Elisabeth Cardonne-Arlyck, Pittsburgh Endowment Professor of French, delivered the Spring Convocation address, "Far From Algeria," April 29, 2009


April 29, 2009, 3:30pm in The Chapel


(All standing)
Sonata I in F Minor: Allegro maestoso
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Gail Archer, college organist

The Convocation Choir

Lodovico Viadana (c. 1560-1627)
Christine Howlett, director of choral activities


Catharine Hill, president, Vassar College
Read text of President Hill's remarks

Remarks and Presentation of the 2009 Banner to the President of the Senior Class

Bronwen Pardes ’95
Luis Gabriel Hoyos, president, Class of 2009
Read text of Bronwen Pardes' remarks


James A. Kelly, President, V.S.A.
Read text of James A. Kelly's remarks

Convocation Address

Elisabeth Cardonne-Arlyck, Pittsburgh Endowment Professor of French
“Far From Algeria”
Read text of Elisabeth Cardonne-Arlyck's address

The Convocation Choir and Community

Gaudeamus Igitur, Arr. Geer/Bartholomew


Sonata I in F Minor: Finale
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Gail Archer, college organist

Juniors: Immediately following convocation, the bell atop Main will be ready for you to ring. Line up on the fifth floor of Main.

Posted by Office of Communications Wednesday, April 29, 2009