Convocations Begin Next Thursday

Posted: May 13, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Convocation ceremonies for individual colleges, schools, and institutes get under way next Thursday, May 19, beginning at 10 a.m. Free parking in the lots and Mason Pond and Sandy Creek Parking Decks will be available to all faculty, staff members, and visitors Thursday through Saturday, May 21. Following are the dates, times, locations, and speakers for the convocations.

  • New Century College—Thursday, May 19, 10 a.m., in the Concert Hall; David L. Potter, president, North Georgia College and State University
  • College of Arts and Sciences (undergraduates)—Thursday, May 19, 1 p.m., in the Patriot Center; Ted Leonsis, vice chairman, America Online
  • College of Arts and Sciences (graduates)—Thursday, May 19, 7 p.m., in the Concert Hall; Frank Sesno, senior fellow and professor of public policy and communication, George Mason University
  • School of Information Technology and Engineering—Thursday, May 19, 7:30 p.m., in the Patriot Center; Earle Williams, retired president, BDM International Inc.
  • College of Nursing and Health Science—Friday, May 20, 11 a.m., at the Patriot Center; Rita M. Carty, professor and dean emeritus, College of Nursing and Health Science
  • School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism—Friday, May 20, noon, in the Johnson Center Dewberry Hall; John C. Holland, director, health and fitness, National Defense University
  • College of Visual and Performing Arts—Friday, May 20, 2 p.m., in the Concert Hall; Lt. Col. Michael Colburn, MA Music ’91, director, President’s Own U.S. Marine Corps Band
  • School of Management—Friday, May 20, 4 p.m., in the Patriot Center; Jack L. Copeland, chair, Copeland Consulting and Copeland Capital
  • School of Public Policy—Friday, May 20, 7 p.m., in the Concert Hall; Rep. Frank Wolf, U.S. House of Representatives
  • School of Computational Sciences—Saturday, May 21, 1 p.m., in George’s Restaurant; William Layson, SCS Advisory Board member and retired vice president, SAIC
  • College of Education and Human Development—Saturday, May 21, 2 p.m., in the Patriot Center; Kevin Laub, student speaker
  • School of Law—Saturday, May 21, 2 p.m., in the Concert Hall; Claude Allen, deputy secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution—Saturday, May 21, 2:30 p.m., in Harris Theatre; Druscilla French, president, Foundation for Mythological Studies

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