UMass Boston News

2013 Welcome Week Events: September 12

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Event Date: September 12, 2013 - 9 a.m.
Event Type: Student Event
Location: Campus Center

CONVOCATION

Chancellor's Address: Chancellor J. Keith Motley, PhD
The official welcome for the 2013-2014 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 by Mary Evelyn Tucker, PhD and
John Grim, PhD

Tucker and Grim are both senior lecturers and research scholars at Yale University where they have appointments in the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies as well as the Divinity School and the Department of Religious Studies.
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom, 11 a.m.

STUDENT BBQ

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

CLASS OF 2017 INVESTITURE CEREMONY & RECEPTION

The official induction ceremony of the Class of 2017 to the university. New students will receive their official UMass Boston pins and be officially welcomed by the chancellor, campus administrators, and top student leaders. Reception to follow. First-year students should RSVP online at www.umb.edu/newstudentevents.
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.

MOVIE UNDER THE STARS

Sponsored by the Student Arts and Events Council.
Enjoy two feature films on a 30 ft. screen under the stars.
Campus Center, Front Circle
(Rain Location: Campus Center Atrium)
Monsters University at 7:30 p.m.

Man Of Steel at 9:15 p.m.

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