Meet, Greet and Eat connects students over virtual dinners


This February, the McDonald Center for Well-Being (McWell) and Campus Dining partnered to host virtual dinners through a program called Meet, Greet and Eat. The purpose of the four-dinner series was to give students the opportunity to meet new people while sharing a meal together.

Katrina Conrad, assistant director at McWell, co-planned the program and said the center’s well-being surveys this year revealed that staying socially connected is a top concern for students.

“As the entire world has been navigating new ways to connect in an era of physical distancing, those findings weren’t surprising but has made it all the more important for us to intentionally develop initiatives that help students build connectedness,” Conrad said.

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