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Samford Announces Speakers, Details for May Commencement Programs

Posted by William Nunnelley on 2014-04-23

Samford University will graduate about 900 seniors during commencement activities in May.  The schedule will begin with Beeson Divinity School's program May 7 and continue with programs May 16-17.

All ceremonies are available via live stream.

Here is the schedule:

Wednesday, May 7

* 8:15 a.m. Beeson Divinity School doctor of ministry hooding ceremony, Rotunda, Center for Healing Arts

* 11 a.m. Beeson Divinity School, Hodges Chapel.  Speaker: John A. M. Guernsey, Bishop of the Diocese of the Mid-Atlantic, Anglican Church in North America.

Friday, May 16

* 9 a.m. McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Wright Center.  Speaker: Thomas Menighan, Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, American Pharmacists Association.

* 12 p.m. Brock School of Business, Wright Center.  Speaker: Martin Newton, Director of Athletics, Samford University.

* 3 p.m. College of Health Sciences, Wright Center. Speakers: Anna Beth Shelton, candidate for Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and Megan Montgomery, candidate for Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, School of Health Professions.

* 6:30 p.m. Cumberland School of Law, Wright Center.  Speaker: Dean John L. Carroll, Cumberland School of Law, Samford University.

Saturday, May 17

* 10 a.m. Howard College of Arts and Sciences, Wright Center.  Speaker: Dr. David E. Potts, president, Judson College.

* 2 p.m. School of the Arts and Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education, Wright Center.  Speaker: Dr. Bill Cleveland, Superintendent, Homewood City Schools.

Other Commencement Activities Wednesday, May 14

* 3:30 p.m. Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing reception for master of science and doctor of nursing practice graduates and families, Rotunda, Center for Healing Arts

Other Commencement Activities Thursday, May 15

* 5 p.m. McWhorter School of Pharmacy Awards Ceremony, Covenant Presbyterian Church

Other Commencement Activities Friday, May 16

* 9 a.m. Brock School of Business Senior Awards Ceremony, Brock Forum.

* 10 a.m. Brock School of Business reception for graduates and families, Ben Brown Plaza.

* 10 a.m. Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony, Shades Mountain Baptist Church.

* 10 a.m. Department of Kinesiology reception for graduates and families, Hospitality Suite, Pete Hanna Center

* 10 a.m. Department of Nutrition and Dietetics reception for graduates and families, Rotunda, Center for Healing Arts

* 4:30 p.m. Cumberland School of Law reception for graduates and families, Brewer Plaza and Memory Leake Robinson Hall.

* 4:30 p.m. Air Force ROTC Commissioning Ceremony, Reid Chapel.

Other Commencement Activities Saturday, May 17

* 10:30 a.m. School of the Arts brunch for graduates and families, South Colonnade, Hanna Center.

* Following School of the Arts and Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education Commencement, Graduating Senior Art Exhibit Reception, Art Gallery, Swearingen Hall.

 

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