Sunday, August 25, 2013
Florida Atlantic University will welcome its largest incoming class of more than 3,400 first-time-in-college students at the 7th annual Freshman Convocation on Sunday, August 25. The ceremony is scheduled for 1 p.m. in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium in the Student Union on the Boca Raton Campus. The formality of the convocation underscores the transition that is taking place in the students’ lives and extends the support of the university community to its newest members. The Freshman Convocation officially marks the beginning of the new academic year.
The keynote speaker at the convocation will be FAU’s 2013 Distinguished Teacher of the Year, Rhonda Goodman, Ph.D., A.R.N.P., F.N.P.-B.C., N.C.S.N., A.H.N.-B.C. Dr. Goodman is an assistant professor in FAU’s Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing.