Bristol Community College

Bristol Community College

Commencement 2014 - Information

Student Awards
The annual Student Awards Ceremony which begins promptly on Thursday, May 22, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. in the Margaret L. Jackson Arts Center on the BCC Fall River Campus, with a reception to follow from 8 - 10 p.m. in the Commonwealth College Center. This is a free event, which is open to the entire College community. The reception will include hot and cold hors d’oeuvres by prepared by BCC Chef John Caressimo. Student awards will be presented for academic achievement, service to the College, and other areas of performance.

The Commencement Ceremony will begin, rain or shine, on the BCC Elsbree Street Campus, 777 Elsbree Street, under a large tent on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at 11 a.m. and will be followed by a reception in the Commonwealth College Center Cafeteria. Light refreshments will be served. Please arrive on campus at 9:30 a.m. and check in at the Margaret L. Jackson Arts Center lobby.

Additional instructions will be outlined in the commencement Information memo you will receive when you pick up your cap and gown at the BCC Bookstore. Seating for guests is provided on a first-come, first-served basis.  Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs for seating outside of the tent.

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