Order of Celebration

Prelude

The Nancies

“Livin’ on a Prayer”
(Composed by Jon Bon Jovi, Desmond Child and Richie Sambora)

“Like a Prayer”
(Composed by Madonna and Patrick Leonard)

Processional

The Nancies

“With a Little Help from My Friends”
 (Composed by John Lennon and Paul McCartney)

*Gathering Prayer

Bill Blaine-Wallace

Student Address

Marsha Larned

Staff Address

Dean James Reese

An Offering in Dance

“Tomorrow”
Collaboratively choreographed by the Baccalaureate Dancers
(“Don’t Stop” composed by Christine McVie)

President’s Address

Elaine Tuttle Hansen

An Offering in Song

“Calling My Children Home”
(Composed by Doyle Lawson, Charles Waller and Robert Yates)

Baccalaureate Choir:

Charles Hely, Conductor
Sara Culver, Artistic Director
John Corrie, Faculty Advisor
Marsha Larned, Coordinator
Akiko Doi, Accompanist

Litany

Written and read by members of the Class of 2007

An Offering of Engagement

“Graduation Pledge of Social Responsibility”  (Graduation Pledge Alliance)
Keith Kearney
Rakhshan Zahid

Interfaith Blessing

Written and read by members of the Class of 2007
Led by Bill Blaine-Wallace

*Recessional to the Ivy Ceremony

“Seasons of Love”
 (Composed by Jonathan Larson, from the musical Rent)

The Baccalaureate Choir:

Charles Hely, Conductor
Sara Culver, Artistic Director
John Corrie, Faculty Advisor
Marsha Larned, Coordinator
Akiko Doi, Accompanist
All are invited to sing together, led by the Baccalaureate Choir.
The Class of 2007 recesses.

All guests follow the Class toward the Campus Avenue side of Carnegie Science Hall for the brief Ivy Ceremony.

*If you are able, please stand.