Founders' Week 2013 Schedule of Events

Founders' Week 2013 Schedule of Events

Founders’ Week commemorates Barry University’s history, mission, Catholic identity, and Dominican heritage. During this week, we remember our founders: Mother Mary Gerald Barry, Bishop Patrick Barry, Monsignor William Barry, John Thompson, and the Adrian Dominican Sisters for whom Barry is a sponsored institution. Through celebrating as a university community, we seek to deepen our personal and collective understanding of how each of us lives Barry’s Mission and Core Commitments.

Saturday, November 9

Gobble Wobble 5K Fitness Run/Walk
Presidential Fitness Challenge
8:00 am – Registration
Thompson Hall Plaza
9:00 am – Race begins

Monday, November 11

Founders’ Week Mass & Reception
4:00 pm
Cor Jesu Chapel 

Tuesday, November 12

Founders’ Week Distinguished Lecture
Sister Corinne Sanders, OP, EdD
9:30 am
Shepard and Ruth K. Broad Center for the Performing Arts 

Roundtable Discussion with Sister Corinne Sanders, OP, EdD and Student Leaders
1:00 pm
Andreas Building, Room 111 

Men’s Basketball Game vs. Florida Memorial
7:30 pm
Gymnasium 

Wednesday, November 13

Plant the Campus Red & Community Garden
9:30 am
Cor Jesu Chapel Steps 

Thursday, November 14

Barry Community Fest
2:00 pm
Campus Mall 

Sync or Swim: Synchronized Swimming Competition
7:00 pm
Penafort Pool 

Friday, November 15

Interfaith Prayer Service and Core Commitments Luncheon
Noon
Andreas Building, Room 111 

Saturday, November 16

Distinguished Alumni Awards
6:00 pm
Hilton Miami Airport 

For more information, visit www.barry.edu/foundersweek