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Convocation to be webcast live August 23

  • A wide-angle, crowd shot of a Grand Valley State University Convocation ceremony.

Posted on August 22, 2019

Grand Valley President Philomena V. Mantella will participate in her first Convocation ceremony and address students Friday, August 23.

Convocation is a celebration that marks the beginning of the academic year. It will be webcast live at 11:30 a.m. from the Fieldhouse on the Allendale Campus. 

The webcast can be viewed via, or on the university's YouTube channel,

Other Convocation speakers will include Provost Maria Cimitile, University Academic Senate Chair Felix Ngassa, Student Senate President Eric-John Szczepaniak and alumni speaker state Rep. Kyra Harris Bolden. 

For more information about Convocation, visit