Each year, SUNY Cortland opens the school year with Academic Convocation. “Academic Convocation is always a joyous occasion,” said SUNY Cortland President Erik J. Bitterbaum. “The event signals the beginning of one’s academic career at a new institution."
All first-year and new transfer students, SUNY Cortland faculty, librarians and professional staff, are invited to participate in this event.
"It is an opportunity for entering students to be officially introduced and welcomed into the campus community and from that moment on to embrace SUNY Cortland as their alma mater."
Speaker: Dr. Anne Burns Thomas, Associate Professor, Foundations and Social Advocacy
Mace Bearer: Dr. Caroline K. Kaltefleiter, Professor, Communication Studies and New Communication Media
Student Speakers: Mr. Michael Braun, Senior, Political Science: Concentration in Public Administration and Public Policy; President of the Student Government Association and Mr. Court Pineiro, Senior, Outdoor Recreation
Student Singer: Ms. Hannah Truman, Junior, Speech and Hearing Science
Musician: Dr. Marina Gorelaya, Instructional Support Assistant, Performing Arts
For more information, please contact the Special Events Office at 607-753-5453.