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UW Commencement Ceremonies Set
April 23, 2009 — University of Wyoming commencement ceremonies will be held Saturday, May 9.
Some commencement celebrations begin Friday, May 8, with a multicultural graduation ceremony from 3-5:30 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Yellowstone Ballroom. An African American Studies ceremony will be at 5:30 p.m. in the Wyoming Union East Yellowstone Ballroom and an American Indian Studies ceremony at 5:30 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Family Room.
The schedule for Saturday, May 9:
The College of Health Sciences ceremony will be in the Arena Auditorium from 8:30-11 a.m. with Henri R. Manasse Jr., executive vice president and CEO of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists in Bethesda, Md., as the keynote speaker.
The College of Business ceremony will be in the Arts & Sciences auditorium from 9-11 a.m. Graduating students Brenton Bright, an accounting major from Longmont, Colo., Dominique Sisk, a finance and economics major from Colorado Springs, Colo., and Molly Sweeney, an MBA student from Belt, Mont., will be keynote speakers.
The College of Education will hold its ceremony from 9-11 a.m. in War Memorial Fieldhouse with Gov. Dave Freudenthal as the keynote speaker.
The President's Picnic will be in the Arena Auditorium concourse from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
The College of Agriculture commencement ceremony will be in War Memorial Fieldhouse from 1:30-3:30 p.m. with Rachel Watson, assistant lecturer in molecular biology, as the keynote speaker.
The College of Arts & Sciences will hold its commencement ceremony in the Arena Auditorium from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Graduating student Kelsey Day of Cheyenne, a Spanish and international studies major and one of 20 2009 A&S outstanding graduates, will be the speaker.
The College of Engineering and Applied Science ceremony will be from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in the Arts & Sciences auditorium with Lt. Luke Donovan of the United States Air Force, a 2005 UW graduate in architectural engineering, and Arthur Angelo Herrera of Cheyenne, an Honor Book recipient in mechanical engineering, as keynote speakers.
The Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing Convocation will take place in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall from 1:30-3:30 p.m. The 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, Capt. Samuel Millar of the United States Air Force, will be the keynote speaker.
The Air Force and Army ROTC commissioning ceremony will be in the
Fine Arts Center concert hall at 6 p.m. Col. Eric J. Bataway, Commander
of the 90th Maintenance Group at F. E. Warren Air Force Base, will be
the keynote speaker.
Thursday, May 14, the UW/Casper College Center commencement will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Casper Events Center, with Judge William Downes of the U.S. District Court for Wyoming as the keynote speaker.
Saturday, May 16, the College of Law will celebrate commencement in the Arts & Sciences auditorium from 10-11 a.m. with Alan K. Simpson, UW graduate and retired U.S. senator, as the keynote speaker.
Gov. Dave Freudenthal will speak at the College of Education commencement ceremony Saturday, May 9, from 9-11 a.m. in War Memorial Fieldhouse.
Posted on Thursday, April 23, 2009