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Convocation 2020

September 14, 2020

Convocation 2020
10:30 a.m.
Monday, September 21, 2020

Caltech's annual convocation ceremony offers a warm welcome and introduction to the Institute for new undergraduate students, new graduate students, and new postdoctoral scholars as well as for their family and friends. The program includes greetings from President Thomas F. Rosenbaum, a brief introduction to student life at Caltech by Kevin M. Gilmartin, Vice President for Student Affairs, and a special cameo appearance and welcome from a Caltech alumnus.

Our program this year will be featuring the following topic and speakers:

Caltech Y and Rise Program

Laura Hu, Undergraduate Student, and Caltech Y Student Ex-Comm President
Welcome from the Caltech Y

Liz Jackman, Caltech Y Associate Director of Student Programs
Rise Program

Cam Buzard, Graduate Student
Being a Grad Student Rise Mentor

Melba Nuzen, Undergraduate Student
Experiences of a Rise Tutor

Athena Castro, Caltech Y Executive Director
Closing Remarks from the Caltech Y

Please join us in welcoming new members to our Caltech community! Watch Convocation at

Stay tuned after Convocation to join the Caltech Y live on Zoom for more information about all their programs. The link to join the live Caltech Y conversation will be shared on the Convocation website.

For more information, please contact Michelle Rodriguez by email at [email protected].