By Stephanie Helzer
OSWEGO, N.Y.– SUNY Oswego’s Family and Friends weekend has been a tradition for over two decades. The purpose of the event is to attract student’s family and friends to the campus for what is most family’s first visit to the campus since the start of the fall semester. took place this past weekend, October 20-22,
Family and friends weekend features different activities to keep students and their families entertained. Some of the activities for this years event included a 3 point contest, open swim, splash in move: Moana, Wacky Chad the Stunt Comedian, and a mini carnival.
Student Stephanie Timpe said that it was her first time having family come up for Family and Friends Weekend. Timpe said her guest traveled 6 hours from Long Island and stayed the entire weekend. Timpe’s family said what they liked most about the campus was the friendliness of everyone they met. They also said that they were looking forward to the mini carnival and the planetarium the most.
Stephanie said, “I know there is an improv show I really want to go, because I go to the one’s that happen every week, so I really like those, even though they’re playing Spider- Man at the same time.”
Next year’s Family and Friends Weekend will take Friday October 26th to Saturday October 28th.
For more information, please visit https://www.oswego.edu/campus-life/family-and-friends-weekend