May 7, 2003
WHO: Some 385 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students,
along with their families, friends and distinguished faculty.
WHAT: will celebrate the 151st St. Mary’s University commencement ceremonies
with an outdoor Baccalaureate Mass and reception. A
at Catholic universities, the baccalaureate service
welcomes all faith traditions.
WHEN: Friday, May 9
6:45 p.m. Academic procession of faculty and professional
7 p.m. Mass
8 p.m. Reception
WHERE: Quadrangle, in front of Blume Academic Library, St. Mary’s campus.
In case of rain, the event will be moved to the Bill
Alumni Athletics & Convocation Center, at St. Mary’s.
GRADUATION: Saturday, May 10. Commencement exercises begin at 1:30 p.m. at
Freeman Coliseum. Keynote speaker: Raul Rodriguez, managing director and
chief development officer, North American Development Bank.