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December
2015
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09:41 AM
America/New_York

Facts on Autumn 2015 Commencement

The Ohio State University

Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015

2 p.m., The Jerome Schottenstein Center

NUMBER OF DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES

Doctoral              212
Professional           9
Masters               450
Bachelors         2,377
Associates          255
Certificates             2
Total:               3,305

PRESIDING OFFICER: President Michael V. Drake

COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER: Frank Shankwitz, co-founder of the Make-A-Wish Foundation

HONORARY DEGREES: The university awarded the honorary Doctor of Public Service to Frank Shankwitz, co-founder of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and the honorary Doctor of Science degree to Sir Adrian F.M. Smith, vice-chancellor of the University of London.

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARDS: The Distinguished Service Award was presented to to Mabel Freeman, former assistant vice president for Undergraduate Admissions and First Year Experience.