Convocation Ushers in 188th Academic Year

Convocation, held on Sept. 9, 2021, marked the beginning of Hartford Seminary’s 188th academic year.

With residential students in attendance and most watching on a livestream, President Joel N. Lohr and Dead David D. Grafton welcomed everyone to a new year of learning.

Akeem Burgess, Student Care and Residential Life Coordinator, read prayers in commemoration of September 11 in acknowledgement of the 20th anniversary of the attacks.

The Rev. Tracy Johnson Russell gave an address on the topic, “Social Justice Ministry Is by Definition Transformational.”

The entire event can be viewed here:

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