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The Strong College Year

A 1998–1999 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

Tuesdays: College Tea, 4:30–5:30 p.m.
Tuesdays: College Council meeting, 9:00–10:00 p.m.
Tuesdays: Blue Lemur Coffee Bar, 10:00 p.m.–12:00 midnight
Wednesdays: Star Trek: Voyager, 8:00–9:00 p.m.
Thursdays: Cornelian Literary Society, 4:30–5:30 p.m.
Thursdays: Blue Lemur Coffee Bar, 9:00 p.m.–12:00 midnight
Fridays: Fellows’ and Students’ Lunch, 12:00 noon–1:00 p.m.

August 1998

15 (Sa): Cookout dinner and evening social events for all new students in the College, 5:00 p.m.
16 (Su): Mandatory rules and regulations meeting for all new students, 8:00 p.m.
16 (Su): Signup for Library volunteers, 9:00 p.m.
17 (M): Classes begin for the year
17 (M): College Library opens for the year, 1:00 p.m.
18 (Tu): Grand Welcoming Tea, 4:30 p.m.
20 (Th): First Literary Society meeting, 4:30 p.m.
21 (F): First Fellows’ Lunch, 12:00 noon
25 (Tu): First College Council Meeting, 9:00 p.m.
25 (Tu): First Blue Lemur Coffee Bar, 10:00 p.m.

September 1998

6 (Su): Borders Bookstore Breakaway, 1:00 p.m.
8 (Tu): Senior Tutor’s Awards at Tea, 4:30 p.m.
15 (Tu): Annual Senior Dinner, 4:30 p.m.
26 (Sa): Focus Day for prospective UNCG students

October 1998

3 (Sa): 4th Annual Croquet Tournament, 12:00 noon
4 (Su): Borders Bookstore Breakaway, 1:00 p.m.
5 (M): UNCG Founder’s Day
10–13 (Sa–Tu): Fall Break
24 (Sa): Focus Day for prospective UNCG students
25 (Su): St. Crispin’s Day showing of Henry V, 8:00 p.m.
30 (F): 4th Annual Halloween Dance, 9:00 p.m.

November 1998

1 (Su): Borders Bookstore Breakaway, 1:00 p.m.
3 (Tu): Election Day TV Marathon, 10:00 p.m.
5 (Th): Flecker Day!
14 (Sa): Focus Day for prospective UNCG students
25–29 (W–Su): Thanksgiving Break

December 1998

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

January 1999

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

February 1999

7 (Su): Borders Bookstore Breakaway, 1:00 p.m.
12 (F): Valentine’s Day Love Soirée, 9:00 p.m.
19 (F): Entries due for Cornelian Literary Prize, 5:00 p.m.
19–20 (F–Sa): Black students’ visitation days for prospective UNCG students
27 Feb–7 Mar (Sa–Su): Spring Break

March 1999

8 (M): Classes resume
9 (Tu): Cornelian Prize presented at Tea, 4:30 p.m.
14 (Su): Borders Bookstore Breakaway, 1:00 p.m.
19 (F): UNCG Open House for admitted students

April 1999

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

May 1999

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


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