Faculty Encouraged to Attend Opening Year Events


Contributed by Natalia Sturtz-Verastegui

Submitted on behalf of Provost Marisa Kelly:

As we look forward to the beginning of a new academic year, I encourage all faculty members to attend the following opening year events:

Monday, August 19
College Faculty Meeting
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Park Auditorium

Thursday, August 22
All College Meeting
9:00 – 11:00 am
Emerson Suites

Monday, August 26
9:00 – 10:00 am Faculty Breakfast
Egbert Dining Hall, Campus Center

10:30 – 10:55 am
Robing and procession line-up – procession gathers on the Higgins Field overlook area (outdoor patio by the Gallery of Champions in the A&E Center) – or in case of rain, in the Gallery of Champions in the A&E Center. Procession will begin at 10:55.

11:00 am – Noon
Glazer Arena, Athletics & Events Center

Community Picnic
Campus Center Quad

Tuesday, August 27
First-Year Reading Initiative
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Glazer Arena, Athletics & Events Center

I encourage you to attend these important events as we welcome our new students and set the keynote for their education here at Ithaca.