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K-State Today

August 19, 2016



Join senior administrators, faculty, current students and distinguished alumni for New Student Convocation Sunday, Aug. 21

By Steven Dandaneau

The New Student Convocation will be from 5:45-6:45 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, at Bramlage Coliseum.

Hosted by interim President Gen. Richard B. Myers and Provost and Senior Vice President April C. Mason, convocation is the official start to the 2016-2017 academic year, and all are welcome to attend.

In addition to Myers and Mason, members of the President's Cabinet, Council of Deans, and SGA President Jessica Van Ranken and Vice President Trenton Kennedy also will be present to welcome K-State's newest students. New undergraduates are expected to attend.

The program will include advice from senior administrators, faculty, current students and distinguished alumni, and a charge to the entering class of 2016 from Jodi Kaus. The Faculty Brass Quintet will offer a musical prelude.

The program starts promptly at 5:45 p.m., so please arrive early. Free parking will be available at Bramlage Coliseum, which will open its doors at 4:45 p.m.

A kickoff picnic and pep rally will follow convocation at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.