McDaniel College Budapest 

Opening Convocation 2009
McDaniel College Budapest' s Opening Convocation

At 4:00, September 1, McDaniel College Budapest began the new academic year. The Opening Convocation included the presentation of the flags representing all of the countries from which MCB' s students hail, the playing of the Hungarian and American national anthems, words of welcome from Dean László Frenyó, an address to the College from McDaniel College' s president, Joan Coley, and a speech by Jeffrey D. Levine, Chargé d' Affaires of the US Embassy in Hungary.

Jeffrey D. Levine, Joan Coley, László Frenyó
Left to right: Jeffrey D. Levine, Chargé d' Affaires of the US Embassy in Hungary, McDaniel College President Joan Coley, McDaniel College Budapest Dean László Frenyó
 
Students with flags
McDaniel College Budapest students assemble before presenting the flags of their home countries
 
The flag presentation
The flag presentation
 
After the convocation, students, faculty, guests, and alumni made their way to the Rákoczi to enjoy a cruise and dinner on the Danube.

The Houses of Parliament
Cruise on the Danube
 
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Opening Convocation