AIKCU commencements continue this weekend (through June 7)

Spring commencement season continues this Saturday as graduates from Thomas More College and the University of Pikeville prepare to join the AIKCU Class of 2014.

Governor Steve Beshear will be the keynote speaker at both UPIKE ceremonies this weekend. He will also be the featured speaker next weekend at  the commencements of both Transylvania University and Centre College.

Spalding University graduates will round out the Class of 2014 when they walk on June 7.

(See earlier posts for details about the first 15 commencements of the season: Commencement season…commences and 12 AIKCU members to celebrate commencements this weekend.)

AIKCU Commencement Activities for the Weekend of May 17-18

 

University of Pikeville

Saturday, May 17

University of Pikeville — Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine Commencement
9:30 a.m.
East Kentucky Expo Center
Commencement Speaker: Gov. Steve Beshear
Honorary degree: Gov. Steve Beshear, Doctor of Public Service

University of Pikeville — College of Arts and Sciences and Coleman College of Business Commencement
2 PM
East Kentucky Expo Center
Commencement Speaker: Gov. Steve Beshear
Honorary degree: Gov. Steve Beshear, Doctor of Public Service

UPIKE commencement news release

Thomas More College

Saturday, May 17
1:30 PM
Connor Convocation Center
Commencement Speaker: Rick Hulefeld, Executive Director of Children, Inc.
Honorary Degrees: Matthew Toebben, Rick Hulefeld
Anticipated number of graduates: 315

AIKCU Commencement Activities for the Weekend of May 24-25 and beyond

Transylvania University

Saturday, May 24
9:30 AM
Lawn in front of Old Morrison (rain location: Beck Center)
Commencement Speaker: Gov. Steve Beshear
Honorary degrees and awards: Honorary doctor of humane letters to Dr. Lula Morton Drewes, class of 1967, and Patrick H. Molloy, class of 1963; President’s Award to Michael Mitchell, class of 1963. All three played key roles in the desegregation of Transylvania’s campus in the fall of 1963: http://www.transy.edu/diversity/still_overcoming.htm
Anticipated number of graduates: 244 bachelor’s degrees

Transylvania University commencement page.


Centre College

Sunday, May 25

Baccalaureate
11 AM
Newlin Hall,  Norton Center for the Arts
Baccalaureate Speaker: Dr. Christopher Howard, president of Hampden-Sydney College

Commencement
3 PM
Newlin Hall, Norton Center for the Arts
Commencement Speaker: Gov. Steve Beshear
Honorary Degrees: Gov. Steve Beshear and Dr. Christopher Howard, president, Hampden-Sydney College
Anticipated number of graduates: 326
Commencement page
Baccalaureate release
Commencement release

 

Spalding University

Saturday, June 7
10 AM
Canaan Christian Church
Spalding commencement page