Spring Convocation and Celebration 2020

Jan 28, 2020

DUBUQUE, Iowa – University of Dubuque’s second annual Spring Convocation and Celebration will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at various locations on campus. The event will officially open spring semester and begin a period of celebration and learning of the global diversity that makes UD special.

“It is a way for us to pause, give thanks to God for the gift of our community, and continue the process of exploring ways to learn, grow, and understand cultures that may or may not be different than our own,” said UD President Jeffrey F. Bullock.

Spring Convocation and Celebration will include the following experiences:

Spring Convocation – Worship Service

10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center

The service will feature multi-lingual worship led by The Ethnos Project and the preaching of Rev. Dr. Paul Timothy Roberts Sr., president of Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary.

Spring Convocation – Celebrating Cultural Heritage

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Various Locations (Location Information will be Provided in the Spring Convocation Program)

This portion of a day of learning will be hosted by UD students to allow others to experience one of the many cultures present on campus. Lunch will be free thanks to a generous contribution.

University Classes and Activities Resume

1:30 p.m.

Cultural Heritage Dinner – Optional

5 p.m.

Barbara and Jack Smeltzer Dining Hall, Peters Commons

Through purchase or meal plan, you will be able to sample the diverse menu items that were featured at the Celebrating Cultural Heritage lunches.

Spring Convocation and Celebration is required and will replace classes and co-curricular activities scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 5.