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Tuesday, August 24 2021

Fall Academic Convocation

Event Time: Aug 24 - All day

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Convocation Program

  1. Prelude – Timothy E. Scruggs, Staff Accompanist
  2. The Ringing of the Bell – Eliza L. Gunson, President, Alpha Chi
  3. Welcome and Invocation – Tracy C. Jessup, Vice President for Christian Life and Service; Senior Minister to the University
  4. The Alma Mater – Hammett-Hammett
  5. One-Year, Two-Year, Three-Year Scholastic Achievements – Ben C. Leslie,Provost and Executive Vice President
  6. Presentation of the Ignite Excellence Scholars, the R. W. Andrews Scholars and the Tucker Heart, Soul, Mind and Strength Scholars – William M. Downs, President
  7. Reaffirmation of the University Honor Code – Jada E. Newton, SGA President
  8. Musical Interlude – Hannah C. Thurman, Violin; Caleb A. Etchinson, Accompanist
  9. Remarks from the President – William M. Downs
  10. The Gardner-Webb University Fight Song – Led by Joshua G. Cheney, Assistant Professor of Music; Jerry R. Hill
  11. Closing Prayer – Ben C. Leslie

A special reception will follow Fall Convocation in the Concourse of the LYCC.

Please note that Dimensions credit will be given for attendance at the Introduction to Dimensions on Thursday, August 26th at 9:25 am in Stewart Hall.

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