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Thursday, September 21, 20069/21/2006Sep212006116Academic Convocation 2006David Leavitt, professor of English at the University of Florida, was this year's convocation speaker. Leavitt's most recent work, <em>The Man Who Knew Too Much: Alan Turing and the Origins of the Computer</em>, is a biography of Alan Turing, mathematician and father of modern-day computer science. Turing is one of the 15 "great minds" presented in Buffalo State's 2006-2008 academic theme. This podcast also includes remarks from author and honorary SUNY Doctorate of Letters recipient Pat Mora and presentation speeches for the nine faculty members who accepted Chancellor's and President's Awards for Excellence at this year's convocation.2006/09/20060921_1200_convocation.mp39/21/200600:45:3621.97 MB6320Academic1Community11Speeches4