SC Commencement is May 6

Southwestern College Commencement ceremonies are scheduled for Sunday, May 6, in Richard L. Jantz Stadium.  In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held in Stewart Field House.
Commencement times and groups include:

• 1 p.m.—Undergraduate students;
• 5 p.m.—Graduate hooding and Commencement ceremony (in Stewart Field House).
            In case of rain, the commencement schedule and times include:
• 1 p.m.—Undergraduate students earning B.S. degrees (except B.S. in natural sciences);
• 3 p.m.—Undergraduate students earning B.A., B.S.N., B.G.S., B. Mus., B.S. in natural sciences, and A.G.S.;
• 5 p.m.—Graduate hooding and Commencement ceremony.  

Commencement activities will be broadcast live on channel 20 in Winfield as well as through closed circuit television on the Southwestern campus.  Viewing locations include the Richardson Performing Arts Center; the Java Jinx in the Roy L. Smith Student Center; and the campus life lounge in the lower level of the Roy L. Smith Student Center.  A Webcast of the ceremony can be viewed by following the Commencement link at    

SC’s Honors Convocation will be Saturday, May 5, at 4 p.m., in the Richardson Performing Arts Center.  Although this is a traditional main campus program, professional studies learners who qualified for the Dean’s Honor Roll for fall 2011 will be recognized on the printed program.

Baccalaureate services will be held Sunday, May 6, in the Richardson Performing Arts Center.  The service will begin at 10 a.m. In Richardson, devices to assist those with hearing problems are available in the box office, and an area is reserved for handicapped patrons and their companions in the rear of the hall.

Inductees to the Order of the Mound will be honored on Sunday at 11:30 a.m., at the Cole Mound Plaza (in case of inclement weather, in Messenger Auditorium in the Darbeth Fine Arts Center). The Order of the Mound recognizes students graduating in the top 10% of the class.

For more information call (620) 229-6223 or go to  Click on the graduation link for further details.

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