332 to Graduate at Andrews this Weekend
Date: August 1, 2007
On Sunday, August 5, Andrews University will add 332 undergraduates and graduates to its more than 30,000 alumni. Students, their families, and community members will have the opportunity to take part in not just commencement exercises on the Berrien Springs campus, but also many other activities.
June Madrigal, associate dean of women at Andrews University, will speak for the consecration service at 8:00 p.m.. Friday, August 3, in the Pioneer Memorial Church. The title of her presentation will be "Born to be a Worshiper."
The baccalaureate service for graduate and undergraduate students will take place Saturday, August 4, at 11:20 a.m. in the Pioneer Memorial Church. Kenneth D. Mulzac, associate professor of Christian ministry at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary, will speak on "Divine Directives for Success."
The Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary will hold a dedication service on Saturday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. in the Seminary Chapel. Also in the afternoon, the Department of Clinical & Laboratory Sciences will hold a certificate ceremony at 5:00 p.m. in the Youth Chapel of Pioneer Memorial Church. A vespers service will be held at 8:30 p.m. in Pioneer Memorial Church and a reception hosted by President Andreasen will follow for the graduates and their families in the Campus Center.
Commencement for graduate and undergraduate students takes place Sunday, August 5, at 9:00 a.m. in Pioneer Memorial Church. Ella S. Simmons will be the keynote speaker for the commencement service. Dr. Simmons is a general vice president of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists in Silver Spring, Md. Her commencement address is entitled "The Road Not Taken."
Seating in the main sanctuary is restricted to ticket holders only; however, there is overflow seating available in the Youth Chapel for those without tickets. Graduation services will be available to be viewed live on the Internet by logging on to http://www.andrews.edu/graduation/.