September 2nd, 2008

convocation

I was the 2008 Rowan University Convocation speaker. Whee!

We got to Rowan University in the buccholic semi-rural South Jersey early in the afternoon

Here's the hall when we got there -- about to be filled with incipient scholars, yearning for knowledge.



We went back to the copious green room and spent an hour or so talking to various faculty members and people from Rowans administration. They did a great job of making me feel like a celebrity. They also presented me with a "Buncie", which I haven't photographed.

Here I am after getting my robes:



And after I got all robed up:



All around were these things that said "Mr. Cassidy" like on chairs reserved for me and stuff. Weird! I felt like a VIP!



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(Feel free to repost the speech if you think it's useful.)

there's video that might go up tomorrow.
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