Sept. 17, 2009

You're invited: University convocation is Monday afternoon

by Anne Krapfl

All members of the university community are invited to Iowa State's annual fall convocation Monday, Sept. 21, in the Sun Room, Memorial Union. The academic procession, featuring recipients of university honors and awards, will begin at 3:15 p.m. But come early -- a student music ensemble will begin playing at 3 p.m.

Information about this year's award recipients is online.

President Gregory Geoffroy will share his thoughts on, and priorities for, the academic year ahead. He and other university leaders will present about 24 university and state Board of Regents awards to faculty and professional staff.

A reception will begin at 5 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

Only option this year: A chair in the Sun Room

Falling victim to budget cuts this year is a live streaming video of the convocation. In the past, this option was available on the president's web site.