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MISTER Honored at Convocation

Alexander Morton Convocation Benjamin "Jamie" Gibbs and Alexander Morton

Alexander Morton, graduating senior in the Call Me MISTER program, participated in the September 10, 2015 Convocation ceremony.  Each senior asks an underclassman to serve as his/her capper. The capper decorates the senior's mortarboard with mementos of the senior's Longwood experience and "caps" his/her senior at the appropriate time in the ceremony. Benjamin "Jamie" Gibbs served as Alexander’s capper.



Call Me MISTER Summer Institute

summer institute 2015 L to R: MISTER Dwayne Morris, Darius Jennings, Malcolm Williams, Orlando Baker, JaVontae Pegram, Second Row: Devon Vines, Kenneth Hicks, Cedric Hawkes, MISTER Tavaris Turner, DelMonta Langhorne, Tyrhen Williams Third Row: Quincy Venable, Bryant Winbush, Joshua Reeves, Richie Kamtchoum, Shy’Lek Reid, Jalen Jackson

Longwood University held its ninth annual Call Me MISTER Summer Institute July 26-31.  In addition to current participants and the incoming ninth cohort, local high school students were invited to preview the program.  During the week, participants attended leadership sessions and toured the Black History Museum and Cultural Center in Richmond.  The week ended with a banquet program Thursday evening.  MISTER Dwayne Morris (2008) and MISTER Tavaris Turner (2012) were session facilitators.

Click here to enjoy highlights from the week’s activities.