Our Lyons Live Webinar series take place throughout the summer.  If one of the topics interest you, click on the link to learn more and to register for the live session.

If you missed the live event, we will post a recording here so you won’t miss a thing!

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Academics and Beyond

August 3, 2020 at 5:00 PM EST

Join in a conversation with representatives from Academic Advising, Career Services, and the Center for Global Education. Learn about academic success resources, career development and funding opportunities as well as the myriad opportunities for students to study abroad.

Hosted by Lisa Gavigan, Director, Career Services, The Filene Center (gavigan_lisa@wheatonma.edu), Steve Viveiros, Dean of Advising and Academic Success, The Filene Center (viveiros_steven@wheatoncollege.edu) and Gretchen Young, Dean, Center for Global Education (young_gretchen@wheatoncollege.edu)

Watch the previously recorded session: Academics and Beyond.

 

Accessibility at Wheaton College – How to Prepare for your First Semester

July 14, 2020 at 5:00 PM EST or July 23, 2020 at 2:00 PM EST

This session will present information about the Office of Accessibility Services at Wheaton College including services, resources and procedures. Additionally, Associate Director Autumn Grant will address some of the differences between accommodations in high school and college and how to prepare for the fall semester and beyond.

Hosted by Autumn Grant, Associate Director for Accessibility Services (grant_autumn@wheatoncollege.edu)

Watch the previously recorded session: Accessibility at Wheaton College – How to Prepare for your First Semester (held July 14, 2020)

Watch the previously recorded session: Accessibility at Wheaton College – How to Prepare for your First Semester (held July 23, 2020)

Accessibility at Wheaton College – How to Support Your Student

July 13, 2020 at 5:00 PM EST or July 22, 2020 at 11:00 AM EST

This session will present information about the Office of Accessibility Services at Wheaton College including services, resources and procedures. Additionally, Associate Director Autumn Grant will address some of the differences between accommodations in high school and college and how you can assist your student to be a self advocate when they start classes in the fall.

Hosted by Autumn Grant, Associate Director for Accessibility Services (grant_autumn@wheatoncollege.edu)

Watch the previously recorded session: Accessibility at Wheaton College – How to Support Your Student (held July 13, 2020)

 

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Athletics @ Wheaton

June, 16, 2020 at 5:00 PM EST and June, 23, 2020 at 5:00 PM EST

Join the athletics administration and learn more about Wheaton’s athletics programs. For new student athletes and their families, we will cover frequently asked questions and allow space for conversation.

Hosted by Lisa Yenush (yenush_lisa@wheatoncollege.edu)

Watch the previously recorded session about Wheaton College Athletics & Recreation

 

Dining: Food Allergies & Special Dietary Needs – No Problem

July 15, 2020 at 5:30 PM EST

What are the options built into our program, to not only assist students with their dietary needs, but make dining a pleasurable experience. Discuss how we work with students and empower students to advocate for themselves. Students and Families

Hosted by Scott O’Rourke, Director, Dining Services (orourke_scott@wheatoncollege.edu)

Watch the previously recorded session: Dining: Food Allergies & Special Dietary Needs – No Problem

 

Dining: Navigating the Wheaton Dining Program

July 7, 2020 at 5:30 PM EST

What are the basics of dining … how does my meal plan work, how do I select a meal plan, what are some of the options.

Hosted by Scott O’Rourke, Director Dining Services (orourke_scott@wheatoncollege.edu) and Adam Pagan (Pagan-Adam@aramark.com)

Watch the previously recorded session: Dining: Navigating the Wheaton Dining Program

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Get Rec’d

July 14, 2020 at 7:00 PM EST or August 4, 2020 at 5:30 PM EST

Learn about Wheaton Recreation and all it has to offer. Take a deeper look into group exercise, the fitness center, club sports, and intramurals/recreation. Facilitated by Judy Allen. Intended for both students and families/friends.

Hosted by Judy Allen, Assistant Athletics Director of Recreation & Fitness (allen_judy@wheatoncollege.edu)

Watch the previously recorded session: Get Rec’d (held July 14, 2020)

 

Housing Application and Residential Spaces

June, 24, 2020 at 5:00 PM EST

There are a lot of options to consider when living on Wheaton’s campus. This webinar will walk incoming students on how to fill out the housing application, as well as talk about the various community choices that exist in the residence halls.

Hosted by Lyndsey Aguilar, Associate Director of Residential Life (aguilar_lyndsey@wheatoncollege.edu)

Watch the previously recorded session: Housing Application and Residential Spaces

 

Living in a Residential Community

July 8, 2020 at 7:00 PM EST

Being a part of a residential community has many benefits, opportunities, and learning outcomes. This includes access to a wide variety of educational and community programming that encourage interactions between students and integrate students’ intellectual and social lives. In addition to discussing residential community engagement, we will address the basic essentials and resources that will assist in a smooth transition to college.

Hosted by Alicia Moquin, Assistant Director, Residential Leadership Programs (moquin_alicia@wheatoncollege.edu)

Watch the previously recorded session: Living in a Residential Community

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The Marshall Center

July 22, 2020 at 5:00 PM EST

The Marshall Center for Intercultural Learning works to affirm student’s unique identities, to build a community that draws from them, and to cultivate leaders who will be ready to lead and learn in a complex global world. We provide students of color and our larger Wheaton community with opportunities to dialogue and explore issues of identity and promote intercultural learning. Our session will provide students and their families with an overview of our office, services, and programs.

Hosted by Raquel Ramos, Dean, Marshall Center for Intercultural Learning

Watch the previously recorded session:  The Marshall Center

 

Meeting your Advising Team

July 16, 2020 at 5:00 PM EST

Meet your Filene Center academic & career advising team. Learn what you can expect from our academic and career advising staff as well as your MAP advisor.

Hosted by Steven Viveiros, Dean of Advising and Academic Success, The Filene Center (viveiros_steven@wheatoncollege.edu)

Watch the previously recorded session: Meet your Advising Team

 

Money Matters

August 5, 2020 at 3:00 PM EST

Attending college is a great investment in your future – but do you understand the process to make the money work for you? This is a student centered session on the most important things you should think about with YOUR student account!

Hosted by Susan Beard, Director, Student Financial Services (sbeard@wheatonma.edu)

Watch the previously recorded session: Money Matters

 

More than just books: How Wallace Library can save you money

August 11, 2020 at 5:00 PM EST and August 17, 2020 at 5:00 PM EST

Join your friendly librarians to learn about the many ways Wallace Library supports students including no-cost course materials, over 120 student employment opportunities, connections to software and technologies, and 24/7 virtual access to a variety of resources from journals and newspapers to ebooks, streaming video, and research databases!

Hosted by Janine Kuntz, Social Sciences Librarian, Madeline Clark Wallace Library (kuntz_janine@wheatoncollege.edu)

Watch the previously recorded session – More than just books: How Wallace Library can save you money (held on August 11, 2020)
Watch the previously recorded session – More than just books: How Wallace Library can save you money (held on August 17, 2020)

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Student Financial Services Info Session

June 30, 2020 at 4:00 PM EST and July 16, 2020 at 2:00 PM EST and August 10, 2020 at 6:00 PM EST

Meet with the Student Financial Services team to understand the details of college financing. We will go through the basics of loans, payment plans, our billing portal, and any other questions you have!

Hosted by Susan Beard, Director, Student Financial Services (sbeard@wheatonma.edu)

Watch the previously recorded session: Student Financial Services Info Session (held June 30, 2020)

Watch the previously recorded session: Student Financial Services Info Session (held July 16, 2020)

*The August 10th session has been cancelled.  Please feel free to view recorded content from one of the prior sessions or contact sfs@wheatoncollege.edu if you have specific questions.  Our apologies for any inconvenience.

 

Student Involvement in Recreation

August 18, 2020 at 5:00 PM EST

Featuring students who participate in club sports, intramural sports, group exercise, or hold a work study job in the recreation department.

Hosted by Judy Allen, Assistant Athletics Director of Recreation & Fitness (allen_judy@wheatoncollege.edu)

Watch the previously recorded session: Student Involvement in Recreation

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Supporting your Wellness During College

July 9, 2020 at 5:00 PM EST – For Students

July 27, 2020 at 5:00 PM EST – For Families/Friends

Join Counseling and Health Services leadership to hear about resources and services on campus, how to access care, and get your questions answered regarding wellness services.

Hosted by Valerie Tobia , Director of Counseling and Health Services (tobia_valerie@wheatoncollege.edu) and Cynthia Maricle, Associate Director of Health Services (maricle_cynthia@wheatoncollege.edu)

Watch the previously recorded session: Supporting your Wellness During College

 

Wheaton Goes Global! Center for Global Education

July 21, 2020 at 5:00 PM EST and August 12, 2020 at 5:00 PM EST

Wheaton offers Study Abroad programs in more than 45 countries around the world and the number of Wheaton students who study abroad each year is consistently high. With a variety of programs to choose from—lasting from a few weeks to a full year—every Wheaton student can find a study abroad experience to complement their personal and academic interests and goals. This session will introduce you to how we prepare students for participation in a program.

Hosted by Alida Gomez (’08), Associate Director, Center for Global Education (gomez_alida@wheatoncollege.edu)

Watch the previously recorded session: Wheaton Goes Global! Center for Global Education (held July 21, 2020)

 

Wheaton College Public Safety – Crime Prevention and Emergency Preparation

July 28, 2020 at 3:30 PM

We understand how important your personal safety is— it’s what we do! As law enforcement professionals we value your trust and confidence; in this presentation we teach essential tools and provide information you need to know about how to keep yourself and loved ones safe on campus in the event of an emergency and when you are in need of assistance.

Hosted by Public Safety, Chief Rob Winsor and Captain Katrina Thompson (thompson_katrina@wheatoncollege.edu)

Watch the previously recorded session: Wheaton College Public Safety – Crime Prevention and Emergency Preparation

 

Wheaton College Student Employment

August 12, 2020 at 3:00 PM EST

Interested in working on campus? Wheaton’s student employment team will answer all your questions! From what is needed to get hired and paid, to what opportunities are available on campus.

Hosted by Jenny Heller, Associate Director, Student Financial Services (heller_jennifer@wheatoncollege.edu)


Watch this previously recorded session: Wheaton College Student Employment

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