​Facts on Summer 2017 Commencement

University awards 1,538 degrees and certificates

By: The Ohio State University

Published on August 06, 2017

Facts on Summer 2017 Commencement
The Ohio State University
Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017
2 p.m., Jerome Schottenstein Center

Number of degrees and certificates
Doctoral 277
Professional 19
Masters 400
Bachelors 735
Associates 105
Certificates 2

Total: 1,538

PRESIDING OFFICER: President Michael V. Drake

WELCOMING REMARKS: Javaune Adams-Gaston, senior vice president for student life

COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER: Ohio Congresswoman Joyce Beatty

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARDS: The Distinguished Service Award will be presented to Archie Griffin, former president and CEO of The Ohio State University Alumni Association and the nation’s only two-time Heisman Trophy winner.

NATIONAL ANTHEM and CARMEN OHIO: Matthew J. Zatko, undergraduate student, School of Music 


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