18
March
2012
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12:00 AM
America/New_York

FACTS ON WINTER COMMENCEMENT

The Ohio State University
Sunday, March 18, 2012
2 p.m., The Jerome Schottenstein Center

NUMBER OF DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES
Doctoral ------------113
Master’s ------------412
Professional ----------2
Bachelor’s -------1,650
Associate -------------48
Certificates-------------1
Total ----------------2,226

PRESIDING OFFICER: President E. Gordon Gee

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

COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER: Richard K. Herrmann, Social and Behavioral Sciences Distinguished Professor and chair of Ohio State’s Department of Political Science.

HONORARY DEGREE: The honorary Doctor of Science degree was presented to Keith L. Moore, professor emeritus in the division of anatomy at the University of Toronto.

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD: Distinguished Service Awards were presented to Randall B. Ripley, professor emeritus in the Department of Political Science, and Elizabeth J. Watters, magistrate with the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas.

INVOCATION: Chaplain Christopher A. Ciampa, University Hospitals Pastoral Care.

NATIONAL ANTHEM and CARMEN OHIO: Jilian H. McGreen, undergraduate student, School of Music.


Note: The ceremony is Ohio State’s final winter commencement; under the semester calendar which begins this summer, there are ceremonies in spring, summer and autumn.