Catholic Campus Ministry and Protestant Campus Ministry at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will host a joint Baccalaureate for graduation candidates and their families on Thursday, May 2.
This nondenominational service begins at 7 p.m. in the Larry and Kathryn Smith Chapel. The Revs. John Miller and Susan J. Speakman of the college’s campus ministry will officiate, and the Rev. Dr. David Oyler III, General Presbyter for the Lake Erie Presbytery, will give an address titled “Things I Know I Know.”
Senior John Mlakar of Sharon, candidate for a Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Business with Engineering Studies, will offer closing remarks on behalf of the Class of 2013.
Penn State Behrend’s spring commencement will be held at 6:30 p.m. the next evening in Erie Insurance Arena in downtown Erie. Candidates may bring as many guests as they wish and no ticket is required for admission.