Commencement 2006

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Pre-Commencement Reception

Northern Lights Lounge in the Student Center
All friends and family are invited to both the reception and ceremony.

2:00 p.m.

Commencement: Lysaker Gymnasium

Order of Events

Order of Events

Prelude: “A Touch of Brass” Quintet

Processional: “Pomp and Circumstance” by Edward Elgar

At two p.m. , the processional will enter Lysaker Gymnasium led by the Mace-Bearer, William Peterson. The procession includes Faculty Marshal, Wendell Johnson, the faculty, candidates for degrees, and platform guests. The audience should rise for the processional and remain standing through the singing of the National Anthem.

*Presentation of Colors: AFROTC Detachment 610 Color Guard

*National Anthem: The Star Spangled Banner

"I Leave With a Song” by Cristi Cary Miller – UMC Chamber Singers directed by Joe Linder

Welcome: Charles Casey, Chancellor

Greetings from University Regents: The Honorable Clyde Allen, Jr., Regent

Address: Cindy Bigger, Associate Professor, Regional Extension Educator, Leadership and Civic Engagement

Presentation of Candidates: William Peterson, Professor, Department Head, Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Department

Conferring of Degrees: Charles Casey, Chancellor; the Honorable Clyde Allen, Jr., Regent

Congratulatory Remarks from Alumni Association: Korey Hegreberg, Class of 1998, President, University of Minnesota , Crookston, Alumni Association

Speaking for the Class: Deann Roers, Crookston Student Association President

Passing the Torch: Deann Roers to Richard Stangle (Crookston Student Association President-elect)

"A New Beginning” by Audrey Snyder – UMC Chamber Singers and Vanessa Armstrong, Cellist

* Minnesota Hymn: "Hail! Minnesota " sung by the audience (words on back page)

*Recessional: “ Largo ” by G.F. Handel – George French, pianist, Associate Professor of Music/Theatre

*The audience is requested to stand.

Please remain in your seats until after the recessional.

2006 Candidates for Graduation

2006 Candidates for Graduation

Degrees will be conferred upon those listed below, subject to the completion of all curriculum requirements.

2006 Candidates for Graduation PDF File Icon

Student Marshals

Student Marshals

(Members of Alpha Lambda Delta – First Year Honor Society and/or cumulative GPA of 3.65 or higher)

Mark R. Belanger

Amanda M. Fickes

Jason A. Foster

Pene J. Hargreaves

Josiah J. Loll

John M. Novak

Hannah S. Somerled

April J. Thorstad