Inauguration programs from the Center for Student Engagement

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The Center for Student Engagement is inviting all New Paltz students to a series of programs dedicated to the historic Inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris, which begins at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 20.

The events include a Discord watch party, recap discussion and some BINGO fun with the Office of Residence Life. More info below, and use the links to sign up on Engage.

Discord Inauguration Watch Party

Jan. 20, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Join the SUNY New Paltz chat channel, watch a livestream of the Inauguration, and add your voice to some general chat channels with students and faculty from across the country. Sponsored by the Center for Student Engagement.

Inauguration 2021 On-The-Go

Jan. 20, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Various locations, including the Student Union HQ Desk, Entertainment Commons and residence hall lounges

Have classes or work on Wednesday and can’t sit down to watch the full event? The Inauguration will be playing on TVs in common areas throughout the Student Union Building and all residence halls. Don’t forget to mask up and maintain social distancing when you stop to watch!

Express Yourself- Inauguration Edition

Jan. 20, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Stop by the 2nd floor entrance of the Student Union (near the elevators) to add your thoughts to our wall! Share a reflection on the Inauguration and your hopes for the Biden-Harris administration. Bring your own pen! Sponsored by Center for Student Engagement.

Inauguration BINGO!

Jan. 20, 11:25 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Fill your BINGO card to WIN! Mark a square every time you see or hear things like “My Fellow Americans,” “a Close-Up of the American Flag,” or “Record Number of Votes.” Sponsored by the Office of Residence Life.

What Did You Think of the Inauguration? A National Times Talk with Students

Jan. 21, 12 p.m.

Join faculty, staff, and students from across the country for a national discussion to debrief and discuss the Presidential Inauguration. Designed to reach across differences and create a space for discourse, this national facilitated dialogue is based on the fundamental value of the pursuit of knowledge for the public good.