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97th Commencement Ceremony
Published: May 1, 2019
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Commencement will be held on the lawn. Please note that location changes due to rain will be announced by 11 AM on Saturday morning, May 4th. Please check your Eastern Nazarene College email, e2campus alerts, and the website for updated information on Commencement.
On Saturday, May 4th Eastern Nazarene College will celebrate its 97th Commencement in Quincy at 23 Elm Avenue. Commencement exercises are scheduled to take place on the front lawn of the campus at 2:30 PM, weather permitting. In the event of rain, Commencement will be held at the Wollaston Church of the Nazarene. In addition to marking an historic 100th anniversary of the college in Quincy, the 2019 Commencement will be presided over by the college’s new President, Rev. Dr. Jack Connell, who was named the 14th President in November.
“I am honored to be presiding at my first commencement at Eastern Nazarene College and look forward to celebrating the accomplishments of our new graduates. They are an extraordinary group of men and women who have been well prepared by their experience at ENC, and we will send them off with gratitude for the privilege of investing in their lives. We welcome them to the family of ENC alumni and pray for God’s guidance in their lives during this season of transition and new opportunities,” said President Connell.
Eastern Nazarene College graduates are prepared to enter the workforce and take on new challenges as service-minded, engaged citizens of the world. Some graduates will continue their studies at graduate schools across the country; some will work in the public sector or for a nonprofit organization; and others will join private companies.
Aaron Hebert, a senior in the business department, will be joining the Disney College Program after graduation, working in ticketing operations and vacation planning for the global entertainment company. “ENC’s business department has prepared me well for my next step in my journey. I feel that I have a leg up because of the excellent education I received in business here,” said Hebert.
“Graduation is a special time,” said graduating senior Kadie Stade. “Although I will be sad to leave this community that has supported me so much these past four years, I’m excited about what God has in store for me next.”
Commencement also marks the last day of the “True to ENC Campaign.” The goal is to raise 1,000 gifts by Commencement to support scholarships for students like our 2019 graduates who seek to make an impact in the world. The College has received 830 gifts to date and will continue to accept donations here through May 4th.
For more information regarding Eastern Nazarene College’s 97th Commencement, including live streaming the event, go here.