3:05 p.m., Aug. 29, 2008--UD's New Graduate Student Convocation and Reception will be held at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 3, in the Louise and David Roselle Center for the Arts.
The program will include:
- “Welcome to our World: The University of Delaware and Our Path to Prominence” by UD President Patrick Harker;
- “The Graduate Student Experience,” a video;
- “New Graduate Students at UD: A Profile of Excellence and Opportunities for Success” by Debra Hess Norris, vice provost for graduate and professional education;
- “Getting Started as a Graduate Student” by Mary Martin, assistant provost for graduate and professional education;
- “Graduate Student Senate” by Michelle Maughan, president; and
- “The Privilege, Responsibility and Opportunity of Graduate Education” by Provost Dan Rich.
At the end of the convocation, a bag piper will lead the way to the reception.