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The Robert L. Driscoll Convocation of Artists & Scholars

Convocation of Artists and Scholars

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Days 4 thru 6

Reinhardt's best student minds and talent convene every spring for the University's annual Robert L. Driscoll Convocation of Artists & Scholars or COAS. The week boasts music recitals, creative writing readings, a student research conference, a student-teacher portfolio exhibit, student art and science exhibits, internship presentations and a leadership conference. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend this unique scholarly event. 

Showcasing Student Achievements

"The Convocation of Artists & Scholars is a celebration of the artistic and scholarly achievements of our students," says Dr. Wayne Glowka, dean of arts and humanities. "We want to show what makes Reinhardt different as a university of its smaller size-the ability to, in one large-scale event, showcase our high achieving students as models for emulation."

2014 Convocation Schedule

(An * indicates the faculty or staff member/s in charge of the activity/event)

Monday, March 31, Bannister Glasshouse

2 p.m. - Opening of Convocation by Dr. J. Thomas Isherwood

2:15 p.m. - Music Presentations - *Susan Naylor

Art Exhibit (Mon.-Wed.)- Brett Mullinix

Athlete Recognition Poster
Looped Videos (Mon.-Wed.) - *Jym Davis, Larry Webb and John Pettibone

Tuesday, April 1, Bannister Glasshouse

8:30 a.m.- 12 p.m. - Research Conference and Speech Presentations - *Dr. Ken Wheeler 

9 a.m.- 12 p.m. - Education Presentations - *Dr. Jim Curry

12 p.m. - Honor Society Recognition

1 - 3 p.m. - Science and Math Poster Exhibition and Presentations - *Dr. Irma Santoro

7 - 9 p.m. - Creative Writing Readings -*Dr. Donna Coffey

Wednesday, April 2

9 - 10 a.m. - Internship Presentations

10 - 11 a.m. - Study Abroad Presentations - *Viviana Baxter

12:30 - 5 p.m. - International Culture Festival - *Tunji Anderson and Anne Good

Friday, April 4

2- 5 p.m. - The Grapevine: RCC (Reinhardt Communications Club) - Glasshouse - *Alexa Griffin and Dr. Pam Wilson

* The Grapevine: RCC is a career conference for current students and alumni to provide information and networking opportunities. The key note speaker is a digital media guru Asante Bradford of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, who is in charge of Digital Entertainment and Interactive Media. A panel of alums will share first hand, real world knowledge about their experiences. Refreshments will be provided.

2- 2:10 p.m.- Introduction of speakers and overview of the conference
2:10- 2:40 p.m.- Asante Bradford, Georgia Office of Economic Development (Keynote speaker)
2:45- 3:15p.m.- Panel of Alumni #1
3:15- 3:30 p.m.- Breakout for snacks and time to mingle
3:30- 4:00 p.m.- Speaker from Marketing Relevance regarding paid internship opportunities
4:00- 4:30 p.m.- Panel of Alumni #2
4:30- 5 p.m.- Questions and mingle time

7:30 p.m. - University Theatre Presents "Carousel" - Falany Performing Arts Center

Saturday, April 5, Falany Performing Arts Center

7:30 p.m. - University Theatre Presents "Carousel"

Sunday, April 6

2 p.m. - Honor's Day - James and Sis Brown Athletic Center (Gym)

7:30 p.m. - University Theatre Presents "Carousel" - Falany Performing Arts Center

*The convocation is named for the late Robert L. Driscoll, Reinhardt's former vice president of academic affairs.