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Graduation Meeting. November 18, 2013 12:00 p.m., Room L116. Grad Information sheet . distributed to graduands’ mailboxes in February with all of the graduation information. Date , Time and Place. Evangel Pentecostal Assembly, 4461 50 Street. Saturday, May 3, 2014

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Graduation meeting

Graduation Meeting

November 18, 2013 12:00 p.m., Room L116

Grad information sheet
Grad Information sheet

  • distributed to graduands’ mailboxes in February with all of the graduation information.

Date time and place
Date, Time and Place

  • Evangel Pentecostal Assembly, 4461 50 Street.

  • Saturday, May 3, 2014

    • Rehearsal: 12:00 p.m.; (everyone attending the ceremony must be at the rehearsal).

    • Ceremony: 2:00 p.m.

    • Reception: immediately after ceremony; ends at 5:30pm.

Living in residence
Living in Residence?

  • you will need to complete an Intent to Stay form in order to remain in dorms between the end of exams and the convocation ceremony.

Taking courses elsewhere
Taking Courses Elsewhere

  • If taking a course at another institution, final official transcripts must be to the Registry by March 31, 2014.

  • January Grads: final official transcripts must be received by the Registry by November 30, 2013.

Not attending next term
Not attending next term?

  • let Kara know so she can mail grad information.

  • otherwise check your email for grad info.

Application to graduate
Application to Graduate

  • must be in to Registry and accompanied by $100 fee by December 15.

  • Between December 16 and February 28 the fee is $200. 

Convocation theme history
Convocation Theme History

  • 2013 But strive first for the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Matthew 6:33

  • 2012, 2002 “The human mind plans the way, but the Lord directs the steps.” Proverbs 16:9 NRSV

  • 2011 "Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of God—what is good and acceptable and perfect." Romans 12:2

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  • 2010/2008/2001/1993 “For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope.” Jeremiah 29:11

  • 2009/1996 “I am confident of this, that the one who began a good work among you will bring it to completion by the day of Jesus Christ.” Philippians 1:6

  • 2007 “From everyone to whom much has been given, much will be required; and from one to whom much has been entrusted, even more will be demanded. ” Luke 12:48b

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  • 2006 “Little children, let us love, not in word or speech, but in truth and action. And by this we will know that we are from the truth and will reassure our hearts before him…” 1 John 3:18

  • 2005/1998 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own insight. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.” Proverbs 3:5,6

  • 2004/1995 “I hereby command you: Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened or dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9

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  • 2003 “He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?" Micah 6:8

  • 2000 “My child, if you accept my words and treasure up my commandments within you, making your ear attentive to wisdom and inclining your heart to understanding; if you indeed cry out for insight, and raise your voice for understanding; if you seek it like silver, and search for it as for hidden treasures-- then you will understand the fear of the Lord and find the knowledge of God.” Pr 2:1-5 NRSV

  • 1999 “The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.” Deuteronomy 31:8 NIV

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  • 1997 “Hold to the standard of sound teaching that you have heard from me, in the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus. Guard the good treasure entrusted to you, with the help of the Holy Spirit living in us.” 2 Timothy 1:13-14

  • 1994 “Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.” Proverbs 16:3 NIV

  • 1992 “Finally brethren, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable - if anything is excellent or praiseworthy - think about such things.” Philippians 4:8

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  • 1991 “As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.” Ephesians 4:1,2

  • 1990 “As therefore you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so live in Him, rooted and built up in Him and establishing in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.” Colossians 2:6,7

  • 1989 “Let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us.” Hebrews 12:1

  • 1988 “Write the vision; make it plain on tablets so He may run who reads it.” Habakkuk 2:2-3

Convocation theme suggestions
Convocation Theme Suggestions

  • Theme suggestions must be submitted to Kara by December 15.

  • Do we have suggestions today?

  • Voting will take place through an online survey along with the Valedictorian selection.


  • composed and read by a grad and a professor at the convocation ceremony. Previous years’ litany available.

  • Volunteers?

Valedictorian selection process nomination
Valedictorian Selection Process: Nomination

  • forms distributed after this meeting

  • two graduands must nominate

  • brief description from the nominee of why he or she would like to be valedictorian is required.

  • Only one nomination form per nominee will be accepted. This is not voting, it is nominating!

Valedictorian selection process balloting
Valedictorian Selection Process: Balloting

  • Distribution of ballots – Survey Monkey emails will be sent to email address on Application to Graduate or King’s email address.

  • Rate nominees on

    • Shows Christian Commitment (Yes/No)

    • Active in the King’s student community (Rank 1..5)

    • Represents Class well (Rank 1..5)

    • Good speaker (Rank 1..5)

    • Academic achievement (Rank 1..5)

Valedictorian selection process continued
Valedictorian Selection Process, continued

  • Valedictorian Selection Committee

    • President, VP Academic, VP Student Development, Registrar

    • Use:

      • ranking by graduands

      • GPA

      • ability to represent larger King’s community

  • Invitation and Publication

Grad photographer
Grad Photographer

  • Images of Distinction.

  • Individual photos and will be taking photos at the convocation ceremony.

  • Photographers will be on campus December 2 and 3 and again in March (date TBA).

  • Book appointments online


Bed applications
BEd applications.

  • Apply early. The application fee is waived for current students. A special application for current students is available at the Office of the Registrar. 

Check mailboxes for grad info
Check mailboxes for grad info.

  • You can also go to and click “Graduation” on the left hand menu.