Commencement Eve, Friday, May 5, 2017
2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Scholars and Leaders Ceremony, Sawyer Center Theater, Sawyer Fine Arts Center
Graduates are recognized with Capstone, Baccalaureate and Program Recognition Awards; honor society cords; and leadership and achievement awards. The Nancy Beyer Opler Award for Excellence in Advising will also be presented to the outstanding adviser nominated by students. For more information, contact Executive Assistant for the Office of the Academic Vice President & Dean of Faculty Sue Maurer at (603) 526-3889 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Family Happy Hour, Galligan's Pub at Lethbridge Lodge
Gather with family and friends before dinner to catch-up and celebrate. Cash bar and complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be available.
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Nursing Pinning Ceremony, Sawyer Center Theater, Sawyer Fine Arts Center
Faculty present graduating student nurses with pins and welcome them into the profession. For more information, contact Administrative Coordinator for the School of Health Professions Rachel Parsons at (603) 526-3795 or email@example.com.
5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Graduate Dinner, Dining Room, Ware Student Center
Graduates celebrate their accomplishments with family and friends. Menu TBD.
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Family Wacky Bingo, Dining Hall, Ware Student Center
Graduates share a favorite campus activity with family and friends. For more information, contact Program Manager for Student Activities Connor Delaney at (603) 526-3741 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Commencement Day, Saturday, May 6, 2017
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Breakfast for the Class of 2017, Dining Room, Ware Student Center
Graduates enjoy their final breakfast together before Commencement.
Commencement Tent Seating Opens, Front Lawn
We look forward to your visit to New London and hope you will enjoy our Commencement Ceremony on the Front Lawn under the tent. You do not need tickets to attend the ceremony, but families are encouraged to limit guests to 4 – 6 per graduate.
Commencement, Front Lawn
Graduates and members of the college and greater community are recognized for outstanding contributions to Colby-Sawyer.
Immediately Following Commencement
Reception, Pierce Park
Join President Susan D. Stuebner for light refreshments and to congratulate and bid farewell to your classmates, faculty and staff before lunch with your families in town.