Dordt College News

Convocation marks start of new academic year

August 27, 2010

Dordt College will begin the new 2010-2011 academic year with a convocation ceremony on Friday, August 27, at 11 a.m. in the B.J. Haan Auditorium. The public is welcome to attend.

Speaking at the convocation will be Dr. Carl E. Zylstra, president of Dordt College. His topic will be “Serious Education for Serious Christians.”

Convocations are a formal bringing together of the academic community to re-examine the learning institution’s vision and connection to a variety of disciplines and callings.

Dr. Zylstra is the third president of Dordt College, appointed to that position in 1996. Dr. Zylstra also hosts a weekly radio talk program, “Conversations,” Friday mornings on KDCR radio station, discussing topics of contemporary interest with invited guests.

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