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New students attend orientation program at Thomas University

Hundreds of students headed back to campus at Thomas University on Friday. (Source:WALB) Hundreds of students headed back to campus at Thomas University on Friday. (Source:WALB)
"We have algebra to overwhelm them on the first day so we want everybody to get comfortable, get settled in, and enjoy their classes on the first day and just get ready to learn," said Thomas University President, Dr. James Sheppard. (Source:WALB) "We have algebra to overwhelm them on the first day so we want everybody to get comfortable, get settled in, and enjoy their classes on the first day and just get ready to learn," said Thomas University President, Dr. James Sheppard. (Source:WALB)
A lot of faculty and staff from the school attended and the students listened to a power point presentation about the college. (Source:WALB) A lot of faculty and staff from the school attended and the students listened to a power point presentation about the college. (Source:WALB)

Hundreds of students headed back to campus at Thomas University on Friday.

The school is hosted a new student orientation.

The orientation gives first-time freshmen and transfer students information about the school.

The first few days on a college campus can be a bit overwhelming and this is in place to calm those nerves.

Friday, 112 new students along with their families were at the gym on TU'S West Campus.

Many of the students moved into their new dorms before the orientation program. 

A lot of faculty and staff from the school attended and the students listened to a power point presentation about the college.

They will also be here to answer any question from students and parents.

"We have algebra to overwhelm them on the first day so we want everybody to get comfortable, get settled in, and enjoy their classes on the first day and just get ready to learn," said Thomas University President, Dr. James Sheppard.

This orientation started around 4pm. 

Each student got a shirt and attended a dinner hosted by the college.

Orientation day two will start Saturday at 9:30 a.m.

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