Commencement - June 1926

Date
Tuesday, June 1, 1926
Site
Auditorium
Speaker
President Homer H. Seerley (Baccalaureate Address) "The Greater Issues of American Life"
Events
  • The Society Parade, Lower Campus and Society Reunion, and Society Halls, were held on Friday, May 28 at 2:00 PM
  • Class Day exercises at the Campanile beginning at 9:30 AM on Saturday, May 29.
    • Class History
    • Class Prophecy
    • Class Poem
    • Presentation of Class Mantle to Class of 1927.
    • Acceptance by Class of 1927.
    • Smoking the Peace Pipe.
    • Farewell walk around the campus.
    • Planting the Ivy.
  • Jubilee Pageant, "The Spirit of 50 Years" was held in the Men's Gymnasium on Saturday, May 29.
  • Baccalaureate services, along with an address by President H. H. Seerley, were held in the Auditorium on Sunday, May 30 at 4:00 PM.
  • The Alumni Tea was served in the Faculty Room at 5:30 PM on Sunday, May 30.
  • The Senior Farewell Vespers took place on Sunday, May 30 at 7:00 PM.
  • The dedication of the Campanile, with a presentation address by Carlton C. Magee, and acceptance by a member of the Board of Education took place at 10:30 AM on Monday, May 31.
  • The Alumni Luncheon was held in the Women's Gymnasium, with a business meeting following at 12:30 PM on Monday, May 31.
  • Faculty Reception in honor of the Alumni, Graduates, and their Friends in held in the Women's Gymnasium from 7:00 to 9:00 PM on Monday, May 31.
  • The All Alumni Stunt Night was held in the Men's Gymnasium on Monday, May 31 at 8:15 PM for alumni and their guests.
  • The Academic Processional took place at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, June 1.
  • Commencement exercises were held in the Men's Gymnasium. The address was delivered by a speaker selected from the Board of Education. The conferring of diplomas and degrees by the President was held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, June 1.

College High School Commencement Program

  • The class play, "Stop Thief", was performed in the Training School Auditorium at 8:00 PM on May 13 and May 14.
  • College High School Commencement was performed in the Training School Auditorium at 8:00 PM on Thursday, May 27.
Highlights
  • The first ever Jubilee Pageant was held this year.
  • The Teachers College celebrated fifty years of service.
  • The dedication of the Campanile
  • Commencement Committee
    • O B. Read, Chairman
    • Bertha L. Patt
    • Anna Gertrude Childs
    • E. W. Goetch
    • C. W. lantz
    • Mertha martin
    • Martion McFarland Walker, ex officio
    • Benjamin Boardman, ex officio