Convocations Begin This Week

Posted: May 10, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

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

  • New Century College—Thursday, May 13, 10 a.m., in the Concert Hall; Del. J. Chapman Peterson, member, Virginia House of Delegates

  • College of Nursing and Health Science—Thursday, May 13, noon, in the Patriot Center; Teresa Klaassen, chief cultural officer and founder of Sunrise Senior Living Corp.
  • College of Arts and Sciences (master’s and doctoral)—Thursday, May 13, 7 p.m., in the Concert Hall; Larry Levine, professor of history, George Mason University
  • School of Information Technology and Engineering—Thursday, May 13, 8 p.m., in the Patriot Center; Katherine K. Clark, former president and CEO of Landmark Systems
  • College of Arts and Sciences (undergraduates)—Friday, May 14, 11 a.m., in the Patriot Center; Leon Harris, news anchor, ABC7/WJLA
  • Health, Fitness, and Recreation Resources—Friday, May 14, noon, in the Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall; Melissa Johnson, executive director of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
  • College of Visual and Performing Arts—Friday, May 15, 2 p.m., in the Concert Hall; Thomas Hennessey, chief of staff to President Alan Merten
  • School of Management—Friday, May 14, 4 p.m., in the Patriot Center; H. Russell Griffith, president and CEO, Datatel Inc.
  • School of Computational Sciences—Saturday, May 15, 1 p.m., in George’s Restaurant; Supriya Banerjee, corporate vice president, SAIC, and chair, SCS Advisory Board
  • Graduate School of Education—Saturday, May 15, 2 p.m., in the Patriot Center; Philip Bigler, director of the James Madison Center
  • School of Law—Saturday, May 15, 2 p.m., in the Concert Hall; Danny J. Boggs, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • School of Public Policy—Saturday, May 15, 2 p.m., in the Johnson Center Dewberry Hall; Bob Franken, CNN national correspondent
  • Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution—Saturday, May 15, 2:30 p.m., in Harris Theatre; Carolyn Lukensmeyer, founder and president of AmericaSpeaks

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