Residency Schedule & Events:Friday, January 8 - Sunday, January 17, 2016 OPENING:New students should plan for orientation activities beginning on Thursday, January 7. Returning students will begin activities with the welcome session on Friday, January 8. CLOSING:Each residency concludes a formal graduation ceremony for students who are completing the program, which is free and open to the public. We’re thrilled that our graduation speaker this January is Geoff Herbach, author of the award-winning Stupid Fast YA series as well as Fat Boy vs. the Cheerleaders. The ceremony begins at 3:30 pm on Sunday, January 17. Check back in November for complete January schedule information. Visit the Residency Archives to see past residency guests and featured speakers.