October 26-27, 2018


Family Weekend

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is excited to host our annual Family Weekend on October 26-27, 2018. Scroll down to see the exciting list of activities we have planned for this year's event!

Invitations for Family Weekend, including the schedule of events and RSVP card, were sent via posted mail in early October. Information has also been included in the weekly electronic newsletter sent by the Division of Student Affairs.

We look forward to seeing you!

* * * The Bookstore will be open on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm. * * *

Friday, October 26

Welcome Reception
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us as we kick off the weekend. Catch up with your student and enjoy some delicious refreshments. Rite Aid Lounge, Gozzo Student Center.

The Amazing Robert Channing
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Prepare to experience the fascinating and mysterious wonders of the sixth sense. Pick a thought, any thought. Robert will tell you what it is. Special dates or even the exact amount of money in someone's pocket - it’s no challenge to Robert Channing. But your mind will ache with curiosity and wonder. Special thoughts, specific people, special events ... if it's on your mind, Robert can reveal these innermost thoughts. Barbara M. DiLascia Lecture Hall, Room 201, Gozzo Student Center.

Saturday, October 27

9:30 am - 10:30 am
Regional Continental Breakfast

Come see what some local businesses have to offer for breakfast. Try the best cider donuts from Cider Belly Donuts, bagels from Uncommon Grounds, and muffins from Bountiful Bread. We'll also have coffee, yogurt & fruit from around town! Robison Family Dining Hall, Gozzo Student Center.

10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bus Tour of Albany ($10 per person)

Take a scenic tour of Albany, see all the places this great city has to offer! This event has limited availability and will be filled on a first-paid basis! Meet in the Gozzo Student Center Atrium at 10:15 am to board the bus.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Honors and Awards & Summer Research Presentations

Come see what our students have been up to! Join us for our fall Honors and Awards ceremony and Summer Research Presentations as we celebrate the accomplishments of our students and all of their academic achievements. Family and friends are encouraged to attend and celebrate these accomplishments! Reception will follow in the Rite Aid Lounge. Melvyn Mitteldorf Masters Lecture Hall, Room 202, Gozzo Student Center.

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Painting with a Twist ($10 per person)

Take home a beautiful canvas painting that you create with direction from an art instructor. The menu from the tailgate lunch will be available for you while you paint! This event has limited availability and will be filled on a first-paid basis! Robison Family Dining Hall, 2nd Floor, Gozzo Student Center.

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Soccer Game & Tailgate Lunch

Cheer on our Panthers and enjoy an afternoon on campus. We'll be serving a tailgate lunch sponsored by the President's Office! Watch the men's and women's teams play, have some food, and play some games. Family Fun for everyone! Athletic Field & Gozzo Student Center Lawn.

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Family Zumbathon ($5 per person)

Do you like to go to Zumba? If so this is the event for you! Come join the Dance Team officers and team members as we hold our first Dance-athon in the Gym. All the money will be going to the Dance Team’s Spring Show budget. We hope to see you all there! Albert M. White Gymnasium.

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Family Dinner ($10 per person)

Enjoy a delicious meal with your student! Robison Family Dining Hall, Gozzo Student Center.

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Trivia Night

Test your knowledge and enjoy some healthy competition as we host a fun and interactive Trivia Night. Beverages and desserts will be offered as refreshments as you work with your family and new friends to be ACPHS Family Champions. Prizes will be given out throughout the night! Albert M. White Gymnasium.