Commencement Weekend, May 11 & 12, 2019

The University of the South's 2018-19 academic year came to a close May 10, 11, and 12 with three ceremonies marking graduation weekend on the Mountain. Commencement and Baccalaureate ceremonies will be held for students from the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Letters, and the School of Theology. Honorary degrees were presented during the School of Theology Commencement May 10 and during the Baccalaureate ceremony May 11. Both Commencement ceremonies and the Baccalaureate service were live-streamed and the recordings of those events can be found below.

Please visit the School of Theology website for more information about the Commencement service Friday, May 10.

The University Baccalaureate service was held Saturday, May 11, in All Saints’ Chapel. Dr. John R. Seffrin, former chief executive of the American Cancer Society,  delivered the Baccalaureate address. Seffrin served as chief executive of the American Cancer Society from 1992 to 2015. He served on the White House Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health; was appointed to the National Cancer Policy Board; and led the creation of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.

2019 Baccalaureate Service

2019 College and School of Letters Commencement

On Sunday, May 12, a Convocation for Conferring of Degrees was held for the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Letters. Almost 400 students graduated from the College, and 16 received master’s degrees from the School of Letters.