Virtual Homecoming October 19-24 2020

Virtual Homecoming October 19-24 2020

Convocation Ceremony Welcomes New Freshmen

freshmen Rael and García

Margaret McKinney/Highlands University

Incoming Highlands University freshmen Alanie Rael, left, and Jasmine García get ready to line up for Fall Convocation: Celebrating the Class of 2020 Aug. 12 at the university. Rael is a chemistry major from Pecos, New Mexico, while García is a social work major from Albuquerque, New Mexico. The convocation ceremony is organized by the university’s Office of Academic Affairs, Office of Academic Support, and Dean of Students Office. There was a 19 percent increase in new freshmen enrolled at the Highlands University main campus for fall semester, with 277 enrolled in 2015 and 331 enrolled this year.