Senior Convocation has a rich history that stems from Class Councils
Over 36 years ago, we initiated a small supplemental student program that turned into the Senior Convocation that thousands of families, friends, and esteemed guests gather annually for in Ithaca.
In 2001, the senior class awarded the first Convocation Medallion, an award that recognizes an individual for their meaningful contributions, success in instilling the desire to learn and dedication to undergraduate achievement and excellence.
In 2004, President William Jefferson Clinton was our speaker and the request for the event necessitated the relocation from Barton hall (capacity 5,000) to the Schoellkopf Stadium (capacity 25,000+). As a result, the expectations from students, families and our community developed.