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Commencement 2009

Commencement is a momentous occasion when we at Covenant join our graduates and their families and friends in celebrating the accomplishments of these last years, thanking God for His grace and provision, and looking ahead to His purposes in the lives of our graduates. At Covenant, we earnestly believe that the One "who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus."


Below you will find information on our upcoming commencement exercises. This information will be updated as details are finalized. We look forward to families and friends joining us for this celebration!


Covenant College's 54th Commencement
Saturday, May 9, 2009, 10:00 a.m.
1150 Carter Street
Chattanooga, TN 37401
You may RSVP on Facebook.
Commencement Speaker
The speaker for Covenant's 54th Commencement is Kay Cole James, the founder and president of the Gloucester Institute, an organization that trains and nurtures leaders in the African-American community.
Commencement Celebration Concert
Thursday, May 7, 2009, 7:30 p.m.
Dora Maclellan Brown Memorial Chapel
Covenant College
You may RSVP on Facebook.
Senior Reception
Friday, May 8, 2009, 7:00 p.m.
Dottie Brock Gardens
Covenant College


Quest Graduation Dessert Reception
Friday, May 8, 2009, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Covenant College Quest
535 Chestnut Street
Chattanooga, TN 
This reception is to honor December 2008 and May 2009 graduates.
RSVP by May 1 to Please include the graduate's name and number of guests.
Master of Education Graduation Breakfast
A graduation breakfast for all Master of Education students and families is being held at 7:45 am at the Chattanooga Convention Center the morning of commencement, May 9, 2009. Invitations have been sent to MED students and RSVPs are requested. Contact Rebecca Dodson at with any questions.


We have reserved a block of rooms at the Chattanooga Marriot adjacent to the Convention Center. Reservations made by April 16, 2009, are eligible for the discounted group rate of $99 per night. Please use the group code CCCCCCA. You can make reservations by calling 800.841.1674 or by visiting the Marriott website.


We also have information on additional area accommodations you may wish to consider.