Macalester celebrated the beginning of the academic year with our annual First Thursday convocation on September 3. Students, faculty, and staff around the world gathered together online to welcome the Class of 2024 and hear remarks from Macalester College Student Government President Fatiya Kedir ’21, President Suzanne Rivera, and others. Professor Anthony Jack gave the keynote address. Jack is a sociologist and assistant professor of education at Harvard University, and author of The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges are Failing Disadvantaged Students. Watch the First Thursday 2020 webinar.
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