Commencement Program

Note:  This is the program from the 2019 ceremony.

 

 PROCESSIONAL

Fanfare for Brass by Mel Broiles
Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 by Edward Elgar

CARLETON COMMENCEMENT BAND
Conducted by
LYNN DEICHERT, Senior Lecturer in Trumpet

 ACADEMIC PROCESSION

College Marshal
CLARA HARDY,
Professor of Classics and John E. Sawyer Professor of Liberal Learning

Marshals to the Class of 2019
JOE BAGGOT, Associate Dean of Students
SINDY FLEMING, Assistant Dean of Students

SALUTATORY

Selections from What Now? By Ann Patchett
CAROLYN FURE-SLOCUM ’82, College Chaplain

WELCOME

STEVEN POSKANZER, President

GRADUATION REFLECTIONS

“A Time to Reap”
GIFTY AMOS NWANKWO ’19

 “Laugh With Me”
HEBBA GOUDA ’19

 HONORARY DEGREE

“How to Be Prepared for the Jobs That Don’t Yet Exist”
JIMMY KOLKER ’70,
Doctor of Humane Letters honoris causa

 PRESENTATION OF CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE OF
BACHELOR OF ARTS

PAUL THIBOUTOT,
Vice President and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

 CONFERRING OF DEGREES AND AWARDING OF DIPLOMAS

STEVEN POSKANZER, President

 VALEDICTORY

“If, here, you have found freedom…” by Lauralyn Bellamy
CAROLYN FURE-SLOCUM ’82, College Chaplain

 THE ALMA MATER

"Carleton, Our Alma Mater"
Air "Officer of the Day" by R.B. Hall

 RECESSIONAL

March in D by Ludwig van Beethoven