14
June
2009
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12:00 AM
America/New_York

Facts on Spring 2009 Commencement

The Ohio State University
Sunday, June 14, 2008
1 p.m., Ohio Stadium

NUMBER OF DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES
DOCTORAL 211
MASTERS 1,409
PROFESSIONAL 858

BACHELORS 5,616
ASSOCIATES 65

CERTIFICATES 3
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TOTAL 8,162

PRESIDING OFFICER: President E. Gordon Gee

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

COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER: John Glenn, former U.S. Senator and astronaut

HONORARY DEGREES: The honorary Doctor of Public Service degree will be presented to Annie Glenn for her lifelong interest in community service.

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD: Distinguished Service Awards will be presented to CBS correspondent Erin Moriarty ('77 JD) and Dr. Ernest Mazzaferri, Sr. ('62 MD), professor emeritus and former chair of the Department of Internal Medicine.

NATIONAL ANTHEM and CARMEN OHIO: Tamara Regensburger, class of 2009