Convocation Ceremonies Begin Tomorrow

Posted: May 14, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

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

  • New Century College—Thursday, May 15, at 10 a.m. in the Concert Hall; Chris Wemmer, director of the Conservation Research Center at the Smithsonian Institution, Front Royal

  • College of Arts and Sciences (undergraduate)—Thursday, May 15, at 1 p.m. in the Patriot Center; Knight Kiplinger, editor in chief of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine
  • College of Arts and Sciences (master’s and doctoral)—Thursday, May 15, at 7 p.m. in the Concert Hall; Alan Cheuse, George Mason English professor and book commentator for National Public Radio
  • School of Information Technology and Engineering—Thursday, May 15, at 8 p.m. in the Patriot Center; Sudhakar Shenoy, CEO of Information Management Consultants Inc. and member of the George Mason Board of Visitors
  • University Scholars—Friday, May 16, at 10 a.m. in Harris Theatre; N/A
  • Health, Fitness, and Recreation Resources—Friday, May 16, at noon in the Johnson Center Dewberry Hall; Mike Kohn, George Mason alumnus and bronze medal-winning bobsledder in the 2002 Olympics
  • College of Nursing and Health Science—Friday, May 16, at noon in the Patriot Center; Cleve Francis, country western singer and former cardiologist
  • College of Visual and Performing Arts—Friday, May 16, at 3 p.m. in the Concert Hall; Tim Rollins, contemporary artist and educator
  • School of Management—Friday, May 16, at 4 p.m. in the Patriot Center; William Soza, member of the George Mason University Foundation Board of Trustees and former chairman and CEO of Soza and Company Ltd.
  • School of Computational Sciences—Saturday, May 17, at noon in George’s Restaurant in the Johnson Center; Dennis Garcia, president of Potomac Management Group and member of the George Mason Board of Visitors
  • Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution—Saturday, May 17, at 2 p.m. in the Johnson Center Cinema; Mohammed Abu-Nimer, professor in the School of International Service at American University
  • Graduate School of Education (GSE)—Saturday, May 17, at 2 p.m. in the Patriot Center; Paula Johnson, coordinator of field relations in GSE
  • School of Public Policy—Saturday, May 17, at 2 p.m. in the Johnson Center Dewberry Hall; Jim Moran, Virginia congressman
  • School of Law—Saturday, May 17, at 2 p.m. in the Concert Hall; Robert Clark, former senior White House advisor

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