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Spring 2017 Convocation is on Wednesday, May 17 at the Eastern Campus.

The theme is “A Bridge to our Students’ Success” and the program will feature remarks from JFSC Chair Mary Hovanec, AAUP/Tri-C Chapter President Ed Foley, College President Alex Johnson, and Provost Karen Miller.

Click here to watch a video on the exciting changes to the day and a special announcement!

The full program can be viewed at

Help Tri-C to Stuff the Bus! There will be collection bins in the Mandel Theatre Lobby on the morning of Convocation.

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8: 30 a.m. – Continental breakfast

9:00 a.m. – Program beings in the Simon and Rose Mandel Theatre

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Faculty Counterparts Meetings

12:30 p.m. – Lunch will be served in the ESS gymnasium and will include a special program honoring faculty retirees

1:00 – 2:50 p.m. – Afternoon breakout sessions:
1.) One Door: Redesigning the Student Experience – The One Door Many Options for      Success Initiative includes a wide variety of groups and projects that have had major impact on the Tri-C student experience.  This is an opportunity to review the progress and see what it is next for One Door.
2.) Making Equity a Systemic Value – Join us to hear about the journey and the next steps as we move as a College from equity to inclusive excellence and from targeted interventions to systemic change to meet the needs of all of our students.
3.) Master Facility Plan Update – Join us to hear about the many construction/renovations planned for our campus locations over the next several years.
Help Tri-C Stuff the Bus! There will be collection bins located in the Simon and Rose Mandel Theatre lobby during the morning programming.

3:00 p.m. – Joint AAUP/Faculty Senate Meeting

4:00 p.m. – Governance/Special Counterparts Meetings

Special Announcements:

Click here to read the new Help Is Here Guide, a resource designed to assist faculty in determining how to respond to distressed, disruptive or at-risk individuals. For more information, visit

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