Facts on Summer 2006 Commencement
The Ohio State University
Sunday, August 27, 2006
1 p.m., The Jerome Schottenstein Center
NUMBER OF DEGREES AND CERTIFICATESAssociate 22
PRESIDING OFFICER: President Karen A. Holbrook.
WELCOMING REMARKS: Richard A. Hollingsworth, interim vice president for Student Affairs.
COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER: Robert J. Massie, president of Columbus-based Chemical Abstracts Services.
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD: Distinguished Service Awards were presented to Vincent T. Aveni, who heads the First Realty Property Management Company, and W. Ray Persons is senior litigation partner at King & Spalding LLP in Atlanta, Georgia.
INVOCATION: Chaplain Sherman Everett, University Hospitals Pastoral Care.
NATIONAL ANTHEM and CARMEN OHIO: Kathleen Sasnett, class of 2006.