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Montana Tech Announces Commencement Activities


5/11/2010

Montana Tech will celebrate its 110th Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in Alumni Coliseum. In the case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved into the HPER complex on Montana Tech’s campus. Tony Campeau, Montana Tech’s Director of Enrollment Services states, “We should see about 411 students graduate from Tech this time around.”

Commencement week activities begin on Thursday, May 13, 2010, with the Montana Tech Alumni Reunion Banquet. “We will be honoring the members of the classes of 1950, 1960, and 1970 at this year’s banquet and Commencement Ceremony,” explained Peggy McCoy, Director of Alumni Affairs. “Five graduates from the class of 1950, seven from the class of 1960, and eleven from the class of 1970 will be in attendance.” The Alumni Reunion Banquet begins at 6:00 pm at Montana Tech.

On Friday, May 14, Montana Tech graduates will go through a rehearsal ceremony in preparation for the ceremony on Saturday. The rehearsal will take place in the HPER complex at 3:30 pm. Later that evening, the Nursing Pinning Ceremony will take place in the HPER Complex beginning at 7:00 pm.

Also on Friday evening, approximately 200 alumni and friends of Montana Tech will gather at the War Bonnet Hotel for the annual Alumni Association Banquet. This event, held in honor of the graduating class of 2010, begins at 6:00 pm with no-host cocktails followed by the banquet at 7:00 pm. The cost of the dinner is $25.00 per person and reservations are available by calling 496-4402. This event is sponsored by the Montana Tech Alumni Association.

On Saturday, May 15, 2010, Montana Tech engineering graduates and alumni will participate in the Order of the Engineering Ring Ceremony at 9:00 am in the Library Auditorium.

At approximately 10:15 am on May 14, 2010, degree candidates will begin assembling at the HPER Complex in preparation for the Commencement ceremony, which are slated to begin at 11:00 am. A Gala Reception for degree candidates, family members, and friends will occur immediately following the Commencement Ceremony (approximately 1:15 pm) in the Student Union Building Dining Room.