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Recognition Day



Recognition Day 2018

Saturday, May 19th at 10:30am in the Rose Benté Lee Center, Verizon Gym

The Recognition Day Awards Ceremony celebrates the achievements of the graduating class, both at the undergraduate and graduate level. The ceremony includes blessing and investiture of the academic hoods, presentation of the Draghi Outstanding Faculty Award, Academic Excellence Awards, Senior Leadership Awards, and medal awards.  More information on each award can be found on the Commencement Awards Page.  The awards ceremony follows the Commencement Mass.

Immediately following the ceremony, graduates and their guests are invited to the President's Reception in the Gerard Phelan Dining Hall.
 

Can I bring guests to the ceremony?

Answer
Yes, friends and family are welcome at this ceremony and at the President's Reception immediately following.

Do I need to wear my cap and gown?

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Caps and gowns are required for all graduates participating in the Recognition Day ceremony.  Please carry your hoods for the blessing and investiture.

Are tickets required?

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No tickets are required for this event.  Family and friends are welcome to attend.

What time should I arrive?

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Students should arrive in the Lower Rec Gym by 10am to line up for the processional.  The ceremony begins at 10:30am.

Where do I park?

Answer
Parking is available in both the Blue and White garages off Yorktown Blvd. (Corner of Yorktown and 26th Street)

How do I know if I was nominated for an award?

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All award nominees will be notified via their Marymount email after the nomination submission deadline.

Is this event required?

Answer
The award ceremony is not required, but we encourage all members of the graduating class to attend and celebrate the achievements of their classmates.

How do I obtain accessibility accommodations?

Answer
For assistance navigating campus please visit Campus Safety at the Guardhouse Entrance off Glebe Road, or call (703) 284-1600.

For interpreter requests or other accommodations please contact Student Access Services.

Grad Week Events and Important Dates
 

Friday, May 19th 2017

Doctoral Hooding Ceremony
5:00 pm
Rose Benté Lee Center
Verizon Gym

 

Saturday, May 20th 2017

Commencement Mass
9:00 am

Rose Benté Lee Center
Verizon Gym


Recognition Day Awards Ceremony
10:30 am

Rose Benté Lee Center
Verizon Gym


President's Reception
Immediately following Awards Ceremony
Gerard Phelan Dining Hall

Graduate Commencement
3:00 pm
DAR Constitution Hall
1776 D Street NW
Washington, D.C.


Sunday, May 21st 2017

Sunday Mass
9:00am
Sacred Heart of Mary Chapel

Nursing Pinning Ceremony
10:15 am

Rose Benté Lee Center
Verizon Gym


Pinning Reception
11:30 am

Main House & Patio


Undergraduate Commencement
3:00 pm
DAR Constitution Hall
1776 D Street NW
Washington, D.C.


 

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