Monday, March 25, 2013

SBU commencement May 18 in Bolivar, May 16 in Springfield

Southwest Baptist University News Release
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SBU commencement May 18 in Bolivar, May 16 in Springfield

BOLIVAR, Mo. — Southwest Baptist University will host commencement May 18 in Bolivar for all graduates except those receiving degrees from the Mercy College of Nursing and Health Sciences of SBU, who will graduate May 16 in Springfield.

The Bolivar ceremony is at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 18, and will be outdoors on the Merrill Burnidge Memorial Forum, south of Mabee Chapel. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved to the Jane and Ken Meyer Wellness and Sports Center.

The Springfield ceremony is at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 16, in the sanctuary of Second Baptist Church, 3111 E. Battlefield Road, Springfield.

For more information about the Bolivar ceremony, please call Linda Maberry at (417) 328-1601, or the Springfield ceremony, call Jeanie Davidson at (417) 820-6422.

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