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Founders' Week 2021

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Founders’ Week is a storied tradition at Rosemont College where we honor the historic and current figures who have made Rosemont what it is today. This week honors our founders and celebrates the vibrancy of our current Rosemont community.

Sunday, April 11

  • Mass 4:00 p.m., Celebrant Fr. Joe Narog, Chapel of the Immaculate Conception (in-person)
  • Rick & Morty Trivia, 7:00 p.m., Zoom – RSVP link

Monday, April 12

  • New Employee Orientation to Founding & Mission of Rosemont, 10:00 a.m, Join the Event on Zoom
  • Social Justice -- The Hard Conversations: Our Thoughts, Our Words, Our Actions (sponsored by Rosemont’s Black Student Union), 4:00 p.m., Community Room at Hirsh Community Center

Tuesday, April 13

  • New Employee Orientation to Founding & Mission of Rosemont, 10:00 a.m, Join the Event on Zoom
  • Alumni: Founders' Week History Lecture, 4:30 p.m., Zoom
  • Mr. & Miss Rosemont, 7:00 p.m., Zoom. Nomination Form

Wednesday, April 14

  • Mass, 12:20 p.m., Celebrant Fr. Donnelly, Chapel of the Immaculate Conception    Link
  • Tour of the Chapel’s Stained Glass Windows, with Kyah Hawkins '18, following Mass Link
  • Alumni: Phillies Game Watch and Trivia, 7;00 p.m., Zoom
  • Gift Card Bingo, 7:00 p.m., Connelly Green tent

Thursday, April 15

  • Founders' Day Awards Ceremony, 12:30-1:30 p.m., (Zoom link to be emailed)
  • The Life of Cornelia Connelly, a play by Gest and Gesture (during the awards ceremony)
  • Rosegrow Water Survey, 1:30 p.m., Connelly Green tent
  • Alumni: Founders' Week Bingo, 7:00 p.m., Zoom

Friday, April 16

  • Athletics: Tennis and Men's Lacrosse, 1:00 p.m., at home
  • Student Service Event, 2:00 p.m., Connelly Green tent
  • Spring Kickback, 7:00 p.m., Hirsh Community Center -- Purchase Tickets

Saturday, April 17

  • Movie Night: Guardians of the Galaxy, 6:00 p.m., Dining Hall

Sunday, April 18

  • Anniversary of Cornelia Connelly's Death; Mass, 4:00 p.m., Chapel of the Immaculate Conception (in-person)

Tuesday, April 20

  • Kona Water Ice truck, 1-3 p.m., Connelly Green tent
  • Softball Game - Faculty/Staff vs. Students, 4-5 p.m., Athletics Field