716-829-7804 inauguration@dyc.edu

Delegate Information

Join Us as a Representative of Your Institution

On behalf of D’Youville College, thank you for participating as a delegate for the inauguration of the College’s 15th president, Lorrie Clemo, Ph.D. This is an exciting time and an important moment in the history of the College. We are honored to have you join us as we embark on a new era in the history of D’Youville.

Delegates are to meet in the Mary Seton Room of Kleinhans Music Hall at 3 PM. Student ambassadors will direct you to the room to meet with Professor Patricia L. Abbott, Inauguration Marshal, to receive further instructions. Please provide Dr. Abbott with your name and the institution you are representing. Event coordinators will help you with the robing of your academic regalia. Delegates are asked to provide their own regalia.

Line up for the academic procession will start promptly at 3:30 PM for the 4 PM ceremony.

If you are attending with guests including spouses or other accompanying guests, they should report to general seating in Kleinhans. Reserved seating is available for those in wheelchairs, with hearing impairments, or with other special needs.

If you require special seating, contact Dr. G. John Abbarno at 716-829-7786 or by email at abbarnojo@dyc.edu.

Based on the event(s) you plan to attend, there is parking available. There will also be an optional shuttle bus service available to you to take you from campus to Kleinhans Music Hall for the Installation Ceremony if you so choose.

Please consult the Parking and Directions section of this website for full details, or if you need additional or more specific information, please contact Dr. Abbott directly.

After the program, the procession will return to the Mary Seton Room to collect belongings and join the reception at Kleinhans.

We look forward to your participation in this important event in the history of the College as we move forward as a progressive institution of higher learning. Any questions you have regarding the delegation process can be directed to Dr. G. John Abbarno at 716-829-7786 or by email at abbarnojo@dyc.edu.

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Please contact Dr. G. John Abbarno, Inauguration Marshall, with any questions or concerns regarding the delegate process.

Dr. G. John Abbarno
Phone: 716-829-7786
Email: abbarnojo@dyc.edu

The inauguration will be held at Kleinhans Music Hall. Delegates should arrive at 3:00 PM and meet in the Mary Seaton Room.

Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Cir, Buffalo, NY 14201

Valet service from the D’Youville campus will be available by entering Fargo Circle from the Porter Avenue entrance.