Spring Commencement Ceremonies May 5, 7Posted May. 5, 2011
Spring 2011 Commencement Ceremonies at Kent State University are scheduled for Thursday, May 5, at 6 p.m. and Saturday, May 7, at 9 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. The Thursday evening ceremony for those receiving doctoral degrees will be held in the E. Turner Stump Theatre in the Music and Speech Center, which is located on Theatre Drive. The Saturday ceremonies for those receiving master’s and baccalaureate degrees will occur in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center).
More than 4,000 students will graduate universitywide from Kent State this spring. At the Thursday evening ceremony, 40 doctoral degrees will be granted. Approximately 1,700 total students will walk at Saturday’s ceremonies.
Live streams are available approximately 15 minutes before each ceremony begins. Check back at a later date for archived video of these ceremonies.
Doctoral Commencement Ceremony
Thursday, May 5, at 6 p.m.
E. Turner Stump Theatre, Music and Speech Center
Speaker: Dr. Timothy J.L. Chandler, Senior Associate Provost at Kent State
Master’s and Baccalaureate Ceremonies
Saturday, May 7
Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center
9 a.m. Ceremony
College of Arts and Sciences
College of Nursing
College of Public Health
Speaker: Cathy D. Hemming, co-founder of LevelFiveMedia and Kent State alumna (bachelor’s degree in political science, 1970)
1 p.m. Ceremony
College of Business
College of Communication and Information
College of Technology
Speaker: Patrick S. Mullin, managing partner for the Northeast Ohio practice of Deloitte & Touche LLP and Kent State alumnus (bachelor’s degree in business administration, 1971)
5:30 p.m. Ceremony
College of Architecture and Environmental Design
College of the Arts
College of Education, Health and Human Services
Speaker: Thomas L. Cole, chief administrative officer of Macy’s, Inc. and Kent State alumnus (bachelor’s degree in business administration, ’72)
For more information about Kent State’s commencement ceremonies, visit the commencement website at www.kent.edu/commencement.