Fall Convocation is September 6

Fall Convocation is September 6


August 17, 2012


Information: Daemen College

                       Conference & Events office

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The Daemen College 2012 Convocation will take place Thursday, September 6, in Wick Social Room in Wick Center on the Daemen campus, from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Fall Convocation is a Daemen tradition that welcomes new students to the Daemen College community. Convocation celebrates the beginning of each student’s academic experience at Daemen. Convocation also represents an opportunity for all members of the Daemen community to assemble for the first time at the start of each new academic year. It provides members of the administration and faculty with an important opportunity to extend a sincere welcome to each new student, as well as returning students.


This year’s Convocation speaker will be Maureen Kellick ’74, director of Marketing/ PR & Development for Artpark.


Additionally, Convocation 2012 will feature welcoming remarks from Daemen President Dr. Edwin Clausen, faculty, and administrators as well as a viewing of the Daemen “Take Charge” orientation video.


Convocation will be followed by an all-campus luncheon in Wick Dining Room, compliments of the Daemen College Student Association.


Maureen C. Kellick


Kellick has been the director of Marketing, Public Relations & Development for Artpark for the past 10 years, working closely with the Artpark & Company Board in the development and expansion of Artpark, its successful programming, and widespread recognition.


She is a graduate of the Rosary Hill College (Daemen College) Class of 1974, and holds a bachelor of fine arts degree in painting and drawing. Kellick’s art has been presented in multiple group and ‘one-woman’ shows, and is represented in private collections.


While a student at Rosary Hill, Kellick had the honor and pleasure of studying under Sister Jean File and working with fine arts professors James Allen and James Kuo as painting advisors.


A lifelong resident of Niagara County, Kellick grew up in Lewiston. She has participated in art exhibits in the US and Canada, receiving numerous awards and recognition for her work,  including the youngest person to win ‘Best of Show’ at Lewiston Art Festival, at age 19.


Kellick was tapped for a two year Artist-in-residency in Pinellas County Florida, producing a series of building-sized murals on public buildings. 


Kellick’s collection of original renderings of historic Lewiston buildings has been distributed and used by Lewiston businesses; her artwork and images have been used for many area festivals and events. A member of the Lewiston Council of the Arts Board of Directors, Kellick is active in Buffalo Niagara and cross-border tourism and the region’s arts & cultural community. 


Maureen Kellick resides in Lewiston, and is the proud mother of Molly Bradshaw (Raleigh, NC) and Murphy Bradshaw (St. Petersburg, FL).

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