WHO: Faculty, staff and new students of St. Mary’s University, which is
celebrating 150 years of Marianist education in Texas in 2002.

WHAT: Academic Convocation for 2002-2003 academic year

WHEN: 9:50 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19

WHERE: Faculty and staff will gather in academic regalia for procession
into the Greehey Arena from the Movement Studio, located on second floor of the Alumni Athletics & Convocation Center.

OF INTEREST: The Academic Convocation is intended to introduce new students to the traditions and expectations of the St. Mary’s academic community.

10 a.m. Academic Convocation begins in Greehey Arena:

  • Welcome by Charles Cotrell, Ph.D., president of St. Mary’s
  • Opening prayer
  • Readings: faculty senate and student government presidents, faculty and staff members
  • Convocation address
  • Comments by Kathy Sisoian, vice president, student development
  • Prayer and blessing
  • Final remarks
  • “Bells of St. Mary’s” school song

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