The Convocation of the School of Public and International Affairs celebrates our candidates for graduation, our alumni, our faculty and staff, and the entire SPIA Community.

SPIA Convocation for 2017 will be on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 2 p.m. at the Ramsey Center for Student Activities Volleyball Arena.

Candidates for spring graduation receive an e-mail invitation the first week of February and may RSVP at any time before April 15th to Ms. Brenda Smith at

Our program will include remarks from Interim Dean Grafstein, a member of the SPIA Young Alumni Board, a representative of the graduating Class of 2017, and a convocation address from a guest speaker.

Please call (706) 542-0096 or e-mail Mr. Welch at with any questions about SPIA Convocation.