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Freshman Convocation Welcomes New Students Aug. 20

Freshman Convocation, the official welcome to new students, will take place from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 20, in UHD's Academic Building.

Students will meet to discuss the book chosen in this year's Common Reading Program, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," with faculty and current students.

UHD has also asked for volunteer alumni to read the book and assist faculty with these group literary discussions.

For more information about convocation, contact Tammis Thomas, associate professor of English, at thomast@uhd.edu and for information regard the alumni volunteer opportunity, contact Liza Alonzo, associate director of Community Involvement, at alonzol@uhd.edu.