Keynote speaker serenades students at convocation

Silence echoed in the D. L. Ligon Coliseum, as anticipation and curiosity filled students about keynote speaker, Preston Pugmire's next moves. After dropping a beat, Pugmire incorporated his musical passion with encouraging students to listen, to be positive and to be authentic. On Aug. 29 the … [Read more...]

SGA reps discuss First-Year Experience,Comprehensive Campaign

The Student Government Association started its meeting on Nov.15 with guest speaker Kristen Garrison, associate vice president for undergraduate education and assessment. Garrison introduced the First-Year Experience model created by the First-year Task Force, made up of members representing … [Read more...]

Kip Fulbeck to follow RJ Mitte in Artist Lecture Series

Kip Fulbeck, swimmer, artist, teacher, and mixed-race identity advocate, will be the next speaker in the Artist Lecture Series on Nov. 11.“I like his work. I think it's interesting," Britnee Burleson, respiratory care sophomore, said.Fulbeck won the award for athlete of the year in 1988 and creates … [Read more...]

Track team finds inspiration from guest speaker

Last Sunday at First Baptist Church, guest speaker Allyson Felix, American track Olympic champion, shared her story with a packed out church. Among the hundreds there, the women's track team was hanging off every word she said. Speaking in three different sessions, Felix spoke of her journey towards … [Read more...]