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Parent Family Weekend

September 18 - 20, 2015

The KSC Parent/Family Weekend is a wonderful opportunity for you to visit with your student, stroll campus, meet our campus leaders, and have a good time. We have planned events – including a few that are new this year – which we’re sure you’ll enjoy.

Friday, September 18th

5 - 8 p.m.

Weekend Check-in/Ticket Pick up, L.P. Young Student Center

5 p.m.

National Society of Collegiate Scholars Induction Ceremony (by invite only)

8 p.m.

Comedian Hypnotist Dan Lornitis, Mabel Brown Room, L.P. Young Student Center
Tickets: $5.00 each, KSC students free (must have ticket)
An experience the audience will never forget and the volunteers may never remember… He’s hip, he’s fun, and he’s absolutely hilarious…Dan’s audiences are captivated by the enthusiasm and charisma of his hypnotic comedy entertainment. Expect a fast-paced but always good-humored performance, as Dan leads his volunteer comedians through a safe and hilarious interaction with the subconscious mind. With more than 3,000 live performances to his credit, Dan has opened for comedians Louie Anderson, Phyllis Diller and “Weird Al” Yankovic, and has appeared on stage everywhere from America’s top comedy club, The Funny Bone, to onboard the Carnival Cruise Line. Sponsored by the Social Activities Council

Saturday, September 19th

8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Weekend Check in/Ticket Pick up, L.P. Young Student Center

Breakfast (9 - 11:30 a.m.)

Continental Breakfast, L.P. Young Student Center

9:30-10:15 a.m.

Let’s Talk about it “Sex, Drugs & Rock N’ Roll”, Mountain View Room, L.P. Young Student Center
We know lots of information is out there and want you to be up to date and informed about what your student may be hearing and experiencing while in college. It may not be what you think.

10:30-11:30 a.m.

Parent to Parent “From Your Perspective” Panel, Mountain View Room, L.P. Young Student Center
This is an opportunity to as a group of parents your questions. Seasoned parents provide some context to their student’s ups and downs and often a student will chime in with their take on the situations as well. This is a good opportunity to interact with folks who have definitely been in your shoes at one time or another.

Lunch (Anytime)

“Meet me at the Zorn”, Zorn Dining Commons


KSC Owl’s Volleyball vs. Rhode Island College, Spaulding Gymnasium

1 p.m.

KSC Owl’s Women’s Soccer vs. University of Southern Maine, Owl Athletic Complex, Krif Road

1:30 p.m.

Ice Cream Social with Student and Administration Leadership, Fiske Quad
Enjoy an ice cream treat while meeting our outstanding student government/student involvement leaders and college leadership.

2 p.m.

Families in Focus Photo, Fiske Quad
Come join in on a celebration of all our KSC families! This will be a great time to meet other families from your home town or state. We’ll all squeeze together for a fun aerial photo!

Volleyball Framingham State vs. Rhode Island College, Spaulding Gymnasium

2:30-4:30 p.m.

Live Music Performances, Student Center Lawn

4 p.m.

KSC Owl’s Volleyball vs. Framingham State, Spaulding Gymnasium

“The Parent Trap” Game Show, Night Owl Café, L.P. Young Student Center
Show how much you know about your student and win great prizes. This fun and silly game based on the “Newlywed” Game show will be a laugh riot. Hosted by KSC STAT (Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow)

Dinner (Anytime)

Enjoy dinner at local eateries!


Family Game Night & Bingo, Lantern Room & West Dining Room, Student Center

8 p.m.

World Champion Juggler Charles Peachock, Mabel Brown Room, L.P. Young Student Center
Tickets: $5.00 each, KSC students free (must have ticket)
This is an experience that will shock and amaze you. Coming from America’s Got Talent, Charles appeared more than any juggler in the #1 show’s history! Charles Peachock is respected as both the world’s leading technical juggler and the world’s most innovative juggler. He brings outside-of-the-box artistic routines, original concepts, and clever comedic moments honed with a fine wit and sincere warmth. His audiences and peers worldwide revere his juggling feats, performance style and personality. Charles’ mass appeal has made him the only juggler in history to appear in People magazine. Charles is a high-energy entertainer you won’t want to miss! * Sponsored by the Social Activities Council*

Sunday, September 20th

10-11:30 a.m.

“Wicked Awesome Waffles” Family Brunch, Zorn Dining Commons
If you have stayed in town over the weekend, this will give you a great chance to bring everyone back together and kick off your Sunday with extra toppings for your breakfast favorites.

Check out images from Parent Family Weekend 2014!

If you have any questions, please contact the Alumni and Parent Relations office at 603-358-2369 or Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you during the weekend.

Alumni Center

Contact Parents

Barry Alumni House, Alumni Center (Map)
229 Main Street
Keene, New Hampshire 03435-2701

603-603-358-2369 or
800-572-1909, option 8