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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

The President and Provost cordially invite the Simmons community to Convocation, the official opening event of the College.

The Convocation and Honors Convocation ceremonies will be held Wednesday, September 4, 2013 on the Academic Quad at 300 the Fenway.

Convocation, celebrating the scholarship and research of faculty as well as recent tenure appointments and promotions, will begin at 10 a.m. A light breakfast will be available in the Common Grounds Café beginning at 9 a.m. The Academic Procession will begin at 10 a.m.

Honors Convocation, celebrating the academic work of the senior class, inducting students into the Academy, and welcoming our new students will begin at 2 p.m. The lineup for the academic procession will begin at 1:45 p.m. in the Commons Grounds Café.

Katie Conboy, Senior Vice President and Provost, will be the featured speaker at both events.

Immediately following both ceremonies, a reception will be held in the Common Grounds Café.

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