Ciara stayed in a dorm on campus and I stayed in a nearby hotel and we had 3 intensive days of speakers, discussions, Q&A, tours....you name it. We only saw each other for a few minutes here and there but we managed to catch each other for dinner one night.
Separately we both got to talk to her professors and the Dean of her department. Our days started at 7:00am and finished up around 8:00pm...later for Ciara.
We toured the grounds which we incredibly well maintained....it was like walking around a park....manicured gardens everywhere.
Their gym is bigger than our city's YMCA
And I got to see the actual room she will be living in this year. Her is her building....
It may be small but she has a killer view...that's the Rocky Mountains in the background
She is pretty happy with her room. She is on the Honors floor and right across the road from this.....
Happy Place for Ciara...the marching band digs are right outside the front door of her dorm.
By the time it was over we were exhausted. We drove 6 hours home and slept for about 12 hours. Now we start the slow accumulation of all the things she will need to spend the next 9 months living away from home