Springfield College will officially welcome the Class of 2024 and transfer students to the College campus community with its annual New Student Convocation on Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, at 3 p.m.
For the first time, Convocation will be a virtual event. New students will view the virtual Convocation ceremony with their New Student Orientation groups. Families, staff, faculty, and community members may watch the ceremony through the livestream at 3 p.m. that day, or by watching a video of the event, which will be posted by 6 p.m. that evening on the College website.
Convocation is the traditional academic welcome of the 2020-21 Springfield College academic year.
The Class of 2024 and transfer students will be greeted during the ceremony by Springfield College President Mary-Beth Cooper, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Martha Potvin, distinguished faculty members, and other speakers. Springfield College welcomes an incoming first-year class that represents one of the strongest academic profiles in the history of the College.