Schedule

Prelude   Olympia Chamber Orchestra
Claudia Simpson–Jones, conductor
 
Processional
Grand marshal
Graduates of Class of 2008
Faculty marshal


 
 
Rev. George Seidel, O.S.B., Ph.D.

Stephen Fulton, M.D.
Associate professor, biology
 
Convocation of assembly and invocation   Right Reverend Neal Roth, O.S.B.
University chancellor
 
Welcome and introduction   Ken F. Parsons, Sr.
Chair, Board of Trustees
 
Musical interlude
“Revelation 19”
Words and music by Jeffrey LaValley;
Choral setting by Jack Schrader
 
 
Saint Martin’s University Chorale
Darrell Born, director
Introduction of speaker   Douglas M. Astolfi, Ph.D.
University president
 
Commencement address
 
  Honorable Richard A. Jones, HS’68
U.S. District Court Judge for the
Western District of Washington
Conferral of honorary degree   Sharon Taylor, Ph.D.
Associate professor, community services
President Astolfi
 
Valedictory address   Timothy Dale Crea
Bachelor of Arts, psychology
 
Presentation of degree candidates   Barbara Mae Gayle, Ph.D.
Vice-president for academic affairs
 
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology
Master of Business Administration
Master of Education
Master in Teaching
Master of Civil Engineering
Master of Engineering Management

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
 
Conferring of degrees
 
  President Astolfi
Charge to the class of 2008
 
  President Astolfi
Turning of the tassels   Daniel Dillashaw, ’89
President, Saint Martin’s
Alumni Association

 

 
   
Benediction   Susan Leyster
Director, Campus Ministry
 
Recessional   Olympia Chamber Orchestra
Claudia Simpson–Jones, conductor

Graduates and their families and friends are invited to a reception hosted by the Saint Martin’s Alumni Association in the Norman Worthington Conference Center immediately following the commencement ceremony.