In Photos: President Barron welcomes incoming class at New Student Convocation

President Eric Barron and Provost Nick Jones, among others, welcomed Penn State's incoming class during the Fall 2014 President's New Student Convocation on Aug. 23 at the Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus. Convocation marks the beginning of the new academic year and is the official welcome to the University academic community. The event, required for first-year students, is part of Welcome Week, which includes more than 100 programs designed to introduce first-year, change-of-campus and transfer students to their new home. Activities began Friday, Aug. 22, and will continue throughout the coming week. Read the full schedule of events here.

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Last Updated August 24, 2014