2013 New Student Convocation
Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013
Actor and alumnus John Goodman received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters (LHD) degree at the 2013 New Student Convocation and gave the convocation address, during which he shared about his time at Missouri State University.
The New Student Convocation marks the official start of the academic year and introduces the year’s public affairs theme.
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2014 New Student Convocation
Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014
All new Missouri State University students are expected to attend the convocation. The event is also free and open to the public.
Watch videos from previous convocation speakers and keynotes.