New Graduate Student Convocation set Wednesday

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.