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Morning Ceremony
Afternoon Ceremony

CSUCI celebrated its 15th Commencement with two ceremonies on Saturday, May 20.  More than 15,000 parents, families and friends cheered for the 2,260 eligible students who received bachelor or master degrees, or credentials during the morning and afternoon ceremonies.

Rosario Cuevas, Operations Support Analyst for Extended University within the Division of Academic Affairs, was the honored staff member selected to ring the Navy ship bell during the morning ceremony, signaling the beginning of Commencement. Dianne Wei, Budget & Operations Analyst from the Division of Student Affairs, was the honored staff member selected to ring the Navy ship bell to start the afternoon ceremony. 

The Light of Learning was carried by Donald Rodriguez, Program Chair and Professor of Environmental Science & Resource Management, for the morning procession and by Karen Jensen, Program Chair and Professor of Nursing, for the afternoon procession. 

CSU Board of Trustee Steven Stepanek, CSUCI President Erika D. Beck and graduating Student Government President Michelle Noyes provided remarks. During the morning ceremony, an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters was awarded to Joe Mendoza (see story on page 20). During the afternoon ceremony, Allison McDonald ’07 B.A. Psychology received the Distinguished Alumnus Award. 

© Spring 2017 / Volume 21 / Number 01 / Bi-annual

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