Speakers at the Fall Convocation ceremony August 24 offered advice and encouragement to students who represent the largest and most diverse class in Grand Valley's history.
Students, faculty and staff members packed into the Fieldhouse Arena to listen to student speakers and performers, administrators and faculty. Within her remarks, President Philomena V. Mantella delivered what she called a simple message to new students.
"This is your journey, shape it however you see fit," Mantella said. "Don’t limit your dreams to majors and minors, remember these are but vehicles to line your path to your impact. Consider and reconsider regularly how each day is helping you fulfill your mission and fuel your passion. This will be a powerful frame for good choices and time well spent."