Graduation

Schedule of Events

Graduation Weekend Events Schedule

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Friday, June 16, 2017
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) 5:30 p.m.
Dinner available for purchase in the Dining Commons.  Meal tickets can be purchased in advance. 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Religion Seniors Consecration Service (SC) 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Theology Department Seniors Consecration Service (SC) 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Consecration - Vespers (CS) 8:00 p.m.
Refreshments for Seniors and Guests (CS) Immediately Following Vespers
Sabbath, June 17, 2017
Breakfast available for purchase in the Dining Commons. Meal tickets can be purchased in advance. (DC) 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Sabbath School (CS) 10:00 a.m.
Baccalaureate (CS) 11:15 a.m.
Lunch available for purchase in the Dining Commons.  Meal tickets can be purchased in advance. (DC) 12:00 - 2:00 p.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 18, 2017
Senior Class Picture (ML) 8:30 a.m.
Commencement (CG) 9:00 a.m.

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

Weekend Highlights

Social Work Consecration Service 
June 16, 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.

Theology Department Consecration Service 
June 16, 6:30 p.m. | Scales Chapel
The Theology Department faculty will lead out in a consecration service for the Theology and Religion graduates of the program.  Family and guests are welcome.  Light refreshments will be served in the Fireside Room after the program.

Senior/Parent Refreshments
June 16, Immediately Following Vespers | Outside the Church Sanctuary
Graduating students and their families are welcome to stay for refreshments immediately following vespers.

Nursing Graduate Recognition Service
June 17, 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 17, 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 17, 5: 30 p.m. | Campus Mall
Graduates and their families are invited to a reception with the President and faculty. A selection of graduates’ final projects will be displayed.  Light refreshments will be served.