Campus News

Back Together Again

November 12, 2019
Yvonne Gay
Mother and son talk in Hotel at Oberlin.
Photo credit: Yvonne Gay

More than 390 families registered for Parent and Family Weekend this fall. The event opened with an reception in the Science Center commons sponsored by the conservatory dean, Arts and Sciences dean, and other staff members. Attendees enjoyed a student jazz trio. Highlights of this year’s weekend included faculty lectures, a student dance show, swing dancing, and class visits. More than 840 people registered for the continental breakfast hosted by President Carmen Twillie Ambar, which concluded the weekend's activities.

For more photos from the weekend, view our Flickr gallery .

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