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Commencement 2015

Commencement 2015

May 17, 2015

Each year during commencement weekend, the University recognizes its graduating students and their families, outstanding faculty and alumni, special guests, and other honorees. From mortarboard decorating to academic processions, enjoy this overview of Commencement 2015.

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University announces 2015 commencement honorary degrees and award recipients

University announces 2015 commencement honorary degrees and award recipients

April 28, 2015

The University of Rochester will recognize the outstanding contributions of distinguished leaders and scholars by bestowing honorary degrees, the Eastman Medal, Hutchison Medals for exemplary service, and awards for scholarship and teaching. Deborah Bial, founder and president of the Posse Foundation, will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters degree and deliver the College’s commencement address on May 17.

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Posse Foundation founder and president to deliver the 2015 College Commencement Address

Posse Foundation founder and president to deliver the 2015 College Commencement Address

February 5, 2015

Deborah Bial, founder and president of The Posse Foundation, one of the most comprehensive and renowned college access and readiness programs for urban high school students in the United States, will deliver the 165th College commencement address.

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From the archives: Director Mike Nichols speaks to Class of 1972

From the archives: Director Mike Nichols speaks to Class of 1972

November 24, 2014

“I don’t know much about graduations except what I’ve seen in the movies,” joked director Mike Nichols after received an honorary doctor of letters degree from the University in 1972. The award-winning director of The Graduate and many other films and plays died on Wednesday, November 19, at the age of 83. Listen to his 1972 Rochester commencement address.

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Simon School Commencement 2014

Simon School Commencement 2014

June 2, 2014

The Simon Business School at the University of Rochester is holding Commencement ceremonies at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, June 8, 2014, in Kodak Hall at the Eastman Theatre in Rochester, NY.

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Commencement 2014

Commencement 2014

May 16, 2014

With three days of ceremonies, activities, and special events marking commencement season, the University recognized graduating students and their families, honored faculty for their teaching, and celebrated the achievements of alumni and other honorees.

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Arts education expert to speak at Eastman commencement

Arts education expert to speak at Eastman commencement

May 8, 2014

Samuel Hope ’67 is a longtime unceasing advocate for arts education who recently retired as executive director of the National Association of Schools of Music.

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Chris Matthews to give Commencement address

Chris Matthews to give Commencement address

February 27, 2014

Chris Matthews, highly respected political news commentator, MSNBC host, and author will deliver the 164th College commencement address on Sunday, May 18.

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Date of Simon School Commencement Announced

Date of Simon School Commencement Announced

June 3, 2013

Lawrence Kudlow ’69, host of CNBC’s The Kudlow Report, will deliver the Commencement address on June 9, 2013, and will receive an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree.

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Commencement 2013

Commencement 2013

May 19, 2013

More than 2,300 graduates receiving their bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in seven commencement ceremonies.

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