Press Release Archive 2011 - 1999

College of Idaho set for commencement weekend

2010. 05. 31.

The College of Idaho celebrates graduating classes of the present and past June 4-5 with its 2010 commencement ceremony and the reunions of six graduating classes, including the golden 50-year anniversary for the class of 1960.

Commencement for the graduating class of 2010 begins at 10 a.m. June 5 in Morrison Quadrangle at the heart of the C of I campus. The commencement speaker will be Ravic Huso, Ambassador to the Lao People's Democratic Republic. Huso received his undergraduate degree from The College of Idaho in 1973 and earned a master's degree in international relations from the University of Virginia in 1976. He joined the Foreign Service in 1980 and has enjoyed a distinguished career with the U.S. State Department. Commencement is open to the general public.

Commencement will be preceded by a baccalaureate service at 8 p.m. June 4 in the Jewett Auditorium on campus. The service will include music, student slides, an inspirational message and a dessert reception.

Past C of I graduates also will be on campus this weekend to celebrate reunions for the classes of 1950, '60, '70, '80, '90 and '00. Class reunions include a full schedule of events June 4 and 5, highlighted by the Golden Jubilee Awards Luncheon at noon June 4 for the class of 1960.

Founded in 1891, The College of Idaho is the state's oldest private liberal arts college. It has a century-old tradition of educating some of the most accomplished graduates in Idaho, including seven Rhodes Scholars, three Marshall Scholars, and another ten Truman and Goldwater Scholars. The College is located on a beautiful campus in Caldwell, Idaho. Its distinctive PEAK curriculum challenges students to attain competencies in the four knowledge peaks of the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and a professional field, enabling them to graduate with an academic major and three undergraduate minors in four years. For more information on The College of Idaho, visit www.collegeofidaho.edu.