Chicago Heights, IL—(ENEWSPF)— Prairie State College’s annual New Student Convocation is scheduled for Thursday, August 28. Convocation is an opportunity for freshmen to get acquainted with college life while being officially welcomed to the college by faculty, administrators, and staff.
The Convocation begins at 11:30 a.m. with a formal academic procession and a 30-minute program in the atrium of the main campus located at 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights. Dr. Eric Radtke, who assumed his duties as president on August 1, will welcome the students and introduce faculty, administrators, and staff.
“New Student Convocation gives faculty the opportunity to welcome students to Prairie State College,” said Alanna Cotch, associate professor of English and president of the PSC faculty senate. “We truly want our students to do well here, and at New Student Convocation, they will hear from faculty about how they can succeed in college.”
Following the program, students are invited to attend a Student Involvement Fest and picnic. Representatives from many student organizations will be available to answer questions and encourage new students to get involved in co-curricular activities on campus.