Concordia St. Paul News

May 5, 2016

Concordia Celebrates the Class of 2016

Concordia University, St. Paul will host baccalaureate and commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2016, May 6-7, on the Concordia campus. Commencement ceremonies begin with undergraduate programs on Friday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m., followed by undergraduate degree completion programs on Saturday, May 7 at 10 a.m., and graduate programs May 7 at 2 p.m. All 2016 commencement ceremonies will take place at the Gangelhoff Center. The weekend celebration begins with the Baccalaureate service at the Graebner Memorial Chapel on Friday, May 6 at 4 p.m.

2016 Commencement Ceremony Schedule

Traditional Undergraduate Programs – Friday, May 6, 7:30 p.m., Gangelhoff Center

Students receiving an Associate of Arts degree and Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Business Administration degree

Commencement Speaker: Rev. David Andrus (’81)
Student Welcome Address: Jordyn Jones
Student Farewell Address: Karina Schlecht
Honorary Degrees: Rev. David Andrus (Doctor of Letters), Dr. Sara Evans (Doctor of Letters)
Aeterna Moliri Award: Rev. Vernon (Acad. ’55, J.C. ’57) and Mrs. Betty (J.C. ’57) Gundermann 

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Undergraduate Degree Completion Programs – Saturday, May 7, 10 a.m., Gangelhoff Center

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degree, Bachelor of Science Nursing recipients

Commencement Speaker: Daniel Ferrise (’08)
Student Welcome: Corey Peterson
Student Farewell: Kathy Forcier 

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Graduate Programs – Saturday, May 7, 2 p.m., Gangelhoff Center

Master of Arts, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science and Educational Specialist degree recipients

Commencement Speaker: Dr. Sara Evans
Student Welcome: Elizabeth Aull
Student Farewell: Stephanie Olson

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