Class of 2012 graduates, families, and friends
Join President Knapp for a ceremony of thoughtful reflection on the day before Commencement.
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Reception to follow
Western Presbyterian Church
2401 Virginia Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20009
Keynote Speaker: The Rev. Brenda Girton-Mitchell
Director, Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships
President Barack Obama named the Rev. Brenda Girton-Mitchell director of the Department of Education’s Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships on Dec. 13, 2010. Its mission is “to promote student achievement by connecting schools and community-based organizations, both secular and faith-based, as we build a culture of educational excellence.” The center also works as a part of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships and Centers at 11 other agencies to more effectively serve Americans in need. Read more.
- Performances from the George Washington University Music Department, including
- Meditations from clergy representing various faith traditions
- Reflections from graduating GW seniors.
Open to all members of the GW community.
Register your attendance at http://bit.ly/gw-baccalaureate.