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Daylong Assortment of Activities Planned for Dedication of Two New Buildings at Hartnell College

May 6th, 2006

A daylong host of activities will be held at Hartnell College on Friday, May 12, to celebrate the dedication of two new buildings on campus.

While the dedication of the new library/learning resource center and parking facility takes place at 3 p.m., many other activities are planned throughout the day. Here are some of the scheduled events, which are free and open to the public:
  • Library Demonstrations - State-of-the-art features of the new library/learning resource center will be demonstrated, 3:30-6:30 p.m.;
  • Choral Concerts - Hartnell's choral groups, conducted by music instructor Sandy Rudo, quad area, 10 a.m.-noon;
  • Harp Concert - William Faulkner, music instructor, will play the harp in the Ampitheater, 4-5:30 p.m.;
  • Art Show - The annual Student Art Show will be on view in the Hartnell Gallery, located in the Visual Arts Building, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.;
  • Child Development Center Tours - Tours of the facility will be available, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.;
  • Open House for High School Seniors and Parents - A special program of campus tours and classroom demonstrations designed especially for Salinas Valley high school seniors, 3- 6 p.m.;
  • Planetarium Shows - every hour on the hour at the planetarium, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.;
  • Student Services Information - Various displays on services available at Hartnell for current and potential students, such as counseling and financial aid information, in the College Center, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.;
  • Center for Teacher Education Displays - Various displays on teacher education with hands-on activities about the teaching profession, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.;
  • Barbecue - The Associated Students and the Interclub Council will present a no-host barbecue with live music, quad area, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.;
  • President's Office - Open house, 10 a.m.-noon;
  • International/Intercultural Education Center - Open house, noon-2 p.m.

  • The dedication of the new library and parking facility will be held at 3 p.m. in the landscaped area and circle driveway between the two buildings, which are located on Central Avenue across from Central Park. The public is invited to attend the dedication.

    For more information on the dedication and the day's events, call the Office of Marketing, Grant Development, External Relations and International Education at (831) 755-6890.