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Commencement 2014


Schedule of Events

Saturday, May 31

11 a.m.: Nursing Pinning Ceremony, Mittleman Jewish Community Center in Portland. Tickets are required to attend the event.

4:30 p.m.:
Graduates and faculty report to HHPA Building, McMinnville Campus. Seniors should wear cap and gown and line up in the breezeway. Faculty assemble in the Multipurpose Room.

5 p.m.:  Baccalaureate Service, Ted Wilson Gymnasium, HHPA Building, McMinnville Campus.

6:30 p.m.: Grad Finale, Dillin Hall. Graduating seniors and their families are invited to celebrate the transition from student to alumnus during Grad Finale/Senior Celebration in Dillin Hall, following baccalaureate exercises. Register now.

Sunday, June 1

9 a.m.: Graduates report to Ted Wilson Gymnasium in cap and gown.

9:20 a.m.: Faculty robe in Fred Meyer Lounge.

10 a.m.:  Commencement on the green between Melrose Hall and the President’s House. Please note, guests seated on the green must be in place at 9:45 a.m. when access is restricted for the processional. Refreshments follow in the Oak Grove.

Steve Lopes '84Dr. Stephen Lopes, a 1984 graduate of Linfield College and the chief operating officer and chief financial officer of the University of Southern California Athletics Department, will deliver the commencement address to the Linfield class of 2014. As COO and CFO, Lopes is responsible for managing all financial resources and operations of the $100 million athletic department budget at USC. Lopes also serves as an assistant adjunct professor in the Rossier School of Education at USC and is the executive director and program coordinator for the Sports Management Institute. Read more.

Weather Information

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