Families gathered Under the Oaks for Elon University's New Student Convocation on Saturday morning, August 24 . During convocation, first year students were able to gain knowledge from Elon University leaders.

Welsford Bishopric, SGA President, told the new students to reflect on their past, but to also work toward their futures.

President Leo Lambert also addressed the new students with words of advice.

"Practice the arts of tolerance, understanding, and kindness during your days as an Elon student," President Lambert said.

Following convocation, new students received their acorns and officially began their journey as Elon students.

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