Tagged - Commencement

Who sets up Commencement? A team of 22 plans for months

Twenty-two staff members from Event and Classroom Management spend October to June planning the ceremony,  with four of them working full-time on the event. Facilities and Meliora Catering also play a role in getting everything in place and the food for the different ceremonies across campus.

Choose your own Commencement

You see a fun article on the Campus Times website. Do you want to read it? Yes (proceed to article) or No (proceed to article anyway)

Commencement speakers at UR throughout the years

UR didn’t have anything called a “commencement address” until 1985. There were always speakers at graduation, but the type of speaker differed year to year.

First Latino on second-highest court named Commencement speaker

The Hon. Jimmie V. Reyna ‘75, Circuit Judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, has been announced as this year’s commencement speaker.

Planning for commencement

Rain or shine, about 1,400 undergraduates will graduate in the 166th College Commencement ceremony Sunday morning—at around 40 percent of the cost in previous years.

Parting thoughts from our University leaders

University leaders send their well wishes to the Class of 2016.

Fringe Fest exec to headline Commencement

“I’m curious to hear what she has to say. I think it will have a different focus from previous years, and I really appreciate that.”