GEORGETOWN, KY – Saturday, May 10, will be a full day of undergraduate and graduate commencement activity at Georgetown College.
Undergraduate commencement for the Class of 2014 is at 10 a.m. in the delightful outdoor setting of Giddings Lawn.
President M. Dwaine Greene will preside and deliver the commencement address. It is expected that 208 Bachelor’s degrees will be conferred during the ceremony.
There will be one Honorary Degree presented and the prestigious Don and Chris Kerr Cawthorne Excellence in Teaching Award will be given to a faculty member.
The day begins with an 8 o’clock parents, families, friends, and alumni continental breakfast in the lobby of Anna Ashcraft Ensor Learning Resource Center.
At the same time, members of the Class of 1964 will be enjoying a 50 Year Golden Reunion Breakfast in the Jones-Hall-Nelson Suite of Cralle Student Center. Afterward, they will don regalia and be recognized during the commencement program.
Giddings lawn for undergraduate commencement permits a large gathering of relatives and friends to attend. In the event of inclement weather, however, the ceremony moves inside to Davis-Reid Alumni Gym and seating is more restricted.
Later in the afternoon at 3 o’clock, commencement for graduates of Georgetown’s Master of Arts in Education program will be held in John L. Hill Chapel.
It is expected that 51 degrees will be conferred. The speaker is to be alumna Michelle Pedigo ’90, Regional Vice President, METLIFE.