Celebrate Founders' Week 2019

Celebrate Founders' Week 2019

Join us for Founders' Week, November 9-15. 
This year's Founders' Week celebrates the inauguration of Dr. Mike S. Allen, Barry's 7th president, and honors our founders and religious sponsors, the Adrian Dominican Sisters. Through service, scholarly and joyful events, we highlight the University's faithfulness to our Mission, Core Commitments and motto: Learn, Reflect, Serve. 

Please see below for a condensed schedule of events and visit the Founders' Week website for more information. 

Saturday, 11/9 | Founders' Day of Service 

Join President Allen, students, faculty, staff, and alumni to honor the university's collaborative service tradition and take part in the inaugural community service activities of Barry's 7th president. Families and friends are welcome to participate. Breakfast and lunch will be provided to all attendees. For more information, contact CCSI at service@barry.edu

Monday, 11/11 | Core Commitments Luncheon 

Join us for the Founders' Week Core Commitments Luncheon. Students and faculty will present exemplary collaborative projects that demonstrate Barry's Mission and Core Commitments in action. 

Tuesday, 11/12 | Inaugural Activities for President Allen 

Wednesday, 11/13 | Inaugural Activities for President Allen 

Aqua Fresh Inaugural Splash Down 

All Barry students are invited to mix and mingle with President Allen for a fun, casual, tropical afternoon under the sun. Have a mocktail or grab a sweet delight from the decadent dessert bar. Slide down the 50-foot water slide and chill out with friends in the relaxing lounge area! 

Thursday, 11/14 | Institutional Reflection Day 

Participate in various activities, from the Freshman Tree Planting Ceremony to the Bahamas Backpack Initiative. Learn about these activities in more detail on the website. 

Friday, 11/15 | Barry Community Fest 

Everyone is welcome! All Barry University students, faculty, and staff - join us for a fun and festive afternoon of student performances, games, 
food, and friendly competition during Barry's Community Fest. 

Be sure to register your team!

Please visit the Founders' Week website for the history of the traditions celebrated during this week. 

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