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2012 Welcome Week Events: September 13

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CONVOCATION

Chancellor's Address: Chancellor J. Keith Motley, PhD
The official welcome for the 2012-2013 academic year. Join the chancellor as he updates the community and lays out his vision for this year and beyond.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom, 9 a.m.

Remarks: Rosemarie Day
Rosemarie Day is the President of Day Health Strategies, a consulting firm specializing in the implementation of health reform. She served as the first deputy director and chief operating officer for the Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom, 11 a.m.

STUDENT BBQ

All students are welcome to attend this special BBQ from 12 to 1:30 p.m. hosted by Chancellor J. Keith Motley, PhD. Stick around for a great festival with music, novelties, and more.
Campus Center, Front Circle, noon-4 p.m.

CLASS OF 2016 INVESTITURE CEREMONY & DESSERT RECEPTION

The official induction ceremony of the Class of 2016 to the university. Students will be officially welcomed by the chancellor, campus administrators, and top student leaders. Dessert reception to follow. First-year students should RSVP online at www.umb.edu/orientation after August 22
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom, 3:30–5 p.m.

PIZZA PARTY

Need a snack? Come grab a slice of pizza on your way to class.
Campus Center, Plaza, 5 p.m.

VOLLEYBALL GAME

Women's Volleyball vs. Eastern Connecticut State University
Clark Athletic Center Gym, 6 p.m.

MOVIE UNDER THE STARS

Enjoy two feature films on a 30 ft. screen under the stars.
Sponsored by The Student Arts and Events Council
Brave at 7 p.m.
The Avengers at 8:45 p.m.
Campus Center, Front Circle

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.