Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta


Spring Hill To Feature Archbishop At Graduation

Published April 28, 2005

Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory will give the commencement address to the members of the Spring Hill College class of 2005 on Sunday, May 8 at 10 a.m.

Archbishop Gregory will also be presented with an honorary doctorate of humane letters degree and his commencement address will wrap up a year in which the Jesuit college celebrated its 50th anniversary of integration.

One hundred eighty-nine members of the class of 2005 will take the historic walk down the Avenue of the Oaks as part of the college’s annual commencement ceremonies. Along with Spring Hill’s undergraduates, 85 graduate and Lifelong Learning students will receive degrees or certificates at the event.

Commencement events begin Friday, May 6, with an all-graduate reception from 5:30-7 p.m. on the Rydex Commons. On Saturday, May 7, nursing graduates will be honored at a pinning ceremony at 1:30 p.m. in St. Joseph Chapel. Graduates and families are also invited to a Baccalaureate Mass at 5 p.m. Saturday on the Avenue of Oaks. In case of bad weather, the commencement ceremony will be held in the Arthur Outlaw Recreation Center on the college campus.

For more information on Spring Hill College’s commencement activities, including directions to campus, contact Greg Walker in the Communications Office at (251) 414-3203. A complete schedule of the weekend, including a parking map, can be found at