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Fall Commencement 2014

Bethune-Cookman University is a church-affiliated institution founded by Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune on the principles of her faith in God. The Service of Consecration is a sacred worship experience of consecration when we ask God to anoint and bless all graduates. At the end of the Service of Consecration, the platform guests, faculty, and candidates will march to the statue of our founder, Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, for a Candlelight Wreath Laying Ceremony. In the event of rain, the wreath laying ceremony will be held inside the Bethune Performing Arts Center.

Commencement is a formal ceremony to celebrate the candidates' commissioning into a new mission (undertaking) of life. Bethune-Cookman University develops graduates who are honorable, democratic citizens capable of making worthwhile contributions to society. The University expects its graduates to uphold the highest moral and ethical standards set forth by our founder Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune by practicing self-discipline throughout the graduation activities. Only those students who have completed all requirements for graduation from Bethune-Cookman University may participate.

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Events Schedule

 

 

BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY

2014 FALL COMMENCEMENT CALENDAR


WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2014

7:00 p.m.

The Service of Consecration

The Gertrude Hotchkiss Heyn Chapel

Thomas White Hall (The Administration Building)

Bethune-Cookman University Campus

The Candlelight Wreath Laying Ceremony

Immediately following the Service of Consecration

at the Gravesite of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2014

4:00 p.m.

Reception in Honor of the Graduates

The Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center (Lobby)

698 West International Speedway

Bethune-Cookman University Campus

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2014

10:00 a.m

The Commencement Ceremony

The Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center (PAC)

698 West International Speedway

Bethune-Cookman University Campus

Directions: http://www.cookman.edu/visitors/pac/directions.html

Additional information regarding Fall Commencement will be available soon

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