oit@nd.edu Accessibility Information University of Notre Dame, OneCampus Portal, Powered by rSmart Members of the faculty, trustees, proud parents, distinguished guests, and, most of all to the class of 2011 – thank you for having me here. • Mendoza College of Business Graduate Commencement, Saturday, 10 a.m., Purcell Pavilion, Joyce Center This is an appropriate Gospel for today. I got separated from Frances. January Graduation Date:The official January graduation date shall be the first Sunday in January after final grades are due and after the University reopens from Christmas break. May 22, 2011. • Service send-off ceremony, Saturday, 1 p.m., Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center It is a good time to reflect on what Jesus has to say to his disciples, and what he is saying to us today. Perhaps it is this: finding our way, and staying on the right path, is not just a matter of having a set of definite directions toward a destination we know in advance. But, if we are honest, I think most of us must admit that there were some unexpected and unplanned turns in the road. Notre Dame Law School Class of 2011 group photo on the steps of the Main Building of the University of Notre Dame. 2. Do this through regular, even daily prayer and reflection; through the sacraments, such as the Mass; and through prayerful, serious, and regular reflection on the course and purpose of your life. We can even be a little unsure of our ultimate destination. Maryland reports record-high 1,869 new coronavirus cases Friday And this Commencement weekend is our last discussion with you before you go your separate ways. • Commencement Mass, Saturday, 5 p.m., Purcell Pavilion, Joyce Center. A complete schedule of events is available on the Commencement website. First, you will always be in our prayers here at Notre Dame—my prayers, the prayers of the priests behind me, and the prayers of all us here at Notre Dame. The crowds jostled me this way and that. “Do not let your hearts be troubled.”. Recommended Citation. To a large extent, your respective paths were determined by your plans, objectives, and decisions. What is Jesus saying here? This past week, you have perhaps had a chance to look back on your time here, and the path you traced in your life since your arrival. And you cannot think about all this without thinking about the friends you made—people you did not know when you came here that have become such an important part of your life. As we travel in life, we can get jostled, make unexpected turns, and even wander. Education Copyright © 2021 You may have gained some insights into yourself and life that have had a profound influence and even changed the course of your life. 2011 graduation of Notre Dame Preparatory School. Fax 574-631-7428 “Have faith in God; have faith in me,” Jesus tells us. • Graduate School Commencement, Saturday, 10 a.m., North Dome, Joyce Center Information compiled through 2002 from Go Forth and Do Good: Memorable Notre Dame Commencement Addresses, selected, edited and introduced by Wilson D. Miscamble.University Archivists have added to the list since then. This reminds me of when I was in New York for the Notre Dame-Army football game in November. Degrees will be conferred on 1,960 undergraduates at the Sunday University Commencement Ceremony. It is, rather, about staying in a relationship with a person, with Jesus. Encouraging graduates of the Class of 2020 to seize the challenges of this moment in time to be “a force for good,” University of Notre Dame President Rev. But we try to keep our eye on Jesus Christ, particularly in those moments of uncertainty or wandering. I knew I did not know where I was going, but I knew that if I kept eye contact with Frances, I would get to where I needed to be. But how can that be? 166th University Commencement Sunday, May 22, 2011. Perhaps Jesus is the way for us in a similar fashion. South Bend Tribune/ MIKE HARTMAN. Notre Dame Des Apotre ( abbassia ) graduates of 2010/2011. But I was able to keep my eye on her, try to stay reasonably close, and move in her general direction, and eventually I made it. If that Sunday falls on January 1, there will be an exception and the graduation date will be January 8. Perhaps this is an image for faith: finding our way by keeping an eye on Christ, and in that, finding some peace. Notre Dame's English Department offers graduate and undergraduate degrees with a focus on literature’s cultural and interpretive contexts, creative writing, creative reading, film study, and literary history. In addition to Gates, other honorary degree recipients are: Michael J. Brennan, professor emeritus of finance at UCLA and the London Business School; Shirin Ebadi, human rights activist and recipient of the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize; John W. Glynn, founder and president of Glynn Capital Management; Michael D. Griffin, physicist, aerospace engineer and former NASA administrator; Lou Holtz, former Notre Dame football coach; Bishop Gerald Kicanas of Tuscon, Ariz.; Huguette Labelle, chancellor of the University of Ottawa; Laurent Lafforgue, French mathematician and professor at the Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques; Charles F. “Chuck” Lennon, associate vice president and executive director of the Notre Dame Alumni Association; John C. Mather, a co-recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize for physics and a senior NASA astrophysicist; Jacqueline Novogratz, founder and chief executive officer of the Acumen Fund; and Mary Beth O’Brien, a former president of the Ladies of Charity USA. The collection was initiated in 2002. How can we know the way?”, Jesus replies, “I am the way, the truth, and the life.”. For basketball, Penn State has an 86 percent graduation rate, good for third in the Big Ten. Notre Dame, IN 46556 USA, More than 3,100 students to receive degrees May 22. ENGL 90013 Graduate Fiction Workshop William O’Rourke Wednesday 3-5:45. The University of Notre Dame Australia will hold the physical graduation ceremonies for all those who graduated in 2020 on Tuesday 2 nd and Wednesday 3 rd February 2021 at the RAC Arena, Wellington Street, Perth. The Notre Dame graduation will be held Friday evening at 5:00 p.m. and 13 Hingham residents will graduate … Notre Dame is tops in the country with a 96% graduation rate, while Penn State just barely fell out of the Top 10. ↵. 2011 Commencement Mass Homily; 2011 Commencement Mass Homily University of Notre Dame Commencement Mass. UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME GRADUATE PROGRAMS 2010– 2011. And in every life, there are some mistakes: we all wander off the right path at times. The Graduate School at Notre Dame believes Your Research Matters℠, and aims to recruit passionate, engaged students who will bring talent, integrity, and heart to … ND Quick Facts > Commencement Speakers. • Notre Dame Law School Commencement, Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Hesburgh Library reflecting pool 599 likes. So I was with my colleague, Frances Shavers, who is somewhat tall and easy to spot in a crowd. It wasn’t always easy. The following list of 2011 graduates was provided by Notre Dame Academy. The graduation was held Friday evening, and was the first of many local high school graduations this season. March 23, 2011 (Notre Dame, Ind. But you did what was important: you got back on the right path. Parents, we are grateful to you for entrusting your children to us for this journey. Notre Dame graduates make a living and a difference Tori Roeck | Wednesday, April 6, 2011 Bill and Nancy Jordan, co-founders of the Let’s Share the Sun Foundation, discussed how they strike a balance between their for-profit work and charitable work in solar energy Tuesday. I was going from our hotel to the game by subway on a very crowded Saturday evening in New York. Fortunately, they have people around them who get them where they need to go. The course of-ferings and requirements of the University of Notre Dame are continually under ex- ENGL 90013 And Jesus says he is the way. Thomas was looking for a definite destination and some directions, and Jesus simply tells him, “I am the way.” How can a person be the way? Edward Larkin, a biological sciences major from East Lansing, Mich., will deliver the valedictory address. More than 3,100 students will receive degrees May 22 (Sunday) at Notre Dame’s 166th University Commencement Ceremony, which will be held at 9 a.m. in Notre Dame Stadium. And I almost took a wrong turn or two. May 10, 2011. University of Notre Dame, "166th University of Notre Dame Commencement and Mass Program" (2011). Fall 2011; Fall 2011. president@nd.edu, Homilies, Writings, Messages, & Addresses. This is a collection of electronic master's theses and doctoral dissertations (ETDs) available from the University of Notre Dame. Notre Dame students hug each other after graduating from the 168th Commencement Ceremonies on the University of Notre Dame … Other notable Commencement weekend events are: This list of the University of Notre Dame alumni, includes graduates, non-graduate former students, and current students of Notre Dame and its graduate and professional schools. So, at this time, reflecting on the path you have travelled to come to today, and the path ahead: how are we to understand Jesus’ statement that He is the way? It is from Jesus’ final discourse with his disciples at the Last Supper on Holy Thursday, the night before he was to be crucified. The President enters at graduation from the view of the band seating. Phone 574-631-3903 Notre Dame College Commencement. After being intent on one major and a corresponding career track, you may have found your interests and abilities directed you elsewhere. The 2011 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame in the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS football season.The team was coached by Brian Kelly and played its home games at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana.They compete as an independent.They finished the season 8–5. A person is not a path, or a set of directions. All this—your plans and objectives, the unexpected turns, the wrong turns and wandering, and the companions on the road—all this has become part of the path of your life, and that path has brought you to where you are. 370 Information Technology Center Notre Dame, IN 46556 Phone 574-631-5600??? I’ll fill you in on a secret. With that, we can find our way. WVU and Pitt rank fifth and sixth in the Big East. And, graduates, I can promise you two things. Jesus tells them, “Do not let your hearts be troubled; have faith in God, have faith in him; he is going to prepare a place for you, and you will know the way.”, But Thomas asks, “Lord, we don’t even know where you are going. Sister Mary Scullion, R.S.M., and Joan McConnon, co-founders of Project H.O.M.E., an organization devoted to ending homelessness in Philadelphia, will jointly receive the 2011 Laetare Medal, Notre Dame’s highest honor and the most prestigious award given to American Catholics. Twelve University of Notre Dame graduate students completed an application for the Fulbright full grant, a fellowship for graduating college seniors, graduate students, young professionals and artists to study abroad for one academic year. Following the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendations to limit gatherings and in compliance with additional restrictions that have been forthcoming due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Notre Dame is not moving forward with Commencement exercises as previously planned for May 9, 2020. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. On Saturday, an additional 527 students will receive master’s and doctoral degrees at the Graduate School Commencement Ceremony, along with 417 master’s degree students at the Mendoza College of Business Ceremony and 212 students at the Law School Ceremony. WVU (71 percent) and Pitt (64 percent) are seventh and tenth in the Big East. Future Graduation Dates; Academic Calendar Rules; Previous Academic Calendars. You may look back at some dead ends you followed for a while, before moving forward. The Notre Dame Graduate School The Notre Dame Graduate School (NDGS) is Christendom College’s Graduate School of Theology. A number of events will be streamed live on the Internet. It is a good time to reflect prayerfully on paths, directions, and destinations. More than 3,100 students will receive degrees May 22 (Sunday) at Notre Dame’s 166th University Commencement Ceremony, which will be held at 9 a.m. in Notre Dame Stadium. The College proudly announces that the Valedictorian for the Class of 2011 is Samantha Wassel ’11, an English Writing major, originally of New Carlisle, Ind. University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame News Commencement 2011: Reveling in the Moment Supported by cheers and clapping from family and friends, 388 Saint Mary’s students emerged in an exuberant procession from Le Mans Hall on May 21, each one eager to receive a diploma and a handshake from President Carol Ann Mooney ‘72. Graduates, we are grateful to you for walking with us on this path for the past years. U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates will be the principal speaker and recipient of an honorary degree. And, second, always remember this: whatever turns your path takes, and wherever it leads, you will always have a home at Notre Dame, and always be welcome here. Rev. As you look forward, you can perhaps expect more of the same: plans and objectives that help you plot a course, unexpected turns, perhaps some mistakes and a little wandering, and companions for the journey. U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates will be the principal speaker and recipient of … ... 2011. )—Saint Mary’s College is pleased to share news about the 2011 Commencement, to be held on Le Mans Green at noon on May 21. President, University of Notre Dame, 400 Main Building But you will carry Notre Dame in your heart, and with this, you will find that space for prayer, reflection, and keeping an eye on the Lord. UTICA -- Notre Dame students celebrated new beginnings at their annual graduation ceremony. In John’s Gospel, this Last Supper discourse was his critical final instructions to his disciples before his death on the cross. Its masters-level programs offer a comprehensive grasp of the Catholic faith, preparing students for advanced graduate studies and for various ministries in the Catholic Church. Jesus is going to prepare a place; the disciples know the way—but they don’t! • ROTC commissioning ceremony, Saturday, 9 a.m., Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center The University reserves the right to change its admission, registration, and graduation requirements as necessary. Presidents don’t usually know where they are going or where they are supposed to be. Although conferred on Saturday, fifteen master’s students in the School of Architecture will receive degrees at the School of Architecture ceremony on Sunday. Since the university's founding in 1842, there have been 162 commencement exercises at the university. It is from Jesus’ final discourse with his disciples at the Last Supper on Holy Thursday, the night before he was to be crucified. When you think about it, Jesus’ words were and are surprising and confusing, and it is no wonder that Thomas and Philip were confused. In early years (1850-1914) the Annual Catalogues included commencements.. 1845-08-02 University of Notre Dame Commencement; 1848-07-04 University of Notre Dame Commencement Gospel: John 14: 1-14. This is an appropriate Gospel for today. A fiction workshop for graduate students in the MFA in Creative Writing program, with an emphais on students developing their own aesthetic and personal vision, juxtaposed to and within the larger movement of the contemporary literary world. I don’t know New York very well and, to be honest, had no idea of where I was going—I did not know the subway station in which we were to board the train, where we were to get off the train, or how to find the stadium once I got off the subway. You will not have the luxury of being at ND, where you can walk to the Grotto or go to the chapel in your dorm. School of Architecture 114 Walsh Family Hall of Architecture, Notre Dame, IN 46556 Phone (574) 631-6137 Fax (574) 631-9664 arch@nd.edu Facebook YouTube Twitter Instagram Accessibility Information May 22, 2011 Delivered at Notre Dame’s 166th University Commencement Ceremony, held May 22, 2011 in Notre Dame Stadium Thank you, Father Jenkins. Graduates—as you leave here and go your separate ways—find your way by keeping an eye on the Lord. Notre Dame, IN 46556 USA Corresponding career track, you may have found your interests and abilities directed you.... 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