Student Speakers

“Cords of Distinction” Ceremony 2018

& 2018 Commencement, Centennial, Commencement, Faculty/Staff Speakers, Student Speakers.

The Cords of Distinction award honors the efforts of graduating students who have made outstanding contributions to the university, community or society. The Blue cord represents strength of conviction that one person can help to create a better institution; also willingness and openness to share thoughts and ideas. The Gold cord represents love of spirit and yearning… Read more »

Senior Chapel with Emulate

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Emulate shares the gift of music and graduating seniors offer reflections on how their faith and spirituality has been nurtured during their college years. Senior reflections from Susanna Sewall, Rachel Breidigan, Perry Blosser, Cerrie Mendoza, and Rachel Sturm Seniors Andry Stutzman and Jeremy Brenneman will offer an instrumental reflection entitled Air Varie No. 5.

Seminary Capstone Presentation: Charlie Tinsley

& Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Charlie Tinsley, “Revisionist Future: Thriving in the Spirit after surviving Childhood Abuse” Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They then complete their… Read more »