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Meharry Celebrates its 137th Fall Convocation

Meharry celebrated its 137th Convocation October 15 in the S.S. Kresge Learning Resources Center.

Held annually in the fall, Meharry's Convocation ceremony marks the beginning of the academic year and celebrates the scholarly success of students and faculty.

Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), was the featured speaker at Meharry's 2012 Convocation.

Dr. Hamburg is the second woman to serve as commissioner, appointed to the post by the Obama Administration in March 2009.

She received one of two honorary degrees awarded at Convocation.