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Faculty & Staff Appreciation Breakfast

The 2020 Faculty and Staff Appreciation Breakfast will be rescheduled to Fall 2020 7:00-9:30 Date TBD in the Osprey Cafe (building 16).  

Convocation 2020

Lazzara Performance Hall
Fall 2020 TBD

10:00 a.m.


Convocation 2020

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The University of North Florida's 49th Annual Convocation is a celebration of the accomplishments of many of our colleagues and friends. It is an opportunity to hear remarks from President Szymanski as well as a time to recognize the achievements of our faculty in the areas of International Service, International Leadership, Teaching, Scholarship, Service, and Advising. Another highlight of this program is the honoring of UNF's 43rd Distinguished Professor, Gordon Rakita.

Convocation Program


Provost's Welcome:

Simon J. Rhodes, Provost

Presidential Remarks

David Szymanski, President

Presentation of Awards:

Simon J. Rhodes, Provost and Vice President, Academic Affairs 

David Fenner, Faculty Association President

Presentation of Distinguished Professor Award:


Distinguished Professor Address:

Gordon Rakita, Professor of Anthropology