Posts Tagged ‘Convocation’

Convocation 2018 | Daniel Cavicchi, Provost

Naivité “The unknown is the largest need of the intellect.” –Emily Dickinson, 1876 I remember when I was a brand new undergraduate, at Cornell University, in the 1980s. I was painfully shy and overwhelmed by the whole college experience, but I was also an avid reader, so I quickly took refuge in the main library. […]

Rosanne Somerson's Convocation 2011 address

You have arrived at a very special place. Part of what makes this place so special is your arrival. You bring so much with you—your ambition, your talent, your energy, your ideas. You have, after all been selected to be here. But what is most exciting is that when you leave, you will be someone […]