CONTACT: MARY GERAGHTY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-00011; fax (319) 384-0024
Students welcome moms and dads to annual UI Parents Weekend
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Parents of University of Iowa students will experience
"Family Fun, Hawkeye Style" this weekend at the UI's annual Parents
More than 2,500 parents, students, and family members will tour campus
buildings and facilities, attend a reception with UI President Mary Sue
Coleman, enjoy a breakfast tailgate party at Carver-Hawkeye Arena before
the 11:35 a.m. football game, and cheer on the Hawkeyes as they take on
Purdue Saturday Nov. 1 at Kinnick Stadium.
Parents who sign up for a tour of the newly-renovated Shaeffer Hall
Friday, Oct. 31 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. will learn that their offspring really
can get jobs after graduation when Jeff Liebermann, director of the Alumni
Association's Career Information Network presents a demonstration of the
The student alumni ambassadors who organized the weekend's activities
are Brian Blackwood, a senior from Rock Island, and Amanda Jordison, a
senior from Iowa City.
For a full schedule of events and more information, contact the Alumni
Association at (319) 335-3254 or 1-800-IOWALUM.