September 18, 2012
Roberts to Host Jenn Suhr Gold Medal Tour Stop
Alumna Jenn Suhr Will Participate in Homecoming Festivities and Pole Vault Competition
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Roberts Wesleyan alumna and Olympic champion Jenn Suhr will bring her Gold Medal Tour to the college’s homecoming festivities at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28. Suhr will participate in an outdoor pole vaulting competition in the stadium on campus. A fireworks display celebrating Suhr’s achievements, homecoming weekend and the entire Roberts community will follow at 9:45 p.m.
“Roberts Wesleyan is a place where I learned to achieve new heights, physically and metaphorically,” Suhr said. “The support of this community was invaluable as I pursued my goals. I look forward to sharing this victory with all of Rochester right here on campus.”
This event is free, but tickets are required. Stadium seats are limited, so it is recommended that families bring lawn chairs and blankets for additional seating. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Tickets are available at all Rochester area Wegmans locations while supplies last.
“We are so proud that Jenn has chosen to have her official ‘homecoming’ at her alma mater,” said John A. Martin, president of Roberts Wesleyan College. “Her presence is a wonderful addition to a momentous and exciting homecoming weekend. This event promises to be a fun-filled, special experience for all who attend. “
For more information on Suhr’s event and Roberts Wesleyan’s homecoming weekend, visit www.roberts.edu/homecoming or call 585-594-6500.
About Roberts Wesleyan College:
With an enrollment of nearly 2,000 students and a tradition of excellence since 1866, Roberts Wesleyan College is a leader among liberal arts colleges with a Christian worldview. Roberts offers more than 50 undergraduate programs, as well as graduate programs in education, school psychology, school counseling, health administration, nursing administration, nursing education, social work, counseling in ministry and strategic leadership. Roberts Wesleyan also offers innovative undergraduate degree-completion programs for working adults in health administration, nursing and organizational management.
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