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Pepperdine Celebrates Annual Founder's Day
On Wednesday, Sept. 18, beginning at 10 a.m., the Pepperdine community will gather to celebrate the new academic year at Founder’s Day 2013.
Events will commence with a processional and program presented at Firestone Fieldhouse, Malibu, including a reading of George Pepperdine's dedicatory remarks from 1937. This annual convocation will be highlighted by a dedicatory message from President Andrew K. Benton.
In honor of the annual tradition, Seaver College and George Pepperdine College alumni walk on behalf of their class during the Founder's Day processional.
Celebrated annually, the day of history and heritage encourages the audience of loyal alumni, devoted board members, friends, faculty, staff to reflect upon the University's optimistic beginnings. Each year, this special event honors the vision of the University's founder, George Pepperdine; affirms Pepperdine's mission; and declares the opening of the new academic year.