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August 18, 2019
Rhodes State College Hosting New Student Welcome Day

Rhodes State College Hosting New Student Welcome Day

Lima, Ohio - Rhodes State College will host over 600 newstudents and their guests at the annual New Student Welcome Day, scheduled from1:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Sunday, August 18, 2019.  This event offers newstudents the opportunity to meet classmates and instructors, pick up theirbooks, locate classrooms, and enjoy fun social activities.

Welcome Day starts in the Keese Hall Multipurpose Centerlocated at 4240 Campus Drive with student check-in and a special welcome fromDr. Cynthia Spiers, Interim President of Rhodes State College, and Dr. RoseReinhart, Vice President of Student Affairs. Attendees will be led to theCampus Quad by the "Grand-Marshall Cart" and students will receiveWelcome Day t-shirts and festive parade gear. Guests will also enjoy music bylocal band, "The Hipnotix," free food, games, and inflatables.New this year, the RTA Trolley will transport guests around campus.

Informational Booths will be available for students toexplore various Student Support services on campus and within thecommunity. Rhodes State Service booths include the Center for Distance andInnovative Learning (Online Classes), Testing Center, Academic Success Center,Alumni, Development, Dental Clinic, and the Rhodes Security office (ID badges,Lost & Found, etc.). Community Partner booths include the Crossroads CrisisCenter, Big Brothers Big Sisters of WCO, Biggby Coffee, The Meeting Place, LimaMemorial Physician Corporation, Crime Victim Services, and the Convention &Visitor's Bureau.

Fall semester classes begin on August 21.  For moreinformation about Welcome Day or becoming a Rhodes State student, call419-995-8320.   #BecomeRhodesReady

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