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Commencement

Class of 2018 | Going Strong
Commencement exercises for the Class of 2018 will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 7 p.m. at the J.S. Dorton Arena on the N.C. State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. Guests are invited to attend all commencement events to help celebrate this milestone with graduates.


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Information for Graduates

Graduates in Front of Johnson Hall Fountain

Commencement exercises for the Class of 2018 will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 7 p.m. at the J.S. Dorton Arena on the N.C. State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. Guests are invited to attend all commencement events to help celebrate this milestone with graduates.

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Information for Guests

Commencement Programs on Chairs in Dorton

Family and friends of Meredith College's Class of 2018 are invited to celebrate commencement. Guests are welcome at all Commencement Weekend events. A special reception for graduates and their families will be held on Saturday, May 12, from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. in Johnson Hall Rotunda.

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Strong Stories

Maria-Fernanda Diaz-Jimenez

Maria-Fernanda Diaz-Jimenez

Maria-Fernanda Diaz-Jimenez, ’18, has been graced with a mosaic of knowledge and experiences.

Profile photo of senior Madison Burton

Madison Burton

Turning her challenges into incentives for action and change, Madison Burton, ’18, has adapted to difficulties in her life in order to discover her calling.

Katie Murphy

Katie Murphy

At Meredith, Katie Murphy has come to see how her sense of responsibility is a strength.

Speaker Information

Adrienne Cole
Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce President and CEO 

Adrienne Hiner Cole, a 1993 graduate of Meredith College, is the first woman to serve as leader of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce in the organization’s 129-year history. With more than 20 years of experience, Cole previously served as the Chamber’s senior vice president of Economic Development and executive director of Wake County Economic Development.

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Adrienne Cole

Traditions

Meredith College has many commencement weekend traditions, including a Baccalaureate worship service, Class Day ceremony, and special activities for graduates and families.

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Students holding a chains of daisy's on class day gathering