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Andrea J. Burney, APR

Director of  Public Relations



Dr. Janet Laughlin  Dr. Wade Davenport  Jeff Arnold 

DANVILLE, VA, September 15, 2009 - Danville Community College students, faculty, staff and administrators will observe the Fifth Annual Fall Convocation, on Thursday, September 24, at 11 a.m. The Convocation will be held in Oliver Hall (Temple Building), and will feature an opportunity for students to pledge their support for academic integrity, honesty and excellence.

Dr. B. Carlyle Ramsey, DCC President, said that the Convocation is a tradition which gathers together faculty, staff, administrators and students at the beginning of the school year. The event is also an opportunity to display academic regalia and other symbols such as the college’s mace.

“(Convocation) complements our Quality Enhancement Plan, which has the theme: Enhancing Student Learning and Success through Academic Integrity,? Ramsey explained.

This year’s speakers include Dr. Janet Laughlin, Dean of the Division of Student Success and Academic Advancement, “Developmental Education Success?; Dr. Wade Davenport, Dean, Division of Arts and Sciences, “Transfer Education Success?; and Jeff Arnold, Interim Vice President for Workforce Services, “Technical Education Success.?

For more information about the Convocation, contact the college at 434.797.8400, or click here.


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