ASU Fall Convocation Taking Place Thursday Morning With Guest Speaker Wayne Henderson, a Master Luthier

Published Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 10:17 am
Students and faculty stroll along Rivers Street on their way to fall convocation. Photo by Jesse Wood

Students and faculty stroll along Rivers Street on their way to fall convocation. Photo by Jesse Wood

By Jesse Wood

Sept. 4, 2014. Hundreds of Appalachian State University students were walking along Rivers Street this morning on their way to fall convocation. The event started at 10 a.m. in the Holmes Convocation Center.

Guest speaker this year is Wayne Henderson, the subject of Clapton’s Guitar: Watching Wayne Henderson Build the Perfect Instrument. That book is also a 2014-15 Common Reading book selection.

Classes begin at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, so students, faculty and staff may attend the event.

See more on Wayne Henderson and the book here. Henderson will also be speaking at the Watauga County Public Library on Friday, Sept. 5, at 10:30 a.m.

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Students gathering around the Holmes Convocation Center before the event begins on Thursday morning. Photo by Jesse Wood

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