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»2014 Commencement Events Schedule

Thursday, May 22

6:30 p.m.

Student Wristbands and Procession Lineup
Palm Grove by Memorial Hall

7:00 p.m.

Senior Convocation and President's Toast to the Class of 2014
Bert C. Williams Mall and Attallah Piazza

For seniors and their families.
Tickets are required for this event and are available through University Tickets.

Friday, May 23

3:30 p.m.

Student Procession Lineup (in cap & gown)
Chapman Plaza

4:00-5:00 p.m.

Baccalaureate Interfaith Worship Service 
Fish Interfaith Center
Featured Speaker: Amber Tamblyn, Actor and Poet
Guest Performer: Gurpreet Sarin, Singer

4:00 p.m.

Law Student Procession Lineup (in cap & gown)
Hutton Sports Center

5:00-7:00 p.m.

Dale E. Fowler School of Law Hooding and Ceremony 
Wilson Field
Keynote Address: Hon. Raymond Fisher, Senior Circuit Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Honorary Degree: Dale E. Fowler '58, Owner, Fowler Properties

7:00 p.m.

Law Reception
Kennedy Hall

6:00 p.m.

Argyros School Pre-Reception 
Attallah Piazza 

7:15 p.m.

Argyros School Student Procession Lineup (in cap & gown)
Hutton Sports Center

8:00-9:30 p.m.

George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics Ceremony
Wilson Field
Keynote Address: John Cushman, III, Co-chairman of the Board, Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.
Honorary Degree: Sue Kint, Founder and CEO, Kint and Associates

Saturday, May 24

7:15 a.m.

CoPA Student Procession Lineup (in cap & gown)
Palm Grove by Memorial Hall

8:00-9:00 a.m.

College of Performing Arts Ceremony
Bert C. Williams Mall
Keynote Address: Oahn X. Nguyen, Co-founder of Chance Theater

9:00 a.m.

CoPA Reception 
Shady Grove

8:15 a.m.

WCHSS Student Procession Lineup (in cap & gown)
Hutton Sports Center

9:15-11:15 a.m.

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences Ceremony
Wilson Field
Keynote Address: Cahal McLaughlin, Professor, School of Creative Arts, Queen's University Belfast

11:15 a.m.

WCHSS Reception
Attallah Piazza

10:45 a.m.

SCST Student Procession Lineup (in cap & gown)
Palm Grove by Memorial Hall 

11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

Schmid College of Science and Technology Ceremony
Bert C. Williams Mall
Keynote Address: James Mazzo, Executive Chairman/CEO, AcuFocus, and Partner for Versant Ventures

12:45 p.m.

SCST Reception
Escalette Plaza

12:15 p.m.

DPT Class Photo (in cap & gown) 

12:45 p.m.

DPT Student Procession Lineup
Memorial Hall

1:30-3:00 p.m.

Department of Physical Therapy Hooding and Ceremony
Memorial Hall

3:00 p.m.

DPT Reception
Crean Hall

3:45 p.m.

CES Student Procession Lineup (in cap & gown)
Palm Grove by Memorial Hall 

4:30-6:00 p.m.

College of Educational Studies Ceremony
Bert C. Williams Mall
Keynote Address: Carl Wilkens, Humanitarian

6:00 p.m.

CES Reception
Shady Grove

5:30 p.m.

DCFMA Student Procession Lineup (in cap & gown)
Hutton Sports Center

6:30-8:00 p.m.

Lawrence and Kristina Dodge College of Film and Media Arts Ceremony
Wilson Field
Keynote Address and Honorary Degree: Cathy Schulman, President, Mandalay Pictures

8:00 p.m.

DCFMA After-Party
Knott Studios

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