You’re invited to the inauguration of Father James P. Burns on Friday, Oct. 5.
Come be part of history as we recognize our 14th president, Father James P. Burns, during a very special day to remember. As we showcase our campus, network and connect with leaders in business, government, and education. Enjoy a special community luncheon and sample a variety of tasty hors d’oeuvres during the reception.
Watch for more details of how to get involved and for special student events tied to the celebration weekend including:
- Service opportunities on campus.
- A Saturday afternoon soccer tailgate party with games, inflatables, and giveaways.
- A Saturday artisan fair on the plaza with music, food and artisan vendors, farmer’s market tables and more, sponsored by the Kabara Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies.
- Additional photo shoots for the “I am Saint Mary’s” photo display.
Oct. 5 inauguration schedule
10:15 to 11:30 a.m. — Inauguration Mass
Saint Thomas More Chapel
11:45 to 1 p.m. — Lunch
This is a community lunch for our faculty, staff, and students.
2 to 4 p.m. — Inauguration Convocation
Gymnasium, Toner Student Center
The choir and concert band will perform; students will display the flags of their native countries; flowers and displays will decorate the campus.
4 to 5 p.m. — Inauguration Reception
For more information, go to smumn.edu/inauguration.
Students RSVP here: mysmumn.org/inaugurationstudent
Faculty RSVP here: mysmumn.org/inaugurationfaculty
Staff RSVP here: mysmumn.org/inaugurationstaff