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Convocation 2017: Academic Excellence at Georgian Court

Georgian Court University welcomed new students and honored student and faculty achievements at Convocation 2017, a celebration of academic excellence that officially marked the start of the 2017–2018 academic year. More than 1,000 students, faculty, administration, staff, and parents filled the chairs and bleachers of the Wellness Center on a sunny afternoon on August 31 for the ceremony.

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Convocation at Georgian Court Kicks Off New Academic Year

Convocation, which marks a “calling together” of the Georgian Court University community to formally begin the new academic year, takes place Thursday, August 31 at 2:15 p.m. in GCU’s Wellness Center. The annual ceremony opens the academic year, recognizes student achievement and student leaders, and welcomes first-year students as academic members of the GCU community. The event is free and open to the public, including parents and friends.