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Friday, April 28

Seminary Baccalaureate - Martin Chapel @ 7:30 p.m.
Theme: "Appointed to Give God Glory"

Saturday, April 29

Parent Council - Campus Center 301/302 @ 8:30 a.m.
Seminary Commencement - Lehman Auditorium @ 2:30 p.m.
Speaker: Michael A. King and Nancy Heisey, seminary deans
Cords of Distinction Ceremony - Martin Chapel @ 4:30 p.m.
Baccalaureate - Lehman Auditorium @ 7:00 p.m.
Speaker: Deanna Durham, M.S.W., assistant professor of social work
Commencement Concert - Martin Chapel @ 8:15 p.m.
Immediately following Baccalaureate in Martin Chapel featuring Eastern Mennonite University music students.
President's Reception - University Commons @ 8:30 p.m.
President Susan Schultz Huxman invites all graduates, their immediate families and the faculty to a reception in the University Commons, second floor corridor on Saturday, April 29, 2016, 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 30

Commencement - Front Lawn @ 1:00 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. Howard Zehr
Rain or shine, commencement will be held on the front lawn, under a big tent.

Departmental Activities

Dinner for Harrisonburg MA in education students
April 8, 5:30 p.m., south dining room
Brunch for seminary graduates
Sat., 9 a.m., Seminary fellowship area
Reception for MA in biomedicine graduates
Sun., 9 a.m., Suter Science Ctr. 104
Brunch for Bible & religion graduates
Sat., 9:30 a.m., President’s Rm., Univ. Commons
Nurses’ pinning/commissioning
Sat., 11 a.m., Lehman Auditorium
Counseling graduates’ commissioning (by invitation)
Sat., 1 p.m., Martin Chapel
Reception for applied social science graduates
Sat., 2 p.m., Discipleship Center
Reception for business & economics graduates and parents
Sat., 4 p.m., Univ. Commons 201
Reception for Center for Justice & Peacebuilding graduates
Sun., 3:30 p.m., Martin Chapel
Celebration for Lancaster RN-BS graduates
TBA, Lancaster, Pa.
Celebration for Lancaster STEP graduates
TBA, Lancaster, Pa.