Send-Off ceremony to honor graduating volunteers

by Michael O. Garvey

Some 185 Notre Dame graduating seniors who are embarking on a year or more of service in this country and abroad will be honored at the University’s annual Senior Service Send-Off at 10 a.m. Saturday (May 17 ) in Washington Hall.p. Notre Dame’s president, Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., will address the seniors, speaking about the importance of service in education and throughout life, and reflections on postgraduate service will be offered by Charles D. Kenney, assistant professor of political science at the University of Oklahoma and a 1980 Notre Dame graduate. Kenney, who served in the Holy Cross Associates program in Hayward, Calif., from 1980-81, received master’s and doctoral degrees in government and international studies from Notre Dame in 1997 and 1998, respectively. He and his wife, Caridad Marchand, have four children.p.

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