2021 Academic Convocation Program

2021 Academic Convocation

Transylvania University

Opening of Convocation
Rebecca Thomas 
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the University

Invocation
The Rev. Emily Miller
Director of Spirituality and Religious Life

Intermezzo
“Moorside March” by Gustav Holst
Transylvania University Chamber Orchestra
Ben Hawkins, Professor of Music, conductor

Welcome and Remarks
Brien Lewis
President of the University

Introduction of Keynote Speaker
Rebecca Thomas 
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the University

Convocation Keynote Address
Natasha DeJarnett 
“Code Red: Climate Changes Health and Equity”
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Hail, Transylvania!”
Alexis T. Lwoff, music
W.C. McCallum, Class of 1909, lyrics
Transylvania Choir & Transylvania Singers 
Led by Regan MacNay, Director of Choral Activities
Organ, Angela Eaton, Coordinator of Applied Music 

Closing Remarks
Rebecca Thomas