2022 Convocation Orator

Charter Day Convocation: Friday, March 4th @ 11 A.M. Keynote speaker: the honorable Gregory Weldon Meeks, member, United States house of representatives 5th district New York

Howard University alumnus Congressman Gregory W. Meeks will serve as the 2022 Charter Day Convocation orator during the 155th Charter Day Convocation on Friday, March 4. Howard University will confer upon Rep. Meeks an honorary degree, Doctor of Humane Letters, the University's highest honor.

Rep. Meeks, who represents New York’s 5th district in the United States Congress, serves as chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and is a senior member of the House Financial Services Committee. First elected to Congress in 1998, Rep. Meeks is a multilateralist with decades of experience in foreign policy.

We are honored to welcome home one of Howard’s most distinguished alumni.  

Please join us on March 4 at 11 a.m. in Cramton Auditorium as we celebrate Howard past, Howard present and Howard forwardAs a reminder, classes will be suspended from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Friday, March 4, 2022.