Commencement Weekend Events for 2014


Friday, May 16

4 p.m.
University Commencement Ceremony, Villanova Stadium

6-9 p.m.
President's Reception for Graduates and Guests, Connelly Center

Saturday, May 17

10 a.m.
College of Engineering Recognition Ceremony, The Grotto
Diploma Distribution to follow, Center for Engineering Education and Research (CEER)

4:30 p.m.
Baccalaureate Mass, The Grotto


Presentation of the Farrell Award

The Farrell Award was established in 1975 in memory of Rev. William F. Farrell, O.S.A. in order to recognize a full-time engineering faculty  or engineering staff member with at least three years of service who has demonstrated personal concern for students and exceptional dedication and service  to the College. The recipient of this award is chosen by a vote of the senior undergraduate students in engineering, approved by the Dean of Engineering, and is awarded at the Recognition Ceremony. After winning candidates are not eligible for five years.


Presentation of the Teaching Award

The College of Engineering Teaching Award was established in 2014 in order to recognize a full-time engineering faculty member with at least three years of service who has demonstrated innovation in the classroom, excellent student learning outcomes, and advancement to the field of engineering education. The recipient of this award is chosen by a vote of the senior undergraduate students in engineering, approved by the Department Chairs and the Dean of Engineering, and is awarded at the Recognition Ceremony.  After winning candidates are not eligible for five years.

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Engineering Receptions are immediately following the University Commencement.