UMass Boston News

Fall 2013 Convocation

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Event Date: September 12, 2013 - 8:30 a.m.
Location: Campus Center

Annual Fall Convocation, Thursday, September 12, 2013

Breakfast
Faculty/Staff Breakfast Campus Center Ballroom, 8:30 a.m.

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 Ballroom, 9 a.m.

Remarks by Mary Evelyn Tucker, PhD and John Grim, PhD

Drs. 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. They are co-founders and co-directors of the Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale.
Campus Center Ballroom, 11 a.m.

Barbecue for Students
All students are welcome to attend this special BBQ from 12:00-1:30 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.

(Rain Location: Campus Center)

Pizza Party
Need a snack? Come grab a slice of pizza on your way to class.
Campus Center, Plaza, 5:00 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 and Campus Center Administration.
Campus Center, Front Circle
 

Anyone requiring disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, should visit www.ada.umb.edu before September 6.

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