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The University of Texas at Tyler
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.