Friday, May 15, 2009
Baccalaureate Mass [no tickets needed]
The Cathedral of St. Paul, 38 High Street (at the corner of High Street and Chatham Street) downtown Worcester. The Cathedral is handicapped accessible. Parking is at a premium, although there are parking lots and garages in the vicinity. Please allow yourself ample time to find parking.
This religious celebration is open to all seniors, their families and their guests. There is no limit to the number of people who may attend.
Dinner on Your Own
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Soirée [tickets required]
Plourde Recreation Center Gym, Assumption College
8:00 pm - Midnight [doors open at 8:00 pm; entertainment at 9:00 pm]
Baccalaureate Soirée will feature a live performance by Stardust, known throughout the U.S. as Boston's "Super Band." Their set will span music from the 1940s through today.
A variety of desserts and coffee will be served and a cash beer and wine bar will be available.
This is a ticketed event. Tickets are available for purchase by students, family and friends. The cost is $25 per person. Click here for the order form.
Questions about the Baccalaureate Mass and/or Baccalaureate Soirée? Contact Lili Zannotti, office of student activities at 508-767-7403.
Saturday, May 16, 2009
Commencement Exercises [no tickets needed]
H.L. Rocheleau Athletic Field, Assumption College
The academic procession will begin promptly at 9:40 am from the Plourde Recreation Center.
SPECIAL NOTE: Commencement Exercises at WPI (located on Salisbury Street) are also scheduled for May 16. To lessen traffic delays, please plan to arrive by 8:30 a.m.
For those who would rather view the ceremony from a climate-controlled environment, guests are invited to the Hagan Campus Center to watch the graduation on a closed circuit broadcast.
There is no limit to the number of people who may attend Commencement Exercises.
Dessert Reception [no tickets needed]
Immediately following Commencement Exercises
Plourde Recreation Center
A reception for graduates, families and friends
For more information, please contact Linda Rosenlund, director of special events at 508-767-7026 or firstname.lastname@example.org.