Parent Association Committees
Parents can play a key role in making McKendree University an even better place for their student(s) and their peers. Please consider becoming involved in one or more of the committees listed below!
-Volunteer at FYI (First Year Introduction) Sessions:assist with presentations to new parents, answer questions and share your family's McKendree experience.
-Send hand-written welcome notes to new families.
-Serve as hosts at Summer Send-off Events for new students and their families.
-Come up with other ideas for welcoming new families to the University.
-Help plan parent and family related activities at NSO, Homecoming and Fall Family Weekend.
-Assist with the planning of other parent/ family events as necessary.
Touches of Home
-A cake for their Birthday? A care package just because? You can help McKendree get a care package program off the ground - and help keep it running!
-Come up with other ideas for bringing touches of home to McKendree students.
-Help identify internship, job and job shadowing opportunities for McKendree students.
-Represent your profession at McKendree's annual Majors and Minors Fair.
-Offer your professional expertise as a guest speaker at a McKendree class.
-Come up with other ideas on how parents can support McKendree students in reaching their career aspirations!
-As you know, McKendree University is growing! Most of the updates you see on campus are made possible because of charitable donations from alumns, parents and friends. We've got big plans to renovate the science building, build a recreation and fitness center and much more!
-If you're interested in raising funds and encouraging others to consider financially supporting McKendree this might be the committee for you!
Contact Jenn Gauthier-Lyke, Director of Parent Relations if you have any questions 618.537.6823 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Office of Development, Alumni and Parent Relations
701 College Rd.
Lebanon, IL 62254