flag UT Tyler News and Information

UT Tyler Information For:

 

 


2



 

 

 
August 25, 2008

Media Contact: Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
News and Information
The University of Texas at Tyler
903.565.5769

MEDIA ADVISORY: Freshman/New Student Convocation Aug. 26

Dr. Yvonne Thornton, author of The Ditchdigger’s Daughters: A Black Family’s Astonishing Success Story, is the keynote speaker for The University of Texas at Tyler’s Freshman/New Student Convocation to be held Aug. 26.

The convocation will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the UT Tyler R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center. A book signing will follow.

Thornton’s book was the featured text in this year’s summer reading program.

For additional information, contact Hannah Buchanan, 903.565.5769.

 

 
The University of Texas at Tyler
Office of News and Information
Admin 367 3900 University Blvd.
Tyler, Tx 75799

Ph: 903.566.7000
Fx: 903.566.7173


E-mail News and Information


The University of Texas at Tyler • 3900 University Blvd. • Tyler, Tx 75799
Ph: 903.566.7000• Ph: 800-UTTYLER
Copyright © UT Tyler, 2001-present