The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life is committed to reflecting religious, racial, cultural, and practice diversities in its choices of baccalaureate speakers.

row of people dressed in graduate robes sitting on stage.
A Baccalaureate Service in Finney Chapel included ORSL director David Dorsey, and the event’s speakers and award recipients. Photo credit: Yevhen Gulenko

Virtual Baccalaureate Ceremony: On Parting Again

The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life will host a virtual Baccalaureate Ceremony beginning at 1 p.m. EDT on Sunday, May 24. ‘‘On Parting Again: Saying Goodbye During the Coronavirus Pandemic,’’ features a moderated conversation among five students representing different faith traditions.

poster of baccalaureate service. Participants will include Nathan Carpenter (nonreligious), Noa Gordon-Guterman (Jewish), Kenneth Kitahata (Buddhist), Madeleline Gefke (Christian), and Lyala Khan (Pluralist). Rising-senior Ivy Miller will facilitate. President Carmen Twillie Ambar will offer a welcome; music will be provided by violinist Riley Calcagno, who performs both classical and roots music.

Multifaith Baccalaureate Ceremony

View 2019 Multifaith Baccalaureate Ceremony and other events on Flickr