Saturday, August 20, 2011
Sinte Gleska University's 39th Annual Commencement next weekend
Graduation Day will begin with a Sunrise Ceremony at 8:00 AM on the grounds of the Wakinyan Wanbli Multipurpose Building, followed by the Purification of the MP Building. At 10:00 AM the dedication of the Business/Education Building grounds will occur east of hte MP Building. At 11:00 AM the University will conduct a Wiping of the Tears Ceremony in the MP Building gymnasium. Grand Entry for the Graduation Ceremony is at 1:00 PM.
This year Sinte Gleska University is honored to have Secretary Arne Duncan of the U.S. Department of Education and Larry EchoHawk, Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs as Keynote Speakers. Other dignitaries in attendance will be U.S. Congresswoman Kristi Noem, Director of the Bureau of Education, Keith Moore; Acting Director of the White House Initiative on Tribal Colleges and Universities, Bill Mendoza; and retired Publisher and Founder of the Native Sun Times and nationally-syndicated columnist, Tim Giago.
Following the graduation ceremony a meal will be served for all those attending the graduation. Sinte Gleska University students, staff, faculty and graduates would be honored if all will attend this celebration of our graduates. Thank you for your support of Sinte Gleska University!
Posted by Sans at 12:32 PM