Pre-Orientation Programs

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Greetings from Allentown

Class of 2018
Pre-Orientation 2013
Monday, August 18 - Thursday, August 22

Two program options are available for Pre-Orientation 2014: "Connect with Community" and "Treasures of the Lehigh Valley". These experiences offer an opportunity to get to know your new place of residence - Allentown, PA in the Lehigh Valley. You will also meet other Muhlenberg first-year students in a small group setting. Participants will become oriented to the city and region around them, meet new friends and contribute personal strengths in programs that are fun and educational.

Connect with Community is intended to do just what it says – connect students with communities around them! This Pre-Orientation experience is co-sponsored by the Office of Community Engagement and the Office of the Chaplain. Selected participants will engage with some of the Colleges not-for-profit community partners, enjoy local restaurants and explore local parks. Come and get to know your new city!

Treasures of the Lehigh Valley

  • The week will include tours of the West End Theatre District, the Allentown Parks, the downtown arts district, a tour of SteelStacks and ArtsQuest, the Moravian Mile and the Farmer‟s Market. Students will go to the Civic Theatre, Martin Guitar, the Allentown Art Museum, and Symphony Hall.

    Dinners at some of the outstanding ethnic restaurants in Allentown, and much more!

    Registration Application*
    Cost: $250. Maximum of 20 students.

    For more information contact Mike Bruckner, Mike.Bruckner@gw.muhlenberg.edu. Student Leaders: Rebecca Diamond and Andrea Cohen.

*All registration materials must be post-marked by July 1st to be considered for participation.