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CAMPUS NEWS: DECEMBER 16, 2019

FALL COMMENCEMENT 2019

Former New Orleans Saints Star Marques Colston Tells UNO Graduates ‘You Can Do It’

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Entrepreneur and former New Orleans Saints star receiver Marques Colston was the commencement speaker at the University of New Orleans on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019.

Entrepreneur and former New Orleans Saints star receiver Marques Colston was the commencement speaker at the University of New Orleans on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019.

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