UMass Boston News

2014 Welcome Week Events: September 11

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Event Date: September 11, 2014 - 9 a.m.
Event Type: Student Event
Location: Campus Center

CONVOCATION

Chancellor’s Address: Chancellor J. Keith Motley, PhD
The official welcome for the 2014–2015 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 Dr. Federico Mayor Zaragoza
The former director general of UNESCO will give a talk titled “Creating a Culture of Peace.”
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom, 11 a.m.

STUDENT BBQ

All students are welcome to attend this special BBQ from noon–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.

9/11 DAY OF SERVICE

Volunteer with a local veterans service agency in honor of servicemen and women and civilians who stepped up to aid their fellow citizens on September 11. Lunch and transportation provided. Details and registration can be found at www.umb.edu/life_on_campus/student_involvement/oslce. Sponsored by the Student Veteran’s Center, Office of Student Leadership and Community Engagement, and the Massachusetts Service Alliance.
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Terrace, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

HOUSING ICE CREAM SOCIAL

UMass Boston offers a variety of social, cultural and educational engagement opportunities outside the classroom. Be sure to stop by & connect with over 100 student organizations!
Campus Center, 1st Floor, Terrace, 4-6 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 Ballroom)
Maleficent at 7:30 p.m.   
22 Jump Street at 9:15 p.m.

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