Schedule

*Childcare will be available during starred activities/time slots.

Friday, March 29, 2019

  • 12 pm - 1 pm: GSSM Beyond alumni presentations
  • 1 pm - 2 pm: lunch in the GSSM dining hall
  • 2 pm - 3 pm: faculty presentations
    • Dr. Jennifer Brown - Sprouting Interest in Botany (special presentation)
    • Dr. Mark Godwin - Physics 102 (regular class)
    • Dr. Elaine Parshall - SolidWorks (regular class)
    • Dr. Kristin Walker - Physics in the Arts (special presentation)
    • Dr. Carlanna Hendrick - American History (regular class)
    • Mrs. Elizabeth Bunn - Computer Science (regular class)
  • 3 pm - 4 pm: faculty presentations
    • Dr. Elaine Parshall - SolidWorks (regular class)
    • Dr. David Whitbeck - Gravity Works (special presentation)
    • Dr. Carlanna Hendrick - American History (regular class)
    • Mrs. Elizabeth Bunn - drop-in at her classroom
  • 4 pm - 5 pm: GSSM Beyond alumni presentations
  • 5:30 pm - 7 pm: Chess Club
  • 6 pm - 8 pm: drop-in reception at the home of GSSM President Dr. Hector Flores* (dressy casual attire)
  • 8 pm: off-campus class-specific gatherings

Saturday, March 30

  • 8:30 am: Bird walk with Dr. Bill at Kalmia Gardens (adults only)
  • 10:00 am: coffee and cookies with faculty and students on campus
  • 10:30 am: Morning activities*
    • Bird walk with Dr. Bill at Kalmia Gardens (adults only)
    • Biomorphic Sculptures Workshop led by Ms. Patz Fowle, GSSM's Visual Arts Coordinator
    • STEM activities led by current students
  • 12:00 pm: Campus tour led by current students*
  • 12:30 pm: Lunch and QUEST (Quality Uninterrupted Enforced Social Time)*
  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Afternoon activities*
    • Sports, board games (including chess), and video games  
    • Movie room
    • Self-guided tour of Hartsville
    • 2:00 pm - Dr. Antonio deRidder - Local Infrastructure, Global Economics: The January Interim & Summer Research as Laboratories for Innovative Education and Community Building
    • 2:00 pm - A Study of Spirits and Sustenance: Cheese and Beverage Pairings at Retrofit Sip & Seat (adults only; $20 per person - pay on location)
    • 3:00 pm - Dr. Clyde Smith - A Physics Circus
  • 4:00 pm: Awarding of Athletic Letters, followed by Alumni Association Meeting*
  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm: down time/freshen up before dinner
  • 6:00 pm: Evening activities* (dressy casual attire)
    • Dinner
    • Retirement celebration for Dr. Hendrick and Dr. Smith
    • Dance party
  • 9:00 pm: Hang with Hector: after-party at The Rooftop at the Mantissa*

Sunday, March 31

  • 11:00 am: Closing brunch hosted by Dr. Flores in the GSSM dining hall

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