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Fall 2020 Convocation

On September 14, 2020, NYFA LA held Fall Convocation.  At the gathering, students, faculty, and staff were invited to hear campus updates while also learning about resources and tips for a successful semester.

Fall Convocation 2020 can be viewed at the video embedded below.  Convocation included the following information and speakers (with time stamps):

  • Welcome and campus updates for the Fall Semester from Dan Macker, Dean of NYFA LA (0:00 - 4:10)
  • Campus highlights from Sonny Calderon, Vice President for Academic Affairs (4:10 - 12:17)
  • Tips and resources for academic and Zoom success in an online environment from Dr. Mike Civille, Dean of Academic Advising, and Dr. Mary Samuelson, Dean of General Education (12:17 - 25:46)
  • Tips and resources for emotional and mental wellness in a time of unknowns from Dr. Stanley Tam, Director of Counseling Services, and Kathia Rabelo, Lead Therapist (25:46 - 41:34)
  • Upcoming events, opportunities to connect, and things to look forward to from Dr. Susan Ashe, Dean of Students (41:34 - 50:47)
  • Closing, additional COVID updates, and well-wishes for the Fall Semester from Dan Mackler, Dean of NYFA LA (50:47 - 52:23)

If you have any questions about Convocation or the Fall Semester, please contact Dr. Susan Ashe, Dean of Students, at DeanStudentsLA@nyfa.edu.



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