The graduating Class of 2013 was honored at Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement Exercises on Saturday, May 11th, 2013, along with the Carroll College graduates from the Class of 1963 and 1953.
View the entire 2013 commencement ceremony below. Program highlights can be found at the following times: Processional - 0:00; Program begins - 32:00; Borromeo Award/Fr. Peter Byrne - 41:00; Honorary Degree/Dr. Carolyn Woo - 57:00; Golden Grads Class of '53 & '63 - 1:23:00, Class of 2013 Response/Jonathan Lenz - 1:28:00; Bishop Gilmore Award - 1:39:00, Michael Murphy Award - 1:41:30; Degrees Awarded - 1:44:00; Dr. Thomas M. Evans remarks - 2:25:00.
I want to extend my sincere congratulations to you as a parent. Your financial assistance, moral support and guidance have played an important part in this college journey. Thank you for entrusting us with your student. Now it is time to celebrate their significant achievement!
If you have questions or need additional information, please feel free to call the Registrar's Office at (406) 447-5435.
Catherine (Cathy) D. Day
Wednesday/Thursday, May 8-9, 2013
10:00am-3:00pm, O'Connell Hall Lobby/Conference Rooms
Graduates pick up cap, gown, hood, Baccalaureate Mass tickets and line-up number and complete a brief survey.
At this time, graduates may bring items for your class time capsule. Smaller mementos like your ID cards, name tags and photos are the best because space is limited. Graduates need to complete the financial aid exit interview and clear all bills at the Business Office (parking tickets, library fines, etc.) beforehand.
Friday, May 10, 2013
1:00pm, PE Center
Rehearsal for Commencement. This event is mandatory for all graduates. We'll explain all details for Commencement Day including where you line up and how you wear your hood.
2:00pm, East Side of Campus
The Carroll College Board of Trustees and President Thomas M. Evans cordially invite you to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Carroll campus apartments. We will gather on the east side of Carroll's campus, across the road from the Fortin Science Center faculty parking lot.
3:00pm, St. Al's Lawn
"Unveiling of the Bricks" will occur near St. Al's on Alumni Walk, hosted by the Alumni Office and Student Activities. During this event graduates will fill their class time capsule. Graduates, families and special guests are all invited.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
10:00am, Baccalaureate Mass, Cathedral of St. Helena
Graduates will assemble on the south lawn of the Cathedral at 9:30am. In case of inclement weather, gather in the Brondel Center (basement) of the Cathedral which can be accessed through the north doors facing the parking lot. Because of limited seating capactiy in the Cathedral, each graduate is issued two (2) tickets. Please let your family and friends know that admission to Baccalaureate Mass is by ticket only. Immediately following Mass, your class will process to the front steps of the Cathedral for a photograph.
11:00am-1:00pm, Commencement Brunch, Campus Center
Commencement Brunch is offered for graduates, family and guests for $15 per person with children age 10 and under charged $8 (Graduates are free!). Tickets must be purchased online on the Student Life/Student webpage by Thursday, May 1st. All tickets will be distributed to the graduate at cap-and-gown pick-op on Wednesday or Thursday. No charge for graduates, but you STILL NEED TO ORDER YOUR TICKET.
2:00pm Commencement, PE Center
Degree candidates assemble at the south side of Guad Hall at 1:30pm. In case of inclement weather, graduates assemble in the Fitness Center in the PE Center. Commencement seating is open to all and families are encouraged to arrive early to select suitable seats. Doors to the PE Center open at 1:00pm. After the ceremony, please leave your hood at the concession window (Graduates who do not return their hoods will be assessed a charge of $75).
Download the following speeches from the 2013 Carroll College Commencement ceremony.
Memorialize the moment you walked across that stage! Each graduate will be captured on memory chip. To view proofs, visit helenaphotography.com, click on Previews and insert “carroll college 2013” as your session ID. Contact Helena Photography for more information:
426 N. Last Chance Gulch
Helena, MT 59601
Helena Photography will be taking a class and individual photograph(s) at graduation. Kevin Hudson, the owner of Helena Photography, will be sending information to graduates and their families about how to order your pictures or he can be contacted at www.helenaphotography.com.
Standard graduation announcements can be ordered at the Carroll Bookstore at the cost of $1.25 each. For personalized graduation announcements go to www.jostens.com to place your order.
Families planning to seek lodging in the Helena area, should make your reservations as soon as possible. For information about lodging you can go to the official Travel Montana website.
Guests who might need special accommodations during the 2pm Commencement ceremony, such as wheelchair access or seating on a lower level, can contact the Registrar's Office at 447-5435 and we will do our best to help meet your needs.
If you have any questions regarding rehearsal, Baccalaureate Mass or Commencement, please feel free to stop by the Registrar's Office, call 447-5435, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carroll graduates, students, families and guests are encouraged to join in the Commencement Brunch. Brunch tickets must be purchased online by Thursday, May 1st, and will not be available at the door. Tickets are $15 per person with a reduced price for children under the age of 10 at $8 per child. No charge for graduates, but you STILL NEED TO ORDER YOUR TICKET.
For questions regarding rehearsal, baccalaureate or commencement, please feel free to contact the Registrar's Office at 447-5435 or email@example.com .