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Opening Academic Convocation

September 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


September 26
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Veritas Auditorium
291 Springfield St.
Chicopee, MA 01013 United States
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The 2018-2019 academic year officially begins with Opening Academic Convocation. The ceremony includes, among other things, the presentation of achievement awards recognizing exceptional academic performances from the previous school year, the honorary robing of the senior class as they begin their final year at Elms, and the presentation of the Sr. Margaret James McGrath Distinguished Alumni Award.

Photo of Helena Bala, founder of Craigslist Confessional. Academic Convocation speaker 2018-2019.This year’s convocation speaker is Helena Bala, the former Washington, D.C.-based lobbyist who founded Craigslist Confessional.