A letter sent to the University community is seeking interested faculty and staff to attend and participate in the New Student Convocation Friday, Aug. 22.
“I invite you to be present and participate in the New Student Convocation to greet our new students,” said Dr. Kaye Patten Wallace, senior vice president for the student experience. “Convocation is the second phase of orientation at UT. Students will hear from key administrators, faculty and student leaders, and will be inducted into the Rocket family.”
Faculty and staff are asked to arrive at 3:15 p.m. near the Sullivan Athletic Complex entrance of Savage Arena. Attire is business professional.
During the program, faculty and staff will be acknowledged and asked to stand and be introduced to the students.
The New Student Convocation will start at 4 p.m., and a Welcome Carnival, providing free dinner and games for students, will begin at 5 p.m. in Lot 5. Evening entertainment in the Flatlands will start at 7 p.m.
“Thank you in advance for your support of this great event,” Patten Wallace said.
Contact Tamika Mitchell at firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, Aug. 6, if you are able to attend and participate.