Schedule of MU graduations

Friday, December 14, 2007 | 12:55 p.m. CST; updated 4:08 p.m. CDT, Saturday, July 19, 2008

MU’s Winter Commencement ceremonies will take place Friday through Sunday at various locations around campus. According to the MU News Bureau, 2,085 degrees will be presented. Each school or college will hold its own ceremonies, several of which will feature guest speakers. Below is a schedule of the ceremonies:


Sinclar School of Nursing

1 p.m., Jesse Auditorium, Jesse Hall

Speakers: Alexandra Fey-Synder, BSN candidate; Nancy Stitzer, RN and BSN candidate; and Lori Popejoy, Ph.D. candidate

College of Education

3:30 p.m., Jesse Auditorium, Jesse Hall

Speaker: Michael Middleton, MU deputy chancellor

Truslaske College of Business

4:30 p.m., Hearnes Center

Speaker: Brandon K. Mann, senior vice president, Colliers Corporate Solutions

School of Journalism

6 p.m., Jesse Auditorium, Jesse Hall

Speaker: John Anderson, anchor, ESPN SportsCenter

Graduate School

8 p.m., Hearnes Center

Speaker: Bruce Cole, honorary degree recipient and chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities


Honors Ceremony

8:30 a.m., Jesse Auditorium, Jesse Hall

School of Natural Resources

11:30 a.m., Jesse Auditorium, Jesse Hall

Speaker: Lisa Allen, Missouri state forester

College of Arts and Sciences

12:30 p.m., Hearnes Center

Speaker: Francisco Gomez, assistant professor of geological sciences

College of Engineering

2 p.m., Jesse Auditorium, Jesse Hall

Speaker: Rear Admiral Albert Garcia

College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

3 p.m., Hearnes Center

Speaker: Jim Spain, vice provost for undergraduate studies at MU

College of Human Environmental Sciences

4:30 p.m., Jesse Auditorium, Jesse Hall


ROTC Commissioning of Officers

1:30 p.m., Stotler Lounge, Memorial Union

Recognizes graduating ROTC officers who are receiving a commission in the U.S. Armed Forces.

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