Parents and Families:
The Parents Association is pleased to invite you to this year’s Family Weekend!
Come join the Parents Association for the football game during Family Weekend on November 2, 2013. Parents Association will be hosting a tailgate celebration before our Panthers play at the Georgia Dome against Western Kentucky University at 1 p.m. The tailgate will run from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Orange lot of the Georgia Dome. Attendees can park for FREE in G Deck and take a shuttle to the Georgia Dome.
In conjunction with Athletics, we are offering a $25 per person package that includes admission to the tailgate and a game ticket (Purchase tickets online using promo code FAMILY13). If you just need admission to the tailgate, tickets are $10 per person Call 404-413-4014 or email email@example.com to register!
Skip’s Hot Dogs will be catering, and we will have carnival games and other child-friendly activities. Also, before the game, Pounce and the Pantherettes will be stopping by for meet and greets and photo opportunities!
After the tailgate, make sure you and your children visit Pouncetown in the Georgia Dome for spirit decorating, bounce house, etc. and of course, enjoy the game!
Go Panthers! #AllBlueAllIn
We can’t wait to see everyone there!!
Parent Relations, a unit within the Office of the Dean of Students, is dedicated to encouraging mutual understanding and facilitating communication between families, students, and Georgia State University. Parent Relations actively partners with students’ parents and families to support students’ academic success and personal development. Through programs and initiatives, Parent Relations is dedicated to involving and connecting parents and families of Georgia State University students to the Panther experience. Parent Relations ensures that parents and families have a direct contact to the campus community, keeping them informed on the issues that affect Georgia State University.
Parent Relations hosts a number of major events and programs throughout the year. We hope that you will take an opportunity to attend or participate in as many ways as possible. The list below is just the tip of the iceberg of what the year will hold for Parent Relations. It is our goal to provide opportunities for parents and families to stay connected and involved at GSU.
Major Events and Programs
- Incept: New Student Orientation
- Parents Association
- Family Weekend
- Media Outreach (i.e. Newsletters, podcasts, webinars, etc.)
Plus, you can follow us on Twitter: @GSU_Parents for short, timely messages just for parents!
Contact Parent Relations
Goals of the Parents Association
Sharing - A common experience with Georgia State University parents
Connecting - Parents to the Georgia State University Community
Involving - Parents in the Georgia State University experience of their students
Purpose of the Parents Association
The purpose of the Georgia State University Parents Association is to provide parents and families of Georgia State University with a special connection to the University, and to help parents to share in the lives of their students.
Events sponsored by the Parents Association
- Send Off Social
- Family Weekend
- Community Service Day
- Career Workshop for Parents
Visit us again soon for more information about the Parents Association or how to join. Until then you can follow along at the Parents Association on Facebook.
Family Weekend is a great time for all Panther families to come together. There are exciting events planned for you and your student on our beautiful urban campus. This event is sponsored by Parent Relations and the Parents Association. Each year you can look forward to educational classes, tailgate, football, and other social events. It is our goal to show parents, families, and guests a sample of the academic and co-curricular atmosphere where your student is able to live, learn and grow.
Visit us again soon to find more information about Family Weekend.