The Academic Convocation will be held on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at 3 p.m. in the Peterson Recreation Center.
Convocation, which marks the official start of the 2014-15 academic year, is open to the entire College community. It is designed to welcome students in the Class of 2018, transfer students, and new faculty.
Dr. Keith W. Morton, professor of public and community service studies, will be the featured speaker. In his talk, “Campus and Community,” he will discuss the importance of community on campus and in the neighborhood, referring to the volunteer work by PC students in the Smith Hill neighborhood.
An abbreviated class schedule will be followed throughout the day.
In the evening, the Fall Faculty Recognition Dinner will begin with a reception at 5:30 p.m. in the Peterson Center, followed by dinner at 6:15 p.m., also in the center.