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What’s going on during Grad Week

Students from the King’s Grad Committee have organized a full slate of fun activities in advance of King’s 229th Encaenia. Starting with a Mimosa breakfast on the morning of May 29, graduating students and their families will be able to listen to a final Foundation Year Program lecture with Dr. Laura Penny and Dr. Eli Diamond, enjoy a barbecue in the Quad and partake in more than a few nights in the beloved HMCS King’s Wardroom. There is no cost to attend any of the grad week events, except for the President’s dinner, which costs $30 and for which tickets are limited.

The photo of the graduating class will be taken on the library steps on May 31 at 2:45 p.m. Families are invited to take pictures, and a photographer will be on hand to take official photos that will be made available at no cost. King’s 229th Encaenia will be held at 4 p.m. on May 31 at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium. Check out the full schedule:

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Mimosa breakfast – 10:30 a.m., Wardroom
Final FYP lecture with Laura Penny and Eli Diamond – 11:30 a.m., Wardroom
Journalism student reception – 8 p.m., Wardroom
Grad karaoke – 10 p.m., Wardroom

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Grad BBQ – 1 p.m., Quad
Humanities and the Sciences: A Roundtable Discussion (with honorary doctorates Drs. Evelyn Fox Keller and Ford Doolittle) – 2 p.m., Archibald room
President’s dinner reception5:45 p.m., Wardroom
President’s dinner 
– 6:45 p.m., Prince Hall
Post-dinner reception
– after dinner, Wardroom

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Baccalaureate service – 10:30 a.m., Chapel
Journalism reception – 12:30 p.m., Journalism lounge
Graduating class reception – 1:30 p.m., Prince Hall
Journalism class photo – 2:30 p.m., A&A steps
Grad class photo – 2:45 p.m., Library steps
Procession to the ceremony – 3 p.m., the Quad
Encaenia ceremony – 4 p.m., Rebecca Cohn Auditorium
Your Final Wardy Night – 8 p.m., Wardroom

Friday, June 1, 2018

Coffee with the President – 10:30 a.m., President’s Lodge, 6360 Coburg Rd.
“Ford, Fox Keller, Form, Function, Physics & Feminism” – 3:30 p.m., Archibald room.

You can find King’s Grad Week 2018 on Facebook and on Twitter @kingsgrad2018.


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