Montclair State University’s Class of 2017 came out in force
on September 3 to meet each other, get to know the University better and just
have fun at Red Hawk Day 2013. The first day of Red Hawk Frenzy, the
month-long introduction to life at Montclair State, Red Hawk Day signals the
start of the academic year and gives new students a chance to get together for
some fun before classes begin.
Wearing colored t-shirts to show which college or school
they belong to, the first-year and transfer students attended seminars, joined
in activities and enjoyed food and fun together. “People here are very friendly
and understanding” says freshman Arisleidy Ruiz of Perth Amboy. “I love
Some of the activities on tap for Red Hawk Day included a
Montclair State “game show” trivia contest, Student Services open houses, the
College Olympics, and Project Challenge, which turned the Student Recreation
Center into a playground with games, craft stations, vendors and food.
Helped by beautiful late-summer weather, Red Hawk Day was a great success and a terrific start to the academic careers of Montclair State’s Class of 2017.