Inauguration Schedule of Events

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

5:00 p.m.
Sisters of Mercy Inauguration Dinner and Reception with Dr. Dlugos (Invitation Only)
Xavier Hall Lounge

Thursday, September 19, 2013

9:00 a.m.
Administration and Staff Breakfast with Dr. Dlugos
Mercy Hall, Pearson’s Café

12:00 p.m.
Student Luncheon with Dr. Dlugos
“Are You Smarter than the President?”

Mercy Hall, Pearson’s Café

3:30 p.m.
Inauguration Faculty Academic Symposium
Alfond Hall Auditorium
“Imagining Teaching and Learning at a Catholic Liberal Arts College in the 21st Century”

5:00 p.m.
Inauguration Faculty Academic Symposium Reception
Alfond Hall, Second Floor Lounge

Friday, September 20, 2013

10:00 a.m.
Mass of Celebration for Dr. Dlugos
Alfond Center Gymnasium 

Rev. Monsignor Andrew Dubois, Moderator of the Curia and Vicar General, Diocese of Portland, Celebrant
Rev. Raymond F. Dlugos, O.S.A., Vice President for Mission and Student Affairs, Merrimack College, Homilist

12:00 p.m.
Alfond Center, Second Floor Mezzanine (Invitation Only)

1:30 p.m.
Robing for Delegates
Alfond Center Classroom

2:30 p.m.
Ceremony of Presidential Installation
Alfond Center Gymnasium

4:30 - 6 p.m.
Presidential Inauguration Reception
Tent on Back Lawn, Alfond Center

5:00 p.m. (Cocktail Social); 6:00 p.m. (Dinner)
President’s Society and Friends Cocktail Social and Dinner (Invitation Only)
Pearson’s Café

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Student Dinner and Live Music ‘Connections’ Celebration
Tent on Back Lawn, Alfond Center

8:30 p.m.
Campus Fireworks
Xavier Hall Lawn and Alfond Center