Commencement - June 1899

Date
Wednesday, June 14, 1899
Speaker
R. C. Barrett, President Board of Trustees
Events
  • Baccalaureate services were held Sunday, June 11 at 4:00 PM.
  • The Final Y.W. and Y.M.C.A. service was held on Sunday, June 11 at 6:00 PM.
  • The Band Concert was held on Monday, June 12 at 9:00 AM.
  • The Class Day exercises began on Monday, June 12 at 9:30 AM.
  • The Cadet Battilion Drill was held on Monday, June 12 at 2:30 PM.
  • A basketball game took place on Monday, June 12 at 6:30 PM.
  • The Orchestral Concert was performed on¬†Tuesday, June 13 at 9:00 AM.
  • The Literary Societies anniversary was celebrated on Tuesday, June 13 at 9:30 AM.
  • The Alumni Program was held on Tuesday, June 13 at 2:00 PM.
  • The Alumni Business Meeting followed the Alumni Program on Tuesday at 4:00 PM.
  • The Annual Alumni Banquet was held on Tuesday, June 13 at 6:00 PM.
  • Commencement was held on Wednesday, June 14 at 9:30 AM.
Highlights
  • "The Merchant of Venice" was chosen as the commencement play.
  • There was a heavy rainstorm on the night of Tuesday, June 13.