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Proudly Cincinnati – Class of 2013

Here’s a personal look at the march to Commencement that makes UC Proudly Cincinnati.

Date: 4/22/2013 7:55:00 AM
By: Dawn Fuller
Phone: (513) 556-1823
Photos By: Dottie Stover

UC ingot   The University of Cincinnati celebrates All-University Commencement during two ceremonies on Saturday, April 27, at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. The Doctoral Hooding and Master’s Recognition Ceremony will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, April 26. All ceremonies will be held in Fifth Third Arena.

Here’s an in-depth look at some of the graduates that make UC Proudly Cincinnati:

UC Grad Beats National Odds – Graduates in 3 Years with 2 Degrees
After spending nearly nine years in foster care, Mariah Maxwell got on track for college because of an educational UC partnership to support children in the foster care system.

UC Celebrates the First Graduates of the Gen-1 Theme House
The first graduate this April is completing two bachelor’s degrees and will continue working on her master’s degree at UC.

After Accident, Sisters Pursue Same Goal in Speech Pathology
In the middle of her undergraduate career, UC student Miranda Boston survived a terrifying ATV accident that left her relearning how to walk and speak. With the support of her family, her twin Megan and the professors and peers in her new program, she graduates this spring with new plans for graduate school. 

Five UC Graduates to Receive the Presidential Leadership Medal of Excellence
The springtime honor is the university’s most prestigious award for undergraduates.

UC’s C-Ring Women’s Leadership Award – A Tradition Since 1922
Janelle Wichmann is known for her innovative ideas and passion for women’s issues.

WATCH: UC’s “Mr. Bearcat” Has a Special Message for Graduates
UC graduate Lane Hart has served as a UC student ambassador since he was a freshman. He has a video message for graduates as they gear up for Commencement on April 27.

UC Graduate Completes a Family Tradition of Bearcat Alumni
Academic excellence, experiential learning and a dedication to service here in Cincinnati and around the world earned Mark Schutte UC’s highest honor for undergraduates.

UC Army and Air Force ROTC Announce Spring Commissioning Ceremonies
The ceremony is held for graduating cadets who meet the high standards to be appointed a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force.

A Common Bond:  Becoming U.S. Citizens, Military Officers and UC Graduates
Army ROTC cadets Patrick Abdallah and Mark Clemente became naturalized U.S. citizens in the same ceremony. This spring, they’ll also become college graduates as well as Army officers together in UC celebrations.

Biomedical (and ROTC) Senior Graduates Summa Cum Laude
UC senior and ROTC (Reserve Officers’ Training Corps) Mission Support Group Executive Officer, Matthew Gangidine, participates in spring 2013 graduation with bated breath and a list of accomplishments as he goes on to attend the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, the military medical school in Washington, D.C.

UC Athletics Announces the Graduation of 55 Student Athletes

Serendipity Leads to Vast Opportunities for Engineering Grad
Brad Keserich took an unusual approach to choosing his career path in computer engineering.

UC Graduate Hardwired for Success
CEAS honors Amy Reilly as Engineer of the Month for May.

University of Cincinnati to Award More Than 6,360 Degrees

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