Congratulations to the Class of 2016 Mid-Year Graduates. Graduation is a major accomplishment in your lives and we all want to make it an occasion that you and your families will fondly remember. This homepage offers you important information that will help make Graduation Week and the Commencement Exercises a wonderful time for all involved.

The Benedict College Mid-Year Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2016 will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, December 12, 2015 in the Benjamin E. Mays Human Resources Center Arena on campus. The Mid-Year Commencement Address will be delivered by Ms. Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson, International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA).


Order of Procession

  1. Chief Marshal
  2. The College Mace
  3. Standard Bearers: Office of the President, Administration, Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, and School of Honors
  4. Platform Party: President, Convocation Speaker, Trustees, President's Cabinet, Deans, and Program Participants

(Facing the Platform)

Prospective Graduates seated on the Right side in the HRC Arena

  1. School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
  2. School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Prospective Graduates seated on the Left side in the HRC Arena

  1. School of Business and Economics
  2. School of Education
  3. School of Health and Human Services
  4. School of Continuing Education

Faculty seated behind the Prospective Graduates.

Faculty on the Right Side:
School of Humanities, Arts and Social Science; and School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Faculty on the Left Side:
School of Business and Economics; School of Education; School of Health and Human Services; and School of Continuing Education


Baccalaureate Service will be held on Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 10:00am in the Antisdel Chapel.


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For more information, contact:
Scott Blanks, Senior Class Advisor at (803) 705-4341 or by email: blankss@benedict.edu.

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Event-Date: 
Saturday, December 12, 2015 - 9:00am

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