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December
2011
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12:00 AM
America/New_York

FACTS ON AUTUMN 2011 COMMENCEMENT

NUMBER OF DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES

Doctoral:----------153
Master’s:----------488
Professional:------23
Bachelor’s:----1,507
Associate:--------159
Certificate:-----------2
Total:-------------2,332
PRESIDING OFFICER:
President E. Gordon Gee

WELCOMING REMARKS: Javaune Adams-Gaston, vice president for Student Life.

COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER: Cheryl L. Krueger, founder of Cheryl & Co.

HONORARY DEGREES: Ohio State presented the honorary doctor of engineering degree to Zdeněk P. Bažant, a world leader in solid mechanics research.

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD: The Distinguished Service Award was presented to Edgar W. Ingram III and Martha S. Ingram, who have worked to improve and enrich lives throughout central Ohio and beyond for many years.

INVOCATION: Chaplain Hancella W. Newberry, Department of Chaplaincy and Clinical Pastoral Education, OSU Medical Center.

NATIONAL ANTHEM and CARMEN OHIO: Mr. Jonathan M. Jurgens, Class of 2011.