Bagpiper to lead procession to commencement at Saint Joseph's on Saturday

May 7, 2009 Contact: Charmaine Daniels at (207) 893-7723 or e-mail

Two hundred and fifty-eight graduates at Saint Joseph's College will process across campus to commencement ceremonies at the Harold Alfond Center on Saturday, May 9, at 10 a.m., led by bagpiper Robert Gillis of Old Orchard Beach.

Time: Procession leaves Alfond Hall at 9:55 a.m. to march across central quad to Alfond Center for 10 a.m. ceremony

Where: Standish campus, Whites Bridge Road

Press Parking: on roadway across from front of Saint George Hall (blue signs say 15-minute zone, but park as long as you like)

Honorary Degree Recipients

Sister Mary Norberta of Bangor, president and chief executive officer of St. Joseph Hospital and St. Joseph Healthcare Foundation in Bangor.

Sister Joyce Mahany of Standish, longtime director of development at Saint Joseph's College and Catherine McAuley High School.

Commencement Speaker

Dr. Joseph Lee, President of Saint Joseph's College, welcoming graduates of his first class as the inaugurated president of Saint Joseph's. President Lee became a vice-president at Saint Joseph's when the Class of 2009 were first-year students.