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At the 2021 Fall Kick-Off, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Dr. Neil MacKinnon hosted a Q&A session for faculty. It was moderated by Raysean Ricks, host of the university’s podcast "In the Wild." [Michael Holahan/Augusta University]

Save the date: Eighth annual Fall Kick-Off happening Aug. 12

Augusta University is hosting its eighth annual Fall Kick-Off at noon Aug. 12 at the Maxwell Theatre. The event will also be livestreamed.

The event, while intended for faculty members and staff with academic roles, is open to all interested faculty and staff. Note that space is limited, so in-person guests are asked to RSVP by 5 p.m. Aug. 9.

The formal presentation will begin at noon, featuring Augusta University President Brooks A. Keel, PhD and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Dr. Neil MacKinnon.

To conclude the session, MacKinnon will conduct a short Q&A. Guests are welcome to submit a question for the Q&A in advance.

The kick-off will conclude with a social gathering. Lunch will be provided.

Email the Office of the Provost with questions about the event.

See more: Look back at last year’s Fall Kick-Off
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