Saturday, May 14    1:00pm     Chapel

The Spring Honors Day program will be held on Saturday, May 14, at 1:00 p.m. in Christ Chapel.  Everyone in the campus community is invited and encouraged to attend the ceremonies.  Over 55 awards will be presented to students.  The Dr. Robert E. Dutton, Class of 1946, Memorial Mentorship Award and The Luther W. and Bernice L. Thompson Distinguished Teaching Award will be presented to two members of the faculty. Distinguished Alumni Awards will be presented to Jack Howard ’79 and Mark Hourigan ’81.

Please plan to attend the Honors Day ceremonies to celebrate the accomplishments of our students.

Senior Departmental Receptions

May 14      2:00 - 3:00p.m.

Departmental Receptions for seniors, their families, and faculty are among the most popular features of Commencement Weekend.  Please invite your department / program’s graduating seniors and their family to attend the event which will be held from 2:00 – 3:00p.m. on Saturday, May 14.  Departmental banners will indicate respective positions within the assigned spaces. 

The following venues will be used: 

  • Green spaces between Breidenbaugh Hall and Weidensall Hall
  • Penn Hall, south side (Old Quad)
  • Stine Lake

Click here to see the complete list of venues

We also designated indoor locations to be used in the event of inclement weather.  Please see attached list for your department or program’s venues. 

Because these will be large gatherings, we suggest you do not distribute honor cords at the reception. 

Thank you for your help in making this event an enjoyable occasion for everyone.