The Honorable Mayor Todd Strange to receive Honorary Doctorate at Faulkner University’s 2019 Convocation

WHO: Faulkner University, City of Montgomery’s Mayor Todd Strange. Nearly 2,000 faculty, staff and students from Faulkner and guests from Alabama Christian Academy will be in attendance.

WHAT: Faulkner University will be honoring Mayor Todd Strange during the university’s annual convocation ceremony with the presentation of an honorary doctorate as a way to thank the outgoing mayor for his contributions to the City of Montgomery over the last ten years and his support of Faulkner University and higher education. The ceremony will take place during Faulkner’s daily Chapel service and will include presentations, performances by the Faulkner Eagles Marching Band and university chorus, a speech by Faulkner University President Mike Williams and remarks from Mayor Todd Strange. The ceremony will welcome the university’ class of 2023 along with returning students for the first day of the new 2019-2020 academic school year.

WHERE: The Tine Davis Gym. (Drive through the main entrance and keep right. The gym is attached to the Multiplex on the left-hand side before you reach the football field. There is paved and gravel parking areas directly beside the gym.). https://www.faulkner.edu/map/

WHEN: 10:30 a.m. on August 19, 2019. Ceremony is an hour. One-on-one interviews with Mayor Strange and President Williams are available at 11:30 a.m. We’ll move to the stage for these interviews after the ceremony.

WHY: Faulkner University is excited to welcome a new class of freshman to campus along with celebrating the return of our sophomores, juniors and seniors. We want to also celebrate the accomplishments of Mayor Todd Strange and continue our relationship and partnership with the City of Montgomery and the River Region.

The Tine Davis Gym.

The Tine Davis Gym. (Interior)

About Faulkner

Faulkner University is a private, Christian liberal arts university based in Montgomery, Alabama. With a mission to provide an education anchored by not only intellect but also character and service, the Faulkner experience aims to educate the whole person. Serving both traditional and non-traditional students, the university is home to six colleges: the Alabama Christian College of Arts and Sciences, the Harris College of Business and Executive Education, the V.P. Black College of Biblical Studies, the College of Education, Faulkner Law and the new College of Health Sciences. In addition to its main campus in Montgomery, Faulkner operates extension campuses in Birmingham, Huntsville and Mobile and online.

For more information, visit http://www.faulkner.edu.

Contact:

Rebecca Burylo

Public Relations and Social Media Manager

Faulkner University

334-386-7489

rburylo@faulkner.edu

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