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Stillman to Hold Fall Convocation and Sophomore Rite of Passage September 5


Stillman_CollegeStillman College will hold its annual Fall Convocation on Thursday, September 5, 11 a.m. in Birthright Alumni Hall.  During this event, President Ernest McNealey will deliver his annual State of the College address and welcome faculty, staff, students and friends of the College to another academic year.  In addition to reflecting upon the past year, he will highlight the College’s plans for the future.

On Thursday evening at 7 p.m., the College will hold its annual Sophomore Rite of Passage Ceremony.  The ceremony congratulates students for enduring their freshman year of college and encourages them as they continue to transition into becoming Stillman men and Stillman women.

The College is noted for its outstanding programs in biological sciences, business administration, and teacher education, in addition to its Harte Honors College and pre-professional programs in law and medicine.  Ninety-two percent of Stillman’s full-time faculty members hold terminal degrees and the student-to-faculty ratio is 15:1. The faculty is committed to excellence in teaching, advising, scholarship and service—providing a challenging curriculum that prepares graduates for employment, professional or graduate studies and viable careers in selected fields.

Fall Convocation and the Sophomore Rite of Passage Ceremony are free and open to the public.