Meredith Commencement to be Held May 8

Meredith College will hold 2011 commencement exercises on Sunday, May 8, at 10 a.m. in Dorton Arena. Approximately 510 degrees are scheduled to be conferred by Meredith College during the ceremony.
Meredith will confer Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Social Work degrees upon graduates of the undergraduate program, as well as master’s degrees in business, education, music and nutrition. These include degrees completed in August 2010, December 2010 and May 2011.

The commencement address will be delivered by U.S. Coast Guard Vice Admiral Sally Brice-O’Hara. She is the second woman to serve in as the U.S. Coast Guard’s second in command and chief operating officer.

The full schedule of Commencement Weekend events is as follows:

Saturday, May 7, 2011
Baccalaureate Worship Service
11 a.m. – Jones Auditorium

Class Day
4 p.m. – Amphitheater

Class of 2011 Picnic
6 p.m. – Courtyard

Sunday, May 8, 2011
10 a.m. – Amphitheater (rain location – Dorton Arena, N.C. State Fairgrounds)

Luncheon honoring Class of 2011 and families immediately following Commencement –Courtyard

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Date Submitted: 2011-05-06

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