Students at Rhodes College are starting off the fall semester with a special ceremony. Here's more information from the school:
Rhodes College’s opening convocation will be held Wednesday, Aug. 25, at Evergreen Presbyterian Church (across from the campus on University Street) beginning at 3:30 p.m. The program convenes the Rhodes community for its 162nd academic year and welcomes the Class of 2014.
Dr. Gordon Bigelow, associate professor of English and 2010 recipient of the Clarence Day Award for Outstanding Teaching, will address the entering class.
Also at the opening convocation, Dr. Michael Drompp, dean of the faculty and vice president for academic affairs, will present the Jameson M. Jones Award for Outstanding Faculty Service.
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