Academic Convocation Student Speaker 2019

Apply to be the Senior student Speaker at Academic Convocation 2019!

The Academic Convocation Student Speaker exemplifies academic excellence, intellectual competence, and education for the common good.

Academic Convocation focuses on the hopes and aspirations of First-Year Students as they begin their university journey. The event takes place in St. Aloysius Parish on the last day of New Student Orientation, Monday, August 26, 2019 before classes begin and is a mandatory event for all incoming new Zags. Gonzaga's new Provost and Senior Vice President, Dr. Deena Gonzalez, will act as the Master of Ceremonies in formally presenting the Class of 2023 to the university faculty. A faculty member and one exceptional senior student speaker will share their thoughts on the Gonzaga academic experience. 

* The student speaker must be a Junior student who is graduating in 2020 *

Applications open: February 19 - March 1, 2019
Speaker is chosen: March 8, 2019
Academic Convocation - Speech: Monday, August 26, 2019

For more information, contact First Year Experience Programs by at, phone (509) 313-4346, or stop by our office in Crosby 110.