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Greenville College Announces 2015 Commencement Schedule and Speakers

Ivy Cutting CeremonyGreenville College will conduct its 123rd commencement exercises on May 22 and 23. Commencement activities will kick off on Friday, May 22 with the Ivy Cutting Ceremony at 6:15 p.m., followed by the Baccalaureate Ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Master’s degree, adult degree completion and off-campus partnership students will be recognized on Saturday, May 23 at 10:00 a.m. in Crum Recreation Center.  Traditional undergraduate students will be recognized at 3:00 p.m. also in Crum Recreation Center. 

The 2015 Baccalaureate Keynote Speaker, nominated by graduating seniors, will be Dr. Ben Wayman, Assistant Professor of Religion at Greenville College. 

Kirk ElmquistSaturday’s ceremonies at 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. will feature Commencement Keynote Speaker Kirk Elmquist, Tournament Director for Bass Pro Shops Legends at Big Cedar Lodge. Following the traditional undergraduate ceremony, the Greenville College Choir will perform a concert at 5:30 p.m. in Whitlock Music Center.

All of this year’s events scheduled for commencement weekend are open to the public with the exception of Saturday’s breakfast reception for graduates and their families.

Commencement Schedule 

Friday, May 22

  • 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Commencement Dinner – Armington Center
  • 6:30 p.m. Ivy Cutting Ceremony – Front Lawn (ceremony will be moved to Crum Recreation Center in the event of inclement weather)
  • 7:30 p.m. Baccalaureate - Crum Recreation Center

Saturday, May 23

This story was published on May 14, 2015

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