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Calendar of Events

April:

May:


Wednesday, April 13, 2005

School of Law

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

Wednesday, April 20, 2005

School of Divinity

  • School of Divinity Senior Class Worship Service, East Campus, 1400 Shepherd Street, NE, Benjamin E. Mays Hall, Howard Thurman Chapel; 5:30 p.m.; Open to all.
  • School of Divinity Senior Class Pictures ; Benjamin E. Mays Hall; 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 23, 2005

School of Divinity

  • James Floyd Jenkins Pillar of Faith Award Luncheon; Greenbelt Marriott Hotel, 6400 Ivy Lane, Greenbelt, MD 20770; cost: $50.00 (Contact for tickets: Ms. Vivian Ortiz—202/806-0757)

Thursday, April 28, 2005

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Honors Program, Thesis Presentations and Senior Reception, Locke Hall, Video Conference Room; 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Friday, April 29, 2005

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Honors Program, Thesis Presentations and Senior Reception, Locke Hall, Video Conference Room; 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Monday, May 2, 2005

College of Pharmacy, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences
Division of Nursing

  • Division of Nursing -- Sigma Theta Tau, International, Inc., Honor Society of Nursing, Gamma Beta Chapter, Howard University, presents the Fourteenth Annual Recognition Ceremony and Reception honoring 100 Extra Ordinary Nurses; Blackburn University Center Ballroom; 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Ticket Required )

Tuesday, May 3, 2005

School of Social Work

  • Annual Alumni Luncheon 2005 (sponsored by the School of Social Work Alumni Association (HUSSWAA); Navy Yard Catering and Conference Center, 1411 Parsons Avenue, SE, Washington, DC; cost: $35.00 per person; 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.

Friday, May 6, 2005

School of Social Work

  • Class of 2005 Graduation Banquet (sponsored by the School of Social Work Student Government Association); Armour J. Blackburn University Center, Ballroom, Main Campus; 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Monday, May 9, 2005

School of Social Work

  • Dean’s Luncheon for Social Work Graduates; Inabel Lindsay Hall, Reading Room, Room 114; 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 10, 2005

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

  • Senior White Coat Ceremony; Washington Court Hotel; 525 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC; 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

College of Medicine

  • Melvin E. Jenkins Lectureship; Howard University Hospital Towers Auditorium (1204B); 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Wednesday, May 11, 2005

College of Dentistry

  • Dental Hygiene Pinning Ceremony; College of Dentistry – Lecture Hall 3; 6:00 p.m.

College of Medicine

  • Howard University Medical Center Annual Resident/Faculty Scientific Forum; Howard University Hospital Towers Auditorium (1204B); 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
  • Class of 1955 Lecture; Howard University Hospital Towers Auditorium (1204B); 12:00 noon – 12:45 p.m.
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Lecture; Howard University Hospital Towers Auditorium (1204B); 12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Magnificent Professors Brunch; Dean’s Conference Room, Seeley G. Mudd Building, Room 500; 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Annual Salute to Magnificent Professors Awards Ceremony; Howard University Hospital Towers Auditorium (1204B); 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Magnificent Professors Awards Reception (immediately following Awards Ceremony); Howard University Hospital Cafeteria
  • 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 the Hooding Ceremony; Cramton Auditorium, Main Campus, 2455 – 6 th Street, NW; 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

School of Business

  • Graduation Dinner for Undergraduates; University and School honors will be awarded at this dinner. Tickets are required for entrance into the event. Parents and family members must purchase tickets in advance (prior to April 20, 2005); Armour J. Blackburn University Center Ballroom ; 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m

Thursday, May 12, 2005

College of Arts and Sciences

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

College of Dentistry

  • 2005 Postgraduate Seminar, Registration, and Continental Breakfast; College of Dentistry; 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
  • Dental and Dental Hygiene Seminar; College of Dentistry; 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Alumni Luncheon; College of Dentistry Student Lounge; 12:00 noon – 1:20 p.m.
  • Dental and Dental Hygiene Seminar (cont.); College of Dentistry; 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Alumni Awards Reception; 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Awards Dinner and Program; Park Hyatt Hotel Ballroom, 1201 – 24 th Street, NW, Washington, DC; 7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

College of Medicine

  • Howard University Medical Alumni Association (HUMAA) Annual Meeting; College of Medicine, Numa P.G. Adams Building, Room 3019; 12:00 noon
  • HUMAA Reunion Gala; J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC; 6:30 p.m.

Department of Alumni Relations

  • Reunion Campus Tour; departs from Howard Hall; 10:00 a.m.

Graduate School

  • Hooding Ceremony for Master’s and Ph.D. Candidates; Cramton Auditorium, Main Campus, 2455 – 6 th Street, NW; 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

John H. Johnson School of Communications

  • Graduation Rehearsal; John H. Burr Gymnasium, 6th & Girard Streets, NW; 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

President’s Reception

  • Graduating Classes and Their Families; Armour J. Blackburn University Center Ballroom; 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

School of Business

  • Rehearsal for Recognition Ceremony (This is a dress rehearsal); Main Campus; John H. Burr Gymnasium, 6 th & Girard Streets, NW, Main Gymnasium (Section 1); 10:00 a.m. The class picture will also be taken at this time.

Friday, May 13, 2005

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Department of Art, Bachelor and Master Degree Candidates Exhibition; Cramton Auditorium (Lower Level); May 13, 2005; Reception; 5:00 p.m.; Exhibition continues through May 22, 2005.
  • Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony; Carnegie Hall, Main Campus, 2400 – 6 th Street, NW, Washington, DC; 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon.
  • Recognition Ceremony for all degree candidates; John H. Burr Gymnasium; 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Reception (Immediately following the Recognition Ceremony); Lower Valley in front of the Science Buildings; All degree candidates, faculty, staff, and guests are invited to attend.
  • Department of Theatre Arts, Owen Dodson “Weenie” Awards Ceremony; Childers Hall, Main Campus; 7:30 p.m.

College of Dentistry

  • Dental Alumni Business Meeting; Lecture Hall #2, Fifth Floor, College of Dentistry; 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
  • Senior Dental, Dental Hygiene, and Postdoctoral Dental Honors and Awards Ceremony; Cramton Auditorium; 2:30 p.m.
  • Dean and Faculty’s Reception for Graduates, Their Families, and Alumni; College of Dentistry, Student Lounge; immediately following the Honors and Awards Program

College of Engineering, Architecture and Computer Sciences

  • School of Architecture & Design Awards, Mackey Medal Presentation Ceremony, Architecture Graduates; Helena and Hilyard Robinson Auditorium, Room 201, Mackey Building; Reception immediately following ceremony in T. George Silcott Gallery Lobby (Invitation Only ); 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

College of Medicine

  • Honors and Oath Ceremony; Cramton Auditorium, Main Campus, 2455 – 6 th Street, NW; 10:00 a.m.
  • Awards Ceremony for Master of Public Health Degree Candidates; Room 3019, Numb P. G. Adams Building; 4:00 p.m.

College of Pharmacy, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences

  • Honors and Awards Ceremony; Martin’s Crosswinds, 7400 Greenway Center Drive, Greenbelt, Maryland, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Ticket Required )

Department of Alumni Relations

  • Howard University Alumni Association Annual Council Meeting; Armour J. Blackburn University Center Rooms 148-150 and Forum; 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Class of 1955 50 th Anniversary Welcoming Reception; Armour J. Blackburn Center, Gallery Lounge; 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
  • Champagne Reception; Armour J. Blackburn University Center, Hilltop Lounge; 12:00 noon
  • All Classes Reunion Luncheon; Armour J. Blackburn University Center, Ballroom; cost: $60 per person; 12:30 p.m.
  • All Classes Welcome Reception; The Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC; Complimentary; 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

John H. Johnson School of Communications

  • Graduation Celebration; John H. Burr Gymnasium, 6 th & Girard Streets, NW; 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Prayer Breakfast

  • Graduates and Guests; Armour J. Blackburn University Center
    Ballroom, Main Campus, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (Breakfast served from 8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m . )

School of Divinity

  • Open House, East Campus, Benjamin E. Mays Hall. Tours scheduled of Andre Reynolds Tweed Collection of Ethiopian Sacred Artifacts; 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Rehearsal for Graduates; East Campus, Howard Thurman Chapel, Benjamin E. Mays Hall; 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
  • Honors Day Ceremony; East Campus, Howard Thurman Chapel, Benjamin E. Mays Hall; 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Reception to follow in the Atrium.

School of Business

  • Recognition Ceremony for Students receiving their Bachelors and Master of Business Administration degrees. The doors will open at 9:00 a.m. The procession will begin at 9:30 a.m.; John H. Burr Gymnasium; 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

School of Education

  • Awards and Recognition Ceremony for Graduates; Shiloh Baptist Church, 9 th & P Streets, NW, Washington, DC; Dr. Clifford Janey, Superintendent, D.C. Public Schools, Guest Speaker; 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

School of Law

  • Law School Baccalaureate Service; Library Courtyard, West Campus; 4:00 p.m.

School of Social Work

  • Recognition Ceremony for May 2005 Graduates in Social Work, Lower Quadrangle, 2401 – 4 th Street, NW, Washington, DC; 11:00 a.m. (Class photograph and refreshments will follow the ceremony).

Saturday, May 14, 2005

Commencement Convocation

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

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Division of Fine Arts Diploma Awarding Ceremony and Reception, immediately following Convocation Exercises; Cramton Auditorium

College of Dentistry

  • Dean and Support Staff Reception for Graduates, Their Families, and Alumni; College of Dentistry, Student Lounge; 12:00 noon.

College of Engineering, Architecture and Computer Sciences

  • College-Wide Diploma Ceremony, All Graduates of the College of Engineering, Architecture and Computer Sciences, Family, and Friends; Tent in Lower Quadrangle (In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will take place in Rankin Chapel); Reception immediately following ceremony in the L.K. Downing Building for College of Engineering, Architecture and Computer Sciences Graduates, Family, and Friends, and the H. H. Mackey Building, T. George Silcott Gallery Lobby (INVITATION ONLY ); 1:00 p.m.

College of Pharmacy, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences
> School of Pharmacy

  • Diploma Distribution and Reception (immediately following Convocation), Department of Biology,
    Ernest Just Building, Auditorium – Ground Level, 415 College Street, N.W.; Reception in School of Pharmacy –
    Student Lounge 2nd Floor

College of Pharmacy, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences
> Division of Allied Health Sciences

  • Diploma Distribution and Reception (immediately following Convocation), in Front of Annex 1.

Department of Alumni Relations

  • Class of 1955 Reception and Robing for Commencement; Armour J. Blackburn University Center, Gallery Lounge; 8:00 a.m.

Graduate School

  • Diploma Distribution (Immediately following Commencement), Main Campus—The Graduate School, 4th & College Streets, NW. (Guests will not be permitted to the distribution site.)

School of Business

  • Reception and Diploma Distribution immediately following the Convocation. Diplomas will be distributed on the 2 nd Floor in the School of Business. The reception will be in the lobby of the School of Business; 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

School of Divinity

  • Diploma Awarding Ceremony; East Campus, Benjamin E. Mays Hall; one hour following Commencement on Main Campus.

School of Law

  • Law School Degree Presentation Ceremony; The Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place, NW, Washington, DC; 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Invitation Only)

Sunday, May 15, 2005

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Air Force ROTC Commissioning Ceremony; 3200 Mount Vernon Highway, Mount Vernon, VA 22121; 11:00 a.m.

Department of Alumni Relations

  • Farewell Breakfast; The Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC; cost: $25.00; 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.