Schedule of Events for the Inauguration of President Rachelle L. Karstens, J.D. | Briar Cliff University

Schedule of Events of the Inauguration of President Rachelle L. Karstens, J.D.


If you have questions about the schedule, please email inauguration@briarcliff.edu or call (712) 279-5400.

Monday, April 22

3 p.m.
President Karstens to address the Sisters of St. Francis
Mt. St. Francis, Dubuque, IA

3:30 p.m.
Meet and Greet with the Sisters of St. Francis
Mt. St. Francis, Dubuque, IA

4:30 p.m.
Blessing/Mass as part of the Evening Prayer - Alumni Welcome
Francis Chapel House
Mt. St. Francis, Dubuque, IA

5:15 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Alumni Event
Clare House Dining Room
Mt. St. Francis, Dubuque, IA

Tuesday, April 23

5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Excellence Event - Student Presentations
Roth Atrium and Meis Recital Hall
Heelan Hall, Briar Cliff University

8 p.m.
Presidential Cup Trivia Night
Bishop Mueller Library, Briar Cliff University

Wednesday, April 24

7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.
All Campus Coffee with President Karstens
Stark Student Center Cafeteria, Briar Cliff University

3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Faith, Service, and Learning Faculty Symposium
St. Francis Center, Briar Cliff University

9 p.m.
Briar Cliff Student Government Social
Heffernan Mall Firepit

Thursday, April 25

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Taste of BCU
Stark Student Center

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tour of the Briar Cliff Mayfair Campus, home of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program

6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Briar Cliff Review Reading and Reception
Sioux City Art Center

Friday, April 26

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
All Campus Brunch
Stark Student Center, Briar Cliff University

11:50 a.m.
Classes Dismissed

12:45 p.m.
Robing of Delegates

1 p.m.
Line-Up for Inauguration Processional

1:30 p.m.
Installation Ceremony
Newman Flanagan Center

3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Reception
Roth Atrium, Heelan Hall

5 p.m.
Mass
Our Lady of Grace Chapel

6:30 p.m.
Inauguration Dinner (By Special Invitation Only)
St. Francis Center

6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Spring Football Game and Social
Memorial Field

Saturday, April 27

8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Doctor of Physical Therapy 5K
Adam's Nature Preserve

8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Mercy Meals Service Project
Faith Lutheran Church

11 a.m.
Presidential Cup Disc Golf Tournament
Briar Cliff University

Sunday, April 28

2 p.m.
Briar Cliff Choirs Concert with Western Iowa Tech Community College
Sioux City Art Center