Convocation for Centennial Class at Albertus Magnus College
Second Largest Class in College History Shares in Time-Honored Tradition
New Haven, Conn., September 1, 2021 – Falcons take flight! The Centennial Class at Albertus Magnus College will participate in the College’s oldest and perhaps most photogenic tradition – the Convocation and Candlelight Service. This is where seniors at Albertus pass the light of knowledge to first-year students as they start their journey as members of the Falcon Family. The Class of 2025 is the second largest incoming class and when they graduate in 2025, the College will be celebrating its 100th Anniversary.
Who: First Year Students; Seniors; Dr. Nicola Singh, Convocation Speaker.
What: Convocation and Candlelight Service – Including the Presentation of the 2025 Class Banner.
Where: Outside, in front of Rosary Hall, 700 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT.
When: Friday, September 3, 2021 at 12:00 Noon.
Originally, this event had been scheduled for Thursday, September 2, but due to the remnants of Hurricane Ida, it has been moved. Please join us in this time of incredible growth at Albertus Magnus College.
About Albertus Magnus College
About Albertus Magnus College: Albertus Magnus College, founded in 1925, is a Catholic College in the Dominican tradition. It is recognized by external rankings such as US News & World Report Best Colleges, Money Magazine, and the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education. The College has an enrollment of 1,500 students in its traditional undergraduate program, accelerated adult degree programs, and 12 graduate programs, including a new Master of Public Administration and the only Master of Arts in Art Therapy and Counseling program in Connecticut. In the last year, the College received two significant Federal grants in support of student success and well-being: a $300,000 grant from the Department of Justice and a $1.9 million Title III grant from the Department of Education.