Carroll College will hold its 2017 commencement ceremony on Saturday May 13, with 268 students graduating. Carroll College alumni from the classes of 1957 and 1967 will also be honored.
Associate Professor of Engineering, Mr. Gary Fischer, will provide remarks during the ceremony. Mr. Fischer was the recipient of the 2015 Outstanding Teaching Award.
The class of 2017 senior speaker will be Chase Farrell of Spokane, Washington. Farrell, who is graduating with a major in business administration, was elected by his fellow classmates to speak on their behalf.
In addition, the college will be honoring the achievements of exceptional faculty and students with the Outstanding Teaching Award, Distinguished Scholar Award, Bishop Gilmore Memorial Award for Outstanding Scholarship, and the Michael Murphy Award for Outstanding Collegiate Citizenship.
A schedule of commencement activities is as follows:
Saturday, May 13, 2017
10:00 a.m., Baccalaureate Mass, Cathedral of St. Helena
Due to limited seating in the Cathedral, admission to Baccalaureate is by ticket only. Doors to the Cathedral open at 8:30 a.m.
2:00 p.m., Commencement, PE Center
Due to fire code regulations at the Carroll PE Center, guest tickets will be required for the 2017 Commencement ceremony. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early to select suitable seats. Doors to the PE Center open at 12:30 p.m.
The commencement will be streamed live at http://www.carroll.edu/graduation.