Commencement 2017-04-27T13:16:08+00:00

Congratulations Class of 2017!

Watch the Commencement ceremony live!

 Lincoln College – Lincoln

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Commencement Ceremony

12:30 P.M.

Jack D. Nutt Arena, Lincoln Center

Honorary Degree Recipient

Doctor of Fine Arts

Paul R. Tetreault

Director of Ford’s Theatre

Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipient

Doctor of Laws

Zachary T. Fardon

Former United States Attorney

Northern District of Illinois

Honorary Degree Recipient

Doctor of Humane Letters

Dara G. Torres

Five-Time Olympian and 12-Time Medalist in Swimming

Our three honorary degree recipients have graciously agreed to participate in a special “Excellence in Leadership” panel on Friday, May 5, beginning at 3 p.m. in the Johnston Center auditorium. The forum is open to students, faculty, staff and members of the public. Please take advantage of this unusual opportunity to hear three outstanding speakers.