College to celebrate 184th commencement May 27

Hanover College will celebrate its 184th commencement, Saturday, May 27. Graduation activities will begin at 10 a.m. with the College’s traditional baccalaureate service in Fitzgibbon Recital Hall, Lynn Center for Fine Arts. The approximately 250 members of the class of 2017 will receive diplomas during a ceremony that begins at 1:30 p.m. at The Point.

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Hanover President Lake Lambert will deliver the commencement address. Mark Levett ’71, chair, will offer greetings from the College's Board of Trustees. Steven Jobe, vice president and dean of academic affairs, will recognize retiring faculty. The Rev. Catherine Y.E. Knott, Hanover’s chaplain, will perform the benediction and invocation.

In recognition of the 50th anniversary of their graduation, members of Hanover’s class of 1967 will lead the processional.

The ceremony will also feature selections by the Hanover College Choir and the Hanover College Instrumental Ensemble.

Free parking will be available throughout campus. Shuttle service will be available for individuals with disabilities or other special needs. No traffic will be permitted near The Point prior to, and during, the ceremony.

In the event of inclement weather, commencement will take place in Collier Arena. Tickets are required for entry if the ceremony is held indoors. The tickets, in limited supply, are free and available through all graduating seniors.

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