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December
2010
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12:00 AM
America/New_York

FACTS ON AUTUMN COMMENCEMENT

FACTS ON AUTUMN COMMENCEMENT
The Ohio State University
Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010
2 p.m., The Jerome Schottenstein Center

NUMBER OF DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES
Doctoral 182
Master’s 372
Professional 7
Bachelor’s 1,608
Associate 24
Certificate 1
Total: 2,194

PRESIDING OFFICER: President E. Gordon Gee

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

COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER: David L. Tomasko, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and associate dean for Undergraduate Education and Student Services in The Ohio State University College of Engineering.

HONORARY DEGREES: Ohio State presented the honorary doctor of engineering degree to John Tinsley Oden, director of the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin, and the honorary doctor of business degree to Carl Schramm, president and CEO of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD: Distinguished Service Awards were presented to John Riedl, retired dean and director of Ohio State’s Mansfield campus; and William Wells, president and CEO of Davis & Son, Inc.

INVOCATION: Chaplain Marjorie McDaniel, University Hospitals Pastoral Care.

NATIONAL ANTHEM and CARMEN OHIO: Ms. Whitney R. Dodds, School of Music.