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Family and Friends Weekend


Save the Date!

Join us on October 28, 29 and 30 for a weekend full of events and activities for families and friends to join with their students!


Friday, October 28
5 – 6:30 PM – Welcome Reception, Harold Alfond Hall, Hub
7 – 8:30 PM - Family Fun Student Activity, Furman Student Center

Survey says…Students, Family & Friends can win fabulous prizes with this “Family Feud” style game.



Saturday, October 29
7:30 – 8:30 AM - President's Breakfast, Dickerman Dining Commons (DDC)
8:30 – 9:10 AM Friends and Family Classes
9:20 – 10:00 AM Friends and Family Classes

Want to experience what students are learning on campus?  Join us for these informal sessions led by Husson faculty members.


  • Criminal Justice Simulation, Harold Alfond Hall
    Experience the simulation lab used by Criminal Justice students to prepare for real-world scenarios.
  • ESports Gaming Arena, 122 Darling Learning Center
    See our new ESports arena, learn about our program, and try your hand at a game or two.
  • Extended Reality (XR), iEX Center in Harold Alfond Hall*
    XR is the next forefront of technology that merges the digital and physical space.  Experience this cutting-edge technology in our iEX Center.
    **9:20-10:00 session only
  • Financial Management, Ronan Center in Harold Alfond Hall**
    See the lab where students learn more about investing, and hone their skills via the Husson Investment fund by investing real money.
    **9:20-10:00 session only
  • Hotel Management Simulation, Harold Alfond Hall
    Experience the simulation lab used by Hospitality & Tourism Management students to prepare for real-world scenarios.
  • Nursing Simulation Lab, Wellness Learning Center
    See and experience our computer-controlled patient, or human simulator, that is used to create a customized situation/scenario mimicking real patient care.
  • NESCom Production*
    See our mobile production studio that students use to broadcast events on television locally and nationally.
    *8:30- 9:10 session only

10:00 – 12:00 PM - Friend & Family Pre-game Huddle Tent
12:00 PM – Football vs. Western New England, Winkin Complex

No tickets are required, admission is free.

1:00 – 2:30 PM – eSports Play, Darling Learning Center, Room 122
4:30 – 5:30 PM - Legacy Family Reception for Legacy Scholar Recipients - RSVP here
7:00 – 8:30 PM - Husson's Got Talent, Gracie Theatre


Sunday, October 30
9 – 10:00 AM Farewell Continental Breakfast, Harold Alfond Hall, Lower Level
1:00 PM - Women's Field Hockey vs UM Farmington, Winkin Complex


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