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Dawg Days Planned at SWOSU

August 3, 2006

Southwestern Oklahoma State University will host Dawg Days August 19-31 in conjunction with the beginning of classes at SWOSU in Weatherford.

SWOSU classes begin August 23.

All SWOSU students are invited to attend any of the events. Additional information is available by calling the SWOSU Dean of Students Office at (580) 774-3767.

Activities can be found below or at following address on the SWOSU website: http://www.swosu.edu/news/events/dawgdays/index.asp

Saturday, August 19

  • All Day: Move in Day
  • All Day: Super Savings Saturday (Townwide savings for students, faculty and staff sponsored by Weatherford Chamber of Commerce)
  • Offices Open:
    • Admissions and Recruitment (STF 207)..........................10:00am - 2:00pm
    • Auxiliary Services (ADM 112).............................10:00am - 3:00pm
    • Bursar (ADM 109)..............................................10:00am - 3:00pm
    • Burton House(BUH).............................................8:00am - 3:00pm
    • Dean of Students (STF 214).................................10:00am - 2:00pm
    • Department of Public Safety (DPS).......................10:00am - 2:00pm
    • Health Services (WEL 158)..................................10:00am - 2:00pm
    • Human Resources.................................................10:00am - 2:00pm
    • Registrar (ADM 108)............................................10:00am - 2:00pm
    • Resident Life.........................................................10:00am - 2:00pm
    • Student Financial Services (STF 224)....................10:00am - 3:00pm
    • University Bookstore.............................................10:00am - 2:00pm
  • 8:00am - 5:00pm: CAB & SGA deliver and serve cold drinks to all dorm halls
  • 11:30am - 1:00pm: Free Lunch at Church of Christ Student Center
  • 2:30pm: Family Information Session in Stafford 104 (Sponsored by NSO)
  • 5:00pm: Soccer game at Athletic Complex–SWOSU vs. Newman University.
  • 6:00pm: St. Eugene Catholic Church Mass followed by a sloppy joe supper at the CSC (Catholic Student Center)  (704 N. Bryan)
  • 6:00pm - 9:00pm:
  • “The Lawn” (Burton House Lawn) for new freshmen sponsored by NSO. *With ice cream sandwiches provided by University Bookstore

Sunday, August 20

  • 1:00pm - 4:00pm: University Bookstore Open
  • 6:00pm: Lasagna dinner at The Federated Church (302 N. Custer)
  • 7:00pm - 10:00pm: Sno cones at volleyball courts (sponsored by LDSSA with our thanks)
  • 7:30pm - 10:00pm: Game night at Church of Christ Student Center (109 W. Davis)
  • 8:00pm: Oozeball at Volleyball Courts: Resident advisors vs. Orientation leaders ; Dawg Days committee takes the winner (Sponsored by Greek Council with our thanks)

Monday, August 21

  • All Day: National Guard obstacle course & Popcorn at the Burton Hall Lawn
  • 8:00am - 5:00pm: Sign-up for oozeball in Dean of Students office (STF 214)
  • 2:00pm - 4:30pm: Freshman Survivor Day at BCM (South of Stewart Hall - 719 N. Bradley)
  • 7:00pm: OL Tours for new freshmen in front of Stafford Building. (Sponsored by NSO)
  • 7:30pm: SWOSU Kids competition at the Burton House Lawn, sponsored by Zeta Phi; Two-Ton Tug-o-War at Clock Tower: Fire Dept. vs. Police Dept. – Winner takes on 2000 lbs. of SWOSU coaches
  • 8:00pm: Student/Faculty/Staff/Administration/Family Ice Cream Social at Clock Tower (sponsored by Admission and BancFirst with our thanks)
  • 8:00pm: Oozeball at volleyball courts (late sign-up accepted until games start)

Tuesday, August 22

  • All Day: Obstacle course at the Burton Hall Lawn  & Blackhawk helicopter for viewing and boarding at the Clock Tower cul-de-sac (Sponsored by the National Guard with our thanks)
  • 11:30m - 12:30pm: $1 Lunch at Church of Christ Student Center (109 W. Davis)
  • 2:00pm - 3:00pm: The Ultimate Road Trip: Campus2Career by Monster.com at Fine Arts Center (All welcome: sponsored by Career Services and NSO)
  • 3:00pm - 5:00pm: Mass Orientation at Fine Arts Center (freshmen attendance required) (Sponsored by NSO)
  • 4:00pm: Playfair at Milam Stadium (All welcome; freshmen attendance required) (Sponsored by NSO)
  • 5:30pm: BCM Progressive Dinner (South of Stewart Hall - 719 N. Bradley)
  • 6:00pm: All campus cook-out (burgers, hotdawgs, & chicken breasts) at Football Practice Field with a watermelon feed (sponsored by IBC Bank with our thanks) - No cafeteria service.
  • Dark: Movie night – Mission Impossible: III at Practice Football Field – BYOB: Bring your own BLANKET (sponsored by Legacy Bank with our thanks)
  • SWOSU football team will practice on the soccer practice field behind R&J this day only.

Wednesday, August 23

  • 8:00am: Fall classes begin
  • 8:00am - 5:00pm: Sign-up for oozeball in Dean of Students office (STF 214)
  • Filling for Student Senate begins; forms available in the Dean of Students office (STF 214)
  • 11:00am - 1:30pm: $2 College Lunch at St. Eugene Catholic Church (704 N. Bryan)
  • 4:00pm: Textbook Reservations must be picked up at University Bookstore
  • 6:00pm - 8:30pm: SGA Open House at SGA Center
  • 6:00pm: Adult Bible study and worship at Weatherford Missionary Baptist Church (Huber & Illinois)
  • 6:00pm: Episcopal & Lutheran Student Association Meeting at Grace Lutheran Church (116 E. Proctor)
  • 6:00pm: Volleyball and watermelon at the UM Wesley Foundation Student Center (West of tennis courts – 817 N. 7th St.)
  • 6:30pm: St. Eugene Catholic Church Mass (704 N. Bryan)
  • 7:00pm: Dawgs and Slaw Night at CSC (704 N. Bryan)
  • 7:00pm: College Worship & Bible Study at Weatherford Church of Christ (1701 Pine St.) - If you need a ride or want to follow, meet at the Church of Christ Student Center at 6:45p.
  • 7:00pm: Wednesday Service at Grace Assembly (¼ Mi. S. of I-40 on Hwy. 54)
  • 7:00pm: Prayer meeting at the Seventh Day Adventist Church (600 W. Davis)
  • 7:00pm: Wednesday Service at the Church of the Nazarene (301 W. Franklin)
  • 8:00pm:Oozeball at volleyball courts (late sign-up accepted until games start)
  • 10:00pm: Mandatory residents meeting at Fine Arts Center
  • 10:30pm - Midnight: BCM late night pancakes (South of Stewart Hall - 719 N. Bradley)

Thursday, August 24

  • All Day: Blackhawk helicopter for viewing and boarding at the Clock Tower cul-de-sac (sponsored by the National Guard with our thanks)
  • 9:00am - 12:00pm: Inflatable games and mechanical bull at Burton Lawn (sponsored by Chi Alpha with our thanks)
  • 10:00am - 4:00pm: Organization Fair by SGA at Student Union south lawn
  • 12:00pm - 1:30pm: Free Jamba Juice samples at volleyball courts (sponsored by the Latter-day Saints Student Association with our thanks)
  • 5:00pm: Volleyball Tournament at volleyball courts
  • 7:00pm - 10:00pm: Inflatable games and mechanical bull at Burton Lawn (sponsored by Chi Alpha with our thanks)
  • 8:00pm - Midnight: Bingo at The Food Court--the grill will be open (sponsored by SGA)

Friday, August 25

  • City-wide Garage Sale: See Weatherford Daily News
  • Filing for Student Senate ends: Drop at Dean of Students office (STF 214)
  • 11:00am - 1:00pm: Free Hotdawg Lunch at IBC Bank (109 E. Franklin)
  • 6:30pm: BCM Fellowship night (South of Stewart Hall - 719 N. Bradley)
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm: Free Bowling at Southwestern Lanes (125 S. Broadway)  – Student ID required (Sponsored by CAB with our thanks)
  • 8:00pm: Blue & White football scrimmage at Milam Stadium

Saturday, August 26

  • City-wide Garage Sale: See Weatherford Daily News

Sunday, August 27

  • 11:45am: Welcome back luncheon at First United Methodist Church (817 N. 7th)
  • 1:00pm: Soccer game at Athletic Complex – SWOSU vs. Mesa State University

Monday, August 28

  • 11:00am - 4:00pm: Pizza and a Pool at  the Collegiate Station (601 W. Oklahoma) (Sponsored by the UM Wesley Foundation Student Center and Collegiate Station with our thanks)
  • 12:00pm: Pi Kappa Delta (speech and debate club)Meeting in CAM 108
  • 7:00pm: First Computer Club meeting in STF 235

Tuesday, August 29

  • 11:30am - 12:30pm:  $1 lunch at the Church of Christ Student Center (109 W. Davis)
  • 11:30am - 1:00pm: Free lunch at UM Wesley Foundation Student Center (West of tennis courts – 817 N. 7th St.)
  • 5:00pm: Soccer game at Athletic Complex – SWOSU vs. University of Central Oklahoma
  • 5:00pm: First Collegiate Activities Board (CAB) meeting in STF 201
  • 7:00pm: Volleyball vs. Dallas Baptist University at Rankin Williams Field House
  • 7:30pm: First BCM Freshman Family meeting at BCM (South of Stewart Hall - 719 N. Bradley)
  • 8:00pm: Kappa Phi (Women’s service club) at Means Park for Ice Cream

Wednesday, August 30

  • 11:00am - 1:30pm: $2 College Lunch at St. Eugene Catholic Church (704 N. Bryan)
  • 12:00pm - 12:45pm: Noonday at BCM (South of Stewart Hall - 719 N. Bradley)
  • 6:00pm: Adult Bible study and worship at Weatherford Missionary Baptist Church (Huber & Illinois)
  • 6:00pm: “Welcome Back” Cookout at Grace Lutheran Church (116 E. Proctor)
  • 6:15pm: Worship at UM Wesley Foundation Student Center (West of tennis courts – 817 N. 7th St.)
  • 6:30pm: St. Eugene Catholic Church Mass followed by Steak-Out (704 N Bryan)
  • 7:00pm: Wednesday Service at Grace Assembly (¼ Mi. S. of I-40 on Hwy. 54)
  • 7:00pm: College Worship & Bible Study at Weatherford Church of Christ  (1701 Pine St.) – If you need a ride or want to follow, meet at the Church of Christ Student Center @ 6:45p.

Thursday, August 31

  • 4:00pm: First Latter-day Saint Student Association meeting in Southwestern Room of library
  • 6:30pm: St. Eugene Catholic Church Mass followed by Steak-Out (704 N. Bryan)
  • 8:00pm: B.A.S.I.C. at the BCM (South of Stewart Hall - 719 N. Bradley)
  • 8:00pm: “U-Nite” at Church of Christ Student Center (109 W. Davis)
  • Midnight: Midnight Movie (TBA) at Showest 3 - $6 (Sponsored by Zeta Phi with our thanks)

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