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Spring Commencement held May 5, 2012

Published: May 1, 2012

UPDATE 5/8/12: See Commencement Photos Here

ENC will hold its spring commencement exercises on the college’s front lawn at 2:30 pm Saturday May 5, when graduates will receive associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the college.

Guest speaker at this year’s commencement ceremonies will be Dr. Jossie E. Owens. An alumna of ENC, Dr. Owens was the first African American woman in the United States and Canada to be elected district superintendent in the Church of the Nazarene. In this role, she had oversight responsibility for 103 churches. Prior to serving as district superintendent, she served as pastor of Second Church in Dorchester and principal of Parkside Christian Academy. She has also been involved with the Boston Ten Point Coalition, the Boston Education Collaborative and Boston Justice Ministries, which assists battered women.

Dr. Owens received her bachelor’s degree from ENC in 1974. She went on to receive a master’s degree in public administration from Northeastern University and a doctorate of education in planning, policy and administration from Boston University.

For additional information about the Commencement Ceremony, please visit the Office of the Registrar.



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