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Faculty: Join Us for New Student Convocation

August 16, 2023

Join us for the annual new student convocation this Friday, August 18, from 7:30-8 p.m., at Davis Field. The ceremony will be followed by the traditional new student march through the arch. We hope you, as a faculty member, will attend this milestone event which calls together the entire campus community to welcome our newest members of the Bengal family.

Faculty will process in and sit as a group in the bleachers for the 30-minute ceremony. While convocation is the bookend to commencement, ours will be less formal than a commencement ceremony. Regalia will not be worn, but many traditions and symbols will still be featured. We ask that you wear business professional attire, and ISU colors are a plus! Please gather by 7:20 p.m. behind the fieldhouse west of Davis Field. There will be directional signs and a volunteer to line you up.

At convocation we will aim to inspire new students, help them feel a connection to their new university family, and demonstrate ISU’s commitment to supporting students as they pursue their education. All faculty are encouraged to participate in this exciting tradition.

For more information visit isu.edu/convocation or contact Allyson Johnson at allysonjohnson@isu.edu or 208-282-4798.


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