ADRIAN,Mich. (April 11, 2014) – Adrian College is honored to present its graduates of the class of 2014 during its Spring Commencement. The ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 4, at 3:00 p.m. at Commencement Plaza in the heart of the College’s campus. Over 260 students will process in this year’s ceremony.
This year’s speaker will be Dr. John E. Harnish, retired senior pastor of First United Methodist Church of Birmingham. A highly respected minister and ambassador of the church, Harnish dedicated more than 40 years to the ministry visiting 26 countries. He served in Pennsylvania and Michigan. Harnish also acted as the associate general secretary of The United Methodist Church’s General Board of Higher Education and Ministry and is a current member of the Adrian College Board of Trustees.
Twofriends of the College will also be recognized during this year’s ceremony. Richard A. Gurdjian, local businessman, philanthropist, alumnus and College trustee, and Mrs. Betty Dancey Godard, advocate for first generation students, philanthropist and legacy friend will receive their Doctor of Humane Letters.
To learn more about Adrian College and the commencement ceremony, please visit adrian.edu or contact the Office of the Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs at 517-265-5161 x4466. A live stream of the event will be available by visiting this site.