For two days
HSU seniors and their families gathered beneath the stained glass window of
Logsdon Chapel to celebrate their upcoming graduation by receiving the Hardin-Simmons
University official class ring.
ceremony and reception that followed brought together the Alumni Association,
President Lanny Hall, current students, and their families in recognition of all
the hard work the students have accomplished.
The idea for
the official Hardin-Simmons University ring was conceived in 2003 and it was
first introduced to students in 2004. This year marks the 11th group
of graduates to celebrate with the official Hardin-Simmons University ring.
ring ceremony students are told of the significance and symbolism behind each
and every part of the ring and are encouraged to wear the ring facing inward
until they can turn it outward on graduation day to, “tell the world that they
did indeed graduate from Hardin-Simmons University,” according to President
more about the symbolism behind the official HSU Ring please visit http://connect.hsutx.edu/alumni-relations/about-the-ring