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Facts on Summer 2019 Commencement

Facts on Summer 2019 Commencement

The Ohio State University
Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019
2 p.m., Schottenstein Center
 

Number of degrees and certificates

 
Doctoral 249

Professional

17

Masters

495

Bachelors

750

Certificates

48

Associates

102

Total:

1,661

PRESIDING OFFICER: President Michael V. Drake.

WELCOMING REMARKS: Molly Ranz Calhoun, interim senior vice president for student life.

COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER: Rattan Lal, Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science in the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, and founder and director of the Carbon Management and Sequestration Center.

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD: The Distinguished Service Award was presented to Gifford Weary, professor emeritus and former chair of psychology and former divisional dean for Social and Behavioral Sciences, and posthumously to Richard A. Hollingsworth, who completed his 35-year Ohio State career as vice president for Student Life, retiring in 2009.

NATIONAL ANTHEM and CARMEN OHIO: Daniel Stein, candidate, Doctor of Musical Arts.