Nearly 1,300 to Receive Degrees in Regis University’s Commencement Exercises May 3-4

April 30, 2014

Regis University is set to grant degrees to nearly 1,300 students during commencement ceremonies set for May 3 and 4 on the University’s North Denver (Lowell) Campus.

Baccalaureate and graduate degrees will be awarded to graduates of the College for Professional Studies in a ceremony scheduled for May 3 at 10 a.m. A separate ceremony, set for May 4 at 11 a.m., will honor those earning baccalaureate or graduate degrees from Regis College, as well as those earning baccalaureate, graduate or doctoral degrees from the Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions.

A separate baccalaureate Mass also will be held May 4 for the graduates and their guests.

Bishop Emeritus Richard C. Hanifen­ and Rabbi Howard Abel Hirsch, who have long been regarded as champions for interfaith dialogue, will deliver the keynote address at the May 4 ceremony. Hanifen, the first bishop of Colorado Springs, and Hirsch, founding president of the Center for Christian-Jewish Dialogue in Colorado Springs, will share an inspiring message of inclusivity and respect with the Class of 2014.

Regis University, inspired by its Jesuit Catholic heritage, has been committed to academic excellence, personal development and community engagement since its founding in 1877. Based in Denver, Colo., Regis provides values-based education at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. Regis University is Colorado’s only Jesuit Catholic university and is the academic home to more than 14,000 traditional and nontraditional students.

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