On Friday, May 17, 2013, there will be a separate Baccalaureate Awards and Hooding Ceremony, Mass and reception to be held on campus. The Awards and Hooding ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. in Hayes Auditorium, Grace Center. The Baccalaureate Mass will be held at 5 p.m. on the same day in the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception in Founders Hall, for all graduates and their guests. Following the Mass, a reception will take place in Smith Hall, which is located in The Academy (South Wing) of Founders Hall, on the second floor.
The 2013 Commencement Speaker is Vikki Pryor, founding principal of Change Create Transform. Ms. Pryor has been named one of the 75 Most Powerful African American Women in Business by Black Enterprise and twice named as one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in New York by Crain’s New York Business.
About the College of Mount Saint Vincent
The College of Mount Saint Vincent is an academically excellent, authentically inclusive, Catholic and ecumenical liberal arts college. It combines a strong core curriculum with a full array of majors in the liberal arts and selected professional fields of study, including accounting, business administration, education, and nursing. Through its School of Professional and Continuing Studies, the College extends its primary undergraduate mission by offering high quality graduate studies in business, education and nursing and an array of undergraduate and certificate programs serving non-traditional students. Mount Saint Vincent is located on a pastoral campus in New York City, with easy access to all the educational, cultural, and recreational opportunities that the City affords.
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