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Aug. 23, 2004

Convocation Will Go On Rain or Shine

As part of the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Week of Welcome, the 2004 Fall Convocation will go on today, Monday, August 23rd, come rain or shine. The Convocation is the opening of ULM's Academic year. All students are invited to learn the words to the alma mater, learn more about their university, and hear encouraging words from faculty, staff and administration.

The schedule will be altered due to weather.

If rain:

-Convocation March at 4:30 cancelled.
-Convocation begins at 5 p.m. in Fant- Ewing Coliseum
-Grovestock begins immediately after Convocation (around 6 p.m.) in the ULM Activity Center.

If shine:

-Convocation March begins with gathering at the ULM Library at 4:15 p.m. and following the ULM Marching Band, the Sound of Today, to Fant-Ewing Coliseum at 4:30 p.m.
-Convocation at 5 p.m. in Fant-Ewing Coliseum.
-Grovestock immediately following Convocation (around 6 p.m.). Follow the Sound of Today to the Grove for music, fun and food.

Other events planned for Week of Welcome (WOW):

Tuesday, August 24
Beach Party and Luau-Natatorium
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Bring a towel and take a dip or hang out on the sun deck and watch the canoe races on the bayou. This party is sure to be a hit with Hawaiian food and treats for you!

Wednesday, August 25
Panhellenic Recruitment-Library 7th Floor
5:30 p.m.

Drive-In Movie-Quad Area
9:30 p.m.-until
Bring your blanket and get ready enjoy a great movie sponsored by CAB.

Thursday, August 26
Panhellenic Recruitment-Holiday Inn Holidome
4:30 p.m.

Back-to-School Pep Rally-Fant-Ewing Coliseum
9p.m. - until
Meet ULM coaches and players from all sports and cheer them on as they get ready to kick off a great season!

Friday, August 27
ULM Spirit Day-ULM Campus
Show your school spirit with maroon and gold! You can win some great prizes if you are "caught" wearing your ULM duds.

Panhellenic Recruitment-Holiday Inn Holidome
4:30 p.m.

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