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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...

SGA reps discuss First-Year Experience,Comprehensive Campaign

Kristen Garrison, associate vice president of undergraduate education and assessment, speaks to SGA representatives about the FYE plan on Nov. 15. Photo by Kara McIntyre

Stephen Gomez

November 16, 2016

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 students, ...

Kip Fulbeck to follow RJ Mitte in Artist Lecture Series

Caleb Sneath

November 8, 2016

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...

Track team finds inspiration from guest speaker

Allyson Felix ready for pictures and autographs. Photo by Stephen Gomez

Stephen Gomez

October 19, 2016

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...

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