SBU to hold Formal Convocation on Aug. 21

BOLIVAR, Mo. — Southwest Baptist University will hold its Formal Convocation at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, in Pike Auditorium on the Bolivar campus.

Convocation marks the formal beginning of the academic year and is a time when the campus gathers to focus on SBU’s mission and traditions.

Joe Wooderson, assistant professor of kinesiology and the 2019 Orien B. Hendrex Distinguished Teacher Award recipient, will deliver the convocation address.

The Faculty and Staff newcomer of the year award recipients also will be recognized. The recipients are selected based on their first months of employment at Southwest Baptist University. Recipients demonstrate exceptional commitment to the University’s mission and make a positive impact as part of the SBU family.

The public is invited. For more information, contact the Office of the President at (417) 328-1500.

*Published: 8-19-19