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Convocation Transportation, Seating and Speakers


ECU Transit will provide pick-up and drop-off beginning at 3:15 for Convocation with routes from Convocation with routes from Mendenhall Student Center/Student Recreation Center and College Hill Drive. All passengers will be dropped off at Minges Coliseum. Students may also select to walk to Minges Coliseum from Main Campus and/or College Hill Drive.


Students will enter through Gate 2 and be seated in chairs and bleachers on the main floor of Williams Arena in Minges Coliseum. Students will also be seated in upper level sections 201-207 and 216.

Students will exit through Gate 3 and proceed to Boneyard in Dowdy Ficklin Stadium for Class of 2013 class picture.

Administrators, faculty, staff and special guests will enter through Gate 3 and will be seated in the purple seats, upper level section 215.

Athletic administrators and coaches will enter through Gate 3 and will be seated in the purple seats, upper level sections 213-214.


kusbitBob Kusbit, owner of the production company One Louder which produces the multiple Emmy Award MTV series “MADE” as well as a variety of other programming for MTV, CMT, Oxygen and A&E will be the guest speaker.   Bob Kusbit has over 30 years in television production, starting out as a news producer for local stations across the country, including Fox affiliate WNYW and WNBC in New York City, and eventually moving into creating and producing scripted and reality television.  As the SVP of Production for MTV, he created the iconic Total Request Live, which helped launch the careers of Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears and current "The Voice" host Carson Daly, and for the last ten years, he has created shows for MTV, CMT, A and E, NBC and many more through his company One Louder Productions.  Bob picked up his fourth Emmy award this summer for the long running MTV Hit MADE, which he created and continues to Executive Produce.