Speaker Biography

Commencement 2018 Ceremony will be held at the Riverside, CA campus.

This year's commencement speaker is Dr. Steven Crowther, president of Grace College of Divinity. Dr. Crowther holds a master's degree in theological studies from Asbury Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. in Global Leadership from Regent University. He has a strong passion for training leaders for the Great Commission. With over 20 years of pastoral experience, he currently involves in training ministry leaders and serves on the oversight team for churches in Venezuela and Brazil.

Dr. Crowther and his wife Terri have been married for over three decades and have four children who are married and live in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Schedule of Events


9:00 AM Registration / Check-in / Renting Cap & Gown @ FRONT DESK
12:00 PM Lunch @DINING HALL
1:00 - 7:00 PM Graduate Portrait
6:00 PM Dinner @ DINING HALL
8:00-9:00 PM Graduate Commencement Rehearsal @ CHAPEL


7:00-8:00 AM Registration/ Check-in/ Renting Cap & Gown @ FRONT DESK
8:00 AM Faculty Commencement Rehearsal @ CHAPEL
10:00 AM Commencement Ceremony @ CHAPEL
12:00 PM Graduate Reception @ DINING HALL
1:00-3:00 PM Returning Cap & Gown @ FRONT DESK
6:00 PM Dinner @ DINING HALL
7:00 PM Jubilee Night @ CHAPEL

Ceremony Broadcasting

Olivet commencement 2018 will be broadcasted for online students and families worldwide


City Day Date Time
Los Angeles Thursday June 28 10am
San Francisco Thursday June 28 10am
Mexico City Thursday June 28 12pm
New York Thursday June 28 1pm
London Thursday June 28 6pm
Berlin Thursday June 28 7pm
Beijing Friday June 29 1am
Seoul Friday June 29 2am
Tokyo Friday June 29 2am
Sydney Friday June 29 3am

Come and hear, all you who fear God; let me tell you what he has done for me. Psalm 66:16