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UC Commencement: Placing Students at the Center

An African-American UC pioneer, a first for a distance learning program, a graduate awarded a Fulbright Fellowship, a graduate awarded a Homeland Security Fellowship – discover some of the personal stories surrounding the UC Class of 2008.

Date: 6/9/2008 12:00:00 AM
By: Dawn Fuller
Phone: (513) 556-1823

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UC’s All-University Commencement Ceremonies take place at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 14, in Fifth Third Arena at Shoemaker Center. The Doctoral Hooding and Master’s Recognition Ceremony will be held at 1:30 p.m., Friday, June 13, at Fifth Third Arena at Shoemaker Center.

Jason Waller of Lincoln Heights, a Princeton High School grad who’s earning his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services – will deliver the university oration for the morning ceremony.

Jerry Tsai of Marysville, Ohio, who’s earning his bachelor’s degree in political science from the McMicken College of Arts & Sciences, will deliver the university oration for the afternoon ceremony.

Tsai is also among the three graduates who will be recognized for receiving the university’s most prestigious honor for undergraduates, the Presidential Leadership Medal of Excellence, in recognition of exemplary academics, leadership, character and service. The other two recipients are Monique Jindal of Loveland, Ohio, and Ryan Vose of Springboro, Ohio.

Here’s a look at the stories surrounding some of the other graduates who will be proudly marching at Commencement

Doctoral Graduate is a UC First

Graduating UC Student Wins Prestigious Fulbright Fellowship

UC Grad Awarded Homeland Security Fellowship

Commencement is a Family Affair for a Family of Grads

Graduate Studies “Excellence in Teaching” Award Winner on Track with a Challenging Schedule

C-Ring Winner Grateful to UC for Strong Sense of Community

UC's Mr. Bearcat Really Is a Bearcat

Distance-Learner Comes to Campus for Commencement

Former Teacher of UC’s Youngest Learners to March at Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

Graduate Looks Ahead to Nurturing STEMM Talents Among Students in Urban Schools

Graduate Triumphs Over Health Battle While Earning Her Degree

New PhD Lands Job With P&G

UC Graduate Literally Becomes a World Class Student

Spring Graduate Honored for Leadership and Service

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