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2014 Graduation

Congratulations on your recent achievement - you've made it! How excited and thrilled you must be to see how your hard work and dedication to your studies have paid off.

To celebrate this lifetime achievement with your family and friends, please attend the 2014 Commencement Ceremony and other events, if desired. You will find Commencement truly rewarding as you and your fellow classmates reflect on your time at Concordia University and celebrate a new tomorrow.

Friday, May 9, 2014 - 7:30 p.m.

Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Business Administration degree recipients in the traditional/day programs

Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 10 a.m.

Bachelor's degree recipients in the cohort/evening program

Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 2 p.m.

All Master's and graduate degree recipients

Please visit the below ceremony descriptions for further information and read the Celebration Brochure, a tool that will help you navigate through the important information regarding your big day. This brochure will be mailed to the permenant address on file with the university.


Traditional Undergraduate Programs Commencement Ceremony

Date: Friday, May 9, 2014
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Gangelhoff Center

Traditional Undergraduate (Day) Programs - Students receiving an Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Business Administration degree in the College of Arts & Letters, College of Business & Organizational Leadership, or College of Education & Science

  • Commencement Speaker - Ben Utecht
  • Student Welcome Address - Benjamin Berteau
  • Student Farewell Address - Jordan Voges
  • Honorary Doctorate - Rev. Bernard Lutz, Mr. Marion McClinton
  • Aeterna Moliri Award - Mr. Richard and Mrs. Lorraine Carlander, Mr. Roger and Mrs. Jane Roberts

Live Web Stream - Watch a live web stream of Commencement Ceremony here

Adult Undergraduate Cohort Programs Commencement Ceremony

Date: Saturday, May 10, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: Gangelhoff Center

Adult Undergraduate (Evening) Cohort Programs - Students earning a BA degree in the College of Business and Organizational Leadership or College of Education and Science

  • Commencement Speaker - Major General Larry Shellito
  • Student Welcome Address - Jeff Kerr
  • Student Farewell Address - Carrie Allen

Live Web Stream - Watch a live web stream of Commencement Ceremony here

Graduate Programs Commencement Ceremony

Date: Saturday, May 10, 2014
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Gangelhoff Center

Adult Graduate Programs - Students receiving a Master of Arts or Master of Business Administration degree.

  • Commencement Speaker - Judge Wilhelmina Wright
  • Student Welcome Address - Patrick Enderlein
  • Student Farewell Address - Joseph Wood

Live Web Stream - View a live web stream of Commencement Ceremony here.

Baccalaureate Service

Date: Thursday, May 8, 2014
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Graebner Memorial Chapel

The Baccalaureate service is a celebration of and thanksgiving for lives dedicated to learning and wisdom. The Baptismal calling and vocation of the entire community will be recognized in the prayers. The liturgy of Holden Evening Prayer with special music, prayers and blessings for the graduates and their families will guide the Concordia Community in praise and thanks to God for these gifts.

All students, faculty, staff and their family and friends are welcomed and encourage to attend this special service. Graduating students are encouraged to participate in this service by processing in their academic attire. Please RSVP your intention to process at by Monday, April 28.  Line up will take place at 7 p.m. on the second floor of Meyer Hall.

General reservations are not required and admission is free. A reception will immediately follow.






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