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By Sara Awad – Communications & Marketing

Open House

University Admissions invited prospective students to spend a day with the Wolfpack at this year’s Open House, which took place on October 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Registered attendees increased by 200 people this year, which amounted to 9,209 registered participants and did not even account for the possible 1000 to 2000 unregistered attendees at the event.

Going digital

1404 people downloaded the Guidebook application, a smartphone tool which enhances navigation of event schedules by providing a list of information sessions, tours and activities along with their times and locations.  A built-in to-do list allowed attendees to customize their schedules, while the photo album allowed them to capture the memories of their day at the University.  Guidebook also linked to Open House’s pages on Facebook and Twitter, where it “trended”  in Raleigh Saturday. Read More

By Sara Awad – Communications & Marketing

Wolfpack Welcome Week

EMAS partnered with DASA to host Wolfpack Welcome Week, which took place from August 16 to August 24 and featured more than 50 events “to get students connected and involved meeting other students, faculty and staff.” Packapalooza saw the largest crowd, with about 45,000 people in attendance. Downloads for the GuideBook application increased from approximately 2000 to 6000 downloads this year, due to increased promotion of the application. All funding for the events comes from sponsors. “It definitely is a collaboration between the divisions in order to welcome the students,” said Cynthia DeLuca, EMAS Associate Vice Provost.

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