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Welcome Home New Students | Convocation 2023

September 1, 2023

On Wednesday August 30th, the doors of the Wren Building opened at the end of William & Mary’s Opening Convocation ceremony, an annual tradition held on the first day of undergraduate classes to mark the beginning of the academic year and to welcome new students to the university.

“You’re giving all of us the gift of another generation of young people with the qualities of mind and heart and spirit, and the talent to build a better future,” said W&M alumna Carolyn “Biddy” Martin ’73, L.H.D. ’12.