Union Theological Seminary Academics


One Hundred Seventy-Fifth Commencement
Friday, May 17, 2013, 4:00 P.M.

Commencement 2013

Commencement Events and Ceremony Schedule

Monday, May 6th

End-of-Semester BBQ

Seminary Quadrangle
12:30 p.m.
Immediately Following Chapel

Monday, May 13th

Graduating Seniors Dinner

The Social Hall
7:30 p.m.
Graduates and partners are invited.
Dinner served, toasts, and senior picture.
Event Planned by the Student Life Assistants

Wednesday, May 15th

Poverty Initiative Commissioning
The Social Hall
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Reception Following Service

Catholic Women Commissioning 
James Memorial Chapel
6:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 16th

Ceremony to Honor Black Graduates
'A Sending Forth–Sawubona Wazee: I See You Elder'
Lampman Chapel
3:30 pm

PhD Rehearsal
Seminary Quadrangle
5:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 16th (continued)

PhD Dinner
(Only PhD Graduates & their Partners, President Jones, Dean Machado & Advisors)
6:00 p.m.
Bonhoeffer Room

LGBTQ Graduates 
Commissioning Service
James Memorial Chapel
7:00 p.m.
Reception Following Service

Friday, May 17th
175th Commencement

Union Presbyterian Student Graduation Celebration
Stewart Room
9:00 - 10:30 a.m
Hosted by Auburn Seminary

Commencement Communion Service 
James Memorial Chapel
10:30 a.m.

11:30 a.m.

Pre-Ceremony Music
Cassondra Kellem, vocalist
M. Roger Holland II, keyboard
Seminary Quadrangle
3:40 p.m.

Commencement Ceremony 
Seminary Quadrangle
(Rain Site: James Memorial Chapel)
4:00 p.m. 

Commencement Reception 
Seminary Quadrangle – Following the Ceremony
(Rain Site: Social Hall)


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