In what is now a three-year tradition, my first Titan Voice of the academic year is an abridged version of the “welcome back” email I sent to all faculty, staff and students to begin our semester. Under normal circumstances, this is a joyful piece welcoming Titans back to campus after what is most often a restful and rejuvenating summer. But as we all know — some more viscerally than others — this summer was far from normal, and for most Titans, restful and rejuvenating it was not. Grace and goodness, however, can be found in any season, no matter the circumstances, and this letter aims to share those sentiments in ways that comfort and support you and yours for many seasons to come. Stay safe, healthy and strong.
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