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Commencement

2013 Schedule

Friday, May 24

12:15 p.m.
Muslim Friday Prayer Service
For more information contact Mireille Koukjian, advisor to the Muslim Student Association, 315-859-4314 or mkoukjia@hamilton.edu.
5 p.m.
Sigma Xi Induction and Dinner
Open to members of Sigma Xi and their families.
Wellin Atrium, Taylor Science Center
5-7 p.m.
Casual Pub Gathering 
Seniors are invited to meet with friends, family and faculty members.
The Little Pub
6 p.m.
Kabalat Shabat Dinner
Reservations required by May 1, 2013. Anat Guez, Jewish Chaplain, 315-859-4856 or aguez@hamilton.edu. $20 per person.
Azel Backus House
9:30 p.m.
Fireworks Display
Royce Baseball Field

 

Saturday, May 25

10 a.m.
Arboretum Tour
Guided tour of Hamilton’s Arboretum
Gazebo (behind Elihu Root House)
11:30 a.m.
Class of 2013 Tree Planting and Dedication
Corner of Campus Road and College Hill Road
10:30 a.m.
Book Signing
Maurice Isserman, the Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of History, will talk about his latest book, the just published Cronkite's War: His World War II Letters Home, which he co-authored with Walter Cronkite IV, Cronkite's grandson and a member of the Hamilton College Class of 2011. Copies of the Cronkite book and Isserman's 2011 book On the Hill: A Bicentennial History of Hamilton College, will be available for purchase and signing following the talk.
Room 112, Sadove Student Center
11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Lunch
$7 per person.
McEwen Dining Hall
* Box lunches also available
Noon
A Cappella Concert
Wellin Hall, Schambach Center
1 p.m.
Tour of Current Exhibitions — Dannielle Tegeder: Painting in the Extended Field and Senior Art Projects 2013
Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art
1 and 2 p.m.
Peony Festival
Talk and garden tours of the world-renowned
A.P. Saunders peonies
Grant Garden (behind Elihu Root House)
3 p.m.
Baccalaureate Service
Margaret Bundy Scott Field House
4–5 p.m.
Reception with Members of the Faculty
Tent on Dunham Green
5 p.m.
Catholic Mass
Chapel
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Family Buffet Dinner
No reservations required. $12 per person.
McEwen Dining Hall
9 p.m.
Senior Concert
Wellin Hall, Schambach Center

 

Sunday, May 26

8 a.m.
Nondenominational Prayer Breakfast
College Chaplain Jeffrey H. McArn
Reservations requested. 315-859-4130.
Sunporch, Sadove Student Center
8 a.m.
Phi Beta Kappa Induction and Breakfast
Open to members of PBK and their families.
Soper Hall of Commons
8:30 a.m.
Doors open for Commencement seating
Margaret Bundy Scott Field House
10:15 a.m.
Academic Procession and Commencement Ceremony
Margaret Bundy Scott Field House
12:30 p.m.
Commencement Picnic
Tent on the Dunham Green and Sage Rink
Additional rain site: Soper Hall of Commons
2 p.m.
Posse Ceremony
Fillius Events Barn

 

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