September 1, 2004
Susan Beasy Latto Director of Public Relations 726-8830 firstname.lastname@example.org
Paula Knudson, Director, First Year Experience Program 726-6278 email@example.com
Bruce Gildseth, Vice Chancellor for Academic Support and Student Life 726-8501 firstname.lastname@example.org
UMD to Hold "Freshman Move-In Days"
Friday & Saturday, September 3 & 4
87% of Freshman To Live on Campus
Marks 10th Annual "UMD Bulldog Bash"
Projected Total Enrollment is 10,360
Freshman Enrollment Projected at 2,260
University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) "Freshman Move-In Days" 2004 are set for Friday, September 3 (1 p.m. to 4 p.m.) and Saturday, September 4 (9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.), filling the campus with students, parents, grandparents, and siblings as well as food, music, fun and campus orientation activities. Projected Freshman enrollment at UMD this year is 2,260 with 87% of Freshman living on campus. Projected total enrollment is estimated at 10,360.
This year marks the 10th annual "UMD Bulldog Bash" and "Chancellor's Welcome Team" activities. UMD Chancellor Kathryn A. Martin, along with vice chancellors, deans, professors and staff, will be on hand to "fetch and carry "as students move into their campus residence halls on Friday and Saturday.
In addition to moving chores, the "Chancellor's Welcome Team" will also work the two food tents, greet parents, answer questions and visit with students. All will be wearing special Chancellor's Welcome Team t-shirts. Over 150 student volunteers from a variety of campus organizations will also be on hand to provide assistance to students and their families.
"Freshman Move-in Days" kicks off "Bulldog Bash 2004", a 4-day series of campus events ranging from convocations and advisement to barbecues and entertainment.
A complete schedule and campus map will be provided.