Graduation Weekend: June 12-14, 2015

Greetings from the President

Heather Joy Knight, Ph.D.

Dear Graduates, Families, and Friends of PUC:

I am certain the weekend of June 12 to 14, 2015, will be a happy and fulfilling one for each of you. There are many events planned, with interesting speakers scheduled and various opportunities for family and friends to celebrate the wonderful achievements of your PUC student. Please explore these pages to find detailed information about activities and helpful hints for graduates, families, and friends. Our goal is for you to enjoy the entire weekend here at PUC.

Graduates, we wish each of you success as you complete the requirements for your degree. It has been a pleasure to have you with us and to watch you develop the varied skills for meeting your life goals.

Families, we especially appreciate your support of PUC and know that your son, daughter, spouse, or parent will make a real contribution in the future as they serve our Lord, our Church, and society at large.


Heather J. Knight, Ph.D.

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Graduation Weekend: Schedule of Events

Friday, June 12, 2015
Doughnuts & Rehearsal for All Graduates (CG) 10:30 a.m.
Rehearsal for Nursing Graduate Recognition (CS) 1:00 p.m.
Social Work Consecration (SC) 4:00 p.m.
Senior/Parent Buffet - Tickets Required (DC)
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5:30 p.m.
Religion Seniors Consecration Service (SC) 6:45 - 7:45 p.m.
Consecration - Vespers (CS) 8:00 p.m.
Sabbath, June 13, 2015
Complimentary Continental Breakfast for Graduates and Their Families (FR) 9 - 11 a.m.
Sabbath School (CS) 10:00 a.m.
Baccalaureate (CS) 11:15 a.m.
Nursing Graduate Recognition Service (CS) 4:00 p.m.
Teacher Dedication (SC) by invitation only 4:00 p.m.
President's Reception for Seniors, Parents and Faculty (DC) 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Senior Class Picture (ML) 8:30 a.m.
Commencement (CG) 9:00 a.m.

(PA) Prep Auditorium, (CG) Commencement Grove, (CM) Campus Mall, (CS) Church Sanctuary, (DC) Dining Commons, (ML) McReynolds Hall Lawn, (SC) Scales Chapel, (FC) Front of Church, (FR) Fireside Room

Weekend Highlights

Social Work Consecration Service
June 12, 4:00 p.m. | Scales Chapel
Everyone is invited to this special service when Social Work faculty will consecrate the graduates of the program for service to God and humanity.

Senior/Parent Buffet (tickets required)
June 12, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. | Dining Commons
Graduating students and their families are invited to an informal buffet dinner with the PUC administration. Families may come and go at their convenience. Check back for registration and ticket details.

Nursing Graduate Recognition Service
June 13, 4:00 p.m. | Sanctuary
Everyone is invited to this special program, which will include nursing awards, and the traditional nursing pinning ceremony.

Teacher Dedication Service
June 13, 4:00 p.m. | Scales Chapel
Teacher candidates will be dedicated at a special ceremony. Family and invited guests are welcome.

President's Reception
June 13, 5: 30 p.m. | Dining Commons
Graduates and their families are invited to a reception with the President and faculty. Light refreshments will be served.

Wireless Internet

PUC is pleased to offer complimentary wireless access to our guests. When you arrive on campus, select from the PUC WiFi options and follow the on-screen authentication instructions for guest registration. If you do not have Verizon cell phone service, we recommend you select the registration by email option.

Professional Photography

GradImages photographed all graduates at the graduation ceremony. Order online at or call (800) 261-2576 for more information.

Thai Graduation Orchid Leis

Reserve one now for a graduating friend or family member from PUC! Conveniently ready for pickup on graduation morning. Reserve online or call (805) 390-2623.