Commencement Weekend Events for 2015

 

Friday, May 15

4 p.m.
University Commencement Ceremony, Villanova Stadium

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

 

Saturday, May 16

10 a.m.
College of Engineering Recognition Ceremony, Campus Green
Diploma Distribution to follow, Center for Engineering Education and Research (CEER).The Recognition Ceremony will last approximately 1 ½ hours followed by light refreshments in the CEER building for diploma distribution.

Where to report: Graduates should report to the Lancaster Avenue side of Austin Hall no later than 9:15 AM in full academic regalia.  Please note that heavy traffic is expected all day around the university.

Graduates names will be read at this event and professional individual photos will be taken.  Also a group shot by major will be taken as part of the Recessional after the event.


4:00 p.m.
Baccalaureate Mass, Campus Green

 

 

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.