It is that time again #MarshallUFamilies! Time to register for the 2018 Parent and Family Weekend! We have a list of events and activities that is growing weekly. Check back for updates!
The following activities are planned for Parent and Family Weekend:
- Thursday night Homecoming Parade through the streets of Downtown Huntington
- We start Friday off with a Family Picnic on the Plaza
- Friday Parent and Family Weekend Welcome Reception – Meet and greet with the president of Marshall University Dr. Jerome Gilbert and other faculty and staff while enjoying good food and company of other #MarshallUFamilies!
- Get ready for the big game at the Alumni Tailgate outside of Harless Dining Hall! Great food and good conversation with the Sons and Daughters of Marshall University!
- Enjoy reduced rates to the Thundering Herd vs. Florida Atlantic Homecoming game at just $12/ticket!
- IMPORTANT: Student Tickets (free) are not for the same seating area as parent weekend tickets. If you would like your child to sit with you at the game, please include their ticket upon registering for Parent and Family Weekend
- SHIRTS!: Be sure to give us your shirt sizes for your commemorative Parent and Family Weekend shirt!
- Families must register before October 8th to received shirts as our order for shirts must be submitted by that date.
- AND MORE!
Registration is $50/family ($10/person over six (6) people) with tickets to Homecoming football game at $12 each (due at registration). Register HERE! We look forward to seeing you and your family at the 2018 Parent and Family Weekend!
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With great stories on featured families, student resources and academic and athletic events, the Parent and Family Newsletter is a great way to stay in touch with your young adult’s future alma mater.
We are excited to introduce you to our brand new 2018-19 Parent and Family Handbook! With animated turning pages, detailed descriptions of offices, colleges and programs and a plethora of full-color MU photos, the 2018-19 Parent and Family Handbook is your go-to for all things Marshall University!
Visit the links above for your copy of the handbook. Download your copy today by clicking the down arrow in the top left corner (visible when mouse cursor is over handbook photo). You can also SHARE the handbook with others by clicking the share link in the top right corner.
This year’s edition of the 2018-19 Parent and Family Handbook is sure to give you the info you need, but that doesn’t mean we don’t take calls! Call the Office of Advocacy and Success or Parent and Family Services any time at 304-696-6833 or email us at email@example.com.
Foundation establishes Charles and Victoria Rappold Scholarship
The Charles and Victoria Rappold Scholarship has been established as a renewable scholarship for West Virginia residents who are undergraduate students in good academic standing.
The Rappolds say they established the scholarship because they wanted to help West Virginia students have some of the same opportunities they have had in life.
“Our primary reason for giving to Marshall is that we feel a good education is often the key to a successful and happy life,” said Charles Rappold. “Because I had the advantage of a good education at Marshall, my wife and I wanted to assist, in some small way, others to have that advantage as well.”
Charles Rappold is a 1970 graduate of St. Joseph Catholic High School in Huntington and a 1974 graduate of Marshall University. After receiving his bachelor’s degrees in history and political science from Marshall, he attended law school at the University of Virginia.
After completing his education, he worked as an associate attorney before holding a variety of executive positions at The Bank of New York for 18 years. In 2014, he retired from the Convergex Group as vice chairman and chief operating officer.
He added, “The best advice for today’s students is to think carefully about the career they might want to pursue after college, pick a major that will provide a solid foundation for that career, pick a minor that will provide some diversity to their education, and work very, very diligently.”
For questions about a student’s eligibility for the Charles and Victoria Rappold Scholarship, please contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at Marshall University. For questions about starting a scholarship at Marshall, please contact Krystle Davis at the Marshall University Foundation by phone at 304-696-6781 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more scholarship opportunities, visit www.marshall.edu/sfa