SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Class of 2013 New Alumni Welcome
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Annenberg 2nd Floor Patio
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Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Phi Kappa Phi Initiation Ceremony
1:30 p.m., Bing Theater
Juniors with a 3.9 or higher GPA; seniors with a 3.85 or higher GPA, and graduate students in the top percentage of their classes are invited for initiation to the Society. Faculty and staff are also initiated into membership at this event.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Senior and Graduate Recognition Awards Ceremony
1:00 p.m., Bovard Auditorium
Invitation-only ceremony. Awards presented include The Order of Troy, The Order of Areté, and The Order of the Laurel and the Palm.
Communication Master's Reception
4:30 p.m., Davidson Conference Center, Embassy Room
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Master of Public Diplomacy Program Reception
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Patio of The University Club
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5:00 p.m., Bovard Auditorium
Baccalaureate is a non-denominational, inter-faith celebration open to all students and their guests. The service features music and readings from a wide range of religious traditions, and concludes with a benediction over the graduating students.
6:30 p.m., Pardee Way
This beautiful dinner hosts 1,200 students and families under an enormous canopy on Pardee Way. The cost is $35.00 per person, which includes tax, gratuity, and wine or other beverage. There is no limit to the number of tickets you can buy, but tables will be seated in groups of ten (i.e. if you buy eleven tickets, we will have to split your party among two adjacent tables).
African-American Cultural Celebration
8:00 p.m., Bovard Auditorium
The African-American Cultural Celebration serves as a traditional rite of passage that recognizes and affirms students of African descent who have completed a rigorous journey through academia at USC.
Chicano/Latino Graduation Celebration
8:00 p.m., Howard Jones Field
Continuing the tradition since its inception in 1980, the Chicano/Latino Graduate Celebration formerly known as the Chicano/Latino Graduation takes place the night before USC Commencement. The bilingual ceremony celebrates graduating students’ personal and academic achievements in the spirit and traditions of Latino culture.
Asian Pacific Cultural Celebration
8:00 p.m., Ronald Tutor Campus Center, Grand Ballroom
The Asian Pacific Graduate Celebration aims to recognize and celebrate the strength of the Asian Pacific community at USC and to inspire the Asian Pacific community about their limitless opportunities post-graduation.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Ph.D. Graduate Luncheon
12:45 p.m. Reception
1:15 p.m. Program
Davidson Conference Center, Vineyard Room
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. Commencement Day Welcome for New Grads
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Widney Alumni House