Convocation for New Students

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New students gathered in Gordon Field House Arena for Convocation

Convocation for New Students introduces them to academic life at RIT and will be held on Thursday, August 18, 2022 at 10 a.m. This is an opportunity to welcome our new students to RIT's vibrant scholarly and creative community. The convocation features an academic procession, recognition of the faculty, welcoming remarks by Dr. Sandra Johnson, senior vice president of Student Affairs, and Aditya Khanna, president of Student Government. Dr. Jessica Hardin, Assistant Professor, College of Liberal Arts, and recipient of the 2021-2022 Richard and Virginia Eisenhart Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, will serve as the keynote speaker. RIT's President Dr. David C. Munson, Jr. will formally accept the new class of incoming students. The Tiger Walk will precede the ceremony at approximately 9:15 a.m. Both events will be live streamed on the New Student Orientation website

Kerry Hughes
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When and Where
August 18, 2022
10:00 am - 11:15 am
Room/Location: Arena

This is an RIT Only Event

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