2014 Celebration of Excellence Events (2015 Events TBA)

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 

 5:00 p.m.

Senior Art Exhibition Opening Reception

Location:  Gelbke Fine Arts Center Gallery

Friday, April 25th, 2014 

 7:30 p.m.

Spring Honors Recital: Outstanding Student Musicians

Location:  Frohring Music Recital Hall

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

12:00 p.m.

Chemistry Department Awards Ceremony

Location: Gerstacker Coleman Room

 6:00 p.m.

International Seniors Reception

Location:  Teachout Price Alumni Heritage Room

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

 7:00 p.m.

PGS Undergraduate Senior Dinner

Location:  Kennedy Center Ballroom

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

12:00 p.m.

Psychology Department Picnic & Psi Chi Induction Ceremony

Location:  Oliver Plaza by Gerstacker Arch (rain location: Gerstacker Coleman Room)

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

4:30 p.m.

English Department Picnic

Location:  Bonney Castle

5:30 p.m.

Economics, Management & Accounting Honors Reception

Location:  Koritansky Hall

Friday, May 9th, 2014 

12:00 p.m.

Biology Awards (by invitation)

Location: Gerstacker Coleman Room

 4:15 p.m.

Biomedical Humanities Department Celebration

Location:  Mahan House

Monday, May 12th, 2014 

 4:00 p.m.

Computer Science End of Year Picnic

Location:  Colton Lawn

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 

 4:00 p.m.

Student Leadership Awards

Location: Renner Theater in Frohring Performing Arts building

 5:30 p.m.

Alpha Society Dinner (by invitation only)

Location: 2nd floor Kennedy Center

 6:30 p.m.

 Honors Recognition Program

 Location:  Hayden Auditorium

  • Presentation of various distinguished student achievement awards (i.e. Dively, Reichle, Omicron Delta Kappa and the President's Achievement Awards).
  • Ceremony will also include special recognition of the senior Alpha Society members.
Thursday, May 15th, 2014 

 6:00 p.m.

Senior Athletic Banquet (by invitation only)

Location: Dining Hall

  • Opportunity for the Hiram College community to recognize our seniors' accomplishments and their contributions to teammates, coaches, and fellow student athletes
Saturday, May 17th, 2014 

8:00 a.m. (breakfast)

8:45 a.m. (ceremony)


Phi Beta Kappa Initiation

(Breakfast by invitation, Ceremony Open to All)

Location: Kennedy Center, Dix Dining Room

9:00 a.m.

Ceremony for Graduating Nursing Students

Location: Hiram Christian Church

10:30 a.m.


Speaker: Minority Dissertation Fellow Anisi Daniels Smith

Location: Hiram Christian Church

10:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Brunch Reception

Location Dining Hall

11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Family Activities & Book Store Open House

Location: Kennedy Center

2:00 p.m.

164th Commencement Exercises of Hiram College

Speaker:  Retiring President Tom Chema

Location: Charles A. Henry Field (simulcast in Price Gym and live video stream at www.ustream.tv/channel/hiram-college-commencement-2014)

~3:30 p.m.

Post Commencement Gathering

Location: Martin Field House

Questions regarding the schedule of events should be directed to the Office of Special Events at:(330) 569-5900/6116 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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