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Monday, January 6, 2020

 

8:30 a.m. 

 

Bacon Me Crazy
Veterans Resource Center
Don Taft University Center, Spine

The Veteran Resource Center will be distributing an assortment of bacon from twin peaks for fundraising for their student organization Freedom Sharks as well as conducting "welcome back to school" photos for students with the Veteran Resource community.

11:30 a.m. 

Let's Get WOW'd: Winter Kickoff
Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement
Don Taft University Center, Spine
Meet up with your friends and start Week of Welcome off right. The WOW Kickoff is where it all begins, and you do NOT want to miss it. Kickoff starts at Noon in the UC Spine. *There will be a limited amount of t-shirt giveaways!*

6:00 p.m. 

Grocery Bingo
Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement
Flight Deck, Multipurpose Room

Join us for Grocery Bingo and play for a wide assortment of groceries and treats. This event is free and open to all NSU students. There will be a chance to win free groceries, toiletry items and prizes for winning one of the many rounds of bingo! The bingo games keep going until all grocery prizes have been given away. We hope to see you there! 

 8:33 p.m. 

Pots and Plans
Office of Residential Life and Housing
Leo Goodwin Sr. Hall, Classroom

What's a new year without great plans? Join us for a creative night of action planning while decorating pots. 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2020

11:00 a.m.

Take a Ride on Career Cab with Career Development

Career Development 
Different locations around campus

Play Handshake trivia and get some swag and a free trip to class!

Noon 

Get the Scoop

Office of Alumni Affairs
Don Taft University Center, UC Spine

Stop by the spine and cure your sweet tooth cravings (while networking, of course!) “Get the Scoop” on our exclusive NSU online community, NSUConnect, while sprinkling your favorite toppings on the ice cream of your choice.

12:30 p.m. 

Shark Store VIP Shop

NSU Shark Store
Don Taft University Center, Shark Store
Enjoy the special offers and cool merchandise that our store has in store for you all!

7:00 p.m.

New Year, New Me

Unified Greek Council
Don Taft University Center, 2nd Floor Lounge
Come out for a night of socializing, positive vibes, and goal setting for the 2020 year!

7:00 p.m.

Mako Your New Year Sweet

Office of Residential Life and Housing
Mako Hall, Courtyard

Build Start your year off sweet and with some special treats. Join us for a night of sweets, cheers, and laughter.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2020

11:00 a.m.

Toast to a New Year

Office Residential Life and Housing
FFV Pagoda

Come out and enjoy “Toast to the New Year” with hot cocoa, sparkling cider, and a variety of foods. We’ll have stations to help you achieve your New Year Resolutions and make 2020 the year for you!

 11:30 a.m.

Get the Scoop with SGA

Undergraduate Student Government Association
Don Taft University Center, Spine
Build your own sundae and learn about SGA events happening in the Winter Semester.

2:00 p.m.

The Games Are Coming!
Interfraternity Council
FFV/CLC Pagoda

Join the Interfraternity Council as they host active games outside. The games will include corn hole, volleyball, kan jam, spike ball, and more interactive games. The council will also be sharing the recruitment information for the winter semester.

 6:00 p.m. 

Have S'more Fun with Fraternity and Sorority Life

Fraternity and Sorority Life
Mako Hall, Courtyard

Get to know more about the Greek organizations and have some fun making s’mores with the greek community. The organizations will share information on recruitment and how to be a part of Greek Life.

Thursday, january 9, 2020

Noon 

The Media Mash 2
Office of Student Media 
Exterior Rosenthal

Come learn about the Office of Student Media at NSU and ways to get involved! Visit us and meet the team behind our student-run television station (SUTV), newspaper (The Current) and radio station (RadioX)! There will be snacks, music, games and give-a-ways through our radio station you are not going to want to miss! 

12:30 p.m.

Donut Stress about the new semester with PC
Fraternity and Sorority Life
Don Taft University Center, Spine

Stop by and visit the Panhellenic Council as they will be giving out donuts and tips on ways to be stress-free during the winter semester.

3:00 p.m.

IOC Fun'd Times

Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement
Don Taft University Center, 2nd Floor, Lounge

Clubs and Orgs, where do you stand with funding? Join the Inter Organizational Council as we engage in fun games and activities to share with you your organization's current standing.

 4:30 p.m. 

Rolling Hills Presents:Express-yo-self

Office of Residential Life and Housing
Rolling Hills Hall Building A, Entryway

Come out and “Espresso-Self” by painting coffee mugs and canvases in your own unique way. Cocoa, coffee, and assorted teas will be provided.

5:00 p.m. 

Commons Paint Party Night!

Office of Residential Life and Housing
Commons Hall, Courtyard

It's a paint party night in Commons! Join the coin the residence life community as we get creative in a night of fun!

8:00 p.m. 

Winter Wonderland

Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement
Library Quad

Do you want to build a snowman!? Come out and enjoy Winter Wonderlands free giveaways, music and multiple attractions including a snow pit, ice skating rink, a mechanical snowboard and so much more!  Don't forget to dress warm we hope to see you there!

friday, january 10, 2020

9:00 a.m.

Commuter Welcome Back Breakfast

Undergraduate Student Government Association

Student Affairs Building, Commuter Lounge

Calling all Commuter Students, come and enjoy some free breakfast in the Commuter Lounge and mingle with other commuter students and SGA!

11:30 a.m.

Winter Involvement Fair

Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement

Don Taft University Center, Shark Fountain

Here is a chance for new and current students to learn all about our student organizations as well as the departments that make up NSU! Come connect with new individuals and groups, learn about upcoming campus events and leadership openings, and most of all – it allows you as a Shark to get involved!

2:00 p.m.

NSU Swim vs. West Chester

Athletics Department

Aquatics Complex

Join Sharks Athletics to help cheer on the men's and women's swim teams as they take on West Chester.

6:00 p.m.

Friday Night Flights

Undergraduate Student Government Association

Flight Deck, Courtyard

We're back with our reoccurring Friday Night vibes! Come and enjoy a nice evening at Flight Deck Backyard with games, music, and special food items.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 11, 2020

 9:00 a.m. 

SOS Trip - Pasta Making Class

Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement, SOS

Off Campus

Come back for a second helping of handmade pasta. Publix chefs walk you through pasta dough making and shaping, and the perfect ways to showcase your handiwork in this involved class.

11:00 a.m. 

Leadership High Ropes

Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement

Off Campus

Join SLCE and NSU students as we take on the leadership challenge course. Our goal is for participants to walk away with new skills learned, friendships made, and an experience remembered for years to come. Sign up and pre-trip trip registration required.  

2:00 p.m.

NSU Women's Basketball vs. Florida Tech

Athletics Department

Don Taft University Center, Rick Case Arena

Join Sharks Athletics to help cheer on the women's basketball team as they take on conference rival Florida Tech. 

4:00 p.m.

NSU Men's Basketball vs. Florida Tech

Athletics Department

Don Taft University Center, Rick Case Arena

Join Sharks Athletics to help cheer on the men's basketball team as they take on conference rival Florida Tech.

Sunday, january 12, 2020

12:00 p.m.

RecPlex Pool Party

Recreation and Wellness

Leisure Pool

Come bask in the sun at the RecPlex Pool Party! You and your friends will enjoy live music from Radio X, water volleyball, and even log rolling! This is an event you will NOT want to miss!

4:30 p.m. 

2020, the GOAT

Shark Dining

Razor's Reef

Celebrate the past and join us in bringing in the new year! 

6:00 p.m. 

SOS Trip - Panthers vs. Maple Leafs Hockey Game

Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement, SOS

Off Campus

Come cheer for your favorite hockey team, enjoy club seats, food, and drinks at the BB&T with your fellow sharks!

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