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Back in (orange and) black

Back in (orange and) black

Thomas the Tiger cheers for new students during Move-In Days 2021

Video by Logan Fetzer '21, videographer/photographer with the Office of Strategic Marketing.

Doane’s Crete campus buzzed with activity all through August as students returned to campus, moved into dorms and started a new academic year. Events to welcome new students included a candle-lighting at Cassel Theatre and Bingo Bonanza, a Playfair event full of break-the-ice and get-to-know-you activities on Papik Field, and an opportunity to meet friends in the residence halls with a movie, glow-in-the-dark games and late-night snow cones. 

Celebrations continued the following week as upperclassmen returned to campus. Students were invited to rock out to a concert featuring A Ferocious Jungle Cat, enjoy a barbecue dinner and get to know members of campus clubs and student organizations, and participate in a lemonade social. 

On the Lincoln campus, too, students received a welcome from the Writing Center and Academic Support Center with bingo, Doane trivia and a drawing for prizes. Lincoln students are also invited to participate in monthly writing exercises themed around positivity. 

See images of the events on our Instagram