Calendar of Events

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

School of Law

  • School of Law Cali Award Ceremony; Moot Court Room; 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

School of Communications

  • Paul Robeson Radio, TV and Film Awards; Department of Radio, Television and Film; AFI Theater, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD; 7:00 p.m.

Monday, April 11, 2011

School of Social Work

  • William H. & Camille O. H. Cosby Fellow Lecture; Howard University School of Social Work Auditorium; 12:00 noon – 1:15 p.m.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

School of Business

  • Mandatory Meeting for Graduating Seniors; School of Business Auditorium; 5:00 p.m.

Monday, May 2, 2011

College of Pharmacy, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences

Division of Nursing

  • Sigma Theta Tau, International, Inc., Honor Society of Nursing, Gamma Beta Chapter, Howard University, presents the 20th Anniversary Celebration and Reception honoring 100 Extra Ordinary Nurses; Blackburn University Center Ballroom; 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Ticket required)

Thursday, May 5, 2011

College of Pharmacy, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences

Division of Nursing

  • Senior Luncheon, the Carnegie Building, Presentation Room & Conference Room A, 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 7, 2011

School of Social Work

  • Class of 2011 Graduation Gala sponsored by the School of Social Work Student Council Association (SCA).

Monday, May 9, 2011

School of Business

  • Class of 2011 Master of Business Administration Luncheon.

Monday, May 9, 2011

School of Business

  • Distribution of Clearance Slips to Graduating Seniors; Office of Student Affairs, Room 222; beginning at 9:00 a.m.

School of Social Work

  • Dean’s Luncheon for December 2010 and May 2011 Social Work Graduates; School of Social Work Auditorium/Pioneer’s Reading Room, Room 114; 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.
  • Social Work Graduates pick-up Graduation Clearance Slips Final Day for Exit Surveys (Survey verification is required to receive clearance slip); 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Distribution of Academic Costumes; Howard University Bookstore; 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

All Graduates

  • Rehearsal of the Graduation Proceedings; Cramton Auditorium; 10:30 a.m. All degree candidates and all marshals of the divisions of the University must attend.

College of Dentistry

  • Rehearsal for Honors and Awards Program; Cramton Auditorium; 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m.

School of Communications

  • Graduate Send Off; Department of Communication and Culture; Howard Center; 3rd Floor (Vashon Room); 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

School of Social Work

  • Annual Alumni Luncheon sponsored by Howard University School of Social Work Alumni Association (HUSSWAA); Carmine’s Family Style Italian Restaurant, 425 7th Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20004 (Graduates will be sponsored by the Alumni Association on a first come basis); 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

College of Dentistry

  • Dental Hygiene Pinning and Candle Lighting Ceremony; College of Dentistry, Lecture hall 3, Room #504, 6:00 p.m.

School of Education

  • School of Education rehearsal; Cramton Auditorium; 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.

College of Medicine

  • Annual HUH Resident/Faculty Scientific Forum; Howard University Hospital Towers Auditorium (1204B); 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Scientific Papers/Posters Presented by Resident/Fellow Winners of April Research Day Competition; Howard University Hospital Tower Auditorium (1204B); 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
  • Magnificent Professors Breakfast; Howard University College of Medicine, Seeley G. Mudd Building, Suite 500; 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (Invitation Only)
  • Clinical Trials/Faculty Research Presentations; Howard University Hospital Tower Auditorium (1204B); 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Class of 1961 Lecture; Howard University Hospital Tower Howard University Hospital Tower Auditorium (1204B), 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Annual Salute to Magnificent Professors Program and Reception; Howard University Hospital Tower Howard University Hospital Tower Auditorium (1204B); 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Program, 2:00 p.m.; Reception Howard University Hospital Cafeteria, 3:00 p.m.)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Lecture; HUH Tower Building Auditorium; 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Induction Ceremony Banquet; Washington Navy Yard, 1454 Parsons Avenue, SE, Building 211, Washington, DC; 6:00 p.m.

Graduate School

  • Rehearsal for Candidates; Cramton Auditorium, Main Campus, 2455 – 6th Street, NW; 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.
  • Hood Presentation Ceremony; Cramton Auditorium, Main Campus, 2455 – 6th Street, NW; 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 noon.

College of Pharmacy, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences

School of Pharmacy

  • Class Picture, School of Pharmacy, Room 206, from 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 12, 2011

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Rehearsal for Recognition Ceremony (This is NOT a dress rehearsal); Main Campus--John H. Burr Gymnasium, 6th & Girard Streets, NW, Main Gymnasium (Section 1); 2:30 p.m.

College of Dentistry

  • The Victor L. Hancock, D.D.S. Symposium; Five (5) Continuing Education Units, Howard University College of Dentistry, Smart Classroom, Room #502; Registration and Continental Breakfast, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
  • The Hancock Symposium (continued): “Implant Dentistry and Esthetic Considerations.” 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

College of Medicine

  • Howard University Medical Alumni Association (HUMAA) Annual Meeting; Seeley G. Mudd Building, Room B-14;; 12:00 noon
  • Tour of Facilities for College of Medicine Alumni; Meet in Lobby, Seeley G. Mudd Building; 2:00 p.m.
  • HUMAA Reunion Dinner Dance; J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC; Reception, 6:30 p.m.; Dinner, 7:30 p.m.

Department of Alumni Relations

  • Class of 1961 Meet and Greet Reception; Hilton Washington DC/Silver Spring, 8727 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, Maryland; 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Graduate School

  • Hood Presentation Ceremony for Master’s and Ph.D. Candidates; Cramton Auditorium, Main Campus, 2455 – 6th Street, NW; (Line-up for Candidates: 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.); Ceremony 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

School of Communications

  • Rehearsal for Recognition Ceremony; John H. Burr Gymnasium; 12:00 noon.
  • Graduation Reception; Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders; Carnegie Building; 6:00 p.m.

President’s Reception

  • Graduating Classes and Their Families; Armour J. Blackburn University Center Ballroom; 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

School of Business

  • Rehearsal for Recognition Ceremony (This is a dress rehearsal); Main Campus; John H. Burr Gymnasium, 6th & Girard Streets, NW, Main Gymnasium (Section 1); 9:00-11:00 a.m. The class picture will also be taken at this time.

School of Education

  • Awards and Recognition Ceremony for Graduates; Cramton Auditorium, Main Campus; 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon; Reception immediately following, School of Education, Academic Support Buildings A & B Courtyard, 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

College of Pharmacy, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences

School of Pharmacy

  • The Senior Banquet – Silver Spring Civic Building, One Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD – 6 p.m. (Ticket required)

School of Social Work

  • Graduate Recognition Ceremony Dress Rehearsal and Class Photo; Class Photograph will be taken on steps of Thirkield Hall (Main Campus, Lower Quadrangle); Assemble in the School of Social Work Student Lounge at 9:30 am; (Cap & gown and dress shoes required); 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Friday, May 13, 2011

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony; Armour J. Blackburn University Center at 10:00 a.m.
  • Recognition Ceremony for all degree candidates; John H. Burr Gymnasium; 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Reception, the Roof Terrace of the Undergraduate Library (immediately following the Recognition Ceremony); All degree candidates, faculty, staff, and guests are invited to attend, 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Department of Art, Bachelor and Master Degree Candidates Exhibition and Reception – Art Gallery, Reception 4:00 p.m., Exhibit will remain open until Friday, May 20, 2011.
  • Department of Theatre Arts, Owen Dodson “Weenie” Awards Ceremony; Childers Hall, Main Campus; 7:30 p.m.

College of Dentistry

  • Dental Alumni Business Meeting; Howard University College of Dentistry, Room #503, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Senior Dental, Dental Hygiene, and Postdoctoral Honors and Awards Ceremony; Alumni Award Recipient Tribute, Cramton Auditorium; 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Senior Dental Pinning Ceremony; Location/Time TBD

College of Engineering, Architecture and Computer Sciences

  • College-Wide Diploma and Honors Ceremony; All Graduates of the College of Engineering, Architecture and Computer Sciences, Family, and Friends; Cramton Auditorium; 6:00 p.m.
  • Reception immediately following the Diploma Ceremony in the Lower Cramton Auditorium. (Invitation only).

College of Medicine

  • Honors and Oath Day Ceremony; Cramton Auditorium, Main Campus, 2455 – 6th Street, NW; 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; Reception immediately following ceremony, Tent at Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library; 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

College of Pharmacy, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences

  • Honors and Awards Graduation Ceremony; Martin’s Crosswinds, 7400 Greenway Center Drive, Greenbelt, Maryland, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Ticket required).

Division of Nursing

  • Pinning Ceremony, Rankin Chapel – 6:00 p.m.; Reception immediately following Ceremony, the Carnegie Building, Presentation Room & Conference Room A.

Department of Alumni Relations

  • Howard University Alumni Association (HUAA) Annual Council Meeting; Armour J. Blackburn University Center Auditorium; Rooms 148 and 150 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.; Auditorium, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Howard University Alumni Association (HUAA) Awards Ceremony, Armour J. Blackburn University Center, Gallery Lounge; 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Class of 1961 – Welcome Back Reception; Armour J. Blackburn University Gallery Lounge; 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • All Classes Reunion Champagne Reception and Luncheon; Armour J. Blackburn University Center, Reception in the Hilltop Lounge, 12:00 noon; Luncheon, Armour J. Blackburn University Center Ballroom, 12:30 p.m.
  • Friday Evening Soiree, Hilton Washington DC/Silver Spring, 8727 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, Maryland; 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

School of Communications

  • Senior Journalism Awards; Department of Journalism; Armour J. Blackburn University Center, Gallery Lounge; 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.
  • Graduation Celebration; John H. Burr Gymnasium, 6th & Girard Streets, NW; 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Prayer Breakfast

  • All Degree Candidates and Their Families; Armour J. Blackburn University Center Ballroom, Main Campus, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (Continental Breakfast served from 8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.)

School of Business

  • Recognition Ceremony for Students receiving their Bachelor and Master of Business Administration degrees. The doors will open at 8:30 a.m. The procession will begin at 9:00 a.m.; John H. Burr Gymnasium; 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon; Reception immediately following the Recognition Ceremony; School of Business Lobby.

School of Divinity

  • Rehearsal for Graduates and Reception; East Campus, Howard Thurman Chapel, Benjamin E. Mays Hall; 11:00 a.m.
  • Degree Awarding Ceremony and Reception; East Campus, 2nd Floor Promenade, Benjamin E. Mays Hall;
    • Ceremony - 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    • Reception – 5:00 p.m. – 7:00p.m.

School of Law

  • Law School Baccalaureate Service; Dunbarton Chapel, Houston Hall, First Floor, West Campus; 11:00 a.m.

School of Social Work

  • Recognition Ceremony for December 2010 and May 2011 Graduates in Social Work, Main Campus, Lower Quadrangle, 2401 – 4th Street, NW, Washington, DC; Assemble no later than 9:30 a.m. in Student Lounge; 11:00 a.m.; Refreshments following the Ceremony; Tent, School of Social Work Terrace, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Commencement Convocation

  • 143rd Howard University Commencement Exercises; Upper Quadrangle, Main Campus, 10:00 a.m.

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Division of Fine Arts Ceremony and Reception, immediately following Commencement Convocation Exercises; Cramton Auditorium.
  • Math Department Reception, Academic Support Builder’s, A and B Court Yard,         11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

College of Medicine

  • Distribution of Diplomas; Lobby 1008, Numa P.G. Adams Building; immediately following Convocation.

College of Pharmacy, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences

School of Pharmacy

  • Reception (immediately following Convocation), the Undergraduate Library, Outside Plaza (end nearest 4th Street)

Division of Nursing

  • Diploma Distribution (immediately following Convocation), Outside on front lawn of building.

Division of Allied Health Sciences

  • Diploma Distribution (immediately following Convocation) Annex 1, Room 107.

Department of Alumni Relations

  • Class of 1961 – 50th Anniversary, Armour J. Blackburn University Center, Gallery Lounge; 7:30 a.m.; Robe for Commencement Exercises; 8:30 a.m.
  • Commencement Luncheon – immediately following Commencement
  • Class of 1961 Golden Gala Dinner Dance, Hilton Washington DC/Silver Spring, 8727 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, Maryland; 7:00 p.m. – 12:00 midnight.

School of Law

  • Law School Hooding and Degree Presentation Ceremony; National Building Museum, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Invitation Only)

Sunday, May 15, 2011

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Air Force ROTC Commissioning Ceremony; Air Force Memorial, 1 Air Force Memorial Drive, Arlington, VA; 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.