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Keynote speaker serenades students at convocation

University President Suzanne Shipley gives a motivational speech about

Sarah Graves

August 29, 2017

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 new...

Speaker makes students ‘look at life differently’

Speaker makes students 'look at life differently'

Dewey Cooper

August 30, 2016

About 400 students gathered in D.L. Ligon Coliseum on Aug. 30 for All Student Convocation. The agenda included speeches from University President Suzanne Shipley, Student Government Association officers and a guest speaker, Justin Jones-Fosu.Jones-Fosu said that his primary jobs are husband and father, bu...

About 500 get a chance to mingle (with free T-shirt)

Serah Welborn, English freshman, was another one of Troy Stende's volunteers to demonstrate that with the right mind set you can accomplish anything.

Lakaylah Arthur

August 27, 2014

About 500 people attended the convocation in D.L. Ligon Coliseum Aug. 26 featuring motivational speaker Troy Stende. Darby Floyd, sophomore in exercise physiology “I want the freshman to have the same experience that I had my freshman year at the Convocation. I just want them to know that we sup...

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