April 21, 2011: After countless hours of study, preparation, and examinations, the graduating seniors of Belhaven will be able to don their black robes and tasseled mortar boards and take the next exciting step across the stage towards their future goals and dreams. Family and friends are invited to join in the celebration of the many wonderful achievements which signifies a new chapter in these students lives. Times and information for the various Belhaven University campus commencement ceremonies are available below, along with a link to more detailed information. Commencement Information
Jackson, MS: April 30, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. at Christ United Methodist Church, located at 6000 Old Canton Road, Jackson, Mississippi. Makoto Fujimura will be the commencement speaker. For more information please visit the Jackson Commencement Information page on the Belhaven website.
Houston, TX: April 28, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. at Christ Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 8300 Katy Freeway Houston, TX 77024. Students are being asked to arrive by 5:00 p.m. for photos before the ceremony. Dr. Buck Oliphant will be the commencement speaker. For more information visit the Houston Commencement page on the Belhaven website.
Memphis, TN: May 5, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. at 2nd Presbyterian Church 4055 Poplar Avenue Memphis, TN. Students are being asked to arrive by 5:30 p.m. Tom Dyer, local attorney, will be the commencement speaker. For more information visit the Memphis Commencement page on the Belhaven website.
Belhaven proudly stands among the select Christian colleges and universities that offer a unique general core curriculum encouraging the development of a personal worldview. The university believes a Christian worldview is a key to preparing men and women academically and spiritually to serve Christ Jesus in their careers, in human relationships, and in the world of ideas.
Founded in 1883, Belhaven University now serves over 3,000 students from campuses in Jackson, Memphis, Orlando, Houston, Chattanooga, Atlanta and online, offering traditional undergraduate degrees, graduate and adult degree programs, and online degree programs.