Commencement Participants

Please check back for updates on 2016 Commencement Participants.

Student Moderators
The moderators act as masters of ceremonies for the event; the principal job of the moderators is to introduce the keynote speaker. 

Student Speaker
The student speaker's primary job is to give a speech to the graduating class.

Alumni Speaker
This is a speech offered by an alum to the graduating class.

Faculty Toast
This is a toast offered by a faculty member to the graduating class.

Staff Toast
This staff member leads the procession, officially opens and closes the ceremony, and gives a short toast congratulating graduates.


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