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Virtual New Student Orientation Fall 2020 Schedule

July 27, 2020

Virtual New Student Orientation
Fall 2020 Schedule

"Starting Strong…Achieving Excellence: I AM PAINE COLLEGE!"
July 31 – August 2, 2020
Location: Ellis & Ann Johnson Performing Arts Studio
[Schedule is Subject to Change]

Ms. Jenease L. Horstead       Mr. Joseph Dingle, Jr.

Director, Counseling & Wellness Center   Assistant Dean of Student Affairs - 706.821.8390 – 706.821.8282





10:00am – 11:00am                     Welcome/Introduction

Dr. Cheryl Evans Jones, President

Dr. Curtis Martin, Provost & Vice President of Academic Affairs

Mr. Joseph Dingle, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

Pride Leaders


11:00am – 12:00pm             Campus Tour/Historical Highlights

Tour video from website along with historical highlights from video produced by Dr. Mallory Millender, Historian


Break – 12:00pm – 2:00pm


2:00pm – 3:00pm         Operation Graduate

Facilitator: Dr. Marci Middleton, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs 


3:00pm – 4:00pm   Blackboard

Facilitator: Mr. Kornelius Taylor, Information Technology




10:00am – 11:00am                               Keeping it Real

Pride Leaders


11:00am – 12:00pm                                Transitioning To College 

Facilitator: Counseling & Wellness Center


Break – 12:00pm – 2:00pm


2:00pm – 3:00pm         Financial Literacy

Facilitators: Ms. Amy Singh, Wells Fargo 

Mrs. Alana Moss, Default Manager, Financial Aid 


3:00pm – 4:00pm                              Career Services/I-Start Strong Demo

Facilitator: Mrs. April Ewing, Director, Career Services 


4:00pm – 5:00pm         Meet Your Department Chair Department Chairs introduce themselves, talk about advising, explain majors offered within the department and what other opportunities exist within the department (grant opportunities, clubs/organizations, etc.). Q&A session with new students will follow.





9:30am – 10:45am      Orientation Worship Service

Facilitator: Reverend Dr. Luther B. Felder, Campus Pastor

Live with new students and their families


11:00am – 12:00pm                Want To Get Involved?

Facilitators: Student Leaders/Recent Graduates

Student leaders will discuss the advantages of getting involved, the importance of maintaining high standards for academic achievement, and how student leadership is important to campus life. 


Break – 12:00pm – 2:00pm


2:00pm – 3:00pm                         Greek Forum

Facilitator: Mr. Joseph Dingle, Assistant Dean/Greek Life Advisor & Representatives from Greek Organizations

Presentation with Q&A session


3:00pm – 4:00pm                   Pinning/ New Student Induction Ceremony 

This Rites of Passage ceremony officially welcomes the Class of 2024 to the Paine College Family. We would love you and your family to join us live for this special occasion. 


4:00pm – 5:00pm                  Wrap Up/Q&A Session

Facilitators: Dr. Cheryl Evans Jones, Administrative Council Members, Student Affairs, & Pride Leaders 


 MONDAY, AUGUST 3RD                              CLASSES BEGIN


Remember to stay safe and continue to practice social distancing. Safety First!


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