Congratulations 2018 Graduates!


View and download photos of Donnelly College's 2018 Commencement Ceremony and Nursing Pinning Ceremony.

Commencement Ceremony
Nursing Pinning Ceremony


Commencement Graduate Speakers
Nursing Pinning Ceremony
Commencement speaker and granting of degrees

Commencement Activities

Friday, May 11, 2018

Ceremony Ticket Pickup

1-2:30 p.m. - Each graduate will be issued 6 tickets for their family and friends to be seated at Commencement. Overflow seating will be available for additional guests. Pick up tickets in the Bistro.

Individual Portraits

1-2:30 p.m. - Professional portraits of you in your cap and gown will be taken and available for purchase in the Bistro.

Ecumenical Prayer Service

Donnelly College Meeting Room | 608 North 18th Street | Kansas City, KS 66102

This Ecumenical Prayer Service is for graduates and their families to honor their academic achievements. 

2:40 p.m. - Graduates line up in cap and gown.
3:00 p.m. - Prayer Service begins in the Meeting Room.
4:00 p.m. - Prayer Service reception begins in the Event Center.

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Commencement & Nursing Pinning Ceremony
Savior Pastoral Center | 12601 Parallel Parkway | Kansas City, KS 66109

Commencement Ceremony (Associate, Bachelor's, Nursing, Gateway to College)

9:00 a.m. - Graduates arrive in cap and gown and proceed to meeting area for check-in. Family and guests may be seated in the Chapel (ticketed seating) or Keleher Center (overflow seating).
9:15 a.m. - Official group portrait of graduating class -- to be displayed at Donnelly College. 
10:00 a.m. - Ceremony begins.
A reception for the graduates and their families to follow the Commencement Ceremony. 

Nursing Pinning Ceremony

This ceremony is for graduates, family and friends to celebrate the transformation from student to nurse. 

12:30 p.m. - Graduates arrive and proceed to meeting area for check-in. Family and guests may be seated in the Chapel.
1:00 p.m. - Rehersal for pinning ceremony. 
1:30 p.m. - Official group portrait of nursing graduates -- to be displayed at Donnelly College. 
2:00 p.m. - Ceremony begins. 

Did you miss 2017 commencement? Ceremony may be viewed here.