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Campbellsville University hosts annual Family Weekend September 21-22

Campbellsville University hosts annual Family Weekend September 21-22By Whitley E. Howlett, student news writer, Office of University Communications

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.- “This year we will be having a Family Weekend like we’ve never had before. Campbellsville University is the students’ campus, but it’s their parents’ campus as well,” Darryl Peavler, director of alumni relations, said.

“We want everyone to feel welcome and connected,” Peavler said.

Family Weekend kicks off on Friday, Sept. 21 with a family BBQ on Stapp Lawn at 5 p.m. Students can use their meal plan; the cost of the meal provided by Pioneer College Caterers Inc for parents is $8.

During this time, the Tiger Ninja Warrior Games obstacle course will be open for students and families to participate in from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Stapp Lawn. Afterward, the Tiger Ninja Warrior Game Show will begin at 7:15 p.m. for everyone to enjoy and watch the top 20 times compete on the course.

On Saturday, Sept. 22, the morning starts off with brunch at Winters Dining Hall at 10:30 a.m. The final event for the Family Weekend will be the Tiger Football Game at Citizens Bank Field at Finley Stadium at 1:30 p.m. when the Tigers play Point University.

Contact Peavler at dgpeavler@campbellsville.edu for any questions regarding Family Weekend.

Campbellsville University is a widely-acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 10,000 students offering over 90 programs of study including 20 master’s degrees, six postgraduate areas and seven pre-professional programs. The university has off-campus centers in Kentucky cities Louisville, Harrodsburg, Somerset, Hodgenville and Liberty  with instructional sites in Elizabethtown, Owensboro and Summersville, all in Kentucky, and one in Costa Mesa, Calif., and a full complement of online programs. The website for complete information is campbellsville.edu.