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Ripon College Commencement is this Sunday!Join us on campus at 1pm for this amazing ceremony with our Class of 2014 graduates! Our theme this year is: The New Media. This theme explores how we communicate and share information in an time when we talk face to face via two screens, share pictures instantly, and can share our opinions across the world in the push of a button.Our honored guests are David Plotz and Hanna Rosin of the online magazine Slate. For more info on our speakers visit: http://www.ripon.edu/commencement2014/Here is the calendar for the weekend:


Friday, May 16, 2014
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Ripon College Bookstore Special Commencement Hours
1:15 p.m. ROTC CommissioningReception to followGreat Hall, Harwood Memorial Union





Saturday, May 17, 2014
8 a.m.-9 p.m. Ripon College Senior Art ExhibitLobby, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Ripon College Bookstore Special Commencement Hours
4-5:30 p.m. President’s ReceptionFor graduates and their families, Trustees, faculty and staffGreat Hall, Harwood Memorial Union
8-9 p.m. Baccalaureate ServiceAn interfaith service featuring senior speakers and musical performancesFirst Congregational Church, 220 Ransom St.
The following Academic Receptions are for graduating majors, minors and their families.
1-2 p.m. CommunicationThe home of Professor Jody and Jon Roy, 631 E. Jackson St.
1-2:30 p.m. Psychology/PsychobiologyEvans Center
1-3 p.m. Biology/Chemistry-Biology/Psychobiology/Environmental StudiesThe McCullough Family Lounge, Farr Hall of Science
1-3 p.m. Chemistry/Chemistry-Biology/PhysicsThe home of Barbara ’68 and Dr. Cris Johnson ’69, 646 Lincoln St.
1:30-2:30 p.m. ReligionMihaly Room, S.N. Pickard Commons
1:30-3 p.m. PhilosophyWensink Faculty Lounge, East Hall
2:30-3:30 p.m. Business Management/EconomicsMuseum, West Hall
2:30-3:30 p.m. English/Art/Music/Theatre/Educational StudiesLobby, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts
3-4:30 p.m. German/Romance and Classical Languages/Classical StudiesThe home of Professor Eddie and Astride Lowry, 646 Woodside Ave.






Sunday, May 18, 2014
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Ripon College Bookstore Special Commencement Hours
9:15 a.m. Phi Beta Kappa Induction CeremonyGreat Hall, Harwood Memorial Union
10 a.m. Senior Brunch and ForumA discussion featuring the honorary degree recipients, moderated by President Zach Messitte Brunch served until 10:30 a.m. for graduates, families, friends, faculty, staff and TrusteesS.N. Pickard CommonsForum from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
12:45 p.m. Commencement Procession AssemblyGraduates will line up on the sidewalk between East and Todd Wehr halls (In case of inclement weather, graduates should meet in Aylward Hall, J.M. Storzer Center)
1:30 p.m. Commencement CeremonyHarwood Memorial Union Lawn (In case of inclement weather, to be held in Wyman Gymnasium, J.M. Storzer Center)
Following CeremonyReceptionSmith Hall Lawn (In case of inclement weather, to be held in Aylward Hall, J.M. Storzer Center)
3:45 p.m. Politics and Government/National Security Studies ReceptionWensink Faculty Lounge, East Hall

Ripon College Commencement is this Sunday!
Join us on campus at 1pm for this amazing ceremony with our Class of 2014 graduates! Our theme this year is: The New Media. This theme explores how we communicate and share information in an time when we talk face to face via two screens, share pictures instantly, and can share our opinions across the world in the push of a button.

Our honored guests are David Plotz and Hanna Rosin of the online magazine Slate. For more info on our speakers visit: http://www.ripon.edu/commencement2014/

Here is the calendar for the weekend:

Friday, May 16, 2014

9 a.m.-4 p.m. 
Ripon College Bookstore Special Commencement Hours

1:15 p.m. 
ROTC Commissioning
Reception to follow
Great Hall, Harwood Memorial Union

Saturday, May 17, 2014

8 a.m.-9 p.m. 
Ripon College Senior Art Exhibit
Lobby, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts

9 a.m.-4 p.m. 
Ripon College Bookstore Special Commencement Hours

4-5:30 p.m. 
President’s Reception
For graduates and their families, Trustees, faculty and staff
Great Hall, Harwood Memorial Union

8-9 p.m. 
Baccalaureate Service
An interfaith service featuring senior speakers and musical performances
First Congregational Church, 220 Ransom St.


The following Academic Receptions are for graduating majors, minors and their families.

1-2 p.m. Communication
The home of Professor Jody and Jon Roy, 631 E. Jackson St.

1-2:30 p.m. Psychology/Psychobiology
Evans Center

1-3 p.m. Biology/Chemistry-Biology/Psychobiology/Environmental Studies
The McCullough Family Lounge, Farr Hall of Science

1-3 p.m. Chemistry/Chemistry-Biology/Physics
The home of Barbara ’68 and Dr. Cris Johnson ’69, 646 Lincoln St.

1:30-2:30 p.m. Religion
Mihaly Room, S.N. Pickard Commons

1:30-3 p.m. Philosophy
Wensink Faculty Lounge, East Hall

2:30-3:30 p.m. Business Management/Economics
Museum, West Hall

2:30-3:30 p.m. English/Art/Music/Theatre/Educational Studies
Lobby, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts

3-4:30 p.m. German/Romance and Classical Languages/Classical Studies
The home of Professor Eddie and Astride Lowry, 646 Woodside Ave.

Sunday, May 18, 2014

9 a.m.-4 p.m. 
Ripon College Bookstore Special Commencement Hours

9:15 a.m. 
Phi Beta Kappa Induction Ceremony
Great Hall, Harwood Memorial Union

10 a.m. 
Senior Brunch and Forum
A discussion featuring the honorary degree recipients, moderated by President Zach Messitte Brunch served until 10:30 a.m. for graduates, families, friends, faculty, staff and Trustees
S.N. Pickard Commons
Forum from 10:30-11:30 a.m.

12:45 p.m. 
Commencement Procession Assembly
Graduates will line up on the sidewalk between East and Todd Wehr halls 
(In case of inclement weather, graduates should meet in Aylward Hall, J.M. Storzer Center)

1:30 p.m. 
Commencement Ceremony
Harwood Memorial Union Lawn 
(In case of inclement weather, to be held in Wyman Gymnasium, J.M. Storzer Center)

Following Ceremony
Reception
Smith Hall Lawn (In case of inclement weather, to be held in Aylward Hall, J.M. Storzer Center)

3:45 p.m. 
Politics and Government/National Security Studies Reception
Wensink Faculty Lounge, East Hall

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