Author Harlan Cohen Speaks at Mount Union

August 28, 2012

ALLIANCE, Ohio — As part of the University of Mount Union’s Week of Welcome activities, New York Times bestselling author and syndicated advice columnist Harlan Cohen spoke to students on Sunday evening in the Mount Union Theatre.

Cohen, author of The Naked Roommate: And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College, spoke on a variety of topics including long distance relationships, making friends in college, getting along with roommates and getting involved in campus activities.

During his talk, Cohen gave students an opportunity to ask questions. He also interacted with students, asking them questions throughout his presentation.

Cohen’s talk was the kickoff event of Week of Welcome 2012, a series of events planned for the beginning of the school year. Additional events planned are as follows:

Tuesday, August 28

Tie-dye and Nachos

8 p.m.

Campus Grounds, Hoover-Price Campus Center

Keep the week rolling with nachos and t-shirt tie-dying with the After Hours series of RPB! Bring your own shirt to tie-dye or pay $1 to use one of ours!

Wednesday, August 29

Commuter Student Social

4 p.m.

Alumni Room, Hoover-Price Campus Center

Commuter students, please join us for another social event in your honor. RPB will provide another opportunity for you to meet and mingle with your fellow commuters at this event, filled with food and fun!

Residence Life Socials

Ask Your CE About the Time

Your Residence Hall

Spend some time getting to better know the staff and your peers in your residence hall in a fun and social atmosphere. Each hall will plan their own event, so for more details, please be sure to check with your hall staff!

Association of Women Students Welcome Back Event

6 p.m.

Campus Grounds, Hoover-Price Campus Center

Join the women of the Association of Women Students for their annual Welcome Back Event. You can learn more about this wonderful organization and have tons of fun!

Thursday, August 30

Black Student Union and Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Welcome Back BBQ

6:30 p.m.

Black Cultural Center

Join us for the Welcome Back BBQ, held annually to reunite current faculty, staff, and students and to introduce new and transfer students to the Mount Union family!

Movie in the Quad

9:30 p.m.

Quad (Rain Location: Mount Union Theatre)

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs out to the Quad for a “drive-In movie!” We’ll provide the candy, popcorn and pop, so join us for this fun evening out under the stars!

Friday, September 2

Concert with Natalie Stovall

8 p.m.

Quad (Rain Location: Mount Union Theatre)

Show-stopping singer Natalie Stovall’s high-energy, take-

no-prisoners live performances and relentless, barnstorming global tours have earned her the attention she deserves from those who matter the most to her — the fans. Blending her country/roots background with a strong rock sensibility, Stovall’s fiddle-shredding shows are bred for wide audiences, and this year that mainstream popularity is paying off in a big way. Stop by to hear Natalie, and check out her website at for more information!

Saturday, September 3

Double Dare

2 p.m.


Join RPB to be able to relive some of your younger years and that perpetual favorite, DOUBLE DARE! Bring your friends and create a team to compete in our very own Mount Union version of this green slime-filled show!

Mount Union Movie Series

8 p.m.

Mount Union Theatre

Did you miss the movie on Thursday night? Well, no fear, head to the theatre for a showing in the first weekend of the Mount Union Movie Series!

Sunday, September 4

Mount Union Movie Series

3:30 p.m.

Mount Union Theatre

Did you miss the movie on Thursday or Saturday night? Well, no fear, head to the theatre for a matinee showing in the first weekend of the Mount Union Movie Series!

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