Maryville College Class of 2012 Commencement

More than 200 members of the Maryville College Class of 2012 graduated during the College’s Commencement ceremony on May 20. Watch the videos, view the photos and read the stories to experience graduation all over again!

Videos:

Maryville College Commencement 2012
Maryville College’s 2012 Commencement ceremony was held on May 20 on the lawn between Anderson Hall and Sutton Science Center. American mezzo-soprano and 1973 Maryville College alumna Delores Bowen Ziegler delivered the Commencement address to members of the Maryville College Class of 2012. Watch the replay of this year’s Commencement ceremony.

Delores Ziegler's commencement address to the Maryville College Class of 2012
American mezzo-soprano and 1973 Maryville College alumna Delores Bowen Ziegler delivers the Commencement address to members of the Maryville College Class of 2012 on May 20, 2012. Her address to the approximately 200 graduating seniors was titled "What's In a Gift?"

Maryville College Baccalaureate 2012
Maryville College's 2012 Baccalaureate ceremony was held on May 20 in the Clayton Center for the Arts' Ronald and Lynda Nutt Theatre. The Rev. Edward J. Sykes, Methodist Mission Partner and circuit minister in Nassau, Bahamas, was this year's Baccalaureate speaker. Watch the full video of this year’s Baccalaureate ceremony.

Rev. Edward Sykes gives baccalaureate address to Maryville College Class of 2012
The Rev. Edward J. Sykes, Methodist Mission Partner and circuit minister in Nassau, Bahamas, was this year's Baccalaureate speaker. The title of his address was "Ubuntu - I Am What I Am Because of Who We All Are."

Donald Rucker's remarks to the Class of 2012
Donald Rucker '12, Class of 2012 president, gave remarks to the Class of 2012 during Baccalaureate on May 20, 2012 in the Clayton Center for the Arts' Ronald and Lynda Nutt Theatre.

Meet some of our graduates
Hannah Hickman, David Large, Morgan Goodman and Santiago Correa talk about how it feels to graduate, what Maryville College has meant to them, and what they plan to do after graduation.

Photos:

Flickr Album: Maryville College Baccalaureate 2012

Flickr Album: Maryville College Commencement 2012

Stories:

Ziegler encourages grads to bestow gifts on others
American mezzo-soprano and 1973 Maryville College alumna Delores Bowen Ziegler delivered the Commencement address, titled “What’s In a Gift?” to the approximately 200 members of the Maryville College Class of 2012 on May 20, 2012.

Delores Ziegler ’73 to deliver MC’s Commencement address
Read more about this year’s Commencement speaker, Delores Bowen Ziegler. The American mezzo-soprano and 1973 Maryville College alumna delivered the Commencement address, titled “What’s In a Gift?” on May 20.

Over 200 grads in Class of 2012; 52 earn honors diplomas
See the full list of more than 200 Maryville College students who were awarded bachelor of arts degrees, bachelor of science degrees and bachelor of music degrees this year. Fifty-two graduates receiving diplomas May 20 graduated with honors, requirements for which include completion of at least 64 credit hours and a minimum grade point average of 3.4 for all work undertaken.

Text: Delores Ziegler's Commencement address to the Class of 2012
Delores Bowen Ziegler '73 delivered the Commencement address to the Maryville College Class of 2012. Here is the full text of her address, titled “What’s in a Gift?”

The Daily Times reports: Opera Star Traces Success Back to MC, Years in Europe
The Daily Times interviewed Dolores Ziegler ’73 while she was in Maryville for Commencement. Read more about her fascinating career.

Text: Donald Rucker's remarks to the Class of 2012 during Baccalaureate
Donald Rucker '12 gave remarks to the Class of 2012 during Baccalaureate on May 20, 2012. Here is the full text.

MC experience helps 2012 grads find themselves, their purpose
While thousands of members of the Class of 2012 nationwide continue to polish their resumes and head out to fairs in the pursuit of a good job — any good job — the post-baccalaureate path is clear to numerous Maryville College grads, largely because of what they experienced in the classrooms and with the faculty and staff members who encouraged them to find their strengths, follow their calling and stay the course. Meet four of them.