153rd Commencement Convocation, May 19, 2013
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Augustana College will hold its 153rd Commencement Convocation at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, 2013, at the i wireless Center, 1201 River Dr., Moline, Ill.
Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas L. Kilbride will deliver the commencement speech. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.
Kilbride has close connections to Augustana. His wife Mary is a mathematics instructor at Augustana. Their daughter Colleen, is a 2009 graduate and their daughter Clare is a candidate for graduation with the Class of 2013.
Noon-1 p.m. Senior Honors Convocation in Centennial Hall.
10 a.m. Baccalaureate
The annual service will begin at 10 a.m. in Centennial Hall. The Rev. Michael L. Burk, bishop of the Southeastern Iowa Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, will deliver the baccalaureate sermon.
10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. College Center brunch
A special brunch will be available for graduates and guests who do not wish to leave campus. No reservations are necessary.
3 p.m. Commencement Convocation
No tickets are required for the ceremony. The i wireless Center has sufficient seating capacity for commencement and is handicapped accessible. Graduating seniors or family members with seating or accessibility concerns are encouraged to visit the i wireless Center web site at iwirelesscenter.com for details.