Fall Convocation schedule update

The 2017 Fall Convocation is Tuesday, Aug. 22, and Wednesday, Aug. 23. 

Tuesday, Aug. 22

Madison College’s Convocation begins at 8 a.m. with coffee and tea in the Truax Gateway. At 8:30 a.m., Dr. Daniels will share his message in the Mitby Theater outlining how we, as a college community, continue to live the elements of our mission – access, quality, success and sustainability.

The first break-out session regarding our efforts to improve student course success – our Focus on Focus work session will be at 9:45-10:15 a.m. We will celebrate the role of faculty in student success by highlighting their own stories. We’ll discuss best practices to use in the classroom to create a Madison College experience that will engage each of our students and support their success.

The second break-out session will take place from 10:30-11:00 a.m. in the Mitby Theatre. Attendees will learn about the planning process associated with the development of the college's next 10-year Facilities Master Plan. The plan will guide recommendations for facilities that:

  • Enhance the learning environment
  • Align with and are informed by the Academic, Student Services and Equity and Inclusion Plans
  • Promote long term vision and align with the College’s mission, vision and values

Food Services will open for lunch at 11:30 a.m.

School and Departmental meetings are scheduled from 11 a.m. and throughout the afternoon.

End of day one:  The first day will conclude with the College Community Social from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the South Atrium.  


Wednesday, Aug. 23

The second day of Convocation will begin with coffee and tea in the Truax Gateway at 8 a.m. Joint Learners Success and Student Development and Success Assembly will take place in the Mitby Theatre from 8:30-10 a.m. Additional School and Departmental meetings will be scheduled that day. Campus Community Volunteer Opportunities will begin at 12 p.m. Register to volunteer on the SignUpGenius website

Food Services will open for lunch at 11:30 a.m.

If you have questions, please contact Administrative Assistant Kimberley Brudny.

Published July 31, 2017. Updated August 23, 2017.