Dear Graduates, Parents, Families, and Friends of Graduates:
It is my pleasure to invite each of you to join us for the commencement events scheduled for May 16-18, 2014. We are very excited about the schedule developed for this year, which will allow us to honor the outstanding work of our graduating students.
As you will see in the enclosed materials, our Commencement Committee has
planned a variety of different events for the weekend. For our seniors, the traditional Baccalaureate Ceremony is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 17, 2014, on the campus, followed by the Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 18, 2014, at the MassMutual Center in downtown Springfield. For our graduate students, a number of programs have special events planned for Friday,
May 16, 2014, and the Graduate Commencement Ceremony is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 17, 2014, on the campus.
Tickets are not required for any event, so I hope that families and friends will attend as many events as possible. Please read this information carefully. If you have any questions, please consult the list of important phone numbers so you can call to be
sure that you have the information that you need.
As part of each commencement ceremony, it will be my great pleasure to welcome you and to confer the degrees upon our new graduates. On behalf of the Springfield College Board of Trustees, faculty, staff, and students, we look forward to seeing you at the Commencement Weekend activities that will honor the 2014 graduates of the College!
Mary-Beth Cooper, PhD, DM
Sat., May 17, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.
Graduate commencement exercises will be held on Naismith Green; Degrees awarded will include all master's degrees, certificates of advanced instruction, and doctoral degrees.
Sat., May 17, 2014 at 1:30 p.m.
Baccalaureate ceremony exercises will be held on Naismith Green for bachelor's degree graduates and their families.
Sun., May 18, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.
Undergraduate commencement exercises will be held at the Mass Mutual Center in Springfield, MA.