Dr. Arthur to be 2020 Commencement Speaker - Kolbe Academy

Dr. Arthur to be 2020 Commencement Speaker

We’re pleased to announce that Dr. Arthur Hippler will be our 2020 commencement speaker. Dr. Hippler is Chairman of the Religion Department at Providence Academy, where he has taught since 2006. He also teaches as an adjunct professor in St. Paul School of Divinity at the University of St. Thomas and as an instructor in the Harry Flynn Catechetical Institute for the Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis. A graduate of Thomas Aquinas College in California, he received his Doctorate in Philosophy from Boston College. He is the author of four books, two on Catholic social teaching and two iBooks on C. S. Lewis. He is married with five children.

Registration for Kolbe Academy’s 2020 Graduation ceremonies is still open. Students, Parents, and guests may attend either in-person at Georgia Tech’s Catholic Center in Atlanta on June 6th, or virtually through our Adobe Connect platform.


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A tentative schedule is listed below, with more details to follow:

Graduation 2020 Schedule: Saturday, June 6th

11:00 AM – Mass –  Mass will be held at the Georgia Tech Catholic Center (GTCC).  Parents, guests, Faculty, and students in town will all be invited. Graduates should bring their cap and gown (but not wear them at Mass) and arrive for seating no later than 10:45 AM.
12:00 PM – ALL graduates should be dropped off at GTCC no later than 12:00 PM. Lunch will be provided for Graduating Seniors and Faculty at GTCC.  Practice for graduation begins after lunch.  Please note that GTCC can not accomodate parents or guests of seniors during this time.
12:15 PM – Virtual Graduates should login to the Adobe Connect graduation room for practice.
1:30 PM – Parents and guests may begin arriving for seating at 1:30 pm.  The GTCC is not able to accomodate parents or guests prior to this time.
2:00 PM – Live and Virtual Graduation Begins.  Cake reception follows at GTCC.  
5:30-8:30 PM – Mary Mac’s Tea Room dinner (additional fees apply)
All virtual and live attendees and guests must register to attend this event.