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Freshman Convocation Information

Steps to Prepare for Convocation

1. You are required to read A Lesson Before Dying by August 10.

2. You are required to write a 500-word essay which is due no later than August 15.

Cash Prizes for the Best Essays: 1st - $750, 2nd - $550, 3rd - $450, 4th - $350, 5th - $250, Plus Ten Honorable Mentions at $100 each! !

3. On writing and submitting the essay, see the instructions on the homepage.

4. You are Required to Attend Freshman Convocation!

Date: August 23rd
Time: 9am – 12pm
Place: 3rd floor Academic Building
Registration and light breakfast begin at 8:00am

The President and Deans will welcome you to UHD in order to launch your academic career.  We will discuss A Lesson Before Dying and your essays then.

PDF Click here to read A Lesson Before Dying
topics we will discuss at convocation!



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