Academic Convocation

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Academic Convocation kicked off the new academic year on Aug. 26.  The annual ceremony welcomed new faculty and honored distinguished faculty. This year’s event also featured remarks from student leaders.

Keynote Address

The keynote address was delivered by Dr. Bojana Beric-Stojsic, director of the Master of Public Health program and associate professor of public health in the School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences delivered the keynote address “New Beginning: Resilience and Optimism.” 

Distinguished Faculty Awards were presented to the following:

  • Peter Burkholder, Distinguished Faculty Award for Research and Scholarship 
  • Ernest “Bub” Kovacs, Jr., Distinguished Faculty Award for Service 
  • Stacie Lents, Distinguished Faculty Award for Teaching 

Past Academic Convocation Events

Convocation 2019

Convocation 2018

Youtube Playlist of Past Convocation Events