2016 BACCALAUREATE/COMMENCEMENT WEEK ACTIVITIES
Click here to download 2016 Commencement Week Activities
Saturday, May 2
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Day Trip – Florida Big Kahuana’s Water Park
Senior Week Activity
Sunday, May 3
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
2016 Commencement Guide
Students, find all the information you need on requirements for graduation, critical dates and deadlines, graduation policies and procedures, class rings, procession instructions and much more.
Download the PDF here!
Stephanie Akpapuna, a Theatre Arts major from Lagos, Nigeria, has been named valedictorian of the Dillard University Class of 2016. Arin Ryan, a Film major from LaPlace, Louisiana, has been selected as class salutatorian.
Akpapuna will deliver the valedictory address at Dillard’s Commencement exercise on Saturday, May 7.
Akpapuna is part of a very unique family tradition at...
Arin Ryan has been named salutatorian of the Class of 2016. She will graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Film.
She is the fourth member of her family to graduate from Dillard, following her mother, aunt, and sister.
Ryan is a four-year Dean’s Scholar and a winner of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Torchbearer’s Award. She is a member of the Dillard University...
NEW ORLEANS – The Reverend Dr. Raphael Warnock, Senior Pastor of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, spiritual home of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is the 2016 Baccalaureate speaker. The service is scheduled for May 6, 2016 at 6:00 pm at Dillard University on the Avenue of the Oaks.
Rev. Warnock is a native of Savannah, Ga., and completed his undergraduate studies as...
Photo: Terrence “J” Jenkins
NEW ORLEANS – Dillard University holds its 80th Commencement on Saturday, May 7, at 8 a.m., on the historic Avenue of the Oaks. The University will confer more than 200 undergraduate degrees that day.
The University is proud to announce that actor, philanthropist, and author Terrence “J” Jenkins will deliver this year’s commencement...