University of Jamestown Prepares for Commencement Weekend


JAMESTOWN, ND: Commencement weekend at University of Jamestown begins Friday, May 11, with activities running through Saturday, May 12.



Friday, May 11

  • 5 p.m.: Alumni Hall of Fame Banquet in the Harold Newman Arena Lobby
    • Jim Johnson (’65) and Kerstin Leuther (’88) will be added to the Alumni Hall of Fame. Dr. Irene Paasch (Communication Department Chair) and Dorothy Holley (English Faculty) will be recognized as Professors Emeriti.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Commencement Concert in the Voorhees Chapel


Saturday, May 12

  • 10:30 a.m.: Baccalaureate in the Harold Newman Arena
    • Professor Ben Kirkeby, Baccalaureate speaker
  • Following Baccalaureate: Nursing Pinning Ceremony in the Reiland Fine Arts Center
  • 2:30 p.m.: Commencement in the Harold Newman Arena
    • Robert Badal, Commencement speaker