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The Strong College Year

A 1997–1998 Calendar for Cornelia Strong College

Dates and times are subject to change. See the Strong College Newsletter each week for up-to-date information.

Weekly Events

Tuesday: College Tea, 4:30–5:30 p.m.
Tuesday: College Council meeting, 9:00–10:00 p.m.
Tuesday: Blue Lemur Coffee Bar, 10:00 p.m.–12:00 midnight
Wednesday: Star Trek: Voyager, 9:00–10:00 p.m.
Thursday: Cornelian Literary Society, 4:30–5:30 p.m.
Thursday: Blue Lemur Casino Night, 9:00 p.m.–12:00 midnight
Friday: Fellows’ and Students’ Lunch, 12:00 noon–1:00 p.m.

August 1997

12 (Tu): Moore-Strong Hall opens for the year, 8:00 a.m.
12 (Tu): New students meet for dinner, 5:30 p.m.
13 (W): Cookout dinner and evening social events for all new students, 5:30 p.m.
14 (Th): Rules and regulations meeting for all new students, 7:00 p.m.
15 (F): First Fellows’ Lunch, 12:00 noon
17 (Su): Signup for Library volunteers, 7:00 p.m.
18 (M): Classes begin for the year
18 (M): Library opens for the year, 1:00 p.m.
19 (Tu): Grand Welcoming Tea, 4:30 p.m.
19 (Tu): First College Council Meeting, 9:00 p.m.
19 (Tu): First Blue Lemur Coffee Bar, 10:00 p.m.
21 (Th): First Literary Society meeting, 4:30 p.m.

September 1997

7 (Su): Borders Bookstore Breakaway, 1:00 p.m.
9 (Tu): Senior Tutor’s Awards at Tea, 4:30 p.m.
27 (Sa): Focus Day for prospective UNCG students

October 1997

4 (Sa): 3rd Annual Croquet Tournament, 12:00 noon
5 (Su): Borders Bookstore Breakaway, 1:00 p.m.
6 (M): UNCG Founder’s Day
11–14 (Sa–Tu): Fall Break
25 (Sa): Focus Day for prospective UNCG students
25 (Sa): St. Crispin’s Day showing of Henry V, 8:00 p.m.
31 (F): 4th Annual Halloween Dance, 8:00 p.m.

November 1997

2 (Su): Borders Bookstore Breakaway, 1:00 p.m.
4 (Tu): Election Day TV Marathon, 10:00 p.m.
5 (W): Flecker Day!
15 (Sa): Focus Day for prospective UNCG students
26–30 (W–Su): Thanksgiving Break

December 1997

2 (Tu): Tree decorating at Tea, 4:30 p.m.
4 (Th): Annual reading of A Child’s Christmas in Wales at Literary Hour, 4:30 p.m.
7 (Su): Borders Bookstore Breakaway, 1:00 p.m.
8 (M): Last day of classes
9 (Tu): Exams begin
9 (Tu): Grand Holiday Tea and Penny Drive, 4:30 p.m.
16 (Tu): Survivors’ and Graduates’ Tea for all remaining members, 4:30 p.m.
20 (Sa): December Commencement
20 (Sa): Moore-Strong Hall closes for Winter Break, 5:00 p.m.

January 1998

7 (W): Moore-Strong Hall opens for Spring Term
12 (M): Classes resume
12 (M): Sign-up for Library volunteers, 7:00 p.m.
13 (Tu): Library re-opens for Spring Term, 1:00 p.m.
20 (Tu): Senior Tutor’s Awards at Tea, 4:30 p.m.

February 1998

1 (Su): Borders Bookstore Breakaway, 1:00 p.m.
13 (F): Valentine’s Day Love Soirée, 8:00 p.m.
20–21 (F–Sa): Black students’ visitation days for prospective UNCG students

March 1998

1–8 (Su–Su): Spring Break
15 (Su): Borders Bookstore Breakaway, 1:00 p.m.
20 (F): UNCG Open House for admitted students

April 1998

3 (F): UNCG Open House for admitted students
5 (Su): Borders Bookstore Breakaway, 1:00 p.m.
19 (Su): 4th Annual Buffalo Creek Regatta, 12:30 p.m.

May 1998

3 (Su): Borders Bookstore Breakaway, 1:00 p.m.
5 (Tu): Last day of classes
5 (Tu): Grand End-of-Year Tea and Penny Drive, 4:30 p.m.
6 (W): Exams begin
12 (Tu): Survivors’ and Graduates’ Tea for all remaining members, 4:30 p.m.
17 (Su): Commencement
17 (Su): Moore-Strong Hall closes for the year, 5:00 p.m.


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