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Gallagher Athletic, Convocation and Recreation Center

4201 Henry Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19144

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At 2:30 pm, faculty and staff should assemble on the Welcome Walkway in front of the Gallagher Athletic, Convocation and Recreation Center to greet students and their families.

Together, Faculty and Staff will process into the Gymnasium to take their reserved seats.

The ceremony will begin promptly at 3:05 pm, with light refreshments to follow.


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1. What is the attire of faculty and staff for this event?

For Faculty: Dress should be business casual. Buttons designating you as a faculty member will be handed out at the Gallagher Center prior to the event.

For Staff: A T-shirt will be provided for you to wear. Details about sizing and pick up will be e-mailed closer to the date of Convocation. If you are also a Faculty member, in addition to the t-shirt you will be provided with a button.

2. What kind of "greeting" is expected for those standing on the Welcome Walkway?

Clapping, shaking hands or offering words of welcome.

3. Where do I sit?

After students and families are seated, faculty and staff will be marshalled to their reserved seats at the front of the Gymnasium, identified either as "Faculty" or "Staff."

4. Who are the Marshalls?

First Year Student Peer Mentors marshall the new students and families.

Details about the Faculty and Staff Marshals will be e-mailed closer to the date of Convocation.

5. What are the rain plans for the Welcome Walkway?

In the event of a rainy forcast, instructions will be emailed to faculty and staff.

6. Am I invited to the light refreshments after the ceremony?

All faculty and staff as well as student volunteers are invited to the reception after the ceremony. Feel free to mingle with each other and with students and their families.

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Gallagher Athletic, Convocation and Recreation Center

4201 Henry Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19144

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