WVU Hosting Hawaiian Luau on May 29th


Hawaiian Luau

There will be free food, lots of games, and prizes up to $250 offered for West Virginia University students taking classes in Morgantown this summer. Students taking summer classes are invited to a Hawaiian-themed luau 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, at the Mountainlair. The Luau will take place on the Mountainlair Plaza with the inclement weather location set for the Mountainlair First Floor.


The student radio station, U92, will be broadcasting live while student enjoy pork sliders, Hawaiian coleslaw, fruit, vegetables, Hawaiian punch, and "mocktails" at the Tiki bar.


There will be gifts for the first 200 students of WVU-branded merchandise that has been donated by Extended Learning, the College of Business and Economics, the College of Physical Activity and Sport Science, the School of Nursing, the College of Education and Human Services, the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, Adventure West Virginia and many others.


As part of the Hawaiian luau, students (teams of two) are encouraged to sign up for the Mountaineer Games. The teams will be participating in a round of (1) hula hoop (2) corn hole (3) Limbo, and a (4) mini-obstacle course all to win a prize package valued at $250. To register, please email Sonja.Wilson@mail.wvu.edu.


Students can make a difference and make a few new friends this summer with opportunities to volunteer at the Ronald McDonald House and give blood for the American Red Cross. A registration table will be set up at the luau.


Other activities offered for students this summer include:


Scavenger Hunt beginning at noon, Wednesday, June 12. WVU students can sign up by e-mailing Erin.Blake@mail.wvu.edu. A prize package will be awarded to the winner.


West Virginia 150th Birthday Celebration, Thursday, June 20


8:30 a.m. WV History Panel at WV Regional History Center WVU Libraries Downtown Campus 11 a.m. Sesquicentennial Exhibit open at WV Regional History Center


11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free birthday cake at E Moore Hall West Virginia trivia game with great prizes


12-2 p.m. "Lincoln: The Constitution & the Civil War" a national traveling exhibition at the Erickson Alumni Center with reception and birthday cake.


10 a.m. to 4 p.m. American Red Cross blood drive at the Student Recreation Center.


Mountainlair Games Area
Open all summer. Check out these specials!


May 20: Gold/Blue Cosmic Bowling Special; Free Shoe Rental
May 28: Discounted Billiards ($3/hr.)
June 5: Arcade Night; discounted tokens (6 for $1)
June 13: 8 Pin No Tap Bowling (win medals for perfect game scores)
June 17: Gold/Blue Cosmic Bowling Special; FREE Shoe Rental
June 25: Discounted Billiards ($3/hr.)
July 5: 8 Pin No Tap Bowling (win medals for perfect game scores)


American Red Cross blood drives


Thursday, June 20
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Student Recreation Center


Tuesday, July 2
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Mountainlair Gold Ballrooms


For more information on all summer programming, please contact Sonja.Wilson@mail.wvu.edu or call the Mountainlair Administrative Offices at 304-293-2702.