Schedule of Events

SOAR is a highly interactive program spread out over two days.  It is intended for all new students including first-year students and transfer students!  Students will participate in community service, learn about leadership, and set personalized goals.  SOAR sets a student on the right path to succeed at West Chester University.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2014

10 AM – Check-In & Breakfast (Sykes Student Union Ballrooms)

10 AM – Welcome, Introductions, & Overview of Program

10:30 AM – Icebreakers

11 AM – Community Service Assignments

11:30 AM – Boxed Lunch & Traveling to Service Site (transportation provided)

12:30 PM – Community Service (Borough of West Chester)

3:30 PM – Reflection & Snack (Sykes Student Union Ballrooms)

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2014

9:30 AM – Arrival & Breakfast (Sykes Student Union Ballrooms)

10 AM – Keynote Speaker: Kristin Skarie

4 PM – FREE STUFF!  Giveaways and Prizes

 

Participant Information

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR ON THE DAY(S) OF THE EVENT?

Saturday will involve a community service component that may take place outside.  Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes (no flip flops).  

The keynote facilitator on Sunday will be providing an action-packed experience throughout the day. We encourage you to wear comfortable shoes, nice jeans / shorts and top. 

WHAT SHOULD I BRING TO THE EVENT?

Nothing! Everything you need will be provided.
Don’t forget to bring an OPEN MIND and POSITIVE ATTITUDE!

WHY SHOULD I ATTEND SOAR?

Don't take our word for it.  See what other people said about SOAR...

“If I had the chance I would go to SOAR again because I made some new friends and heard some great advice from the speakers.” –Jo Ann Curcuru

“Leadership is the ability to influence and inspire people in your town, community, or neighborhood; becoming a role model for a person or group of people.” –Paige Wiggins

“Leadership is using your own strengths to help others achieve theirs.” –Susan Flanigan

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