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SCU's Class of 2010 Undergraduates and Graduates Prepare for Commencement

Sakena Yacoobi, an award-winning pioneer who has improved the lives of millions of Afghan women through her Afghan Institute for Learning, will address Santa Clara University’s graduate students at their 2010 commencement ceremony on Friday, June 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the University’s Leavey Events Center.

In attendance will be nearly 600 students receiving advanced degrees from the School of Engineering, the Leavey School of Business and Administration, the School of Education and Counseling Psychology, and the Graduate Program in Pastoral Ministries. Read more.

Learn more about the graduate commencement ceremony.

Ken Hackett, president of Catholic Relief Services, will deliver the commencement speech for Santa Clara University’s undergraduate class of 2010 on Saturday, June 12 at 8:30 a.m. at Buck Shaw Stadium.

“I’m looking forward to taking part in this very important day for graduating seniors,” Hackett says. “It’s a time when they can reflect on the last four years of their college career and some of the most important lessons they learned from their professors, fellow classmates, and their families.” Read more.

Learn more about the undergraduate commencement ceremony.

Just as an incoming student's experience of Santa Clara University begins with an orientation liturgy, so too does that experience end within a liturgical setting, the Commencement Liturgy. Students of all faiths, their families, and friends are cordially invited to participate in this celebration. It is a time for giving thanks and praise for the gifts given and received while at Santa Clara and for asking a blessing on the graduates and their futures. The Commencement Liturgy is at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 11, 2010 in the Leavey Center.

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