Weekend

Experience the people, the programs, and the community of Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University during our annual Family Weekend 2019 festivities on Saturday, November 9th!

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Family Weekend Agenda

8:00am – Check-in/Breakfast begins

8:45am – Remarks from Dean Mark Jacobs

9:00am – Barrett Showcase Begins Apply Here

10:00am – Breakfast, and Showcase conclude

10:30am – Information Sessions [space is limited; there will be 4 simultaneous sessions that will be available on a first come, first available basis]

11:30am – Conclusion of Barrett Family Weekend activities

Check-in: A single check-in process for all BARRETT events will begin at 8:00am at the North Gates of the Tempe Complex.

Breakfast: Come enjoy our annual Family Weekend Breakfast to start off your morning! Breakfast snacks & coffee will be served throughout 8am-10am so feel free to drop in and mix and mingle with Barrett staff and faculty.

Showcase: The Barrett Student Showcase highlights the remarkable skills, talents, and passions of the Barrett community. Audience members will enjoy a wide variety of performances that celebrate the diversity and spirit of the Barrett student body. Considered a “can’t miss” event by previous attendees, the showcase promises to entertain! Apply to perform at the Student Showcase by Friday, October 11th!

Information Sessions: (parents only; limited space) These five sessions will run simultaneously and conclude the morning portion of the Barrett Family Weekend. Availability to the sessions will be granted on a first come, first available basis. There is no registration required; instructions will be given at the conclusion of the showcase on where to locate the respective meetings.

(3) FACULTY SESSIONS: The faculty information sessions will highlight the dynamic Barrett faculty that make the honors experience the best in the nation. Faculty will briefly introduce you to our signature course, “The Human Event,” the honors curriculum in general, and opportunities to study abroad with Barrett faculty over the summer. There will be ample time to have your questions answered.

(1) GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT SESSION: Whether England or Malawi or India or Norway, each summer, scores of Barrett students travel the globe, studying, learning languages, and conducting research. In addition to Barrett-sponsored study abroad programs, our students also compete for a range of national scholarships, including the Barrett Honors Intercontinental Study Award, US-UK Fulbright exchanges, and the Critical Languages Scholarship. This session will showcase the global experiences of recent participants and winners and provide information on how students can follow in their footsteps!

(1)T.W. LEWIS CENTER SESSION: Come learn more about the T.W. Lewis Center for Personal Development (a new center exclusively for Barrett, The Honors College students), where we inspire, educate, and assist students in the achievement of their personal best throughout the journey to success and happiness. The Lewis Center does this through a wide variety of innovative courses, workshops and an engaging speaker series. During the session, we will discuss the courses, workshops, and speaker series planned for the remainder of the fall semester, as well as give you a sneak peek at the spring calendar. There will be plenty of time for dialogue, questions, and suggestions from families.

Registration for Barrett Family Weekend programming does not guarantee entrance into other ASU Family Weekend activities. To register for ALL ASU Family Weekend events please refer to the link below.


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