Commencement ceremony, scheduled for May 10, moved to Williams Gymnasium

May 08, 2014
Due to weather conditions, the commencement ceremony scheduled for Saturday, May 10 at 11 a.m. has been moved to Williams Gymnasium within the Williams Physical Education Center at Lees-McRae College.
In addition to two exciting keynote speakers – Mr. Thomas H. Brigham, Jr. ’72 and Ms. Jane B. Stephenson ’57 -- commencement weekend will be full of exciting events including a Baccalaureate Dinner and Baccalaureate/Hooding Service on Friday, May 9. The Baccalaureate Dinner will be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in MacDonald Dining Hall. Guests must purchase a ticket in advance to attend the dinner. After dinner, the Baccalaureate/Hooding Service will take place in Hayes Auditorium at 7 p.m. featuring speakers chosen by the Class of 2014. This year’s speakers, who will give the Blessing of the Graduates, are Dr. James Carson, Dr. Stewart Skeate, Ms. Denise Dyer and Ms. Dee Thomas.
For more information on Commencement at Lees-McRae, please contact the Registrar’s Office at 828.898.8856 or click here to visit

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