Graduate Student Welcome

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Friday August 23, 2019
      4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Ferst Center for the Arts and Student Center Ballroom
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Serena Wallace

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Summary Sentence: An event to welcome incoming graduate students to Georgia Tech's community, celebrating the Institute's rich traditions and strong academic reputation.

Full Summary: All incoming graduate students are invited to attend the Graduate Student Welcome events which consists of Graduate Student Convocation and Grad Picnic.

All incoming graduate students are invited to attend Grad Student Welcome on Friday, August 23. The Graduate Student Convocation takes place from 4-5 p.m. at the Ferst Center for the Arts. This event serves as the Institute's official welcome to the campus community. In addition, the event will inspire our students to work to reach their highest potential while at Tech, acquaint new students with Georgia Tech's mission and traditions, and build camaraderie amongst the newest class of students.

Immediately Following Graduate Student Welcome
Students are invited to enjoy food, festivities, and fun at the Grad Picnic at Tech Green from 5-8 p.m. This is a free event for all graduate students, faculty, and staff. 

NOTE: Due to rain in the forecast, Grad Picnic will take place in the Student Center Ballroom.

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Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
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  • Created By: Serena Wallace
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Jun 20, 2019 - 10:25am
  • Last Updated: Aug 23, 2019 - 10:19am