Convocation Ceremonies Begin Tomorrow

Posted: May 9, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Convocation ceremonies for individual colleges, schools, and institutes get underway tomorrow at 10 a.m. Free parking in the Parking Deck is available to all faculty and staff members on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Following are the dates, times, location, and speakers for the convocations.

  • New Century College (NCC)–Thursday, May 10, at 11 a.m. in the Concert Hall; Sara Looney, professor in NCC
  • College of Arts and Sciences (undergraduate)–Thursday, May 10, at 2 p.m. in the Patriot Center; poet Bryan Williamson Koen, candidate for a bachelor’s degree in English
  • College of Arts and Sciences (master’s and doctoral)–Thursday, May 10, at 7 p.m. in the Concert Hall; poet Joan Wilcox, candidate for a master of fine arts degree
  • School of Information Technology and Engineering–Thursday, May 10, at 8 p.m. in the Patriot Center; Phillip Merrick, chairman and CEO of webMethods
  • University Scholars–Friday, May 11, at 10 a.m. in Harris Theater; Peter Stearns, George Mason provost
  • Health, Fitness, and Recreation Resources–Friday, May 11, at noon in the Johnson Center Multipurpose Room; Jerry Dunn, Penn State basketball coach

  • College of Nursing and Health Science–Friday, May 11, at noon in the Patriot Center; Claude A. Allen, Virginia secretary of health and human resources

  • Institute of the Arts (IOA)–Friday, May 11, at 3 p.m. in the Concert Hall; Rick Davis, director of IOA
  • School of Management–Friday, May 11, at 6:30 p.m. in the Patriot Center; Alex Orfinger, editor of the Washington Business Journal

  • School of Computational Sciences (SCS)–Saturday, May 12, at 1 p.m. in the Johnson Center, Room C; Goetz Oertel, chair of the SCS advisory board and president of the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc.
  • Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR)–Saturday, May 12, at 1 p.m. in the Johnson Center Cinema; John Wagner, chair of the ICAR advisory board and commissioner of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service

  • Graduate School of Education (GSE)–Saturday, May 12, at 1:30 p.m. in the Patriot Center; Jeffrey Gorrell, dean of GSE

  • School of Public Policy–Saturday, May 12, at 2 p.m. in Harris Theater; David Durenburger, former U.S. Senator from Minnesota
  • School of Law–Saturday, May 12, at 2 p.m. in the Concert Hall; Ken Starr, distinguished professor at the School of Law

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