Baccalaureate sermon



a farewell sermon addressed to a graduating class in some U.S. colleges and schools.
Historical Examples

The baccalaureate sermon, delivered by Professor Francis, was very appropriate and touching.
The American Missionary, Volume XLII. No. 7. July 1888 Various

The president preached the baccalaureate sermon from Gen. 5:24.
The American Missionary – Volume 52, No. 2, June, 1898 Various

Dr. Beard, our secretary, preached the “baccalaureate sermon.”
American Missionary, Volume 50, No. 8, August, 1896 Various

In his baccalaureate sermon the president of Yale offered the graduates some advice which at least they should find stimulating.
The Fiction Factory John Milton Edwards

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