Sep
15
2021

40th Annual Convocation

2:00 pm

Margaret Williams Theatre
hepburn hall door

Come and celebrate the beginning of our academic year with the entire NJCU Community during the 40th Annual Academic Convocation.

Doors open at 1:30 p.m., event starts at 2 p.m.
If you can't attend in person, view the livestream here.

Dr. Anthony Jack Headshot

This year’s keynote address will be delivered by Dr. Anthony Jack, Assistant Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and author of The Privileged Poor.

Jack is a junior fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows. He wrote a feature for The New York Times Magazine Education Issue, based off his book and life experience as a low-income college student. His research has been cited by The New York Times, the Boston GlobeThe AtlanticThe Huffington PostThe National ReviewThe Washington Post, American RadioWorks, WBUR, and MPR.

His book, The Privileged Poor, was named the 2018 recipient of the Thomas J. Wilson Memorial Prize by Harvard University Press.